Door Lock Problem

I searched the threads and came up with nothing that matches my problem:

I have a 2001 325Ci and the remote (and central lock/unlock button on the center console) will lock all the doors, but will not unlock the driver's door (passenger door and truck unlocks). I do see the door lock pin vibrate a little, but it doesn't come up. If I press unlock twice on the remote, it unlocks the passenger door and trunk (as it should). The key works if used the old-fashioned way (stick in lock, turn left). Also, if the door locks on the inside, double-pull on the handle unlocks the door. Finally, the door does not auto-lock after going 8 mph (where the passenger door does lock).

Before I hand over my left arm to the dealer, are there any fixes/conclusions anyone came up with?
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