1986 BMW 535I WONT START!!

  • Tiny
  • BMW535i
  • 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!

Monday, August 16th, 2010 AT 1:35 PM

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  • Dr. Hagerty
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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.

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Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 AT 9:34 AM

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