1997 BMW 528i passenger door will not open from inside or out.. - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) Chat relating to the BMW 5-Series of all generations. Specific models include: BMW 518, BMW 520, BMW 520i, BMW 530i, BMW 528i, BMW 530i, BMW 518i, BMW 524d, BMW 525i, BMW 525e, BMW 528e, BMW 540i, BMW 535i, BMW 520d, BMW 525td, BMW 525d, BMW 530d, BMW 525i/xi, BMW 530i/xi. (BMW 5-Series Forum)

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
#1 (permalink) Old 02-18-2014, 06:12 PM
n00b
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
sellersracing36 is on a distinguished road
(Thread Starter)
1997 BMW 528i passenger door will not open from inside or out..

Hey fello bimmer owners, I'm a new member to the BMW family and as the title states I'm in trouble. I bought the car with the inside door handle (RF door) not working. I took the door panel off to inspect and everything seemed to be still hooked up. put door panel back on with inside handle hanging and now door wont open from outside. Any ideas as to how to open the door would be much appreciated.
thanks,
Brandon
sellersracing36 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 (permalink) Old 02-25-2014, 01:40 AM
4DoorWhore
 
Lord Vader's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Calgary, AB
Posts: 2,210
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Lord Vader is on a distinguished road
I believe this may be caused by a faulty door actuator. The actuator is the small black box that converts an electrical signal to a mechanical action. When mine failed, they wouldnt unlock with the remote, and the knob wouldnt pull up.

If you want, the front actuators are the same so you can try removing the one from the stuck door with the drivers door and see if this fixes the issue. If it does, replace the actuator.


ProjectTechnik.com - Alberta based BMW Community
See My car on Project Technik HERE!

And Follow Me on Instagram @E36M52

Founding Member of the Canyonrot Club! Paint Code #343

| OE M3 Bumper | M3 Mirrors | Max Velocity GTR Lip | Euro ZKW Projector Headlights | Jim Conforti CF CAI | UUC Motorwerks Underdrive Pulleys | 18x8 ASA AR1's | Koni Sport Springs & Shocks |
Lord Vader is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Door will not open from inside or outside...HELP!!! tylset 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 20 03-28-2013 07:23 AM
1997 528i (E39) Drivers Door Won't open from Outside reagan 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 2 02-26-2012 07:52 PM
e46 rear passenger door wont open from inside and outside yabderoef 3-Series (E46, E90) 1 02-27-2010 06:31 PM
passenger door won't open and I can't remove the panel cipher 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 0 03-28-2009 10:47 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome