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puddinboo 09-15-2013 03:02 PM

cause for cable letting go on inner drivers door handle?
 
I have a 2003 x5 3.0i , the cable just let go on the inner drivers door handle (but outside door handle still works ) . for the last couple of months was having inconssistant remote locking issues on drivers lock only locking sometimes but not always with central locking system or with key remote. was wonderring what would cause this problem? still having same issue with remote door locking system on drivers door not working properly since cable broke or let go, was wonderring if I should replace the door lock actuator at the same time of replacing the cable?or could there be another problem? :)

puddinboo 09-15-2013 05:36 PM

well i decided to order the cable and lock actuator assembly . while I got the door pannel off I might as well replace both .this x5 has 198000km on it.

puddinboo 09-16-2013 05:20 PM

took door pannel off and found my problem the plastic guide that the inner door handle cable goes too broke on latch side ,so defenitly need a new latch assembly and I can tell someone was in there before and replaced the latch with a used one from a scrap yard it has date with yellow marker on it. so I`m glad I`m getting a new one.

puddinboo 09-30-2013 10:03 PM

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if anyone cares heres my problem with lock actuator drivers side front door.

bimwad 10-02-2013 03:50 PM

thanks for sharing... I might need to do this soon too..

puddinboo 10-02-2013 04:11 PM

don`t know why they had to make it out of thin plastic they could of made it alot stronger .


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