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E46 M3 (2001-2006) Engine: S54 - Max Hp: 333 hp at 7,900 rpm / 262 lb/ft at 4,900 rpm
Total Produced: 45,000+ - Years Produced: 2001 to 2006.


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Old Wed, May-15-2019, 06:00:02 PM   #31
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Default Re: Car going through batteries fast?

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That connector has 2 wires: one for feeding the 12V to the regulator which manages the rotor current to generate the charging voltage; the other wire connected to the DME. With the connector opened the alternator is a dead duck.
Really? When something is unplugged, it doesn't work?

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