2008 X5 reset computer

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Asked by Jul 01, 2018 at 07:57 PM about the 2008 BMW 5 Series

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Wife killed her battery on her 2008 X5 while
cleaning it (radio and ac going) I jumpped it now
have a bunch of warning lights ABS, Parking brake.
Not sure how to reset the computer don't need a
big bill from BMW to plug a code reader and hit a
button

6 Answers

3,100

Unhook the negative battery cable from the battery and touch it to the red cable and hold it there for a moment and then plug it back up

3,100

Touching your red and black cables together without the battery attached will do no harm i assure you... what it will do is discharge the modules faster instead of having to sit and wait up to 45 mins without having a scanner to manually clear codes

145,465

You may have battery programming issues.

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I disconnected the battery for 10 min put it back in now I can't get it to start. Auto Zone checked the battery its fine. Charged it and won't turn over at all. Checked all the fuse no luck with starting now

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145,465

Did you clean and tighten the battery cable ends?

3,100

Check your fuseable links

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