Select year, make, model above to verify this part fits your vehicle. I got a bmw i model e46 with n42 engine and it's manual. I have a i and replaced the battery 2 weeks ago. Guy said my alternator must not be functioning properly. Learn how to replace a cloudy or cracked headlight or change a burnt out bulb. You will need to check engine parameters to see what is going on when you start the engine. While await for your answer.
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By entering an order, you accept personal liability for any charges that you may incur even if your account or use of the FordParts. I had AutoZone check my alternator and they said it was fine. View all Fixya Reports. I barely get the jumper cables on and it starts right up. Got a red battery warning light on? I ended up fighting it the other way trying to get the bottom of the allternator above the mount holes for the bottom. If less than battery voltage is present, unplug regulator harness connector.
It sounds like your alternator is faulty. Volt start dropping on the gauge in the car and the engine will shit down but you can crank it back up. Just changed the solenoid and the starter on a F Everything "normal E46" stuf has been done disa, maf, ccv, icv, vanos ect. Please provide a valid price range. I just bought this car 3 months ago and its been driving fine. Red battery light come on and then everything started dying and I took it to BMW who has just said they can't find any faults with the Alternator or battery.