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  1. 1997 E36 316i - Alarm doesn't work 
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    Hi there my alarm doesnt work on my car the fob (3 button one)does not lock/unlock the car plus the key wont turn in drivers door and it spins round in ignition having trouble starting because of this, but the key works perfect in the boot lid please any help because im well annoyed.
     
     

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    if the key spins in the ignition then you need the barrel replacing, common BMW e36 problem, a part breaks on the rear of the barrel
     
     

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    is it an expensive job?
     
     

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    See here

    The proper tool used to remove it.
    e36 ignitionlock tool.jpg

    Number 5 here http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts...09&hg=32&fg=30

    part number 32321092780, price £42 from dealers http://www.cooper-bmw-parts.co.uk/in...com_virtuemart
     
     

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