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  1. Key fob/electric central locking problens

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys Not sure if its my key fobs or electric central locking sensor but sometimes it won't register me pressing the button and I have to unlock it will the key which sets off the alarm, obviously not ideal as it to joe public I look like im stealing it lol Sent from my SM-G975F using Tapatalk
  2. Remore Central locking woes

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all long story .... Have a new car 2007 lci 530d E61 which only opens via key blade. The 5a fuse has been removed from the rear fuse box. When the fuse is in and you open door alarm sounds so fuse stays out for now. I have two non comfort fobs, neither work and have replaced both...
  3. Central Locking

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I Have a 320d tourer and the central locking from the fob has packed up ,checked all fuses and all appear ok the central locking still works ok from the dash button , If i changed the diversty amplifer unit will i have to have the keys re-programmed ? Or is there anything else that i can check...
  4. Central locking

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi everyone, years since I been on here. Had an e36 m3 back in the day but have now acquired a b3 Alpina 1999 which has been sitting in a garage for 10 years, it’s mostly back to life but amongst the unsolved problems is central locking. Two problems really, one will be solved with a drivers...
  5. 2005 E46 325 Convertible remote central locking

    Technical Guides for the E46
    Does anyone know someone who could repair the FZV amplifier unit located in the mirror of a convertible? Colin Abrahams is no longer doing repairs Thanks
  6. Central locking not working BMW E87 120i 2005

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hello The central locking of the car is not working. The doors are locked and unlocked by the central locking button under the hazard lights.The battery of the remote key has been changed, but it still does not work. I tried the remote key and it turned out that pressing each of the three...
  7. central locking problems

    Auto Electrical Forum
    1998 E36 Touring central locking problems
  8. 2015 F20 120i - intermittent false warnings on central display

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Over the last few months I have experienced numerous irregular warnings for a fault in the lighting system; the warning shows on the central display for a few seconds and then stops. When I check the condition of all lights they are fine. On two occasions, when the outside temp was close to...
  9. 1998 E39 528i Touring Central Locking Issues

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi, sort of newby to posting on this forum. I joined some years ago but have only posted once before. The issues in detail:- Last week suddenly car needed two clicks on the remote to lock/unlock. This week, wont lock/unlock on remote. Will lock on centre console button. Will lock/unlock on...
  10. Central locking problem please help

    Auto Electrical Forum
    2007 BMW 530d msport. Help needed,, I have had car about a month all was fine at first. Then a couple of weeks ago the car wouldn't lock with the remote, it unlocks OK and the boot flips open OK but will not remote lock, spare key is the same result. I have to lock it with the key blade, lock...
  11. Resetting the central locking

    Auto Electrical Forum
    My 2004 320 tourer (E46???) was out of action for a month when I was on holiday and when I returned the rear wiper was well crudded up and didn't work. After a week of driving around I freed it up and it was working then a week ago with the dryer warmer weather it crudded up again but I got it...
  12. Can't Get Ignition - Two Warning Lights - No central Locking

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hey guys. BMW 1 Series E87 2006 In dire need of some advice. Car has been driving fine, this evening I couldn't even get onto the ignition screen. Two red warning lights in Airbag and Seat Occupation I believe. No power to the doors etc, no central locking. The battery is fine, but I've...
  13. E36 1998 remote central locking alarm issue

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello, recently purchased a 1998 e36 vert and was told when buying it that it has remote central locking but they lost the key and only now have a basic key with no buttons. So I’ve pulled the glovebox out to have a look and have found the alarm module. According to this guide...
  14. Central Locking

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I know this topic has been covered but nothing for the E60 saloon 520i. I bought a E60 520I with a broken remote fob so I ordered a new one from BMW. I can unlock and start the car with the key but central locking does not work. I have checked all locks/ actuators. All work with the central...
  15. 1998 E36 323i Cabriolet - Remote Central Locking Not Working

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi Guys, I got my E36 in November, it came with 3 keys- all original with 2 of them being central locking remotes. My remote central locking hasn't worked since I've had it and I can't figure out why. I have tried initialising both keys (holding the unlock and pressing the lock button 3 times)...
  16. 840i central locking died & trunk does not open & fuel door does not open

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi Guys, Yesterday I had my 840 delivered from USA. When car was delivered it didn’t start so I start it with cables (windows worked, fuel cap opened, trunk opened normally). With cables it started immediately. I drove it home 300m, cleaned it and parked in garage. I remembered having...
  17. Remote central locking not working

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi guys I apologise if this has been asked a million times before. I have just recently bought a 2004 525d touring. The main fault is the central locking not working off the remote. I can operate it with the key in the lock. The guy I bought it from said he tested the battery and it was fine. He...
  18. 2004 X5 central lock & key hell!

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all, been a while since I posted and I’m in Canada now, will change all my info etc. later. I’m having a major issue! Yesterday a CAA (equivalent AA guy) came out and broke in to my X5 for us. The usual! Key fob battery hasn’t worked since I purchased this X5 about a week ago. VL2020...
  19. 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...
  20. BMW garage done safety recall, what's happened to my central locking?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    So my 2007 320D was affected by the safety recall (B+ battery connector), everything was working fine but I figured best get it changed anyhow. Took my car in this morning, all was working fine, when I went to pick it up, central locking on the driver side door wasn't working. It wouldn't...