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#1 (permalink) Old 08-24-2009, 11:07 PM
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serious problem!

i havent seen it yet, but im sure even if i have i wouldnt be able to fix.
my dads 530i starts itself after a while once he kills the engine and goes in.

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#2 (permalink) Old 08-24-2009, 11:21 PM
OMFG another one!?
 
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Does the key fob include a remote start feature?

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no remote start. just the basic 3 button key.

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Could be the Ignition switch contacts, the switch is located behind the ignition barrel, remove the steering cowl and you should see a black (normally) box with wires in/out this is the switch, they are easy to change.

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