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Kevin, BMW Mechanic
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Experience:  Diagnostic technician
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It has power but the starter won't turn over, Single, 2004

Customer Question

It has power but the starter won't turn over
JA: When you turn the key, do you get a single loud click, or a series of rapid ones?
Customer: Single
JA: What is the model/year of your BMW?
Customer: 2004 530i
JA: Are you fixing your 530i yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Called AAA.... they checked battery... it is fine... and could not diagnose problem
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I believe that is it.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 month ago.

Hi im kevin from what you are describing it sounds very much as though the starter has failed .you will need to be able to access engine from below to test and confirm starter failure