1991 BMW 535

  • Tiny
  • KanCer
  • 1991 BMW 535

Electrical problem
1991 BMW 535 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 280000 miles

My battery died on me, assuming I could just jump the car off I tried this a few times. The car would start and run as normal. But, the battery turned out bad so I replaced it. Put the new battery in and attempt to start up the car and it wouldn't start. I'm thinking it's the starter but would like some advice. When I turn the key it almost seems as if the starters spinning fast, though I can't recall how it was before. Is there a way to test the starter? Or can you already tell that this is the problem? I'm thinking all the jumping off did something.

Thanks in advance.

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Friday, February 15th, 2008 AT 6:49 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Dr. Hagerty
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What is the problem? Is there crank and no start or what? BTW NEVER EVER EVER JUMP START A BMW, DO YOU HEAR ME? There are many sensitive electronics in these cars and you should not be jumping them to start at any time, is this clear?

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Tuesday, March 11th, 2008 AT 2:08 AM

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