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Tim Mohr
Tim Mohr, ASE MASTER TECH
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Experience:  30 YRS EXPERIANCE, AUTO AND TRUCK,FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC, GAS AND DIESEL
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Completely dead. Was driving fine, parked up at supermarket.

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Completely dead. Was driving fine, parked up at supermarket. Came back out, lights and radio came on for about half a second then all died. Now totally dark, no electrics at all.
JA: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?
Customer: Dash lights.
JA: What is the model/year of your BMW?
Customer: 2002 318i SE tourer
JA: Are you fixing your 318i yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Only bought it yesterday, was too cold and wet to stay at it tonight, got a taxi home. I think it's a dodgy battery connection.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Not that I can think of.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** you try to jump start it with another vehicle?

are you still here?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Not yet. Is coming up on 11pm here was just off to bed to be honest.
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Will be picking up my other car tomorrow. Will check battery conns and take my portable jumper dow with me too.

Yes, if it does not start with a jump, then the connections are most likely corroded, and need to be cleaned, if it does strat with a jump, then have the battery tested, if it is good, then susoect a bad alternator,Tim

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
No probs. Will give it a bash as we say over here tomorrow. Have a good one for now :)

Please dont forget to rate me so I can get credit for helping, after rating me, you can come back to this question at anytime and ask follow up questions at no charge,Thanks,Tim

Is there a reason you wont rate me??? I dont get paid unless you do?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Was a dodgy battery connection. Jumper pack started it right up :)

Great, glad you got it fixed, please dont forget to rate, so I can get credit for helping,Thanks,Tim

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