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This morning i was trying to start vehicle it attempted to

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This morning i was trying to start vehicle it attempted to start and it didn't but its really cold here so i thought battery died but battery is fine so when i push the start button you can here fuel pump but won't turn over don't here starter try to engage like it did this morning....2007 BMW 525i E60 base model
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  cloe0626 replied 1 year ago.

is you security light flashing

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
When I hit fob yes
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok when I put key fob in the key light comes on in dash
Expert:  cloe0626 replied 1 year ago.

do you have enother key fob

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I tried that one also
Expert:  cloe0626 replied 1 year ago.

do you know how to reprogram the key fobs

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No I don't ...I would call u but I'm in Korea I am a soldier
Expert:  cloe0626 replied 1 year ago.

really i was in the army stationed at camp hovey i was in the 4th chemical company in 2009 i will get you procedure to reprogram the key fobs see if that will help you out

Expert:  Kenny replied 1 year ago.

Reprograming the key fobs will not fix your issue. It sounds like the starter motor has failed and will need to be replaced.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok so all light come on and dash come on and you can hear fuel pump is that still starter
Expert:  Kenny replied 1 year ago.

Yes, That is all normal for it to do. The fuel pump turns on because it thinks the car is going to start you usually don't hear it because the engine is starting.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
u won't even here start trying if it fails?
Expert:  Kenny replied 1 year ago.

If the started has failed you will not hear work because it isnt working.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok I will give it a try...
Expert:  Kenny replied 1 year ago.

Ok, Let me know how you make out.