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Door lock problems

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Old 08-01-2007, 06:27 PM
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update on mine - Took it to Mini of South Atlanta and they fixed it and claimed to have a fix to keep it from happening again - we'll see
 
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Old 08-02-2007, 12:55 PM
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03 MCS 25k driver side!!! taking it in today!
 
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Old 08-02-2007, 04:54 PM
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Originally Posted by cadfael_tex View Post
update on mine - Took it to Mini of South Atlanta and they fixed it and claimed to have a fix to keep it from happening again - we'll see
Did they let you in on what the secret was?
 
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Old 08-09-2007, 09:34 PM
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x2 im interested, my drivers door is broken :(
 
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Old 08-09-2007, 09:47 PM
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Started at ~51K, driver's side required manual unlocking, disappeared after a week.

Then appeared at ~52.5K for two days and disappeared again...
 
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Old 08-22-2007, 02:19 PM
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Originally Posted by cadfael_tex View Post
update on mine - Took it to Mini of South Atlanta and they fixed it and claimed to have a fix to keep it from happening again - we'll see
Well, so much for that. Broke again yesterday. Same door, same problem. 3 weeks - hope this doesn't keep up!
 
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Old 08-22-2007, 02:25 PM
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03, April build MC, 30k miles both doors failed, frozen handles at -30c. Got 04 door handles and new cables. Has never happened since.

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Old 08-22-2007, 03:05 PM
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Originally Posted by lotsie View Post
03, April build MC, 30k miles both doors failed, frozen handles at -30c. Got 04 door handles and new cables. Has never happened since.

Mark
-30 is at least an excuse, our MINI has never had to endure a temperature less than 2C, and the lock still failed. Maybe those 40C plus days didn't help.
 
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Old 08-22-2007, 04:43 PM
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03 MC, Nov build.

Drivers door first time <10K miles, second time ~25K. both times repaired by dealer, no recoccurence since last repair.
 
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Old 08-23-2007, 06:13 PM
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04 MCS, Feb 04 Build, 20k miles, drivers side...
(calling the dealership in the morning)
 
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Old 08-23-2007, 08:14 PM
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is yours still under warrenty? mines an 04, 22k miles...drivers door..
 
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Old 08-23-2007, 10:14 PM
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03 MC and my driver side just failed. I'll check again tomorrow to verify it is broken.
 
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Old 08-25-2007, 11:02 AM
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Anybody - besides me - had the same door fail more than once?

Anybody fix it themselves? if this is going to be a regular occurence then it might be useful for me to do it myself (especially after the warranty expires)!
 
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Old 08-25-2007, 12:42 PM
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i dont know but i really need to fix mine, its pissing me off, i have to unlock manually everytime, and it gets very annoying lol
 
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Old 08-25-2007, 01:44 PM
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2003 MC Passenger side

Dealer quoted me $400+ for parts and labor
 
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Old 09-21-2007, 07:28 AM
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2003 MC Passenger side 68K started working again.
We had our first rain in 150 days - being English, it likes the rain.
 
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Old 09-21-2007, 09:47 AM
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My '03 MCS passenger side is not working.
Came here looking for an answer...
 

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Old 09-21-2007, 10:59 AM
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Regulator was giving up on my door. Fixed for ~$450 at the dealer.
 
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Old 09-25-2007, 08:49 AM
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02 MC, 80K passenger door. Remote locks but will not unlock. I looked at the module and it looks like it has two solenoids. I'm assuming the unlocking solenoid has failed.
 
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Old 09-28-2007, 05:14 AM
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hmmm. Similar problem just started. The driver side door does not unlock when the handle is pulled on my '03 MCS. The other lock/unlock features are all still working (knocking on wood) -- I guess I will be removing a door panel this weekend. But on the bright side, the brake wear indicator light just came on this week also.

Maybe she just needs a little attention....
 
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Old 09-28-2007, 06:54 AM
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There was a parallel thread on here yesterday that actually mentioned how to fix it (ie where and how to hook the cable back in).
 
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Old 09-28-2007, 06:59 AM
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where, i need to find it!
 
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Old 09-28-2007, 07:09 AM
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Here it is...

https://www.northamericanmotoring.co...highlight=lock

read down about 8 posts give or take and you'll find one from Joey something that explains it pretty well.
 
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Old 09-28-2007, 07:17 AM
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i PMed you again. not sure if thats the same issue im having, so i dont know if that fix is what im looking for. check your PMs tho
 
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Old 09-28-2007, 07:32 AM
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Ours is a problem with the power lock, not the cable. After the rain, it worked until yesterday, now it stopped again.

It tries, but something seems to be binding it. Also, I notice that if you try to cycle locking and unlocking the door, the BCC refuses to run the power lock on the driver's door as well.

If I believed in conspiracy theories, or evil coders, I would almost think it is a 'feature' of the BCC to anoy you into visiting the dealer.
 

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