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      09-05-2012, 07:48 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by PickyBiker View Post
My wife's X3 is getting the "Battery discharging while stopped" message.

When the engine is running, the battery voltage is 14.35 volts indicating the charging system is working. About 3 minutes after turning the engine off, the battery voltage is 12.45 volts and hitting the Start button cranks the engine with vigor and it starts right up.
Good advise having the dealer check it if you have questions on the messages.

However, the voltage readings noted during drive and after 3min engine off is normal values and no reason for worry.
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