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BMW 316 BATTERY PROBLEM

2004 BMW 316 • 87,000 miles

My car wont start in the cold. Unless it gets a jump start.I have taken it to the garage its been on the diagnostic computer but nothing showing the battery has also been checked and thats ok can you advise please
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Scoobs1106
November 10, 2012.




Will it turn over and not start, is that it?
Describe what happens please.

Dr. Hagerty
Nov 11, 2012.
I turn the key dash lights up but when I try to pump the accelerator I get nothing it wouldn't start in the cold yesterday morning yet when I got home from work it started first time?
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Scoobs1106
Nov 11, 2012.
Beyond "pumping" the accelerator (which is pointless in a fuel injected car) what is the starter doing, is it engaging and turning the engine over, or is there just nothing, even if you hold the key in the start position?

Dr. Hagerty
Nov 11, 2012.

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