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BMW 3 series

Post by Lee43 » 05 Sep 2017, 22:48

Does anyone know how to gain entry to a 3 series that has possibly deadlocked itself, as the key fob won't unlock it, and the barrel on the drivers door isn't working either. And I do not really want to smash the glass on the door.

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Re: BMW 3 series

Post by M60NJP » 06 Sep 2017, 06:56

Which model?

It may be possible via the boot?

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Re: BMW 3 series

Post by RayB » 06 Sep 2017, 07:11

Change the battery in the key fob?

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Re: BMW 3 series

Post by Lee43 » 06 Sep 2017, 11:44

It is a 330ci, convertible with fixed back seats that has a ski door.

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Post by M60NJP » 06 Sep 2017, 12:14

So can you access the ski-hatch and use a 'tool' to open the door using the interior latch?

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Post by cockneyrebel » 06 Sep 2017, 13:33

M60NJP wrote:So can you access the ski-hatch and use a 'tool' to open the door using the interior latch?

Navigating round the seat will be the problem . Two man job possible with a bendy but sturdy length of wire.
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Post by RayB » 06 Sep 2017, 14:30

Two men in a ski hatch? I'd like to see that! :)

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Re: BMW 3 series

Post by cockneyrebel » 06 Sep 2017, 15:47

RayB wrote:Two men in a ski hatch? I'd like to see that! :)
There's a joke in there somewhere :lol:
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Re: BMW 3 series

Post by Lee43 » 06 Sep 2017, 18:58

Yes i can access the ski hatch through the boot, but do I need the battery connected in order to unlock it, as I have only had the bmw for a year and this is the first time that this has happened to me?

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Re: BMW 3 series

Post by Discostew38 » 06 Sep 2017, 19:35

If the key just goes round and round in the door lock then the connecting pin on the back is broken this tends to happen when it's being used regularly
So my gues is this is probably not the first time the remote has played up
If the remote don't work and you can't unlock it from the door there is no easy way in (the door lock is the fail safe)

If you have access to a rechargeable toothbrush it's worth trying to use that to charge the key battery
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