I plan to replace both. I would test battery voltage, then test battery voltage to the main fuse panel. Maybe only available from 2007 and onwards? Then determine which components on that circuit is causing the draw You can isolate by removing fuses. Before disconnecting your battery, remove key from vehicle and store in a safe place and note radio presets. I would ask them to double-check system pressure when the problem is present. There are 2 posts in the engine bay for that the red under a plastic cover, and a hexagonal neutral sticks out from the left framepost, see your user manual if unsure. Just write down your radio preferences and relearn the windows.
Now it is shut off. I googled the issue and everyone said change the battery. Connect other end of positive jumper cable to positive + junction terminal green arrow vehicle with discharged battery. The plastic around the pillar has 1 button, but it is still held tight. Thanks for the follow up.
I want to actually just put in anew regulator and see from there , is this a good idea or not? Since the meter was attached to the front power posts, I'm assuming the measurements were of the alternator output. The car certainly will run just fine from the battery so this would seem to indicate the battery cables are fine, but of course, it's not getting charged by the alternator so I can go about 5-8 miles on a full battery charge before the cars' electronics going haywire instrument cluster lights up all kinds of different warnings and the car will no longer move nor start once stopped. I'd guess it is a bit under-charged. Use your scan tool to check top closed switch position. Are there any fault codes? You may have had a wheel speed sensor error.
Negative battery terminal can be identified by minus - sign next to it 1 :. I would start by checking the vehicle for fault codes. Just my two cents I know it doesn't explain your other symptoms. Is there a way to reset these modules? Wheel speed would have to be greatly affected. I have searched the internet and cannot find what that is. Any help or advice would be much appreciated.
May 28, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: You may have voltage drop. Do not disconnect the battery to charge it. Wear gloves and eye protection and if battery acid comes in contact with your skin, immediately flush with water and seek medical assistance. Yes no faulty codes, checked at sutoshop. Before installing new battery, check that battery vent line is not pinched, in good condition and properly routed. Are u suggest to replace the oil sensor to January 5, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: If the sensor is faulty, there should be a code stored.
I January 24, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Open circuit battery should be 12. All panel lights light up, however, the engine will not turn on. February 15, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: That means to write down all of your radio presets that you'd like to retain after the battery disconnection. Sooner or later, it will get exhausted and become useless in providing electric energy. Figure 3 Connect one end of positive jumper cable to positive + battery terminal of vehicle with good battery.
Carefully disconnect jumper cable in the reverse order you connected them in. My car is a bmw 2010 318i with I drive. I figured my meter was bad and used another one and I got the same results. Unless of course the blower motor can't get to speed. Once your battery has been replaced, you will have to register the new battery with the vehicle computer system. May 1, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: No. If the system is not working properly, a fault code will be set.
January 14, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Not if it is the same battery, as in not a new replacement. Sup guys Hope all is well. Even tried jumpstarting the car to no avail. My dash screen shows the bmw logo, then works normal for 5 seconds or less then it freezes and reboots, over and over bootlooping. Avoiding battery registration might cause power management system failure, as well as incorrect readings on the display of the on-board computer.
. Tank You richard January 26, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Yes you do. I would check the vehicle for a bulb that is out in the brakes and for fault codes. Have you ever seen or herd this before? If it wakes up, you will have to wait until it goes to sleep again. Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. This will prevent accidental short-circuits between positive battery terminal and the body of the vehicle. Start by confirming the battery is good enough to start the vehicle.