Where is the battery in BMW E93?
In your BMW 3-Series, the battery is located in the trunk. To access the battery, you need to remove the cover on the right side of the trunk. Remove panel to access the battery. Disconnect negative cable.
When getting a new battery for a BMW do you have to have it programmed?
The new batteries need to be replaced by a dealer or qualified Euro specialist with the right tools to either register or program the car to your new battery. Failure to do so can result in overcharging of your new battery or even electrical malfunction.
Can I change my BMW battery myself?
Many people wonder though, whether BMW battery replacement and registration is a simple DIY process or has to be done by an expert technician. We say: you can definitely handle the replacement on your own!
What happens if I don’t register my BMW battery?
If you don’t register the replacement then it will toast the new battery for similar reasons to Car 1 but even worse as the charging profile will be for the incorrect type battery and cause even faster battery failure. In this case you MUST use a ‘conversion’ to change the battery type. Then, register a replacement.
How do I remove the battery from my E93?
Pop the red cover open and use a 10 mm socket to loosen the nut on the compression clamp allowing removal. Move it out of the way. Now you should have nothing holding the battery in place. This battery which is (for my E93 anyway) a 900 AGM and weighs 60 pounds.
How to replace the battery in a BMW?
Start by removing all three of the panels to access the battery (or four if you do everything that guy did). I used a little tupperware box to put all the plastic screw-thingys in. And Yes, that’s the official technical term in the BMW battery replacement manual (kidding, I’ve seen or heard of such a thing).
Where is the battery located in a BMW E90?
The battery in BMW E90 models is located in the right side of trunk, behind a trim panel. Read battery connection notes before disconnecting battery. Before disconnecting your battery, remove key from vehicle and store in a safe place and note radio presets.
How do I recharge the battery of my BMW 3 series?
To get the battery recharged, you will need a battery charger. Important! Some BMW 3 Series (E92, E93, E90, E91) vehicles might be equipped with an IBS (Intelligent Battery Sensor) system.