E46 driver door won t unlock with remote

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The remote central locking thing on my car key does not alway lock or unlock the car. Sometimes it works right away, sometimes I have to press it dozens of times before it works, sometimes it never works at all. I've tried it at various distances and this does not seem to make a difference. Sep 12, 2013 · Recently my driver door lock has started to not work when I unlock truck with my keyless remote. All other doors are ok, but the driver door doesn't unlock half of the time. If the truck sits for a period of time (hour or longer) it seems to work, but not always. Any ideas. The remote central locking thing on my car key does not alway lock or unlock the car. Sometimes it works right away, sometimes I have to press it dozens of times before it works, sometimes it never works at all. I've tried it at various distances and this does not seem to make a difference. Jan 30, 2020 · Troubleshooting of Remote Key Won’t Unlock Car Door. Before starting to diagnose the causes, you can use a backup key fob (if you have one) to see whether the problem is with the remote or the car door. If the backup remote can lock and unlock the door, you will know for sure that there’s something wrong with the main remote. I have CA. My driver's side front door will lock with the remote but won't unlock. It also will not unlock using the button on the dash. It only unlocks with the key or by pulling on the handle inside the car. I hear it clicking to unlock. I checked fuses 56 and 57. I think fuses 2, 63 and... Feb 04, 2019 · Below are a bunch of forum threads discussing the E46 door lock problem. E46Fanatics.com - "door locks are crazy" The mother of all E46 door lock threads at over 10 years and 17 pages. E46Fanatics.com - "door lock" E46Fanatics.com - "Door lock problems" E46Fanatics.com - "remote won't unlock passenger door" BMW E46 driver door not unlocking but locking with key fob. When I push the lock button on the key fob, both doors will lock, but the driver side door won't open with the unlock button and the passenger side will. I have CA. My driver's side front door will lock with the remote but won't unlock. It also will not unlock using the button on the dash. It only unlocks with the key or by pulling on the handle inside the car. I hear it clicking to unlock. I checked fuses 56 and 57. I think fuses 2, 63 and... Only the driver door has this problem. All other doors lock/unlock just fine. The lock works when I use the key in the keyhole. I know it could be the actuator, but also some other things have gone wrong, I just don't know what those might be or what to test. As a side note, when all doors are... Apr 10, 2009 · Just the usual, get out of the car, close the door and press the lock the button. The other three doors lock but not the driver side. The lock button stays up. I can lock the driver's door with the key from the outside, but the lock button stays up. When I am inside the car, and push the door lock, I can feel a physical resistance, it won't go ... of the pick sets can easily pick the door locks on any BMW made before 2002. But after 2002, the locks have gotten much harder to pick, which explains the new generation of high-security decoding tools that have recently come on the market. With the new decoding tools, you can decode a high-security door lock and then make a key to unlock the door. My driver door is the only one with a key'd lock. I think it does what yours does. Put the key in, but it won't turn. It does unlock via the FOB (aftermarket in my case). If I put pressure on the key, inward and to the left, it unlocks. Do another turn and it unlocks all doors normally. I also tried my spare key, same thing. My 2001 BMW 325I's door lock control stopped working. i can unlock the driver's door with the car key, however, the rest of the doors can't be opened manually with the doors' latch from inside. Please advise and thanks. I have an E46 BMW whose driver side door won't unlock or lock with both the key and the central locking button. I can still unlock/lock it with the key and with a push of my finger from the top. I can also unlock it from inside of the car by simply using the handle (pull once to unlock and then again to open the door). Dec 24, 2011 · My remote wont lock or unlock the doors on my 328i - Answered by a verified BMW Mechanic We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our website. By continuing to use this site you consent to the use of cookies on your device as described in our cookie policy unless you have disabled them. Key Fob Remote Won't Unlock Door by Larry Carley copyright 2019 AA1Car.com. A key fob that refuses to unlock the door on your vehicle can be really frustrating, and possibly even dangerous - especially if there is a small child or pet locked inside your vehicle. Apr 24, 2015 · this is what you posted "bmw e90 325xi driver door wont unlock with key button, only by inserting the key. "followed by "nope. not by the buttons on key nor by the unlock/lock all doors button on the center console as well. only by handle or by inserting the key to the door." Jul 15, 2016 · Shortly after the drivers side door won't unlock with the remote or key fob either. The only way to unlock it is with the actual key. Now the front passenger door has the same problem. To unlock he back two doors and the passenger side you must pull the handle and the button pops up. But here's the odd thing: with the door shut, engine on, and driving, I press the driver's side door lock and wouldn't you know, it locks fine -- no resistance. But then it won't unlock using the toggle switch! It will unlock using the "pull-twice" door handle manual method. Seems like some sort of electro-mechanical failure. My passenger side door had the same problem. Will lock but won't unlock. I tried taking out the fuse to possibly reset the computer, and then the whole thing broke. Only could unlock my driver's side door afterwards. I was told it's the solenoid actuator. I had to replace the passenger door's actuator. Jan 30, 2020 · Troubleshooting of Remote Key Won’t Unlock Car Door. Before starting to diagnose the causes, you can use a backup key fob (if you have one) to see whether the problem is with the remote or the car door. If the backup remote can lock and unlock the door, you will know for sure that there’s something wrong with the main remote. Aug 19, 2010 · Meaning that if you locked the door with your remote, someone (who presumeably breaks your window) cannot open the door from the inside door handles. So, in a situation where if you had a dead car battery or a dead remote battery, by using your key/keyhole, you can manually (mechanically) disengage the driver's side deadlock and unlock the ... Using the remote or the central lock, my driver's door will not unlock. All other doors work perfectly. It won't unlock manually with the key in the door, and it won't even unlock when I pull on the inside door handle. (When I pull on the inside handle the lock goes up, but goes right back down once I release the handle.) Is it deadlocked? Dec 24, 2011 · My remote wont lock or unlock the doors on my 328i - Answered by a verified BMW Mechanic We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our website. By continuing to use this site you consent to the use of cookies on your device as described in our cookie policy unless you have disabled them. Having basically the same problem on my truck. Sometimes it will unlock the driver's door and other times it won't. Same for the passenger. Also, if the panic button is pressed probably 60% of the time it won't cut off with the remote. No matter how close you are to the vehicle. Having basically the same problem on my truck. Sometimes it will unlock the driver's door and other times it won't. Same for the passenger. Also, if the panic button is pressed probably 60% of the time it won't cut off with the remote. No matter how close you are to the vehicle. Drivers door will not unlock. I had the same problem and fixed it by resetting the lock. Turn the ignition key to one notch before start position. press unlock button on center console three times. Hold down and try lock. Door should unlock. If this doesn't work you should look on the internet for instructions. Feb 13, 2015 · Hi Steve. 2003 E46 Driver's Side door will not unlock using the key fob or the dash lock/unlock button. It will lock, but not unlock. Unlocks easily using the actual key from the outside. My 2001 BMW 325I's door lock control stopped working. i can unlock the driver's door with the car key, however, the rest of the doors can't be opened manually with the doors' latch from inside. Please advise and thanks. Oct 16, 2013 · All of a sudden the remote locks on my BMW will not work. The doors will not unlock using the remote button on the key. Does Otto have any idea what may be wrong? A There is a common fault that generally applies to the early E90 and E91 3-series models. Driver side door will lock by the remote but won't unlock. All the other door's unlock via remote. Have read other threads that say door lock actuator so got the part and replaced it but still have the same problem. Anyone else ever had this problem or know what might be causing the problem. Thanks, Jim Aug 19, 2010 · Meaning that if you locked the door with your remote, someone (who presumeably breaks your window) cannot open the door from the inside door handles. So, in a situation where if you had a dead car battery or a dead remote battery, by using your key/keyhole, you can manually (mechanically) disengage the driver's side deadlock and unlock the ... Using the remote or the central lock, my driver's door will not unlock. All other doors work perfectly. It won't unlock manually with the key in the door, and it won't even unlock when I pull on the inside door handle. (When I pull on the inside handle the lock goes up, but goes right back down once I release the handle.) Is it deadlocked? Your passenger door won't unlock because the driver door peg is in the lock position. When you hit unlock on the remote once, it moves the driver peg to unlock and when you hit unlock again the keyless computer "sees" that the driver door is unlocked and then unlocks the other door and trunk. The remote central locking thing on my car key does not alway lock or unlock the car. Sometimes it works right away, sometimes I have to press it dozens of times before it works, sometimes it never works at all. I've tried it at various distances and this does not seem to make a difference. Jul 15, 2016 · Shortly after the drivers side door won't unlock with the remote or key fob either. The only way to unlock it is with the actual key. Now the front passenger door has the same problem. To unlock he back two doors and the passenger side you must pull the handle and the button pops up. Q: My driver side door just stopped locking and unlocking when using the remote. The remote will open and lock the other doors. My car has 67000 miles. My car has an automatic transmission. Hi there. When this issue occurs, it’s...