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No power when switch is turned to start.

Car seemed like it had dead battery. Had to jump start. Battery was good as was alternator. This was one month ago. Did the same thing yesterday. Jumped off and ran fine.

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  • Anonymous Jun 15, 2008

    I have a 99 528 that does the same thing. No power at all, it's as if the battery wasn't connected. It only seems to happen during warm weather. I think it must be an intermittent connection somewhere, but where?

  • Anonymous Jul 01, 2008

    My 2002 bmw has to be jumped everyday. The battery, alternator, starter all fine. What is the problem?

  • wanda626 Feb 01, 2009

    I have a 1994 bmw 325is. Yesterday I drove it doing errands and it was starting just fine until I tried to start it at the atm machine. It popped when I turned the key and then everything was dead including windows, radio. When I tried to turn the key again, there was no sound at all. They guy behind me tried to jump it but all I got was the starter clicking sound when I tried to start it. I was able to get enough charge to get the windows up. Put a power pack on it and it started right up. I replaced the battery which was five years old but I think I may have another problem. Could I have a ground problem or do I have a short somewhere and where would I look?

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What was the jump method? NEG to chassis? That should tell you that the ground cables should be suspect - NEG battery to chassis and to engine.

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