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My bmw wont turn over to start. The radio, and air and

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My bmw wont turn over to start. The radio, and air and everything is working. It just wont turn over
JA: Does the engine turn over? How old is the battery?
Customer: The battery was changed a few monthes ago. No it wont turn over to start
JA: What is the model/year of your BMW?
Customer: 750li/2006
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: nothing..
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: no
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Eric replied 9 months ago.

HI,

Do you hear a clicking noise from either behind the dash or under the engine compartment when you turn the key to crank?

Do you have a voltmeter for testing?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
No... I
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
just want an idea of what it could be
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
The only noise I hear is the car trying to turn over
Expert:  Eric replied 9 months ago.

HI,

Ok, If the engine is trying to turn over but doesnt, the possible causes are a failing starter or a weak battery. Even though the lights work and radio works, the battery can be weak enough to not be able to turn over the engine to allow it to start.

Expert:  Eric replied 9 months ago.

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Expert:  Eric replied 9 months ago.

I noticed we have not yet resolved your concern you asked about. I would sure appreciate it if you would reply so I can offer my skills and knowledge and repair guide access to help as best I can.

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