Selling your classic car? It's FREE to list your car on Honest John Classics | No thanks
Ask a Question

I can't unlock the boot on my BMW 318ti - can you help?

I have a 1995 BMW 318ti with a manufacturer fitted alarm system. The lock system works with the remote along with the doors but I am suddenly locked out of the boot. The doors work fine but I cannot unlock the boot either with the remote or with a key. The access into the boot can be by folding the back seat.

Asked on by

Unfortunately, this is a common fault with this generation of BMWs. Assuming it's not a broken relay, there are only two ways I know of fixing it. If you have folding rear seats you can climb in, remove the plastic panel and open the lock. Or you can drill the lock and replace it with a new one. We will make some inquiries and see if we can get a bit more information for you.
Similar questions
During the last fuel scare many years ago I purchased two jerry cans and filled them with diesel. The cans have not been opened. Is the diesel in them okay to use? If not how do I dispose of it?
Do you have any history on the development of the 'Viggen' Saabs?
How do I prove an unregistered ex-military lorry for export is not stolen?
 

Ask Honest John