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Old 11-10-2008, 07:53 AM   #1
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Dead E30

My daughter has returned to school and I've been starting her1991 325i E30 every week or so and running it up and down the driveway. Went to start it a week or so ago and nothing. Brought a battery charger home this past week-end, battery shows full charge. Turn key and nothing, no lights, anything so I'm assuming it's not the starter as I'd at least have lights. Any suggestions where to look next.
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Old 11-10-2008, 08:16 AM   #2
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check the ground to the chassis, and fuses to start.
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Old 11-10-2008, 11:29 AM   #3
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Could be a dirty or loose contact at the battery, or the negative cable going to the chassis from the battery.
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Old 11-10-2008, 11:38 AM   #4
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Could be a dirty or loose contact at the battery, or the negative cable going to the chassis from the battery.

The POS or NEG terminals or clamps on the battery are the most likely. Get out some sandpaper, a file, whatever, and clean both mating surfaces.
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Old 11-10-2008, 12:44 PM   #5
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Thanks guys. I'll check them out.
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