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Old 01-13-2013, 07:17 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by jfoj View Post
...As for the E39, or most of the same vintage models, you have use use the console central lock button to unlock the first locking mechanism if you are locked inside the car or of you want to "coat hanger" the door, then you can pull the inner door handle to open the car door. This is how both the '03 E39 an '06 E46 work.
Ah, first press the central lock button (once, twice?) then go for the handle with the coathanger through the window gasket. Sounds good. With my luck, the battery would die first....
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Old 01-13-2013, 07:48 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by driftingSOCALE46 View Post
try and reach key in the trunk when there is a LEVER TO OPEN TRUNK ON THE DRIVER'S SIDE!!!
What if they don't have the rear seats that fold down?
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Old 01-14-2013, 06:45 AM   #23
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Not sure if other people's cars do this but mine if you lock it with the key fob you cannot open the car from the inside. Doesn't matter if you pull on the handles or push the lock/unlock button 1,000+ times it will not unlock the car. Yes my lock button works but not when the car is locked with the key fob

*sidenote; I will be a d**k sometimes and when I run into a store and my girl stays in the car ill lock it with the keyfob and with an evil laugh say "now don't go anywhere "

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Old 01-14-2013, 07:19 AM   #24
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Push center console unlock button, then pull door handle(s), you should be able to exit the car if someone is locked in with the keyfob.
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