BMW Repair Questions? Ask a Mechanic for Answers ASAP
what diagnostics have been carried out?
no work on car done just want a answer so to know what the problem could be
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The issue could be a simple defective battery or alternator, or it could be a failed electronic component draining the battery when the car is off, or a simple problem with the battery sensor.
The one other thing that can sometimes cause this is if you talk only short trips and the battery does not get a chance to recharge properly - the oly solution for that cause is a change in habbits or using a trickle charger at night.
To verify, you will need to have the battery and altenrator tested, the computer fault logs read from the car, and a possibly current draw or power diagnosis carried out to identify any source of any overnight drain.Please let me know if you have further questions. Please do not forget to click a positive rating as this is the only way I receive credit for my answer, thank you. Best wishes with your vehicle.