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  1. F30 318D Central Locking Meltdown

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Where do I start. Easier to list issues: Driver door will only open with physical key, although it will lock with the fob and internal button. Passenger door will not open full stop, not even from inside pulling handle, door poppers stays down. Rear doors stay unlocked no matter what so can...
  2. X5 E70 Central locking

    Technical Guides for the BMW X Series
    I have a 2010 X5 35d and a couple of days ago I went to get in and the remote would not unlock the doors. The symptoms were: Metal key in lock opened drivers door only. Starts and drives. Unlock button on dash did not unlock doors. Other 3 doors would not open from inside or out. Powered...
  3. 2006 E91 320D Remote Central Locking

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Evening, I have a classic BMW riddle that I'm trying to solve... i hope someone can help please. The story so far: - My Car fobs have stopped unlocking the car. - Fobs still start the car. - Manual key still unlocks all doors. - In car button unlocks/locks all doors. - Randomly the boot...
  4. BMW 1 Series Passenger Door Won't Unlock (Electronically or Manually) - PLEASE HELP!

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi fellow BMWers So, here's my problem... I've owned a BMW 116i Petrol for the last 5/6 years. I was driving with a friend in my car on the weekend where randomly the passenger door just wouldn't unlock via the electronic key, or manually via the inside of the car. This was strange as when my...
  5. BMW 5 Series Estate - Key fob stops working only when sunny!

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi, since we bought the car a couple of years ago we have had the problem that the key fob does not work when its sunny. There is no problem with it in the winter and even in the summer it works fine first thing in the morning. As soon as the car has been sat in the sun for a while the key fob...
  6. Z3 Parasitic Battery Drain

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all, I've owned my 1999 2.8L BMW Z3 for almost 2 years and it appears to have developed a parasitic battery drain problem. The car has been faultless during my ownership barring the central locking not working on the driver's door, but I've never been fussed by this. I don't drive the car...
  7. E46 323i Coupe 2000 - Unable to unlock doors and boot with key fob

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, This morning my key fob would not unlock the car doors or boot, I had to unlock the driver's door via the key to open the door. However when I press the BMW button on the key fob the doors will lock. I have the diamond shaped key fob. Would anyone know if this is caused by the battery...
  8. 2000 E46 330i - door chime / headlight on sound missing !!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi there everyone, i'm having a very annoying issue with my warning sounds. When i open my driver door, it does not show up on my display as open, and the interior lights dont turn on. And when i leave my headlights on, the warning chime does not sound. I know the speaker works, since i still...
  9. Central locking fob problem not battery

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi I have problem with central locking on 320D e46 2004 from the key fob. I have already replaced the fzv anntena an have a new key from BMW. But I still can not get the either key to progra to the car. I have instaD and P is there anyway I can see inputs and outputs from the cm to see if...
  10. Key fob central locking

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi I have problem with central locking from the key fob. I have already replaced the fzv anntena an have a new key from BMW. But I still can not get the either key to progra to the car. I have instaD and P is there anyway I can see inputs and outputs from the cm to see if the fzv is sending...
  11. 2000 E46 330i Touring- remote central locking issue

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello everyone, 1st time posting. Ok, so about 2 months ago i bought my first e46, love it, but my remote locking never worked. I did my research, apparently tourings are cursed and the wires in the tailgate loom always break, took mine apart and found multiple broken wires. Fixed them and i...
  12. 1990 E30 320i Cabriolet - Boot stuck shut

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi All, I've searched high and low and a number of BMW forums for guidance on my issue without success. I recently bought an E30 which had been off the road for some time but came from my friend with MOT. After connecting the battery, a short trip to the petrol station and back, I locked it...
  13. Keyless Fob won't lock the car.

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi All, I am new to the forum. It's great to find a forum all about bimmers and hopefully able to get advise along the way. I've just picked up a 118i E87 2006 model with a few issues. Can anyone help me with why my keyless fob won't lock the car, only unlock it. I am having to manually lock...
  14. 330d drivers door wont unlock

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    2007 BMW 330d drivers door wont unlock with the remote or button on the dash, ive tried removing fuse 57 and 58 checking them and putting them back in and disconnecting battery for half hour to reset everything and still no luck, it locks most the time with the remote its mainly just unlocking...
  15. Remote key fob not working- 2005 320i convertible

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I have a 2005 320 convertible and recently had to jump start it as the battery was too low to start the car. With this, my key fob has also stopped working at the same time. My key fob controls central locking, opening the boot and opening the power roof. I have recently had a new battery...
  16. E46 318i Central Locking issue!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, I was really hoping for some advice from someone that knows bmw's hence why im posting on this forum (where the big boys play) lol :hihi The Car: 318i E46 2002 saloon The Problem: So, my central locking from the key has been playing up intermittently, sometimes it works then...
  17. Installing remote key for central locking system

    Auto Electrical Forum
    My E36/5 does have a central lock system, but I still need to unlock the car by twisting the key in the lock, which is a pain since the locks always freeze during winter. But I was thinking if the car already has a remote receiver installed with the central locking system, or is it something i...
  18. Central Locking problems

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have a real problem with faulty central locking. I know that the actuators work, just not all the time. Is it a matter of simply replacing them or can they be repaired or freed off?
  19. Rear Boot Wiring Rectified, now the Rear Parking Lights, Central Locking, Sunroof and Drivers side windows dont work

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    So today i thought i might rectify the boot wiring my 840 was suffering from and it was apparent that someone else had done a bad repair job first using crimps with the wrong pliers and really bas soldering and taping. The left hand side looked dodgy but it was working, however the right hand...
  20. self leveling, parking sensors and key fob central looking not working. HELP!!!!

    Auto Electrical Forum
    so i just fitted a new head unit and sub last week and everything was all working perfectly but today after i finished hiding the cables the self leveling warning light came on and the parking sensors have stopped working, also the central locking on the key fob has stopped. central locking as a...
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