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Electrical problems in2005 BMW x5? Alarm goes off randomly, 4x4 light stays on, (replaced battery.)check brake lights comes on...sometimes a parking light comes on after I shut the car down.

175,ooo miles on it.

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SOURCE: check engine light on; ABS/Parking Brake light on - 02' Protege 5

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SOURCE: Just had the battery replaced. The 2001 BMW X5 brake and abs lights are on. Is this a Battery problem, fuse or what?

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