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Driver door and gas door won't open, Yes and low mileage,

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Driver door and gas...

Driver door and gas door won't open

Mechanic's Assistant: How has your mileage been lately? Has the car been starting normally?

Yes and low mileage

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your BMW?

2008 x5

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?

2009

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?

The valet opened the door but then couldn't open it when he dropped off the car

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BMW Mechanic: Steve, BMW Expert replied 2 years ago
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I would check all fuses specified for central locking on your fuse card if you have not.

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if no fuses are blown then this is likely a control module fault. you can attempt to reset it by unhooking the vehicle battery for an hour. if the issue remains, a new module may need to be fitted.

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in the meantime, you can use the manual release for the fuel door to access the fuel filler. here are the instructions to do so: https://app.box.com/s/7z97t3clc1xoa4pmcitwa5ly7omu1153

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