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Completely dead. Was driving fine, parked up at supermarket.

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Completely dead. Was driving fine, parked up at supermarket. Came back out, lights and radio came on for about half a second then all died. Now totally dark, no electrics at all.
JA: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?
Customer: Dash lights.
JA: What is the model/year of your BMW?
Customer: 2002 318i SE tourer
JA: Are you fixing your 318i yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Only bought it yesterday, was too cold and wet to stay at it tonight, got a taxi home. I think it's a dodgy battery connection.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Not that I can think of.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** you try to jump start it with another vehicle?

are you still here?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Not yet. Is coming up on 11pm here was just off to bed to be honest.
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Will be picking up my other car tomorrow. Will check battery conns and take my portable jumper dow with me too.

Yes, if it does not start with a jump, then the connections are most likely corroded, and need to be cleaned, if it does strat with a jump, then have the battery tested, if it is good, then susoect a bad alternator,Tim

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
No probs. Will give it a bash as we say over here tomorrow. Have a good one for now :)

Please dont forget to rate me so I can get credit for helping, after rating me, you can come back to this question at anytime and ask follow up questions at no charge,Thanks,Tim

Is there a reason you wont rate me??? I dont get paid unless you do?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Was a dodgy battery connection. Jumper pack started it right up :)

Great, glad you got it fixed, please dont forget to rate, so I can get credit for helping,Thanks,Tim

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