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Old 02-03-2010, 04:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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central locking/alarm

Hey another problem is have is when i put my alarm on it does not lock the drivers door but locks every other...... Its the same thing as when i unlock it via my alarm remote key fob....

I have a sigma T2 bmw alarm if it helps.. I just find it annoying that it locks/unlocks every door apart from the drivers side.

Is this normal or is something wrong?

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Sounds like you have just an issue with a defective driver's door lock actuator........


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OK cheers... i need another door anyway.. Just out on intrest will i have to keep my key barrel from my original door? reason i am asking is i might not beable to get the keys from this door i am buying.
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Yes you will need to keep your barrel, the actuator is not a bad job to do just a bit fiddly, I had to do one on my rear door, I took the actuator apart re greased it with silicone grease, no trouble since....
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