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2005 BMW X3-Series 2.5i X3 4dr AWD

2005 BMW X3-Series
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AWD, 4 Door Hard Top, Sport Utility Vehicle
17 mpg city / 24 mpg hwy
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February 14, 2013, 7:03 am

Mike N

Question: Radio stopped working and lights flickered

While driving, the radio stopped working and lights flickered. I reached my destination and parked. Car had to be jump started after I parked it. Engine cranked very slowly. Your thoughts? Battery? Alternator? Starter? How much? Thank you.

February 16, 2013, 3:24 pm

Ron W
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Sounds definitely like a charging issue. Have the alternator and battery tested. Price will depend on which is the cause of the issues.

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