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Dondrill 01-19-2013 02:06 PM

1995 740IL door lock actuator
Can anyone help me. I have a new drivers door lock actuator that goes on top off the door latch. Do I have to remove the whole latch unit to replace the electrical lock unit or can it be done in the door panel. Any help would be Great .

BMWFatherFigure 01-19-2013 11:36 PM

Usually depends on your skill level, patience and hydraulically operated fingers. Have not none E38 (yet) but on my other BM's lock was left in.

Dondrill 01-20-2013 08:45 AM

Thank you for the help I will be doing this today I will let you know.

BMWFatherFigure 01-20-2013 10:30 PM

Lube the lock with WD40 or similar on your way out.

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