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      09-18-2021, 02:42 PM   #2
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Drives: 2007 328i coupe
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Portland, OR

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Everything you describe is what I've been thru.

1. A new battery is not requiring a registration for this car vintage. I replaced mine with a same kind from dealer 6 yrs ago, no reg needed.

2. Can you hear the starter turning the engine over? Likely not, not a whirl. If your battery is ok and it sounds like it is, the starter is it. Get a Bosch kit from FCP like I did 3 yrs ago, if it fails ever again they replace it for free (and it will fail, it's a shitty little starter like due to packaging issues):

Forgot: have INPA, it's useless as the car while it has all sorts of things being monitored has no idea when the starter fails. So no codes to be had.
328i Sports Pkg, Michelin PSS on Staggered 18" OZ Ultraleggeras
. BMS Powerbox. Cyba scoops + Rev motoring intake hose + charcoal delete. Wavetrac LSD
. M3: subframe bushings + sways + control arms (fr & rr). Meyle rear toe arms. M3 diff fr bushings
. BMW Perf: v2 springs + v1 dampers. Valeo SMFW+clutch. 034 MotorSport engine mounts
. Short Shifter + Turner PU bearing + ZHP M weighted shift knob. CDV delete

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