I just bought 2011 bmw and [engine](/topics-engine/) want...

I just bought 2011 bmw and [engine](/topics-engine/) want start. Series7 Mechanic's Assistant: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged? U there Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '11...

I just bought 2011 bmw and [engine](/topics-engine/) want start. Series7 Mechanic's Assistant: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged? U there Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '11 BMW? Series 7 Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far? Nothing. Just bought used

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Hello and welcome. What fault codes are listed in the DME,EGS and CAS? The car has a no crank condition? Do you have a scan tool capable of checking livedata in the CAS control unit?

Car dead. Can't startExplain no more mineyI need a scan tool?
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Is the battery dead? have you tried to jump the car?
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And that did nothing?

NothingShould I just buy another one running?
Automotive Expert
My guess would be the battery is completely dead but you need to get a mutilmeter and check the battery voltage to be sure. This car has a pretty complicated electrical system. You may need some tools to check the car out correctly.

New battery bought
Automotive Expert
No dash lights or anything when you put the key in the slot?

Automotive Expert
And all the connections at the battery are good? unplug the IBS on the neg battery terminal and see if the car starts

Should l go.get car diagnosed
Automotive Expert
Yes you have a bad control unit or a bad key. Something along those lines

Not engine
Automotive Expert
If no lights come on the dash when trying to start the car then you have some type of electrical problem that needs to be addressed first. I can not see your car so I can only base my opinion off what you say. If there is other things going on please explain the situation a little more in-depth

My car at home. My husband at work. Will a vin number help

Ok get back with you by tommorrow. Thank you

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