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Gh battery drain : yes and no : 2007 x5 3.0 : 3 different

Customer Question

high battery drain
JA: Have you tested the battery? Is the battery fluid low?
Customer: yes and no
JA: What is the model/year of your BMW?
Customer: 2007 x5 3.0
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: 3 different shops
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: new starter, new alternator and new battery and new ibs cable
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
Hello and welcome,

My name is ***** ***** it will be my pleasure to assist you today.
what diagnostics have been carried out exactly?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no codes are showing any errors - car starts and notification high battery drain and/or increased battery charge or both - run for a few minutes and shut off then turn back on and no issues no notification any longer until about 3 hours turned off
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
replaced starter, alternator, battery twice and ibs cable
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no reply ?
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
hi, it takes time to find and respond to your reply, it has only been a few minutes.
I still need to know what diagnostics have been carried out? Why were these parts replaced? for what reason / due to what diagnostics?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
IDK - They said that they were bad, faulty and needed replacement
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.

ok. what was your question about this? did you want to know possible causes?