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2009 x3 was running fine. Battery went fed. Installed a new…

2009 x3 was running...

2009 x3 was running fine. Battery went fed. Installed a new battery. 4x4 brake and abs lights came on. Reset battery. The same. Clicking notice when door is open and turning off engine.

Mechanic's Assistant: Is it just the ABS light? Or is the brake system warning light on, too?

Abs 4x4 and brake

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your X3 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Reset battery

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Everything happened after I had replaced a few battery

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Wher is the clicking from?
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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Serching the internet amentiond the noice that the
Transfer case actuator is making when I turn the engine off.
The warning lights are. First the 4x4 and after brake, and abs,
I left the car parked outsibe the garage. Disconnected the neg.battery term. 3 months
later battery was dead .
I was wandering ones it was sitting outside for 3 months if the rats ate a wire.
Warning lights came on in the beginning then it was of for a couple days and now it's contrniusly on.
Work is done by my self.
General aviation mechanic.
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
After the life phone calls what's the next charge

sorry for the delay. have you had the actual faults scanned from the car?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
The clicking is underneath the drvers sseat. You can hear it when the door is open.
I took it to a BMW place and they said
Something about transfer DSN

do you not have the actual code?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
005f39

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it is very unlikely that a wire was eaten, I would say there is next to zero chance this is the issue.

this is a very common code to do with a common issue on this model - the transfer case motor is bad - it simply needs to be replaced.

Please let me know if you have further questions. Please do not forget to click a positive rating as this is the only way I receive credit for my answer, thank you. Best wishes with your vehicle...

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Can I replace the plastic gear inside the motor.

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you can try just the gear, it is not a guaranteed fix.

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