Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Navigation unit drains battery

asked by on

My navigation DVD is running all the time and drains the battery. I can't find the fuse for it other wise I would remove it. And the chart that I have wasn't helpful at all. Do you know which fuse controls the Navigation unit? Thanks.

A: Hello there, thank you for asking about you...

Hello there, thank you for asking about your 2006 BMW 760Li. The navigation module is fuse F76 in the luggage compartment. It is a 10 amp fuse. Unfortunately, this fuse looks like it powers other components as well, including the power seats. Plus, removing the module from the CAN bus may adversely affect other parts of the car. I recommend having a professional, such as one from YourMechanic, inspect your navigation system to see why it’s staying on. Proper repair is the best way to go.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: The RPM's on my car are increasing more quickly than I am accelerating

Hi there. If the O/D light was blinking, then that typically means that the computer is seeing a transmission problem. It can be as simple as a speed sensor or as complicated as a serious internal transmission failure. This can...

Q: Rough idle when cold

Hello there, thank you for asking about your 1997 BMW 760Li. Your problem has many potential causes. It could be anything from a failed mass airflow sensor to a worn fuel pump. The first step is to retrieve the diagnostic...

Q: How do I use the navigation system?

If your vehicle is equipped with a navigation system, it will help you find directions where you need to go. Your navigation will appear on the center display. To use the navigation system. Type in the address you need...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the P0052 code means This code is seen when the Engine Control Module (ECM) tries to control the...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...