740il series wont start then battery drained

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Asked by Jan 18, 2013 at 08:52 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Get one of those portable battery chargers and keep it charged. They have a good amperage - that might help.

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It helped the first few times. Then it wasnt enough. So i replaced the battery. But still wont start. It sounds like it wants to.

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It could be a bad starter or some bad system causing a general power drain.

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Does the vehicle when you try to start it cranks normally and just not fire off or does it crank slowly?

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