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  1. 1995 E36 316i 1.6 door locks.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hey guys I'm having some major issues with the barrel lock/central locking on my E36. The barrel lock on the driver side is completely jammed, and the passenger side one will only turn to lock the car; which obviously I don't want to do as I won't be able to open it again. My mechanic has...
  2. E93 soft locks not working on boot

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi it’s my first post on here and I’ve gone through Google looking for some help/diagnostics but very little to be found, I’ve also had a look around on here but again not much at all if anything. So as the title says really, the car is 2012 E93 M Sport 2.0D out of nowhere the fault came, all...
  3. e39 2002 525d tourer. Front driverside wheel locks up on braking .

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    New pads and discs . brand new quality tyres. Motorways etc high speed braking is fine. but slow braking ,25mph etc I find the drivers side can lock up . NO ABS warnings on INPA . could it be Shocks or ABS sensor etc?
  4. e93 cic retrofit/ gps only locks when antenna is above the dash?

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hey all I hope someone can assist... I have had the cic retrofitted...the gps antenna is behind the speedo/instrument cluster. I placed the antenna in numerous positions behind the speedo but it never locks on, therefore the current position is incorrect making the sat nav unusable. The only...
  5. 2003 E39 530d Boot / Trunk Solenoid keeps firing, Including bonus questions

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello All, My recently bought 530d seems to have a lot of tiny things wrong with it that i am slowly working my way round, unfortunately a new one recently added itself to the list that has me slightly stumped. Last week I opened my boot (from the key) and the solenoid did its usual noise...
  6. E36 coupe door locks issue

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I'm in the process of resorting the above to a show condition, I have an issue with the drivers door lock, it will unlock by the key but not lock, also the boot lock does not work by key atall, I can use the alarm key fob but id like to get it right, my questions are: Is it some thing that is...
  7. E36 - Mess in keys and locks

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    E36 318 tds late 1997 sedan - the car from the PO came with two keys - one looks like a Master key, starts the car. Second one looks smaller and opens the doors (well, at least the driver's door, don't really remember if it opened the passenger door too). Is this standard? Or was the...
  8. door locks not unlocking

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    hi folks new here recently bought 2003 x5 3.0d sport but has a few problems firstly i replaced the batt in the remote key so central locking is working but the 2 front doors lock but wont unlock i have taken the nsf door lock off and wd40 and greased but still sounds really weak trying to...
  9. car key won't unlock doors but locks - gm5 or actuator? help!!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I've just bought my 2002 BMW 318Ci and seem to have an issue with the locking/unlocking of the doors. So my key is the diamond shaped key with 3 buttons - top button to unlock, bmw button to lock and bottom one for the trunk. On the key, pressing the unlock button will disable the alarm...
  10. Door locks

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Just got a 2001 318 se and the key fib doesn't work on the central locking and the lock tumbler on the drivers door comes out with the key, Any ideas what could be the problem or is there any guides anywhere for stripping the lot down and checking it all out
  11. Drivers door and off side rear locks

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all I have searched a few forums but no answer, Any way drivers door will only work with the key, but all the rest will work with key fob on central locking, I'm thinking would it be the actuator, Also rear off side door will unlock sometimes I'm thinking it's just sticking may be,
  12. e39 key , locks , and barrel etc

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi. i have a bmw e39 5 series (diamond key )at my workplace was wondering if the locks etc would fit my e36 318is coupe as my diamond shape key is broken apart and doesnt work the central locking andthe blade twists everytime i put it in the door or the ignition lol
  13. Steering Wheel Locks for visible Security

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, after the number of reports in the media, including the TV program Watchdog regarding the thiefts of BMW's and other makes of cars I'm slightly getting concerned with my 5 series M Sport. Recently in Essex there has been a spell of 2005-2010 E60 M Sports being stolen including 5 that...
  14. BMW 3 series stolen, procedure to change locks and keys

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi everyone I hope someone can provide me details about this matter as I can't seem to find what I'm looking for. My car got stolen and then recovered, original keys were missing so only have extra keys but have been told that I need to change the security module and locks as someone could use...
  15. How to prevent frozen locks?

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    HI everyone, I have a 2004 330i M Sport Cab (E46). Over the last few winters I've had issues on very cold days where the rubbers seals on the doors would freeze and I would be unable to open the doors... I solved this by finding a product called Gummi Pfledge (see Amazon) which you rub onto the...
  16. Disable Manual Door Lock?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All Is there an easy way to disable the manual door locks so only the fob works ? Reason i ask is some SOB broke into my car and stole my valet key from the glove box along with a lot of other bits, obviously this can open the doors but little else really (and turn the air bag on and off)...
  17. INPA door locks

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have just got a INPA, and was wondering if it can diagnose issues with my central locking?? My passenger side door button doesn't unlock on the key or the unlock button within the car, but will unlock by pulling the handle on the passenger door once (button then goes up) !! the internal and...
  18. Help, door handle locks seem to be broke?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi guys first post :)! just bought a 325ci and need some help :/ the central locking works on all doors when locking but to open only the passenger one opens the driver stays locked have to do it manual with key any thoughts? also!! the passenger door handle has stopped opening the door from...
  19. E36 328i M sport windows and sunroof close with key in lock but fob only locks ????

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi people I wounded if any one can help me I have an e36 N reg 328i M sport when I lock the car with the key it will close the windows and sunroof but when I lock with the key fob it only locks the door it's a stock alarm with single button sigma fob I have had the glove box out I can see the...
  20. BMW e36 328ic Rad replacment and air locks!!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, Just fitted a new rad as this was the problem with coolant loss. I have bled the system but I may have some air in the system still. The heater gets hot bleed screw not bubbling. The coolant level still lowers!! Question - How long do I need to keep topping it up? I only fitted the rad on...