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Lock out bmw520i 1990

Turn key in the door nothing happens any way to open doors by shorting out central locking or without causing damage

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Replace the fusable link which is at the battery in a holder.you will find the radio is no working and the obs

Posted on Jul 23, 2009

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    WHEN TURNING THE KEY TO THE UNLOCK POSITION LIFT THE HANDLE AND TURN THE KEY FURTHER THE DOOR KNOB WHILE LIFT SLIGHTLY AND THEN YOU DROP THE HANDLE AND LIFT IT AGAIN THE DOOR WILL OPEN OR YOU CAN REMOVE THE NUMBER PLATE LIGHT AND CONNECT BATTERY POWER TO THE LIGHT TO OPEN THE DOOR

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There is a procedure to open the doors in a lock out. You must pull up on the driver's door handle then insert the key and turn it counterclockwise while at the same time pulling the key as if you were trying to pull it out. You will be met with a lot of resistance but the lock will open provided your actuator is not froze. This is a tricky procedure and will no doubt take several practices to be able to pull it off. Good luck!

Posted on May 20, 2009

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The only real way to do it safe with minimal damage is to disconect the central locking mechanism located inside the trunk lid.but you have to get the trunk lid open than everything will be manual.

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Emergency entry on the E34 chassis 5-series is to insert key in the passenger door, turn key to full unlock position and pull up on the door handle. This should get the door open, even if the battery is dead.

Posted on Sep 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Central Locking not working

Hi Craig,
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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SOURCE: 2003 bmw 325i keys does not unlock and the door

insert the key into the drivers side or passender side front door, twist the key and pull open on the handle at the same time and the door will open. It might take a few times to get it, but this does work, source BMW AG Munich.

Posted on Mar 20, 2009

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SOURCE: Z4 Central Locking problem - drivers door.

looks like you will need a drivers door lock actuator (contains the latch)if the door will not unlock with the remote either.the lock cylinder usually will fail since you had to use it everytime to unlock the door. the lock cylinder is vin specific so expect a delay when its ordered from the dealership.i would probably expect around $800 for the complete repair, kinda pricey but the dealership will go out of its way to retain a customer.

Posted on May 03, 2009

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Principles of Operations
The Door Switch Lock Function When a door lock switch is moved into the lock position or a door lock cylinder is rotated to the lock position, the door lock switch grounds the lock circuit input to the central security module (CSM). The CSM then provides 12 volts to one side of the door lock actuators contained in the door latch unit and simultaneously grounds the other side of the door lock actuators. This completes the door lock actuator circuit, causing the door lock actuators to rotate a cam assembly, which then locks the doors. The 12 volts that the CSM provides to the door lock actuators are provided to both door lock actuators from a single pin on the CSM electrical connector.
The Door Switch Unlock Function When a door lock switch is moved into the unlock position, the door lock switch grounds the unlock circuit input to the CSM. The CSM then provides 12 volts to the opposite side (relative to locking the door) of the door lock actuator(s) contained in the door latch unit and simultaneously grounds the other side of the door lock actuator(s). This completes the door lock actuator circuit, causing the door lock actuator(s) to rotate a cam assembly in the opposite direction, which the unlocks the door(s). The 12 volts which the CSM provides to the door lock actuator(s) are provided to each door lock actuator from the individual pins on the CSM electrical connector.
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