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Roger, BMW Master Tech
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Experience:  10 yrs. experience as BMW Master Technician, shop foreman and dealer.
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4x4 is staying on, 2006 x3, was having battery problems,

Customer Question

4x4 is staying on
JA: What is the model/year of your BMW?
Customer: 2006 x3
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: was having battery problems, replaced battery with correct one, pep boys put a 48 battery in, should have been a 49, was having battery problems all year, thought it was electrical. was told that they put in the wrong battery, that is why I replaced it.
JA: Have you tested the battery with a voltmeter? And can you see if it's leaking or not?
Customer: yes the AAA guy tested the battery when I called to get a jump
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: had to replace a front driver side tire, nail in couldnt be fixed
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 10 months ago.

Hi, I'm Chad. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question and I will be posting your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 10 months ago.

did you replace battery with correct size ?

if the wrong size battery is used a lot fault codes will come up as a failure.

Please let me know

Thank You

Chad Farhat

ASE Certified Technician