2nd Gen R56 Cooper S Mini Cooper S Central Locking Issue

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    #1 tattoedbilly, Sep 20, 2013
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    2002 mini cooper s. Im new to this site but am hoping someone might be able to help me on here.
    my mini will only unlock with my fob but will not lock with it. also i can unlock the doors with the interior switch but again can not lock, also when i lock the drivers door with my key it does not lock the passenger door with it or the boot n petrol cap
    Im at my wits end trying to think what could be coursing this, if anyone could help me i would really appropriate it
     
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    Sounds like it could be a programming issue.

    Being it is a 2013 MINI I'd be calling the dealer about this.
     
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    #3 tattoedbilly, Sep 20, 2013
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    its the 2002 mini mate not 2013 ive tried the different sequences to reprogram key but never work, so guessing its because the earlier model mini keys cant be done this way?
     
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    This may not work but have you tried disconnecting the battery for at least 10 min. This may help reset the system if you have any gremlins in the system.
     
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    It could be a coding issue that needs to be addressed at a dealership with the service departments computer with the BMW/MINI diagnostic software.

    The other option would be to find a MINI aftermarket shop that has the tool and can do "coding" for you 1st Gen and pray its not bad the BCM.

    Good luck on your repair.
     
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    thanks guys just disconnected my battery so gonna leave it abit n fingers crossed sorts it. found just to that if i hold lock button on fob for about 5 secs both windows come down! not sure if this is normal?
     
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    connected battery back up n still same n infact wont even open with fob now or interior switch :) bloody minis lol
     
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    That's normal.
     
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    Yup...dealer programmed option....
    Stupid question....change the batteries in the remote/key?
     
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    i havent no mate but cos was still opening car for abit guessed battery were ok! now ive disconnected the battery and put it back on, my passenger door and fuel cap wont open and cant even open passenger door using the inside handle(guessing its dead locked now or something?) having a nightmare n trying to sell mini to so all come at a bad time :( appreciating your help guys.
    Is there anyway to open fuel cap manually when locked?
     
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    Yes. In the boot on the same side as the fuel cap, remove the trim panel. Behind it will be a small lever pull it to the rear to unlock the fuel cap.
     
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    cheers mate ill have a look in the morning. any ideas how i can get the passenger door to open bud?
     
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    Is your Mini's name Christine ? Dud I think your car is possessed! :D
    Sorry I can't help on that one.
     
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    tell me about it lol bloody nightmare
     
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    I'm guessing you might need a dealer reprogram..hopefully that is it.
    On most gen1 cars, the antenna/receiver for the keyless entry is in the rearview mirror....
    Early 2002 cars are kinda different than the 2003+ cars...many changes were made...so when you do a search... The info you find might not be applicable....
     
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    cheers for your post dude. ive just took my rear view mirror apart n no sign of a antenna in there so guessin not the case with my mini, although have had bit of water getting into mirror from top of window so thought that could have been to blame. now back to square 1 aint got a clue :(
     
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    BCM = Body control module or Big cash money.
     

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