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2002 BMW 325CIC WON'T START

THE VEHICLE TURNS OVER BUT WON'T CRANK IN COLD TEMPERATURES. THE BATTERY HAS BEEN TESTED AND IT IS GOOD. THE VEHICLE OPERATES FINE IN NORMAL TEMPERATURES.

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It could be a starter problem. When the starter is cold and is already a little worn. it may not turn at the right speed. Try jumping it with another car. If it still turns sluggish. Replace the starter. A battery has to have enough power to crank the car at a good speed. Even if it tested good.It could not be good enough.

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