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      02-25-2013, 10:32 PM   #1
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Electrical Issues?

Recently I have had a couple issues crop up on my 08 M3.
The clock started losing about a minute every 2 days and the information screen between the speedo and tach resets itself to not displaying anything after the ignition is turned off.
Could this be caused by a weak battery? There is no other indication the battery is weak (starts right up).
Has anyone else experienced this problem and know the fix?
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I would start with the battery.......clock losing time is a sign..........Phil
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I would start with the battery.......clock losing time is a sign..........Phil
i agree,if that's the original battery,probably time for a new one.
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This is almost definitely a weak battery. 08 batteries are starting to fail about now....
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Yep, most likely new battery time.
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Thanks.
A new battery has to be cheaper than a trip to the dealership to diagnose the problem.
Any suggestions on where to get the best price on a new battery?

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Thanks.
A new battery has to be cheaper than a trip to the dealership to diagnose the problem.
Any suggestions on where to get the best price on a new battery?

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