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BMW 323i overheated, pulled over, cooled engine. Now won't start.

Is there some kind of safety that needs to be reset or something? It's acting like the battery is dead. I tried jumping it but the tachometers just blink rapidly when I turn the key. HELP!!!

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The battery is very weak, u will need to replace it , u should carry out a drop test or check the voltage at the terminals, the check the voltage at the wires to the alternator and starter, if the vlotage is below 12 volts, u need a new battery, if there is a difference between the terminals and the starter/ alternator, then there is a problen with the wiring, possibllity a bad earth, bad or loose connection or a short circuit

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