increased battery disharge when stationary

Asked by Oct 17, 2016 at 10:12 PM about the BMW 7 Series

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

95,275

Not much of a BMW guy but even too me it sounds like a very weak alternator. Hookup a volt meter to the battery and see what the volts are with the engine idling and then rev it up too about 2000 RPM and check it then, no lower than 13.2volts and no higher than 14.8 volts.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search BMW 7 Series Questions

BMW 7 Series Experts

#1 lweems
lweems
Reputation 1,690
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 570
#3 Vince Lee
Vince Lee
Reputation 530
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used BMW 5 Series
481 Great Deals out of 15,996 listings starting at $1,500
Used Mercedes-Benz S-Class
135 Great Deals out of 6,526 listings starting at $2,999
Used BMW 6 Series
83 Great Deals out of 2,841 listings starting at $6,500
Used Audi A8
43 Great Deals out of 2,093 listings starting at $3,988
Used BMW 3 Series
961 Great Deals out of 30,762 listings starting at $1,000
Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
390 Great Deals out of 19,521 listings starting at $1,995
Used BMW X5
442 Great Deals out of 15,846 listings starting at $2,495
Used Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
70 Great Deals out of 2,161 listings starting at $6,850
Used Land Rover Range Rover
99 Great Deals out of 4,535 listings starting at $3,000
Used Lexus LS 460
68 Great Deals out of 2,502 listings starting at $7,495
Used Cadillac Escalade
209 Great Deals out of 11,028 listings starting at $3,000
Used Jaguar XJ-Series
57 Great Deals out of 2,744 listings starting at $1,850
Used Dodge Charger
532 Great Deals out of 29,909 listings starting at $2,000
Used BMW M5
22 Great Deals out of 605 listings starting at $9,500
Used Porsche Panamera
46 Great Deals out of 2,502 listings starting at $26,998

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.