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  1. Alarm is set and can't disable

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    Some weeks ago my old style key stopped locking/ unlocking doors. So I bought a new key battery and replaced it. It didn't work after, so I used the key manually and put off reprogramming the key because I have had to deal with a sickness in the family.... Wednesday I came home and locked the...
  2. Drivers side door handle/tumbler DIY

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    Car: 1999 BMW E46 328i The issues: door handle felt like it was no longer engaged or connected and wouldn't open from the outside. Inside handle still worked. Also realized the outside manual key entry wouldnt unlock door. Only remote would unlock doors. Took it the shop and quickly realized...
  3. SOLVED: Before you spend money on a new door lock cylinder read this...

    General E46 Forum
    For the past several months I've been using the key to unlock/lock the doors of my 2001 330xi due to a dead remote battery. A few days ago, as I went to lock up, I noticed that the key refused to move in the door lock cylinder. After a little budging I could get the key to move 180 degrees to...
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