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  1. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    2004 , e66 745i , checked alternator with multimeter was reading between 14.6 and 14.74 , so alternator is fine , bought new battery , had it coded to car , went to start a few days ago , battery was dead , did it again this morning so i think battery is being drained somewhere , going by the...
  2. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    HIGH RATE BATTERY DISCHARGE :mad i have disconnected the IBS but problem still is there . now i have a warning light with a picture of a RED BATTERY and its stopped charging ... please HELP:mad
  3. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all, I am having a problem with my bmw 520d msport lci 2008 e60 automatic. Every week I get an error telling me my battery is discharging. Then a day later I get errors like transmission fail dsc fail abs fail drive moderately and others all because battery is draining. Car won't go into...
  4. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, new 2008 E60 535d owner here. Bought the car last week, all was good at first. After first day, in the morning, the display was showing "high rate of discharge" on startup. It would only show on first start up of the morning. Car would start fine and everything works fine. It's done this...
  5. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi there. So this morning my wife came in from work (works nights) and said when she first started the car this morning a high risk of battery discharge warning came up on the idrive, this is the first time and I've had a trawl of the internet and got a few different cause's, I still have a...
  6. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi everyone, Hoping some of you can help me here. I'm not at all technical or can even begin to understand the engine! Every time I start my car, I am getting a High Battery Discharge Message/warning coming up on my dash, however to date I have not had any problems starting the car. The only...
  7. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all. I'm new here, so please be gentle! I've just purchased a 2015 520d M Sport (Auto) (I'm picking up this weekend). When I test drove the car I got the "High rate of battery discharge" message when the ignition was switched on. The message disappeared once I got the car running and on...
  8. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, Wondering if you guys could give me some help again please, iv been having an issue with high rate of discharge for a long time. Previously I have disconnected the IBS cable and the car was fine, however iv had to change batteries due to improper charge due to no ibs. So I have...
  9. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi I've got a 2009 E60 520d and literally for the last year it comes up with increased battery discharge,it never struggles to start and is used as a daily for my wife to get to work. Everything appears fine but was just wondering if it's a common issue or easy fix. Or is it a matter of...
  10. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi I recently brought a 2014 F10 M5 and a week ago had my local BMW dealer fit an electric toe hitch as I need to toe a small Motorcycle trailer. I have been having a few electrical problems . I E when getting out of the car you hear this rapid click noise from the doors which stops when you put...
  11. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi guys, I recently purchased a 55 plate, 630i. All going until last night and this morning error message appeared " high rate of battery discharge". The car starts fine (touchwood) and no further issues have appeared. From what I know, the dealer replaced the battery before selling the car...
  12. Auto Electrical Forum
    Is anyone else here running a dash cam with a parking mode? I have an E60 535d with a Thinkware F770 front and rear facing cameras setup to record parking incidents. The parking mode is setup to detect any impact but also motion detection. In a busy car park it can record over 10 motion...
  13. Auto Electrical Forum
    I disconnected the battery this morning to check to see if I could straighten my steering wheel and since then I have to reset the clock and get the battery discharge message in I drive if I leave the car for a few hours. Was fine until I disconnected it :confused. Any ideas.
  14. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have recently purchased a 2008 E91 335 the previous owner had not being driving it and it sat for around 8 weeks befor I bought it. It has been giving me the increased battery discharge message on the I drive on and off since Ive had it and it's driving me mad. I have just done a 60 mile round...
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I know this is a recurring question but I at a sticking point with the issue. I have been having this issue for a while now where the "high battery discharge" is shown on startup and I have to reset the clock. At the weekend I decided to disconnect the power lead from the ibs as described on...
  16. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello everybody, I had cold start problems, cause of dead glowplugs(3 of 6 showed by inpa). And yesterday was like -20C i bought new glowplugs and thought i go and change them... When i tried to start the car it didnt, like i assumed, so i had it charged by another working petrol car. At first...
  17. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi Im looking for some advice, been searching for a couple of days and nothing seems 100%. My 2005 520d was in a front end accident 3 months ago and Ive had it back repaired for about 3 weeks. Cars been running fine but battery was dead when it was off the road but with a jump start it was fine...
  18. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi. i have a 2005 530i Msport. I started getting the above error on the iDrive intermittently - i replaced the existing s3 battery with a new s5. im still getting this error. Does the error need to be reset? Or could it be something else? thanks
  19. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi there. Wonder if anyone can help. Have a BMW X5 E70 2007. Whilst driving today, noticed that we started getting two error messages: 1) Vehicle battery showing Increased battery discharge while stationary all of a sudden and 2) Clock constantly needs to be reset every time switching on...
  20. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, So yesterday after football practise I went to my car and unlocked it and went to open the boot, but nothing happen when i pressed the boot lid switch - i thought the car was still locked so pressed fob unlock again and still nothing - i checked the doors where unlocked which they were...
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