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  1. DIY: Doors Locking Problem

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hi guys, Some time ago the rear left door of my M5 E39 started locking and unlocking later than the other doors. You can hear/see the other doors lock and then a second or two later, the rear left door locks. This happens sometimes but not always. Recently I locked the car and the left rear...
  2. DIY: How to open (passenger) door stuck in double lock

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    I couldn't find any DIY, tips or tricks that solved the problem I had on my 01 E39 M5. Front passenger door was stuck double locked aka dead locked and could not be opened from either the inside or outside. The tricks I tried but failed to solve the problem included taking the battery terminals...
  3. Stuck Ignition Key

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    I have a 2000 M5. I cant seem to get the ignition key back to position "0" to remove the key, as it is stuck in position one. I have tried giggling the steering wheel as this tends to have worked in the past, in addition to others in this forum who have had the same issue, but to no avail...