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HAVING PROBLEM WITH A 07 X3SI WITH NO CRANK. CAR GOT TOWED

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HAVING PROBLEM WITH A 07 X3SI WITH NO CRANK. CAR GOT TOWED IN TWO DAYS AGO.I CHECK FOR SIGNAL ON THE WHITE WIRE GOING TO THE STARTER.AND I GOT POWER.SO I REPLACED THE STARTER.STILL HAVE THE SAME ISSUE.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

Hi I'm Kevin I'm assuming you have power to both terminals on starter permanent down one and switched down other when starting ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I even ran cables from battery to starter
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I put my snap on scanner and it reads the key.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Checked all fuses in the glove box and the fuse box in engine bay on the driver side
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

Have you tried running earth from gearbox to body ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

If you have height tension wire giving feed and signal from start having feed them you either have an earth from engine missing or engine is Seized so make sure you can turn over engine by hand then try running earth lead

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Motor spins.check all ground and added ground.
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

Still no cranking ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Nope
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

Well I'm miffed il opt out see if anyone else can help

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'll let u know water u find out
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'll let u know when I find out the problem
Expert:  Roger replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

My name is ***** ***** I would be happy to try and help you solve this.

I am actually very familiar with this problem as I have seen it many times. Do you still need help in solving this problem?

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