Bmw, new battery + bad alternator, why want it start

Asked by Countryboy2019 Mar 26, 2019 at 11:29 AM about the 2004 BMW 5 Series

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My wife has a 2004 525i...had to jump the car a
couple days, meter says needs new alternator at
advance auto...im a otr truck driver, replaced
battery...crunk fine for a week, battery went dead
again, replaced battery again noe will not
crank...why will car not start w bad alternator and
New batrefy...please help!!!

3 Answers

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Alternator failed to recharge the new battery and battery is now so low, it won't start the car. Replace the alternator. While you're at it, have the entire charging system checked and make sure all connections are clean & tight. I recommend you use an approved BMW mechanic.

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Ok The battery was brand new tho, and still would not crank???

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