Battery?

Asked by Dvstv Sep 29, 2018 at 09:32 PM about the 2011 BMW 7 Series 740i RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2011 7 series and the jump start
cable under the bonnet got so hot it melted
the cover and plastic base. Does anyone
know what causes that to happen?

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Too much power draw for the wire size.

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