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I have to push the start button several times before it will start

Mechanic's Assistant: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?

Yes new battery and the lights come on

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your BMW?

328i x drive 2010

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your 328i yourself? What have you tried so far?

Put a new battery in the car and in my key

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I hear a clicking noise from the front and I can put it in drive but the engine doesn’t start. I have to push the button several times to start
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
The lights come on and radio and service lights
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
What do you think the problem is
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