Intermittent Trunk Lock (aka 'Boot' for UK listers) Operation in Sedan

Jobe Tichy bimmer_dude at
Mon May 6 03:20:56 EDT 2002

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That's cool...I thought that the alarm system worked off of the trunk light
switch.  What's the purpose of the sensor then on the trunk lock switch?  To
determine if the switch is being rotated in the even of a break in?


'91 200tq 20v

'84 BMW 318i (modified)
>From: Eyvind Spangen
>To: "Jobe Tichy"
>CC: dale at, 200q20v at
>Subject: Re: Intermittent Trunk Lock (aka 'Boot' for UK listers) Operation=
>Date: Sun, 05 May 2002 23:17:44 +0200
>On Sun, 05 May 2002 21:05:36 +0000, you wrote:
> >mechanism--AFTER IT WAS OUT OF THE CAR--solved the problem. I don't
> >cleaning while it is in the car because there are the electrical parts f=
> >lock heater there--which could do without getting moist.
>There is no lock heater in the trunk lock. The wiring there is for the
>alarm system..
>E. Spangen
>'90 Audi 200TQ 20v (godt parkert i l=E5ven uten skilter)
>'96 Sykkel, drevet av '81 fattig student

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