Door won't open from outside - MINI Cooper Forum
Go Back   MINI Cooper Forum > MINI Technical Forums > MINI Faults & Fixes > First Generation Faults & Fixes


First Generation Faults & Fixes MINI faults and fixes 2001 - 2006

Mini2.com is the premier Mini Cooper Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old Oct 10th, 2012, 07:23 PM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 39
Local Time: 06:26 PM
United Kingdom
Door won't open from outside

Had the actuator changed a couple of weeks ago on wife's 53 plate Cooper as driver's door would lock but not unlock via fob. All fine since then until today!! The door won't open from the outside but is fine from the inside. Assume something has come adrift inside but before I take the door card off was wondering if anyone has had this happen and knows what to look for?
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old Oct 24th, 2012, 10:44 AM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: South Yorkshire
Posts: 33
Local Time: 06:26 PM
United Kingdom Male View brizza1982's Classified Ads
i've had the exact same issue, having to take some days off work due to surgery and come to take the car for a spin and the drivers door wouldnt open, tried it again and it worked fine, managed to get myself locked into the car when the drivers inside lever wouldnt work either, any cures for this?
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old Oct 24th, 2012, 11:07 AM
harvey94's Avatar
MINI2 Premium Member
MINI2 Senior
Offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 558
Local Time: 05:26 PM
Male
Quote: Originally Posted by lencuff (original)
Had the actuator changed a couple of weeks ago on wife's 53 plate Cooper as driver's door would lock but not unlock via fob. All fine since then until today!! The door won't open from the outside but is fine from the inside. Assume something has come adrift inside but before I take the door card off was wondering if anyone has had this happen and knows what to look for?


Did you use a brand new door actuator or a second hand unit?

Is the door actually unlocking? You can unlock manually unlock from inside , this is obviously a safety feature.

If the door is unlocking then possibly the cable has come loose from the actuator , you have one that fits for the interior handle and one for the exterior , if not fitted correctly this could pop out of place meaning the door handle would do nothing.

----------------------------------
I love my Mini more than my wife
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

» Recent Threads
heated windscreen
Nov 24th, 2014 11:19 AM
Last post by marque
Today 05:23 PM
6 Replies, 341 Views
Dash light query
Yesterday 02:03 PM
by Rab2766
Last post by Creepy coupe
Today 03:36 PM
2 Replies, 136 Views
Fuel guage rising as I drive the car.
Today 12:18 PM
by t1m123
Last post by t1m123
Today 03:03 PM
2 Replies, 90 Views
egr valve?
Nov 19th, 2014 09:37 PM
Last post by jones2788
Today 02:50 PM
5 Replies, 441 Views
Bonnet Catch not Latching
Yesterday 08:28 PM
Last post by t1m123
Today 01:00 PM
2 Replies, 147 Views
Sunroof Tilting
Today 12:50 PM
Last post by Creepy coupe
Today 12:50 PM
0 Replies, 62 Views
Expansion Tank - Alternatives?
Yesterday 08:51 PM
Last post by The Nun
Today 11:24 AM
1 Replies, 123 Views
Selling cvv , fullz , track1&2, dumps , logins ÖÖ.!!!!!!
Today 11:19 AM
Last post by rich.base
Today 11:19 AM
0 Replies, 72 Views
Selling cvv , fullz , track1&2, dumps , logins ÖÖ.!!!!!!
Today 11:16 AM
Last post by rich.base
Today 11:16 AM
0 Replies, 62 Views
RS56 Cooper S Power Issues?
Nov 15th, 2014 12:18 PM
Last post by The Nun
Today 11:14 AM
5 Replies, 523 Views
Ch4 Hollyoaks Train Crash...... (with a Mini)
Nov 23rd, 2014 02:47 PM
by mab01uk
Last post by The Nun
Today 07:50 AM
4 Replies, 353 Views
ABS,Disk Pad,Low tyre Pressure warning Lights
Yesterday 06:37 AM
by stirlo
Last post by stirlo
Yesterday 10:33 PM
5 Replies, 269 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
Ľ Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 05:26 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2