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2004 BMW X5 4.4i Left lights on resulting in flat battery. Car was jump started from another vehicle (Ford Transit van). Everything fine for a few days. Now, intermittently the radio/sat nav goes haywire! The screen flips open and closed on it's own over and over again to reveal the tape deck, the screen flickers on and off, it jumps from CD to radio to sat nav, screen displays 'monitor shutting down due to high temperature'? all this even when I've taken the keys out of the ignition and the car is locked. It eventually stops and everything will be back to normal the next time I get in the car, then it all just happens again after no particular length of time using the CD player, radio etc. Drove to work this morning with the radio turned off but sat nav on and the problem DIDN'T happen. Please help!

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Sounds like your car has the multi function steering wheel, i know on the 7 and 5 series they come out of sync, im not sure why.
its about £75 to get plugged in at the dealers and they reprogram it, sometimes i have had the odd car with a damaged slip ring, it does all sorts of things, 1 in particular kept on beeping the horn,
i would say if u got 1 urs got upset when battery flat.

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