Trunk opening (from the keyfob)

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Trunk opening (from the keyfob)

Post by DrChef » Wed Nov 01, 2017 4:18 pm

Hello,
I have a question regarding opening the trunk from the keyfob.
If the car is locked, the button on the remote won't work, while if I unlock it and I press the release button on the keybof, the trunk unlocks and slightly opens. But this is just useless, since if the car is already unlocked, I can just press the trunk badge to open it, with completely no advantage of unlocking it from the remote!
Do you know if is it possible to unlock the trunk only while the car is locked? I did work this way with my 1 Series...

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Trunk opening (from the keyfob)

Post by 85genius » Wed Nov 01, 2017 4:33 pm

You could do that on the pre facelift E85 and it stopped with the facelift....

Its a good safety feature IMO as it stops you locking the keys in the boot
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Trunk opening (from the keyfob)

Post by Smartbear » Wed Nov 01, 2017 4:37 pm

85genius wrote:
Wed Nov 01, 2017 4:33 pm
You could do that on the pre facelift E85 and it stopped with the facelift....

Its a good safety feature IMO as it stops you locking the keys in the boot
My facelift si would unlock the boot via the fob even when the car was locked :?
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Trunk opening (from the keyfob)

Post by 85genius » Wed Nov 01, 2017 4:47 pm

Smartbear wrote:
Wed Nov 01, 2017 4:37 pm
85genius wrote:
Wed Nov 01, 2017 4:33 pm
You could do that on the pre facelift E85 and it stopped with the facelift....

Its a good safety feature IMO as it stops you locking the keys in the boot
My facelift si would unlock the boot via the fob even when the car was locked :?
Rob
Hmmmm maybe something that you can code with NCS/Carly then
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Post by Ducklakeview » Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:04 pm

Yes, it's codeable.

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Trunk opening (from the keyfob)

Post by Maniac » Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:34 pm

You can also set this via idrive. I leave mine unable to open unless the car is unlocked for safety

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