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The aiarm is going off when i am trying to jump it, 2005 x5

Customer Question

the aiarm is going off when i am trying to jump it
JA: What is the model/year of your BMW?
Customer: 2005 x5 3.oi
JA: Are you fixing your X5 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: the alarm went off when i had the hood open then it would not start. when i tried to jump it the alarm comes on while jumping it
JA: Have you tried locking and unlocking the driver's side door using the key itself?
Customer: yes but the power locks dont work because the battery is dead and connt jump it
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: BMW
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
How can i temparaly disable the alarm long enough to charge the battery
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 month ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

The alarm would be active when battery power is reapplied and need to be disarmed. What you need to do is connect the jumper cables, charger or new battery, and then press the unlock button on the key fob.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Hi, how do I reset the fob?
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 month ago.
A key fib can't and wouldn't need to be reset.

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