5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60)Chat relating to the BMW 5-Series of all generations. Specific models include: BMW 518, BMW 520, BMW 520i, BMW 530i, BMW 528i, BMW 530i, BMW 518i, BMW 524d, BMW 525i, BMW 525e, BMW 528e, BMW 540i, BMW 535i, BMW 520d, BMW 525td, BMW 525d, BMW 530d, BMW 525i/xi, BMW 530i/xi. (BMW 5-Series Forum)
Had battery replaced today, having just auired the car a couple of weeks ago.
Seemed ok, but this evening had the following problem / symptoms
No radio, no clock display, no turn indicator, no full beam indicator, no lights on buzzer, locking from key button gone, when key removed brake lights come on. Rain sensor wipers not functional.
Left key at pos 1 for a while, looked to have fixed itself, but failed after two mins....no radio seems to be the only thing now but not convinced it won't come back. Heading of on a trip 6-700 miles driving so worried about getting stuck somewhere!!!!
Any clues as to what might be going on? Fuse related? I Was going to take it to a BMW dealer tomorrow.
Car electrics place has traced fault to " a faulty lighting module". Upshot £250 + VAT for new part. Then car has to go to BMW dealer on Friday to be "re-programmed", takes 4 hours and costs £140!!, apparently the part has to be programmed to the car...... + labour for the whole thing @£200 grand total around £700....happy hew year!!!!
Hi. I have a similar problem with my BMW 523i E39. The Clock, Turn signal indicator, Bright light indicator and Remote locking sometimes dont work (they all seem to be linked). Has anyone been able to find out what the problem might be and how to fix it?
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