Unfortunately my remoted still do not work after numerous attempts to re-synch them. If you are working with the electrical system, disconnect the battery before beginning. In fact I can hear the actuator in the drivers door. When installing, follow the removal instructions in reverse order. I like to start at the lower corner green arrow , Then work my way around the door panel, releasing all the other clips. Since the door panels are not an integral part of the door, it's possible to remove and replace the door panel using simple tools and with a modest time investment.
January 13, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I am not 100% sure. September 17, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I'd need to see a photo of it and the part number label to know for sure. November 24, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: If parts are available. Indeed this was true for me. Postage to 98052: Items in search results.
Disconnect plug connection 1 and remove mirror switch 2. With keyfob button I could lock both doors. The sizes of the nuts and bolts we give may be different from what you have, so be prepared with different size sockets and wrenches. For good measure I changed the windshield wipers as well, which were ready for replacement. A jewelers screwdriver was handy in getting the door handle screw cover out. July 28, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Door panel wood trim.
Then just do everything in reverse, making sure you line up the door clips. You pry up the trim strip starting at the rear to expose screws, and there are more screws beneath the mirror switch and below the big door handle. With door off and the electrical plugs disconnected, swapping out the part was simple. Part 51 21 7 011 241 Drivers Side. I think the lack of use was partly to blame. Occasionally the front driver door lock will not lock down using. Rear hood switch is also connected in the panel.
May 27, 2009 Just take a phillips screw driver, and a good sturdy putty knife, and your fingers, and just pry the plastic away from the metal of the door. E46 front door panel remove instructions E46 front door panel remove instructions Unclip wooden finisher 1 with special tool 00 9 321. Remove inserts 3 and release underlying screws. Trim panel clips hold it on. Give The Pelican Parts parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. Unfortunately there is not a sure fire fix from what I can find.
Furthermore, my car was essentially in storage for the past 2+ years. Looks like I'll have to pull the door panel at some point. The driver door in my wife's '04 330 has had zip ties in it for a couple of years and works just fine. The doors also lock when my speed increases above 10 mph. Be sure to disconnect the battery several minutes before removing the air bag, and handle the air bag carefully. You can now service items behind the door panel and repair as needed.
You may find it necessary to remove the door panel for a variety of reasons, such as to repair a stuck window, or replace a window motor or door speaker. Installation: Clips 1 are longer than the remaining clips. I ended up using needle nose pliers for that, and a jewelers screwdriver to pop out the screw cover inside the handle piece. The panel is held onto the door by plastic snaps shaped like an enlongagted tooth. Anyone have trouble with the door lock sticking? You can check with the manufacturer of the kit. Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799.
I replaced the door lock actuator myself for 125 dollars and all is fine now. Take these out first before attempting to pry off the door panel. You will see voltage at one wire to ground for up and the other wire to ground for down. Door Card: You will need to lift off the Airbag badge, lift from one side with a very thin screwdriver: Remove the screw which is either a T20 or T25 screw. Then you'll need to manipulate the panel and disconnect the door handle linkage from the door handle and disconnect the wiring for your controls. Start at outer edge of door and work your way toward the interior. Those things never go back together with the same fit and finish as done at the factory.
Pax door unlocked fine with switch. I have an appointment tomorrow with the dealer. Thisrepair will apply to all E46 models from. The plug for power to the window regulator is recessed, and was somewhat hard to get to. Part number: 51 21 7 011 247. Sorry, we just need to make sure you're not a robot.