E90Post
 


jb4store
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90 / E92 / E93 3-series Technical Forums > Wash, Wax, Detailing and Cosmetic protection/repairs > detailed inside of the car now battery low :-(



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      01-11-2013, 10:39 AM   #1
insane79
Major
No_Country
57

 
insane79's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 lci
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Earth


Posts: 1,084
iTrader: (0)

detailed inside of the car now battery low :-(

Hi Guys,
I got my car interior detailed today by a detail specialist at my place, before detailing the car i told him to switch the interior light off as it has no kill switch. He said he will do that but after i got the car back now i m getting battery icon on my dash I spoke to him later & he said while detailing he had to open the door & close them frequently as in my driveway there is less space for people to pass by if the doors are open so i guess the inside light kept switching on by itself? damn bmw there should be a kill switch for the inside lights, he said its common with these cars & a small drive should solve it. now what should i do get the battery checked by bmw or get it charged? do you guys disconnect the battery while doing interior detail?

Thanks..
Appreciate 0
      01-11-2013, 03:34 PM   #2
smack
Lieutenant Colonel
Germany
20

 
smack's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW's/Flex 3401
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Spangdahlem AB Germany


Posts: 1,568
iTrader: (0)

Do not disconnect the battery when doing interior work.

Get a battery tender and keep in hooked to the car doing interior work.
__________________
Practice dosent make perfect, the dedication to achieve pefection makes perfect. "Smack" http://www.autogeekonline.net/forum/...n-waiting.html
Appreciate 0
      01-12-2013, 11:11 AM   #3
Gray_Panther
Major
38

 
Gray_Panther's Avatar
 
Drives: 128i
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Upstate NY


Posts: 1,187
iTrader: (0)

Go for a long drive. The alternator will do the work for you
__________________
2012 BMW 128i 6MT Deep Sea Blue Metallic
FX-R Bi-Xenon Projectors With 5000k Bulbs & Halo's More Kick Ass Than Any BMW
Appreciate 0
      01-13-2013, 03:24 PM   #4
abhishriv
Major
50

 
Drives: 2007 335i Coupe (Space grey)
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Toronto


Posts: 1,290
iTrader: (0)

just drive it...
Appreciate 0
      01-13-2013, 03:31 PM   #5
insane79
Major
No_Country
57

 
insane79's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 lci
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Earth


Posts: 1,084
iTrader: (0)

yeah just toke it for a nice drive around 100 miles & did some nice drifting ooh just love the e90
Appreciate 0
      01-24-2013, 11:31 AM   #6
Surly73
Captain
Canada
19

 
Drives: 2007 E90 328i 6MT sport/prem
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Oakville, Ontario


Posts: 724
iTrader: (0)

The "battery light" usually means the charging system has a problem, not the battery. It may be completed unrelated coincidence, maybe the v-rib belt was "detailed" and now it's slipping instead of turning the alternator. Many possibilities
Appreciate 0
      01-25-2013, 04:46 PM   #7
insane79
Major
No_Country
57

 
insane79's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 lci
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Earth


Posts: 1,084
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Surly73 View Post
The "battery light" usually means the charging system has a problem, not the battery. It may be completed unrelated coincidence, maybe the v-rib belt was "detailed" and now it's slipping instead of turning the alternator. Many possibilities
didn't get anything clean't inside the bonnet, toke car for a long drive everything seems fine now..
Appreciate 0
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:41 PM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST