Rear Doors wont open

HELP. I have a 1997 728i (E38) my problem is that one of the rear doors will not open from the inside or the outside. it is obviously a cable or something snapped inside the door? but my problem is how to
open the door so that I can repair it ??????? I have tried to get the door card off, but of course with the door shut it will not come off, I have also tried to push a bit of wire down the side of an open window in the hope that I could open it, but again to no avail, so HELP, HOW THE HELL CAN I OPEN THE DOOR ????????
John
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from the outside stand back and say Open Seza Me..........its worth a try.
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Dear John (Heh! Heh!) I have the same problem with my 95 318i (Thank God, it's a rear door and not the driver door !) Hopefully this might work... http://groups.google.com/group/alt.autos.bmw/browse_thread/thread/a9d1429db2ae8180 I haven't tried it yet, but seems like the only option for us locked out guys. Luck & courage !
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This issue recently got resolved in my case, coz apparently my rear door had somehow got double-locked (all by itself) and I was using the Valet key for my daily use. Instead when I used the Master key on the driver's side door (turning it a full 90 degrees, not possible with the Valet key) it released the double-lock. They say, some times a faulty relay in the keyless control module may erratically activate a double-lock, even when not intended. Always make sure U try the Master key before taking it to repair. I'm sure the Master key is designed to manually override all electronic immobilizers (makes sense too, when U imagine a 'War of the worlds' like scenario)
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That happens sometimes in sedans, BMW's are known for electrical trouble. The coupes are even worse. Sometimes they don't even ship with door handles. Good luck.

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I had a similar problem with my old e34.
Here's how I did it.
http://www.randcjones.plus.com/Docs/Central%20locking%20stuck%20-%20how%202.pdf
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