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I have a 2006 BMW 325XI that the dash warning lights

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I have a 2006 BMW 325XI that the dash warning lights sporadically come on while driving. Need assistance.
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BMW Mechanic: peterpete190, Auto Technician replied 6 months ago
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Hi my name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist with this today.In some cases I may need more info to assist better.I apologize for any delay.

Can you tell me which lights these are that come on?

Let me know so we can continue,thanks Pete.

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BMW Mechanic: peterpete190, Auto Technician replied 6 months ago

Did all of these lights come on at the same time or did they slowly start to come on one by one over time?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Same time
BMW Mechanic: peterpete190, Auto Technician replied 6 months ago

Are there any running issues with this problem?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Battery light comes on though charging system is charging too
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
ABS 4x4 too
BMW Mechanic: peterpete190, Auto Technician replied 6 months ago

O.k.,since all of these lights come on at the same time together and you have no running issues this sounds like the common fault of the instrument gauge cluster itself.The circuit board inside the cluster can start to fail/act up and causes this issue here to where the cluster has to be replaced.There was a bulletin on this model for various instrument panel issues to replace the instrument cluster,your vehicle isnt exhibiting all of the symptoms but is also acting up.There was a batch of instrument clusters that were faulty and the correction was to replace it and have it programmed.

What I would do here first is to have the fault codes read out/checked to see what codes are set in all computers in your vehicle.Once this is done any codes set then need to be diagnosed to then locate and repair this fault.

I do suspect an internal cluster fault with it needing replaced and programmed.

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Thanks Pete

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