both passenger window and lock stopped working. you hear a "click" when using the central console unlock/window down, but nothing happens on passenger side. drivers side door lock still works fine (already replaced window motor around same time!) Manually able to open passenger door from inside car.
got out of car to replenish washer bottle car still running passenger for shut and drivers door fortunately not fully shut but on catch. After shutting bonnet tried to get into car and the central locking had activated with car running and me outside. managed to get a long cane between top of window and roof and toggle the door lock switch on panel below radio. Passenger door opened not drivers but it enable us to get in.
what causes this?????
The right door of 2005 mini could not be opened from the inside but had to be opened manually from the outside. Also, you could lock the door using the key fob.This problem apparently came about after a passenger had tried to let himself out and was not aware of the correct operation of the door.
Driver side door will not lock with FOB or manually. When pressing the lock down physically it pops back up as if the key was still in the ignition as a safeguard preventing you from locking your keys in the car.
I purchased this car in 2005 with about 3.000 miles on it. I have replaced window motors 3 times, power steering (reimbursed by Mini, but had to drive from Tahoe to Southern Oregon without power steering)and now the driver side door won't unlock with key faub or interior door lock switch. The driver side door locks with key faub, but not with interior door lock switch. I love this car and for the most part it has been a great car. This however, is a major safety issue.
2009 Mini Cooper Clubman S
Driver's door doesnt lock/unlock with key fob. Needs to be manually locked with emergency key but then it does not open from the outside. Had to open from inside (through passengers side). Thinking it is: lock cylinder (fried), or loose connection between lock and body of car. Last case scenario is lock actuator
Driver door will not open with either handle. Lock responds to key and fob but door still does not open. The opening handles don't feel like they are "doing anything". Over the winter I had several times when the door would not close completely. This would come and go. This non-opening condition gave no warning. Service manager at the dealer says he has never seen this in his 8 years with Mini. BMW tech (they share a service area) had seen a similar problem with a BMW once (called it stuck in double lock mode) Car still at dealer. They say they are going to have to cut the striker to get the door open.