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      11-27-2012, 05:04 PM   #23
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      11-27-2012, 05:11 PM   #24
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haha that jeep is physically missing its doors, you can see that it has door frames
could you imagine a side impact with that thing?!
Yep. They're designed to be removable. Open the door, disconnect the electrics (quick release plug), lift door off the hinge. Remove or attach all four doors in five minutes if you're practiced.

As for side impact, you're sitting high in a body-on-frame design where the doors are not designed to be a structural member. Anything tall enough to be a real threat to someone in that Jeep would be tall enough to come over a BMW door and through the window.
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Yep. They're designed to be removable. Open the door, disconnect the electrics (quick release plug), lift door off the hinge. Remove or attach all four doors in five minutes if you're practiced.

As for side impact, you're sitting high in a body-on-frame design where the doors are not designed to be a structural member.
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Alright, how do you know? lol


believe it or not i actually timed it once and then just got used to the 3 minutes the annoying thing takes to shut the fuck up.
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      11-28-2012, 01:40 AM   #27
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believe it or not i actually timed it once and then just got used to the 3 minutes the annoying thing takes to shut the fuck up.


You actually lasted 3 minutes with that annoying thing!? it's so loud
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      11-28-2012, 01:43 AM   #28
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The car is unable to open the doors on its own no matter how hard it tries. It can unlock but not open.

Could be door latch problem, check it out.
this.

i'm kind of annoyed i scrolled through so many responses before seeing the only possible problem addressed.
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      11-28-2012, 02:11 AM   #29
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It goes off within a few minutes. (2-3 minutes)
dont think i could deal with that annoying ass chime for 2-3 minutes lol... but its okay cuz i wear mine and dont really have a concern about it --- also not sure what reason you'd have for not wearing yours. but to each their own...
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      11-28-2012, 02:34 AM   #30
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dont think i could deal with that annoying ass chime for 2-3 minutes lol... but its okay cuz i wear mine and dont really have a concern about it --- also not sure what reason you'd have for not wearing yours. but to each their own...
Hahaha, good question. I was actually trying to find a parking spot at a parkade and had to take off my seatbelt to push a button for a ticket.

Don't want to be seen as a dangerous driver
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I had this one in my old 330d e92, happened on the motorway I had to pull up and close it and it never happened again. once closed the door felt completely secure and I couldn't find anything that would of causes it. There was only me in the car when it happened to me too
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I think your car is trying to tell you something, time to find a new wife lol j/k no that is messed up because if the door was open from the start then the chime would come on... Imagine if she wasnt wearing her seat belt and you were driving around corners pretty hard and the door opens up and .... ok well you get the picture. Come explain that to the cops... :-)
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Doors were locked ? That may tell you is problem in mechanical or electrical part. The point is : if car is locked you need to pull twice in order to open the door, else once is enough. Maybe before actuator replacement (like 80E if I remember in Germany, have replaced that when bough the car) you should check Bowden cable position (29 on picture).

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts...73&hg=41&fg=40
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Yep. They're designed to be removable. Open the door, disconnect the electrics (quick release plug), lift door off the hinge. Remove or attach all four doors in five minutes if you're practiced.

As for side impact, you're sitting high in a body-on-frame design where the doors are not designed to be a structural member. Anything tall enough to be a real threat to someone in that Jeep would be tall enough to come over a BMW door and through the window.
If door have airbag I would recommend to disconnect battery first
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      11-28-2012, 10:25 AM   #37
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If door have airbag I would recommend to disconnect battery first
They don't on Jeep Wranglers. The electrics to the doors control power windows and power locks if the Wrangler.

Side airbags, if equipped, are built into the front seats.
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You actually lasted 3 minutes with that annoying thing!? it's so loud
i learned how to tune it out just like you tune out a whining woman
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Mine doenst yell at me anymore. I put her in her place!
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Just took my car to the dealership.

They can't find anything wrong with it...which is exactly what I figured would happen...
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Did you mention the known issue on other BMW models?

Yep. I'm still going back and forth with them...my car is there until tomorrow.

I mentioned there was someone who had this same issue with a 7-Series...so I'll keep pressing!
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