Go Back   United Bimmer Community - BMW Forum > UnitedBimmer- Model Categories > E36
FAQ Members List Calendar Advertise With Us Mark Forums Read

E36 General discussion and technical help for (E36) 1992-1999 3 series cars. 318, 323, 325, 328.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 03-07-2008, 06:48 PM   #1
Sheawind

Name: Sheawind
Title: United Newb
Status: Offline
Join Date: Mar 2008
User not setup in Rate My Car.
Click here to set it up.
Your Ride: 1995 BMW 325is Coupe
318is 1995 door lock problems

Just Got My New 1995 318is

But it has some lock issues

I can't lock my doors if it do then I wont be able to get in the car

I can lock the drivers side door with the key but it will not unlock the doors

The passenger side door latch is broken so it cannot be opened for the outside

The passenger side door lock only unlocks the passenger side door

And I do not know how too lock the trunk..


Can any1 help me.......

Shearwind@Gmail.com
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2008, 08:36 PM   #2
Danucksjoe

Name: Danucksjoe
Title: United Newb
Status: Offline
Join Date: Jan 2008
User not setup in Rate My Car.
Click here to set it up.
Your Ride: M3 Cab
Open the trunk and you'll see a wire loom there between the trunk lid and body of the car. Open the tape and rubber boot protecting the wires of this loom. You most likely will see some of the wires inside pinched, burnt, and damaged. If so this is what is causing your grief.

Looking at the loom from the outside won't help assess problems as most of the time the wire loom shows no signs of physical damage. If repairs are needed, disconnect the battery first before working on the car otherwise, sparks and smoke shows will arise.
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2008, 08:53 PM   #3
JetBlack328i
 
JetBlack328i's Avatar

Name: JetBlack328i
Title: Member
Status: Offline
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Oahu, Hawaii
Rate My Car: 69 / 340
Your Ride: 96 328i
possibley the door lock actuators bad?
  Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

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

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Got Me A Bimmer 1995 318is Sheawind Introductions and Greetings 2 03-07-2008 08:47 PM
1995 M3 - $9000 mullethunter3 Bmw Cars For Sale/Wanted 7 02-10-2008 02:43 PM
1987 325 with Problems! NewBimmer E21, E30 4 11-06-2007 03:45 PM
FS: 1995 M3 w/ swap and goodies redefinedM3 Bmw Cars For Sale/Wanted 2 12-06-2006 12:25 PM
Carfax pls? bitcore United Off Topic  **FOR MEMBERS ONLY** 8 05-18-2005 03:55 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:09 PM.

A vBSkinworks Design

 
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright © 2005-2013 UnitedBimmer.com