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My key fob buttons are not locking the doors, Yeah checked

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Hi. My key fob buttons are not locking the doors
JA: Have you checked the battery in the fob? Will the car open with another remote?
Customer: Yeah checked the fob. Both fobs stopped working on the same day.
JA: What is the model/year of your BMW?
Customer: It is a 320d estate version 2007
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes. We have tried the both fobs. Checked all the fuses and have the computer checking faults in the computer but haven't found anything
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: The fuel door actuator is working and all the doors work fine off the manual key
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
Hello and welcome,
My name is ***** ***** it will be my pleasure to assist you today.
Does the locking button on the console work?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
that works
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
All the doors are working on the manual lock and the console button works fine
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
I will provide an honest answer. I trust this will be appreciated. Please remember that a low rating PUNISHES me for being honest and that I receive nothing for my time until a positive rating is clicked.
Thank you for your attention to the rating requirement.
If the console button still works and no fuses are blown then that would indicate a failure of the remote receiver on the car or possibly (less likely) a failure of the footwell module which is what controls locking
Please let me know if you have further questions. Please do not forget to click a positive rating as this is the only way I receive credit for my answer, thank you. Best wishes with your vehicle.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Where is the receiver located?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sorry forgot say thank you. If you could tell me where to start looking for the receiver that would be helpful thanks
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
What is the last 7 of the vin ?
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
hello? what is the last 7 of the vin?