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Door lock issues on my 01 330ci Vert

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Hey there guys, I’ve got a couple of issues with my locks and I’d really like some help or ideas. I’ve done a ton of searching on here and other forums but I can’t find someone with the same exact issues as me. So, my passenger door will not unlock. I can’t pull the interior handle twice and using the keyhole on the driver's door won’t unlock it either. My central lock button does not unlock my driver or passenger door, it just locks the doors.

My driver's door can be unlocked by pulling the interior handle. The car sat for a while so I think the passenger door is deadlocked in some way or form. Does anyone think it’s the GM5 module? I’m not sure since the passenger door can’t unlock by pulling the interior handle, but it would explain the issues with neither doors working with the central lock button. The gas door and everything else works fine as well because I know the GM5 module can affect a lot of things.

If it is my actuator on the passenger side then how did some of you all get it unlocked to replace that? Hopefully, someone can save my butt, I am mostly worried about getting the passenger door open. I don’t know if getting the module repaired will get it open. Hopefully, someone out there has faced the same thing as me.
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you do not mention a key fob. Do you have a working key fob?...When I say working, can you lock or unlock ANY of the doors with a key fob?.

you can program just about any diamond BMW key (or one found on ebay) to work with your car as long as you have at least one key that works in the ignition. Look online for the procedure.

I would program a new or used key fob (even a used one on ebay which does not work in your ignition) to lock/unlock your doors and see what happens.

If a key ONLY locks but does not unlock your door(s), like the central lock button, I would begin to think it is your GM module
I have 2 keys but both the fobs don’t work. I just got the car and tried to charge them both up by driving but it didn’t seem to fix them. I forgot to mention the battery died while it sat for a bit before I got the car, so the key battery’s could be not savable.
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