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All doors open except Driver door with the remote,same Situation when closing

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Bad lock assembly in door, damaged wiring harness or loose connection are your most likely causes

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I have a e60 525i that I just brought and it has the same problem, the owners manual suggests driving with the key in the ignition for a long time as the batteries are rechargable and may have gone flat, i have tried this and it doesnt seem to work

i also read something about getting water in the aerial about the rear window and that wrecks the receiever. My car isn;t under warranty so not looking forwarding to taking it to bmw

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SOURCE: driver door lock not opening with remote

your door lock actuator is worn out or loose wire or poor contact.

Posted on May 03, 2009

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SOURCE: door key will click open the driver door but not the passenger door

Sounds like the actuator in the passenger door has packed up. It will need replacing,but is not a quick job because the door panel has to come off before gaining access to the door lock actuator.

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SOURCE: 2003 bmw z4. driver window does not drop 1/4

As long as it's not a mechanical malfunction, your car's position memory just needs to be reprogrammed. So, put the key in the ignition & place it in position 1 (ACC). Hold down the affected window switch for an additional five seconds after the window goes all the way down to perform a memory reset. Let this window back up, let go, pull the keys back out of the ignition, & open the door.

Posted on Jun 04, 2010

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