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#1 (permalink) Old 07-14-2007, 09:03 PM
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What The @#$%?!!!??!

Y all of a sudden does the lock on the passenger rear door not wanna move? I cannot open the door at all the lock is immovable? What could cause this? My driver door did it once when it rained but hasn't since. THANX.
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I have the same problem in my E36, but I only use the driver door so don't care for the others.

Try Removing the door panel and see what's going on, something stuck or jammed maybe.
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MY E34 did the same thing and the door lock actuator was bad. I replaced it and it works just fine now.



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Yea but I cannot even manually open the door to take off the panel to see whats going wrong. How do i open it?
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What is happening is the actuator is bad and wont move. It is attached to the door lock, not allowing it to move. The way I did it (do at your own risk), is roll down the window, grab onto the lock with a pair of pliers and pull. It was hard, but mine came up, I ruined the plastic lock part that sticks through the panel, but I got it open. Then You can take the door panel off and replace the actuator. The best I found was like 140 bucks at my local import parts house.



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