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Old 12-17-2014, 06:19 PM
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Help!!! TRUNK WONT OPEN

Guys this is so troubling as I cannot get into my trunk. The remote won't open it, neither will the key or the button inside the car. The valet lick isn't locked. Is there a solution?

The BMW Stealership said its a problem with the actuator and they're asking for almost $1000 to fix this. I'm in New Jersey. I don't mind driving to get it fixed out here in the east coast please. I have a sub in the trunk. Idk what can be done to
open this. Please help!!!
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Old 12-17-2014, 08:53 PM
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You can manually open the trunk with you metal key. Look next to the license plate lights you will see a key hole...press the button on your fob...pull out the metal key and open the trunk with it
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Old 12-18-2014, 01:21 AM
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You can manually open the trunk with you metal key. Look next to the license plate lights you will see a key hole...press the button on your fob...pull out the metal key and open the trunk with it

I put the key in but it won't open the trunk still. Trust me I've tried a lotta times
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Old 12-18-2014, 07:29 AM
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Is there a ski pass thru in the center rear seat of the 750? If so, find location of the emergency trunk release in the owners manual (probably on drivers side - the handle in case someone gets locked in the trunk). Send a small person in there to pull the handle.

PS - The sub is probably bad by now, I wouldn't eat it.
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Old 12-18-2014, 09:20 AM
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I put the key in but it won't open the trunk still. Trust me I've tried a lotta times
When you put the key in..you can actually turn the key or is the lock frozen. If turning the key does not do anything then the actual trunk lock is probably stuck.
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Old 12-18-2014, 09:20 AM
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When you put the key in..you can actually turn the key or is the lock frozen. If turning the key does not do anything then the actual trunk lock is probably stuck.

When I turn the key left, nothing happens. It just turns and nothing lifts
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When I turn the key left, nothing happens. It just turns and nothing lifts
With the key turned... Have you tried jiggling the trunk a bit while trying to lift it? Other than that it's going to be difficult. I think the bumper might need to come off to manually release the trunk
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Old 12-18-2014, 09:26 AM
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With the key turned... Have you tried jiggling the trunk a bit while trying to lift it? Other than that it's going to be difficult. I think the bumper might need to come off to manually release the trunk

I understand that there is an emergency latch in there. What I wanna know is whether it is to the left or to the right
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I understand that there is an emergency latch in there. What I wanna know is whether it is to the left or to the right
Do you have a ski pass? My car is parked for the winter but I can check which side it's on for you in a bit...need about an hour
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Old 12-18-2014, 09:31 AM
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Do you have a ski pass? My car is parked for the winter but I can check which side it's on for you in a bit...need about an hour

Yeah I have a ski pass. Thanks bro.
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