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  1. Key fob not working

    General E46 Forum
    Hi! I have a bmw e46 compact 2002. when I got the car I only received one key andI couldnt unlock the car with the key fob (remotely) so I changed the battery and it didn’t help. so I went the the dealership and got a brand new key. I programmed it correctly but it still didn’t help. the...
  2. GM5 - wireless unlocking

    General E46 Forum
    Hello guys, I just changed GM5 in my car. It has the same hw and sw nuber as my old one(it should be the oldest one). It works quite fine, but i cannot pair my wirelles key. Do I have to code it? Thanks for answers! :loco:
  3. Door lock issue: key won't turn in cylinder, windows all rolled down

    General E46 Forum
    Hello Fanatics, My 2003 330i is approaching 250k miles, in large part thanks to the knowledge shared here. I just rebuilt my lock cylinder (2nd time since I've owned the car) because the little cast piece inside broke. Put the cylinder back in the door, and found I couldn't turn the key to...
  4. BMW E46 323CI GM5 Replace GM5 Module

    General E46 Forum
    Hello, i have an BMW E46 323CI with an defect GM5 module. I was able to get a new module with the same number as the one i had. The problem is that it was from a sedan, and i got a coupe. The central locking is now working, and i can open the trunk without using the key and wipers and washers...
  5. E46 M3 Convertible Top ISSUE

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    I can't open my top, I plugged the scanner OBD2-Launch X431 Pro and the error pop up in the CVM. FAULT CODE 65 Description (CLAMPING BRACKET IS NOT FULLY RAISED - 5 degrees below) System name CVM Anyone went through this problem before? Please HELP
  6. e46 airbag recall - flashing hazard lights - General Module?

    General E46 Forum
    Hello, I am a proud owner of a 2003 330i e46. I recently brought my car into the BMW dealership for an airbag recall. After I picked up my car, my hazard lights starting going off randomly, and I couldn't control it. It got to the point where my hazard lights were on alll night and drained my...
  7. Gm5 faults

    General E46 Forum
    Hi I have a 323I convertible and I'm having problems with my gm5 module my central locking, wing mirrors and electric seat functions are all playing up of which I have been told that they are all controlled by the gm5. Does anyone know anyone that can repair all of this or can I just plug and...
  8. Flashers, locks (not), and more; oh my!

    General E46 Forum
    2003 325i Got the car in July. One key has been relatively reliable. The other pretty much not at all. Never gave it any thought, but the interior lock/unlock button has not worked since I got the car. Several days ago I put the emergency flashers on. They wouldn't turn off. Base gate guard...
  9. RLS Retrofit [2016]

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    Hey, everyone. So, for the longest time, I've wanted to find a way to retrofit automatic lights and the rain sensor into my 2003 330Ci. Unfortunately, many of the DIYs online were either too vague in their instructions or were simply unfinished to the point of stopping in the middle of key...
  10. GM5 Problem or Something Else?

    General E46 Forum
    About a month ago I started to see an intermittent issue with my car. When I lock or unlock the car by remote the lights rarely flash. I would say the lights would flash only 1 out of every 3 times I used the remote. Lock operation remained normal. Just over the weekend I realized that my...
  11. GM5 Module Repair?

    General E46 Forum
    Hi guys, So I have been having the classic problem with the GM5/central locking in my 98 E46 328i where sometimes (especially during hotter weather) only the drivers side will unlock, or none at all. Also, the doors that do not unlock will not unlock even when i am in the car, which is a major...
  12. Ok, bear with me. Door actuator, gm5 module, ignition switch? HELP!

    General E46 Forum
    So I have a 2004 330ci convertible. There are a lot of weird problems, so I don't know if any of you geniuses can group some of these together and maybe a lot of them are related. To start, the key fob buttons don't work, I already tried reprogramming it, that didn't work either (could be...
  13. GM5 failed and Clutch slipping after swap

    General E46 Forum
    Hello! I just recently replaced the motor and clutch on my 99 328i, and i have came into a few problems once i got it running. the 2 biggest being that my GM5 module has failed and the doors wont unlock. But the most important one im trying to figure out is the clutch. Its and F1 Racing Stage...
  14. Locking Issue diagnosis

    General E46 Forum
    Hey guys, I have a bit of a locking issue. The keyfob works to lock the car, pop the trunk, and will blink the lights/turn on the dome light when I click unlock but WILL NOT unlock the car. The button for the locks inside doesn't work for either. I had an idea that it was the GM5 module, but...
  15. GM5 Repair in PA

    General E46 Forum
    Hey Guys. I have a 1999 328i. I believe my General Module 5 failed. I can not unlock any door except the drivers, and that only unlocks with the key. with some research i found out that it could be the GM5. It is a costly repair at the dealer. I was wondering if anyone In PA, Philadelphia region...
  16. '03 E46 325xi 4-door w/ locking issues

    General E46 Forum
    This is slightly different that some of the older threads I've seen... I'm not sure that this is a GM5 issue, but am leaning towards a FZV antenna issue... 2003 325xi (E46) 4-door w/ ZSP Problem started years ago (4-5+) initially started on winter days, with one key worse than others... Now...