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How do I repair or replace a fuel door release on a 1998 BMW 328i?

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You would need to decide what is wrong with the door in the first place - mechanical or electrical fault.

Could need new central lock module, fuel door button, fuel door motor, door could be siezed/jammed, etc, etc.....

Posted on Jan 20, 2015

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SOURCE: doors on 2007 BMW 328i will not unlock

hey solo, 06-07 door lock actuators can blow a fuse in the glove box. bmw does have a specific bulletin that addresses this issue and requires replacing the fuse if blown and measure the resistance of all the door lock actuators to determine which is bad. the doors should be able to be opened with the key mechanically. if not for some reason, you should be able to comfort open the windows and will have to crawl inside the car. the fuse panel is inside the glove box and not fun to get to. I believe the fuse is a 10 or 15 amp fuse maybe 5th from the bottem right.

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SOURCE: how to change Front Turn Signal Light Bulb in 99 BMW 328i

if it is a e36 model just slid a ruller or somethig simuller between the light and flasher unit and it should slide forwerds

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SOURCE: 1998 BMW 328i heater/AC blower is not running

You have clean the blower unit , may be its dirty then . and then check the blower resistor unit for malfunction.

Posted on Aug 04, 2009

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SOURCE: Is there an emergency release for the fuel door on

You'll have to remove the trim on the inside of the car right behind the fuel tank in order to release it manually.

If you're lucky, the cable may have separated either at the fuel door, or at the lever and you may be able to run a new cable by threading it through the old one. Otherwise, you'll have to remove all the trim to trace the cable. You may also be lucky and that the cable runs under the bottom of your car

Posted on Oct 14, 2009

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SOURCE: remote key does not open the door for 2007 328i BMW

I suggest you to check fuse # 57 15Amp at juction box, you can access it from glove box. if the fuse is blown, replace it with 20A and try to operates lock/unlock 10X and replce door lock fails to responce during the operation. dont operate lock/unlock 15X the system will stop and you have to wait for few min to function it again.

Posted on Jan 12, 2010

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