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  1. Rear Left Door not unlocking through key FOB

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi I just got a 2008 320i e90... I am new to BMW. I just realised that the left back door does not unlock with the key FOB or even with the unlock switch. I have to unlock the door through the handle from the inside. It locks very well with the key FOB and switch. The problem is unlocking...
  2. bit of a random issue when unlocking car (2003 320d)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    ok folks ive got a new issue with my car that i originally thought was just a sticky remote button but now that i have repaired my other 2 keys the same happens with them. when i unlock the car if i do not continue to hit the unlock button a number of times the windows will start to go down as...
  3. Alarm sounding when unlocking car

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Happened two nights in a row now, unlock the car using remote and boom alarm sounds, locking and unlocking straight away stops it and then behaves fine Read possible causes being bonnet sensor, tilt sensor, battery in siren to gm5 module but also not used the car this week, could lack of use be...
  4. Glass tailgate randomly unlocking

    Technical Guides for the E46
    The glass tail gate section on my E46 Touring keeps randomly unlocking itself. When it does there is a ticking noise coming from it. It can on for weeks not doing it then it suddenly starts up again - it’s very annoying. Anyone any ideas please?
  5. Unlocking extra features

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all I have a 2013 F11 520 a local garage which offers remaps states it can unlock extra features on the car. Such as ADigital digital speed readout on the instrument cluster, puddle lights powered on reverse. Is this possible? Is it something that can be DIY? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  6. Boot unlocking with the doors!

    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...
  7. Remote unlocking issues

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    My E46 is starting to become a little but difficult to unlock. It frequently takes multiple presses of the key fob botton to get the doors to unlock and sometimes it only works from certain angles. The locking button works better but is not perfect. Is this likely to be a problem with the...
  8. 335i noise under bonnet after unlocking car

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, just a quick question on behalf of my father. His car is a 2011 E93 335i Sport with the Twin clutch transmission and flappy paddles. It is the N55 twin scroll single turbo variant. When he unlocks the car there is a moderately loud raspy/farting noise from under the bonnet somewhere...
  9. E61 520d problem with dash lights when unlocking car

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, My 520d recently broke down which was diagnosed as a faulty crankshaft sensor. The repair was done by me this week along with 2 glow plugs (flagged as faulty when the sensor fault was diagnosed) and the swirl flaps removed (seemed sensible while the inlet manifold was off!). Now; the car...
  10. Passenger Door Not Unlocking

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi All - New to this Forum so hope I have the right area I have a door opening problem - the passenger door on my 2008 3 door Series 1 Does not open with the fob key I have tried reprogramming - pressing button twice - even re Syncing - To joy The fob is the kind that fits into the dash -...
  11. e34 520i Starting issue -unlocking doors and immobilisers

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi all, i usually work on transits and fairly new to bmw.. I can usually find faults and fix them on my own back but im having a real hard time on this one and some directions/advice would be very apprieciated! So i have a e34 520i (03/95) which will only start within say 20 seconds or so of...
  12. 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...
  13. Car locking and unlocking lights on my 5 series 1998BMW

    General BMW Discussions
    As I am new to this croup, I will tell you all a bit about my self, I am a old man of 77, just bought my first Beamer, have not a lot of money being a OAP, but a bit of time to do thinks, so could be picking the Brain of you younger men, My first is, the lights, with lock the car with key flase...
  14. 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...
  15. 1991 850i driver's door lock not unlocking properly.

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    The driver's side lock locks the car properly - boot, passenger door and drivers door locks, pins go down. Immobiliser/alarm armed. It doesn't unlock properly. If will unlock the door, but the locking pin doesn't lift, the passenger door won't unlock and alarm will sound if I open the driver's...
  16. Replaced door actuator, re-programmed key - windows go down when unlocking!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Driver side door actuator was bust, so replaced it with a second hand version. After replacing, i re-programmed the key fob and unlocking / locking finally works again now. However, when I now just unlock the car (not holding down unlock button on fob), all the windows go down?! I know...
  17. E60 Passenger door not always unlocking - help!

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I have been having a bit of a problem with the front passenger door lock - in that when you unlock the car with the remote, it doesn't always fully unlock the door, the button doesn't seem to come up fully. A second press on the unlock button on the key does the trick, but there is obviously...
  18. Long continous beeping sound after locking car (some times when unlocking aswell)

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Everytime i turn off the car exot and i get a continous whine / beep from the engine bay. Ive tried google and came up with 1 single video which has the exact same noise however mine isnt as loud and can only be heard from out sode the car when near the front of it. The sound of the...
  19. GM5 replacement unlocking issue continues

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Ok heres the story..... Changed the relays in my GM5 on 320d se 2003. Thought id done a good job of it even though it was very tricky. Didnt change the issues, Drivers door unlock/lock with fob and console button.Boot ok fuel flap ok. 3 passenger door only lock no unlock from fob or button...
  20. F30 2012 328: Unlocking boot

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    At present I have the doors on my 2012 328i Auto Luxury set so that they and the boot all lock automatically when I drive off. Is there a setting that will allow someone to get out and open the boot while the engine remains running? At present I have to undo my seat belt, get my key fob from my...