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My 2003 bmw 325i remote key will only open driver door and…

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My 2003 bmw 325i...

My 2003 bmw 325i remote key will only open driver door and trunk.

Mechanic's Assistant: What exactly is happening to the trunk?

The trunk opens, but passenger side will not open.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your BMW 325I yourself? What have you tried so far?

Try to open the passenger will not open.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Remote works for driver side and trunk, not for passenger side.

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BMW Mechanic: peterpete190, Auto Technician replied 1 year ago
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Hi my name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist with this today.In some cases I may need more info to assist better.I apologize for any delay.

If this is a 2 door model and only the passenger side is acting up and the drivers side and trunk are both operating properly this sounds to be the common fault of the passenger door lock actuator/latch itself.This fails electronically like you see causing the issue with it needing replaced.The cost for replacement can vary but can run up around $300 in some cases.

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