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Old 02-26-2005, 10:17 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Ive got a 98 328i. this morning the cars battery as dead so i got a boost. but now the car wont turn off even when i take the key out of ignition. please helpppppppp
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Old 02-26-2005, 10:30 AM   #2 (permalink)
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if it's still running you should probably stall it or something to turn it off. I will search around for this problem.
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Old 02-26-2005, 10:31 AM   #3 (permalink)
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if it's still running you should probably stall it or something to turn it off. I will search around for this problem.
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its automatic, what could i do?
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Old 02-26-2005, 10:37 AM   #4 (permalink)
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try unplugging the center wire on the distributor, from the coil to the distributor.

I don't own a BMW, but I know the newer ones have emergency fuel shut off's, but I wouldn't be able to locate that for you.

btw, are you sure the car is in park. some cars don't allow you to turn the key to OFF unless its in park.
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Old 02-26-2005, 10:41 AM   #5 (permalink)
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try unplugging the center wire on the distributor, from the coil to the distributor.

btw, are you sure the car is in park. some cars don't allow you to turn the key to OFF unless its in park.
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its in park, im up stairs the cars in the garage, i think im gona take it down to the dealer ship/.
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Old 02-26-2005, 10:44 AM   #6 (permalink)
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probably a good idea. good luck
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Old 02-26-2005, 10:47 AM   #7 (permalink)
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The safest thing is to pull the fuse to the fuel pump. Be VERY careful pulling any ignition wires as they can give you a real jolt.
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Old 02-26-2005, 11:13 AM   #8 (permalink)
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agreed. i would pull the fuel pump fuse to make it stall
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just disconnect the battery. you prolly need an ignition switch
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just disconnect the battery. you prolly need an ignition switch
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since the car was on i took it to a freinds dads garage, but he pulled the fuse or soemthing and got it to stall. even with the keys out the dash remains lighted. he has some guy come in to check the electrical stuff so soon as i kno ill keep u guys updated.
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yeah disconnnecting the battery was the best option. The other advice sounded too complicated for you....maybe it's a fail safe to prevent the battery from dying again!

BUt take 'er down to the dealership...
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my dads shop just did one like that last week and it needed an ignition switch
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is it still running...haha
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dude, you kept it running in your garage?! thats frightening man
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