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      12-27-2015, 02:56 PM   #1
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is this sign of battery issue?

Its pretty cold here, 3 degree (34F) average in daytime. Colder at night.
Battery is weak at cold, car is parked outside driveway every day.

ok, so I have been getting yellow car on lift error on my dashboard for couple days. Another thing is the time and date reset every time I start the car.

when I had 335i, usually I had a battery discharged error on the idrive, but with M3, I am getting yellow car on lift sign with reset time/date, gas mpg.
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      12-27-2015, 03:49 PM   #2
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Next time you let the car sit, use a multimeter and check the voltage before starting it. Also check the voltage after you start the car to ensure the alternator is working properly.
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Buy a CTEK battery tender .
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Yeah, sounds like battery. I replaced mine w/a Bosch AGM battery and haven't seen the lift symbol since.
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yup also got a battery warning just today.
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I got the warning yesterday, but the clock hasn't had an issues like with my 335i
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Hi e90sexion

When did you last changed your battery. If it is more than 4 years then your battery must be going to die. Never take risk. Before going any where, it will be better to check the voltage using multimeter. Best option will be to change old battery with new battery.
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