Question about 2001 BMW 5 Series
THERE ARE INTERIOR LIGHTS AND THE HEAD LIGHTS ARE WORKING THE RADIO WORKS AS WELL THE BATTERY LIGHT IS ON BUT IT SEEMS WEIRD like there is battery power and it still won't start exact same problem, ours is automatic, the car wouldn't remote lock but would open with remote. all lights inside, radio, headlights and dash lit up but not even a kick when i tried to start it. hope its not going to cost a fortune!!HELP!!
My car cranks buy wont start
Posted on May 09, 2012
This possibly is a immobilizer fault and I would be looking at the Fob/Zapper. The way the immobilizer works is to disable the starter and ignition system.
These fobs have batteries so try replacing them, if you still have the same grief it may need re-coding.
Phone or pop into your local BMW dealer with the Log book/title and ask for their assistance, It shouldn't be expensive unless the vehicle needs to towed/trailered but I'm sure a Girley smile should persuade someone to visit you at home to code the fob to the car.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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