Tyco V23084-C2001-A303 Relay
Only $15 each plus $3 shipping within the US or $6 shipping outside the US.

These relays are used in almost all GM5 modules found in the E46 3-series (except in some late 2004 and 2005 cars). Two relays used for the power door locks and should be replaced in pairs. Two relays are used for the rear windows, one per window.

It is also used on some of the E46 memory seat modules like the 52.10-7 019 255 which can be found in 2002 and later convertibles with the memory seat option. Not sure which other cars use this module. The memory seat module uses 4 of these relays

Before you purchase some notes on replacing the relays yourself

These relays are not in sockets. They are soldered into the board and are very difficult to get out. If you have a little Radio Shack soldering iron and think you're going to get these relays out, think again! The copper planes suck away the heat faster than a lot of these little irons can put out. Also the solder used is RoHS or lead free which melts at a higher temperature, about 422°F compared to eutetic tin-lead which melts at 361°F. This makes it very difficult to get all the solder out of the holes. Thinking of using solder wick? Forget it. It's not going to work.

Don't believe me. I can give you names and email addresses of people who tried it themselves and messed up their modules. I have created another web page on some common problems encountered removing these relays.
Common Problems web page

The front window relays are even harder to get out than the door lock relays. The old relays need to be removed by someone who is skilled at desoldering.

Repair Service

Remember I offer a repair service where I will replace the door lock relays and ship the module back to you for as little as $85 within the US or $110 outside of the US. Have confidence that the job will be done right.

Learn more about my Relay Replacement Service

If you are in the Los Angeles area you can drive up and I will do everything. This includes removal of the GM5 module from your car, replacement of the door lock relays and installation. To learn more, follow the link above and scroll down to In Vehicle GM5 Repair Service.

Ordering Relays

Ok, with that said, there are two ways to purchase relays from me.

1) You can use PayPal and send me $15 for each relay plus $3 shipping within the US or plus $6 shipping to anywhere else in the world. My PayPal account is my email address, scott@bmwgm5.com. In the notes section mention the quantity and the first 5 characters of the relay P/N, such as, V23084.

2) You can find me on eBay selling relays. Search for my user ID is BMWGM5. This way if you are unhappy you have a forum to let others know of your experience and petition to get your money back if I don't come through. The prices on eBay are about 10% higher to help offset eBay fees which are actually around 13%.

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