Question about 1999 BMW 328 Series
The doors will not come unlocked becaide the battery dead inside the car, its keeping it from opening the doors on the outside< it also only has the one door one drivers side the openind with a key! can you open the hood from them outside of the car so it from the outside?? need to get in my cae....lol
Connect a wire from the jump battery to the large terminal on the starter motor underneath the car ,the neg to any metal engine part and the car will open ,also seem to remember some vehicles had a jump connection by the back light right side ?? but being old i cannot quite remember about this one or if it was a merc??
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Central Locking not working
I'm running a E34 Tds Touring with a similar problem, my rear doors and tailgate have dropped of the central locking circuit.
I have been told it is the Central locking Module a large black box under the dash that is faulty, apparently a common problem.
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Posted on Jan 19, 2009
I m a locksmith and had the same problem
What you do is:
HOld The handle up while you turn the key to the opening direction, it will feel as though it may bend the key but it will not.
keep pulling the handle until the button pops up it works I did it
Posted on Feb 03, 2009
There are several suggestions out there on how to retrieve BMW keys from the trunk. Many of the ways I tried failed, and it takes 2 to 3 days to get a new key made up. In the coupe there is the center piece in the back seat that folds down. Then on the back wall there is material that will fold down that is held up with Velcro. Behind that you will find a rubber insulation that is mostly cut and looks like a door, but not all the way. Carefully cut the rubber to remove the piece. Now you will find a metal wall, but there is a large piece that is tack welded on. I got turned around and kicked it with the bottom of my foot and got 3 sides loose. Then a softball bat knocked the final side loose. Pull that out and trash it, the final barrier is the insulation that is held in place with plastic clips that can just be pushed down. After that you can a pretty large hole to work through and get the keys. Just put everything back in place other than the metal plate and you will never know anything was done.
Posted on Mar 30, 2009
try this, put the key in the drivers side door then turn the key to open position as th same time lift up the door handle . if this does not work then jack up the car , and with jumper cables hooked them to the starter--red to solinod of starter and the ground to any good ground.then hook the other end to another vehicle.keep in mind all the safety precautions!Then try the door with the key in normal operation.Your battwery is dead.!
Posted on Aug 20, 2009
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