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3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

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Old 07-26-2004, 02:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My wife just went to get gas in the '90 325i and the attendant could not open the flap to get to the gas cap. Never been a problem before, and there is no inside-the-car release or lock of any kind - it just normally lifts open. Any ideas?? PS...it's on "Empty"!
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Old 07-26-2004, 03:20 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I spoke with a BMW service tech in the Boston area. He told me that even though there is no inside release, there is a lock on the flap so that when the car is locked, the flap locks as well. We have had a couple of isolated occasions lately when the central locking system has not worked properly- doors won't lock some times, other times won't unlock - so it's most likely related to that. He told me that by removing the back side trip piece through the trunk, I'll be able to find a cable that will release the door.
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