Light trouble....

Hi All,
Went to use my UK 1999 323ci e46 coupe yesterday and on starting up the ABS, Traction control and handbrake lights are all staying on............
Car runs and drives as normal otherwise.
Any ideas???
Thanks
Ash
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A bad ground on the ignition switch will cause this type of problem. Bad grounds in general can cause all kinds of weird, seemingly unrelated problems. Have it checked out by someone who really understands BMW electrical systems.
Kyle. 98 740iL 97 M3
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Why not get it checked at the dealer? I have the same model/year and a few weeks ago the airbag warning light came on and today I fianally got around to taking it in. They reset the light, said I probably bumped some sensor when cleaning the car. They charged me nothing (and even gave me an invoice!) AND cleaned the car inside and out! Perhaps things are different in the UK but any time I have had a problem (a few headlight bulbs and other small problems) the dealership has been really helpful and suprisingly cheap - the bonus here is that they treat you like royalty though I'm a little uncomfortable with that bit. Good luck, just though I'd tell my snippet, Ross. PS: Dealer was Brisbane BMW, Queensland, Australia and I bought the car (6 years ago) from a different dealer!

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Oh yes. My E39 went in for an inspection with the bulb failure unit indicating a rear light bulb gone. Came out of service with it still on. Complained, and they apologised and changed it while I waited. Then charged me 16 gbp for a 50p bulb.
In the UK, they treat you like fools - not royalty.
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