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Passenger door actuator.

Discussion in 'Z3 Roadster & Coupé' started by cmh.128, Apr 8, 2013.

  1. cmh.128

    cmh.128 Regular Member

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    Hi all.Hope all well,I wonder if anyone can help me with a central locking problem,I have read a bit of info but want to make sure I am correct before spending my £££s.Drivers door locks with the key and also triggers the boot to lock/open with it.Also with the fob does exactly the same.The passenger door does not respond and needs to be opened manually.When opening passenger door from inside no sound can be heard,also when using key or fob listening to the passenger door I cannot hear it trying,if that makes sense.If I am pointing in the right direction please can you help by advising of part number or point me in the direction of the right part on ebay.Thankyou.
     
  2. jonco

    jonco Zorg Guru (III)
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    Hi - don't know which model you have but this problem usually generates a lot of debate as to whether it is the actuator or a wiring loom problem.
    See this one for example
    viewtopic.php?f=24&t=2661.
    If you search the forum you will find similar threads. I would recommend you do some elimination checks before you start spending the ££££'s.
     
  3. Titan

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    I agree with Jonco on this.
    It's more likely to be a wiring issue than a duff actuator.
    Unless I've got my wires crossed, manual use of the key in the passenger lock should trigger the system whether the actuator is broken or not.
    First port of call would be the flexible conduit in the boot lid.
     
  4. cmh.128

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    Cheers guys for getting back so quick.I will get out soon and have a look at the loom in the boot and let you know.