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  1. 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. Other items for sale - Anything LEGAL and not BMW
    Hi I have 3 Jewson 4 panel oak veneer doors for sale. Cost around £100 each from Jewson looking for £25 each collection from Kent.
  3. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi, please could anyone let me know if the e46 saloon or estate front doors will fit an e46 compact, same question for the front wings.
  4. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Ok, I am new to this forum and after some help if possible. I have a 125i cabriolet that has been standing for about 9 months due to a divorce. When i got the car back the drivers window was down and required a new regulator which has now been fixed, however now the doors wont lock or open by...
  5. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, I recently got a new key for my 2003 e60 520i, and when I drive it with the new key it now automatically locks the car as soon as I start driving, then unlocks when I turn the engine off. No idea what is causing this. If I unlock the car using the dash button when driving, it will...
  6. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys, I have problem when locking/unlocking doors with remote. Here is list of symptoms: 1. When remote is used, only rear doors are locked/unlocked. Front doors are not affected. Alarm is armed. 2. When I press a button inside a car locking all doors, then as above, front doors are not...
  7. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, our BMW has developed a fault where by neither key fob opens / closes the doors on the vehicle. I've read a lot in relation to this issue before posting this thread, so I will list below what I have done in relation to trouble shooting this issue so far: 1. Drivers Actuator was replaced...
  8. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hello I have a 60 plate 120D M sport and lately when the car has been stood for a while and locked, when you press the unlock button on the fob, it is also unlocking the boot, I have tried both fobs and its the same. I looked at the settings in the car but there doesnt appear to be one for...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, does anyone know if the convertible doors will fit ok on the coupe? I assume they're the same but want to check before I get one. Cheers
  10. Auto Electrical Forum
    Purchased my bmw 320i 2005 last week when I got home I locked doors with fob. When trying to re open doors the next morning they wouldn’t open I presumed it was the key so I spoke with bmw who sold me a key for £200 and had it programmed and still the doors would not open however I can manually...
  11. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi Ive just bought a 118d and the keyfob unlocks the doors, unlocks the boot but won't lock them. Any ideas how to remedy this without getting the key man out who has already said will charge me £50 to fix. cheers guys
  12. General BMW Discussions
    battery taken out to charge,doors locked,came back to install battery couldn`t open drivers door manually, key turns 90 deg left and right but button doesn`t pop up. Any thoughts anyone.
  13. General BMW Discussions
    Currently all I get is D in the display, can this be changed so it actually shows the actual gear it's in? And can I have all the doors unlock when I stop the engine as opposed to just the driver's door. Did a search and I can see that on some models it is an option within idrive but I checked...
  14. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Anyone able to throw any light on this please? A few months ago I returned to my car in Waitrose car park to find it locked but all four windows down..... (I had heard an alarm going while in the I knew why...:footinmouth) Anyway no matter how hard I tried I couldn't get it to...
  15. General BMW Discussions
    Hi - I'm new here, as far as I can see the below info has been posted before and seems to be a common problem. The reason I'm posting is to say this solution really does work! I recently picked a mint condition 2007 3 Series 320i - everything perfect apart from a creaking / ticking sound when...
  16. 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...
  17. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello all, I have a 2006 520d M Sport. Car has 130k. I have always used same key fob for last 5 years. When I went to lock car with button the other day it would not work. Any ideas?? Spare key works fine. I have BM Technic software if this will help? thanks, Paul
  18. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello everyone. This happened to me today, and I can't really describe how I feel. :silly So I parked my 535d F10 at the local mall parking lot, went out of the driver's door in a rush to take the buggy out of the boot and then put my crying baby into it. Well all good. Didn't even notice my...
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  20. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi my 2006 320i e90 rear doors are acting up, the left side door does not open completely. the right door only opens manually from the inside, any info on what to do next? I took it to a mechanic who did not check it and he t said the actuator is dead and needs replacement.