Question about 2001 BMW 5 Series

1 Answer

X5 y 2001

Can you help my front drivers (handle)lock will not open from the outside it will open from the inside, is this a common fault.

Posted by on

  • Anonymous Aug 23, 2008

    Same problem, can't open driver door from outside.

×

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Yes its the inner handle plate that breaks. I repaired mine with a Cat hanger.

Posted on Jul 30, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Passenger door can be opened from inside but not from outside...how too fix???


Remove the door lining and look inside by the lock. There is a linkage that has come adrift. To remove the door lining, remove handles, escutcheons, and arm rests. Using a wide blade screw driver gently pop the plastic rivets that hold the lining to the door.

Dec 02, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Why will driver doorl only open from inside the car?


The outside door handle broke ! you can only see what broke by taking the door panel off . It's plastic an they break ! $47.95 new 1Aauto . This video is just to show you what has to be done to get to it ! 2006 2011 Cadillac DTS Paint to Match Outside Door Handle Rear Driver Side How To Install Replace Outside Front Door Handle Cadillac DeVille 94 99...

Aug 23, 2014 | 2007 Cadillac DTS Sedan

2 Answers

Why won't my driver's door open from the inside on my 2007 Ford Fusion?


Pull on the outside handle up once, then reach inside through the open window and unlock the door, try this and it may correct it self

Mar 04, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

3 Answers

2006 buick lucerne back doors won't open


My friend just had this problem and he reached in and pulled the inside door handle back as far as it would go, and then let it go, allowing it to 'snap' back. For some reason this fixed it. We have no idea why. By doing this on one door, both rear door locks freed up and the rear locks are now working. Before, both rear locks were stuck and you could not open the doors from the inside nor the outside. Not sure why it works, but maybe it will work for you!

Jun 10, 2011 | 2006 Buick Lucerne

3 Answers

Passenger front door does not open from outside, only from inside. Also, driver's side door has to be jiggled a bit to get that door to open from outside. The inside latch is loose. Just bought this car...


this is a common problem with VW door handles, but an easy fix!!! The door handle needs to be replaced as the fork that lifts the lock has broken off or cracked. Depending on the model it is easy to remove the door handle. spring off the Crome mld on the front and on the slam side of the door behind the rubber u will find a phillips screw. Under the crome mld is the other.
Good luck.

Jul 19, 2010 | 1996 Volkswagen Passat

1 Answer

I cannot open my drivers side car door from inside of vehicle. It will only open from the outside . . . what is wrong with it? How to fix it?


another jaguar common fault.take the door cover off and you will see the wire from the handle to the lock. replace the clip(plastic)and all should be okay.make sure plastic sheeting is watertight afterwards otherwise you will have another fault(wet carpets)

Mar 04, 2010 | 2002 Jaguar X-Type

1 Answer

94 chevy lumina apv door will not open most of the time


since it is the drivers front door it could be the outside door handle , the rod that goes from the handle to the lock asbly or the lock asbly its self take the door trim panel off and then loos inside the door and latch the door with the door open. open the door with the outside door handle and watch the rod and the lever that the rod is pushing down the lever might not be pushing the lever down far enough to release the lock. If the lock does not open try pushing down on the lever and see if the lock releases if it does ck the outside door handle for cracks along the hinges of the handle I have found that most of the time that it is the outside door handle cracked and the rod is not moving the lever far enough to release the lock.

Feb 20, 2010 | 1994 Chevrolet Lumina APV

3 Answers

The front door outside handle quit working, opens from inside


replace the outside door handle. happened to me with same car, had to replace both handles. poor design causes the lifter arm to bend and eventally causes it to not lift enought to open the door.

Feb 11, 2010 | 1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

1 Answer

2006 1.9 passat tdi estate drivers side door handle fault


Under waranty? Back to the dealer. Out of waranty? Either a dealer, or a private shop that has a good reputiation. Ask your friends amd co-workers and family.

Child locks only disable the INSIDE handle leaving the OUTSIDE handle operating. Sounds like the linkage for the outer handle has come apart.

Jan 02, 2010 | 2006 Volkswagen Passat

Not finding what you are looking for?
2001 BMW 5 Series Logo

Related Topics:

91 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top BMW Experts

Frankie B

Level 2 Expert

65 Answers

Fred Sops

Level 2 Expert

272 Answers

Doberman

Level 2 Expert

254 Answers

Are you a BMW Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...