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I cannot open the doors on my BMW using the remote control or the internal button. I can only open the driver's door using the manual key. The remote control locks the door fine and triggers the alarm. This problem means I can only open the drivers door at present. The remote control opens the boot fine. Its a 325i 2005 model.

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  • maitaimai Sep 04, 2008

    i also can only open the drivers door by key not remote nor car button. I can lock it and open the trunk, and drive. It is driving me crazy the past few days and cant figure out how to disarm it. Do you have any suggestions. My car is a 2002 330i

  • MC1 Henri Sep 04, 2008

    2001 325xi - key remote open functions sometimes. Inside lock/unlock switch on center console doesn't work at all. Alarm does not work. remote lock and trunk unlock work pretty consistently. Could not unlock passenger or back doors remotely, with center console switch or even with the inside or outside handles. Tried with ignition key and driver's door in all positions and combinations. 20 minutes later, I was able to manually unlock from inside. Don't know why. System has a mind of its own.

  • sass82 Nov 01, 2008

    i have a 328CI 2000, the remote control locks well the car, but when it comes to open it, i have a problem.. i have to open it manually...

    is this a problem with the Remote control or the battery needs to be replaced ar else?/

  • pfschmidt Nov 16, 2008

    can not unlick or lock car with remote but alarm works ok inside lights work with remote.

  • mumsymerdy Dec 07, 2008

    my bmw x5 would not open with the remote key, i tried the manual key but it doesn't work either, what should i do?

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2009

    cannot open my doors with key fob or inside button.

  • erinrick Apr 01, 2009

    I am having problems opening my doors with car key or internally. I have found that the locks work fine until the afternoon so I am wondering if it could have anything to do with the heat (which is usually on up until the afternoon). Keeping the heat on has improved my problem, but not solved it entirely since it still happens periodically. Once I unlock the driver's side manually, I can often eventually get the other doors open with the internal button or by opening each handle from the inside.

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    Boot light on dash stays on saying that the boot is open when in fact it is locked thus triggering the alarm

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This is a common fault on the series 3 usually down to the General Module 5 or GMV relays breaking down. Item is situated behind glove box reasonably easy to replace. Cost from BMW about £240.00 Can be found through breakers about £60.00. Keys will have to be recoded. See www.bmwgm5.com for more info.
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