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The key will not operate the central locking system nor will it open manually BMW 523 estate 1997 the battery is flat

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If it wont turn fully to open, theres a little spring loaded pin in a u shape in front of the barrel that breaks this needs to be replaced,

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Central locking in my bmw 320 diesel isnt working it wont open the doors but it will start the engine , the spare key is the same so its not the battery of the keys


Providing central locking works when you insert key in lock,try programming keys
Enter car make sure all doors/windows are shut
Switch ignition on and off,remove key
PRESS AND HOLD UNLOCK BUTTON ON KEY
Press lock button on key 3 times whithin 10 seconds and release unlock
Central locking will lock/unlock rapidly to confirm reset
If your key is the type with bmw logo in the middle battery replacement is not possible,as it charges as you drive

Jun 21, 2010 | 2004 BMW 3 Series

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The doors do not open by remote control key(BMW 740il 1996 model)


Programming
When
Key batteries completely discharged. Key batteries not replaced within 60 seconds. Key added or replaced. DO NOT press remote control buttons during battery replacement.
How
Unlock vehicle. Enter vehicle. Close driver's door. Switch ignition ON and OFF. Remove ignition key. Press and hold unlock button Fig. 1 [1]. Press lock button Fig. 1 [2] briefly 3 times within 10 seconds keeping unlock button [1] depressed. Release unlock button Fig. 1 [1]. Some models: LED Fig. 1 [3] flashes slowly for 10 seconds. Some models: Central locking system locks and unlocks rapidly to indicate correct programming. Some models: Repeat above procedure if central locking system does not work and LED does not flash or LED flashes continuously

To change batteries remove panel back of key then screws on plastic bar
Batteries are available from your local motor factor shop
You might not need new batteries try re programing as described above

Apr 24, 2010 | 1998 BMW 7 Series

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Battery flat, cannot open doors key not working on


If your key will not manualy open door
Try it in boot lock,it might activate central locking

Feb 24, 2010 | 2000 Porsche Boxster

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730d sport 04. I lock the car with remote key, but when i try the doors the car opens.. no alarm nothing..


When you press lock you should hear central locking click.
If you don.t the remote battery is flat.You can not change battery,it charges in ignition as you drive.Have you got a second key to try.
If not use manual key located in remote key{check ln owners manual}to lock car.Also using this key will confirm central locking is ok.
good luck barry.

Nov 06, 2009 | 2003 BMW 7 Series

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E36 BMW 318I CENTRAL LOCKING A. I bought a 2nd hand 1995 BMW 318I in South Africa. Good condition. No owner?s manual. Everything worked ok for a few months. Then the batteries of the remote key transmitter...


try locking and unlocking the car with the key 3 times slowly ,other than that i have no idea ?? another trick is to disconnect battery and join the cables together for a few minutes to discharge any capacitors that may be holding a charge in the computer..Only other thing i can think of is the main dealers who have the right connectors and software to re set it all .sorry i havent been of any help

Aug 04, 2009 | BMW 318 Cars & Trucks

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1997 Porsche Carrera S --- Central Locking System Battery went dead while on travel and now the key fob for central locking is kaput! Is there a sequence to re-sync the fob to controller?


Hi,

Maybe you can try this procedure to resyn your key.
Initialization Procedure.

1. Open central locking system using the car key.
2. Get into the car and close all doors.
3. Using the car key, switch the ignition lock briefly to position "1" and then switch off again. (Please do this switching within 5 seconds or otherwise the system is not ready for initialization.
4. At the remote control key. Press the "OPEN" key (->) and keep holding.
5. When holding the "OPEN" key, press the "LOCK" button three time.
6. After pressing the "LOCK" button 3 times, release the "OPEN" button.
7. If the initialization process is sucessful, the door will lock and unlock immediately to confirm the process.

Jun 05, 2009 | 1997 Porsche 911

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My hyundai car (1998- accent - coupe) battery is flat and its not getting opened...since it has central locking system..


Your key should work manually (without battery) on at least one door or the trunk/hatch. Otherwise the world would be filled with abandoned hyundais with flat batteries and no way to get in! Try the passenger side door; don't expect to hear the central locking relay, but if you turn the key far enough, that door should open.

Dec 13, 2008 | 2006 Pontiac GTO

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Repair central locking on bmw 318i


you can take the fuse out from under ther bonnet and open and close the doors manually(boot may not open though), the fault is with one of the locking mechenisms in any door

Aug 01, 2008 | 1999 BMW 318 ti

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