RE: [bmw e28] Start up probelms
- On Tuesday 31 January 2006 1:03 PM, Alan Myler - at
> When I tried to start it yesterday (it's beensitting unused for a week at
> approx' zero degrees centigrade) it fires up ok butthe battery light
> stays on and the engine is struggling to stay going.Could be the alternator is going or gone...
Or simply the brushes inside the alternator are worn.
It's hard to get the brushes out without removing the
I had this problem in November. I put in a spare
alternator. That got me home. But it seized so I put
another spare in. While I had all three sitting on the
table, I removed the brushes to pick the best ones.