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  1. Boot opens fault

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi newbie here. I have a 2014 x3. Se My car locks and opens as it should on the key fob. However when I get in and pull off, the boot unlatches itself then says boot open on dash. I get out and close boot. Drive off and it does the same. Really getting on my nerves now. Had it on diagnostics...
  2. Unlocks + Opens Boot but DOESN'T LOCK!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I recently picked up my E46 touring from Auction. The first couple of days my fob was working fine (unlock and trunk button still is working perfectly), I would click the lock button a couple of times to get the car to lock and it eventually would. I then reinitialized they key, this helped fix...
  3. E61 boot only opens from fob. Switch in number plate depression does no thanks open boot

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Got a 2005 E61 with 49000 miles on. Got a few things to sort out on it her but the one that irritates me is the tailgate only pops open from the remote fob. Using the button in the number plate recess does not do anything. All other electrical functions in the tailgate work so I am discounting...
  4. X3 2006 key fob opens doors and boot ,but doesn't lock doors

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Can anyone help my key fob open the doors and boot ,but does not lock the doors I've checked the voltage of the battery in the fob which was 2.9v which seems fine ,I haven't got any ideAs where to start looking thanks
  5. 2005 E46 Msport convertible roof problem - opens half way

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, I hope this is in the right section... I have a lovely 2005 E46 320D Msport Convertible... its amazing 98k, has been well looked after, but... Yesterday, when the sun eventually came out, I pressed the roof open button (it's been working perfectly for weeks) and it half opened... ill try...
  6. e46 318i '51 coolant boiling over before thermostat opens

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I'm new to this forum and completely throw by a fault with my cooling system. I arrived home from a approx 13 mile journey from work to find coolant gushing from the expansion tank (common crack down the side of the tank). I replaced the tank and replaced the thermostat since the bottom pipe...
  7. BMW 2012 640d Convertible Rear windows re opens after roof is closed.

    General BMW Discussions
    HI I have a problem with this car that I have just purchased. When closing the roof, the nsr window fully closes but then reopens about 6" just as the roof closure is complete. I have to close the rear window using the normal window buttons. Any idea what is causing it to reopen?? I have had...
  8. BMW 645 Convertible Key fob opens car but won't start car

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi, My first post here. I've tried to look for a similar topic in the search box but could not find an answer, so hoping for some advice. I bought a 645 convertible this week (2005) and the second key it came with does not start the car. All the key fob buttons work, so it recognises the car...
  9. z4 roof works fine... in fact it opens itself!

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hey all, first post here so please be patient with me! I see a lot of posts about Z4 roofs that don't want to open... mine is the opposite... the windows drop and roof retracts every single time I unlock the car, via diamond key fob or in handle lock! Was funny the first time but now I'm...
  10. E39 boot randomly opens

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, My e39 boot randomly opens. Sometimes when the car is parked (and locked), others while driving. Found other threads taking about bung batteries (no symptoms of that), bad key fobs (has happened at work when I'm far to far away from the car for the fob to work) and damaged wiring looms...
  11. Central locking opens all windows

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Hello this is my 1st post doing for my dad . He got a 1999'323i every time he unlocks the car with the pad all of the windows come down at the same time can some body help please
  12. 1994 E31 840 - Sunroof opens when locked with key fob

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    I have a strange problem with my sunroof. I have searched on this & found similar problems but not quite the one that I have. Then sunroof works OK using the button in the headliner; it will close & open as it should. The problem is that when the roof is shut & I lock the car with the key fob...
  13. Window opens on its own

    Auto Electrical Forum
    On my convertible the passenger window keeps opening on its own. Not much only opens the amount it should as if the door was being opened. After switching the ignition off it closes again. Also the interior light comes on same time so im assumingbthe door thinksnits been opened. If its a switch...
  14. e91 rear tail glass opens itself

    hi all, i have a 2006 320d msport touring e91? the tail gate glass opens itself totally at random can anyone tell me which fuse controls it so i can disconnect it in the short term cheers lyndon
  15. 2000 E46 323i Auto - windows switch opens closes when you pull up!!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Anyone got any idea why my drivers side window switch only seems to want to work in one direction...i.e you pull the switch to both open and close? Window now opens only and then won't close!
  16. E61 Tailgate window opens by itself when the engine is started.(FIXED)

    Auto Electrical Forum
    My E61 530i Touring was fine until I replaced the battery. Since then the tailgate window now opens by itself when I start the engine, but wont open from the button switch on the window. It's permanently locked until I start the engine. Any suggestions as to what the problem might be would be...
  17. E61 LCI split tailgate glass opens on it's own

    General BMW Discussions
    Just thought I would share my recent experience of my E61 LCI split tailgate glass opening on it's own accord recently. The latch would release the window when starting or stopping the engine (when trying the ignition on it's own nothing would happen):mad. Suspected a wiring short of sorts as...
  18. Boot only opens with the key - E46 330ci vert

    General BMW Discussions
    I was having a problem opening and locking the boot the other day, it wasn't unlocking with the doors. I could only open it and lock it with the key fob. I couldn't work out why, and thought something had packed up somewhere. I then remember that I'd locked the glove box a couple of days...
  19. 1999 E36 318 window closes a bit then opens again.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    When closing drivers window from fully open it goes quarter way up then goes back down, unless i hold the close button. any suggestions why?
  20. 2002 E46 316ti - Boot only opens on the key fob.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Does anybody know of a common fault with the boot in respect to it pops open with the button on the key but if i try to open it with the release button on the tailgate its self it simply doesn't work. Any help will be appreciated, thanks.