My 525xi won't start - put key in- press the button and it just makes a humming sound. The battery is less than a year old. What could be wrong with it?

Asked by Jun 24, 2015 at 08:46 AM about the 2006 BMW 5 Series 525xi Sedan AWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

car won't start- brake pedal seems hard- steering wheel in not locked- radio,lights & a/c all
turn on - put key in the slot- press the button and nothing happens excepts a short
humming noise.

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An electrical problem- a starter, an ignition switch, or a connection- if you don't have a good BMW mechanic, better find one quick- and cross his palms with silver coins-

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