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7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001)

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Old 11-20-2010, 01:54 PM
vsk0825 vsk0825 is offline
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Mein Auto: 2000 740il
2000 740 il door wont open

the rear passenger door doesnt open. If anyone has an idea of whats wrong and maybe how much i would appreciate it
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Old 11-20-2010, 04:10 PM
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You should check out www.E38.org for some useful information on these cars. One of the links on that website says how when the door lock actuators break on these cars, the lock on the door will not unlock, and you will need to cut through the door panel to replace the actuator. I wouldn't know of any other way to get to replace it with the door closed.
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Old 12-27-2010, 10:07 AM
big19daddy67 big19daddy67 is offline
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Go to https://www.bavauto.com/shop.asp and look at Fall 2010 newsletter...might be helpful or call they may have a quick fix to your issue...
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