menu

Search 4,116 docs, articles & videos from the world’s leading Automotive part manufacturers

  

BMW E60/E61 530d fault

Tuesday 18th April 2017
Print Article

Vehicles Currently Identified as Affected
2004-2005 BMW E60/E61 530d

Parts Currently Affected
AEK2319


Problem
Intermittent battery warning light; intermittent operation of wipers when set to constant


Cause
Failure of alternator regulator leading to overcharging. ECU attempts to shut down alternator but can’t communicate with it


Solution
Disconnect and remove the battery (Leave the vehicle overnight to) reset the ECU Replace the alternator Install and connect a fully charged battery