318 is Battery is charged and ignition comes on but no power to the starter motor

Asked by Feb 04, 2011 at 12:34 AM about the BMW 3 Series

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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you may have a problem with the ews what year is the car ?

5

start simple first check wires from battery to solenoid to starter for connection and corrosion. If that pans out to be a good connection i would say it is a bad solenoid or a fuse.

135

first check your safety switch,at the clutch, if manual or automatic at the side of the trans. you can make a jumper (temp. one just to check the circuit)if this is good engage the starter at the solenoid, just jump the two post with a screw driver if you don't have a remote switch. oh and there is more to test if that works but you will know where the problem isn't

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sounds like a blown fuseable link,on pos side of battery cable,follow it down to starter,it is round black or white plastic with a wire in each end,pull on wire on both sides see if it streaches,if so is blown.sometimes they burn into,(the wire) easy to replace.

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Is it actually no power at starter or is it not cranking??

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