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After labored starting battery gave up and tge car woudnt…

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After labored starting battery...

After labored starting battery gave up and tge car woudnt start or attempt to start. Origanal battery 2007 328i. I was gone but a company came and replaced the battery... no start... now no instrument cluster...

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

Yes

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

Unpluged blue battery sensor and no start

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

No instrament cluster and wipers come on

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BMW Mechanic: Steve, BMW Expert replied 7 months ago
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BMW Mechanic: Steve, BMW Expert replied 7 months ago

does the vehicle have normal electrical power? does everything else come on?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
It did have head lights interior light radio... now the wipers and radio seem to be it
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Charged the battery i have interior lights radio no headlights no ecu
BMW Mechanic: Steve, BMW Expert replied 7 months ago

what do you mean by no ecu? how do you know the ecu isn't on?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
No insrtument panel cant connect with obd
BMW Mechanic: Steve, BMW Expert replied 7 months ago

why would the instrument panel connect with the obd?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Sorry i have no instrument panel and cannot connect with my obd reader
BMW Mechanic: Steve, BMW Expert replied 7 months ago
Please do not forget to click a positive rating as this is the only way I receive credit for my answer, thank you
if the battery is charged then you likely have melting or hot spot development at the main power distribution block (fuse panel). this is common on your model.
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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