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E46 (1999 - 2006)
The fourth generation 3 Series (E46 chassis) was introduced in 1999 and set the standard for engineering and performance during it's years of production including being named to Car & Driver's 10 best list every one of those years! ! -- View the E46 Wiki

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Old 02-10-2005, 12:24 PM
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HELP door ajar indicator

i have my 2005 330 Ci perf package 3 weeks 400 miles

the passenger door ajar indicator light comes on and off

this morning it kept coming on and then stopped by the afternoon

what should i look for and can i fix it myself without going to the dealer
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Old 02-10-2005, 01:17 PM
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Why would you bother trying to fix it yourself?
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Old 02-10-2005, 01:19 PM
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Old 02-11-2005, 08:28 AM
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Are you sure the door is closed all the way.
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Old 02-11-2005, 12:44 PM
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I would think there's a discontinuity in the switch or wire which transmits the "door closed" status. I haven't looked for where the switches are located...or like they said, put it on your list of things for your dealer to check at your first service.
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Go to deal. B1tch. Have a donut while waiting. Who knows?
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