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      11-30-2015, 06:01 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by Spaceballs View Post
I had this issue recently, and fortunately for me, a BMW engineer was at the dealership when this was occuring. They put in a new battery, and it still happened the next morning when the tech started it. Turns out the determined it was the IBS cable, which was replaced a few weeks back and (knock on wood) its been fine since. I even left it out for a week when I went on vacation, so it didn't get started for a week and sat out in 5 degree temps, and it has been fine.
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