I have a 2003x5 battery light just came on, what could be the problem
Country: United StatesMake: BMWModel: X5 3.0iYear: 2003
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usually this is caused by a failing alternator, but can also be caused by the belt coming off or slipping (check for this), or a failing battery.
The next step will be to check the belt and then have the battery and alternator both tested (free at most parts stores).
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I am on the road traveling right now. The car is not overheating and the battery light is red
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As long as the engine is not overheating then it is not likely the belt, it is probably the altarnator or battery that is the problem. Keep an eye on the temperature and have the battery/alternator tested as soon as possible.
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