Mechanics

WONT START!!

1986 BMW 535i

Electrical problem
1986 BMW 535i 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 137000 miles

My car has been running fine till a couple weeks ago. When I turn the ignition all the electric appliances turn on but the starter wont go. I always have to jump it now to turn it on.I think something is draining my battery

can someone help!
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BMW535i
August 16, 2010.




I can try. First, what is the age of the battery? Is it charging correctly? The voltage at rest should be at least 12.5 volts and 14.2 when running.

Dr. Hagerty
Aug 17, 2010.


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