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Old 09-07-2004, 08:23 AM
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car locks itself -- need help

Few days ago as I was driving, my car all of a sudden locked itself automatically and since then it keeps locking itself. There's no any particular pattern -- sometimes once I turn the car on, sometimes after few miles of driving and sometimes when I close the door. It's very surprising that it can lock itself automatically when the engine is running. I did not have any locking programmed at the time of delivery.

Did anyone experience this before or know what could cause this?


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Old 09-07-2004, 08:32 AM
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Few days ago as I was driving, my car all of a sudden locked itself automatically and since then it keeps locking itself. There's no any particular pattern -- sometimes once I turn the car on, sometimes after few miles of driving and sometimes when I close the door. It's very surprising that it can lock itself automatically when the engine is running.

Did anyone experience this before or know what could cause this?


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Software? The default is not locking when the car is in motion, I think. Locking is an option that is programmed when you took delivery of your car.
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Software? The default is not locking when the car is in motion, I think. Locking is an option that is programmed when you took delivery of your car.
And should happen only once you go over 5mph or so (according to BMW). Sounds like something in that setting is malfunctioning.
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