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I have 5 series BMW and it will not start the lights and everything are working, so no battery concerns. The keys are unlocking and locking the car properly. I turn the keys and I hear clicks as well. I have reviewed the manual and I can't find help there. Some reason it seems as if a locking device is activated that will not allow me to start my car.

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  • plocster76 May 14, 2009

    No the car does not turn over

  • plocster76 May 14, 2009

    sorry if I'm not posting right I am new to this.

  • dettgrafix May 19, 2009

    One key starts the car, no problem. The other lights up all the dash, keyless entry works, but will not start car, just kind of clicks, like yours. 2000 5 series

  • lctluke Sep 10, 2009

    i have a bmw 535i i turn the key but it not start

  • Tyson Strickland
    Tyson Strickland May 11, 2010

    Does the car turn over?

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If you hear a click, It sounds like a starter motor ot a bad ground.
Have someone tap the starter solenoid while you are trying to start it. If it starts, you will need a starter motor. Be very careful not to break or make contact with positive terminal as you may get shocked.,

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