changed battery car crancks idles for 3 seconds shuts off

Asked by Nov 12, 2015 at 06:44 PM about the 2002 BMW X5

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Were there any symptoms before changing the battery? It might be your alternator.

yes day before trans fail safe light came on and would not go in gear shut motor off alittle while started motor light was off car ran fine rest of day most of next went to store shut it off would not crank back mechanic jumped me off told me bad battery

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