Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Can I customize which doors unlock with the remote or electronic key?

asked by on

Can I customize which doors unlock with the remote or electronic key?

A: Your remote and/or electronic key let you l...

Your remote and/or electronic key let you lock and unlock the doors of your car, but you can actually change the default pattern for unlocking if you prefer. Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Turn the engine off.

  2. Make sure the indicator on the key is off.

  3. Press the unlock button or the horn button.

  4. Hold it for 5 seconds.

  5. Follow these steps for programming the mode you want:

  • Hold the driver’s door handle to set only that door to unlock.

  • Hold the passenger door handle to set the system to unlock all doors

  • Hold the front and rear handles on either side to set all doors to unlock.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Door handle broken

The door handle on your vehicle is connected to the door latch via some metal rods. The rods are held in place by plastic clips. These clips tend to break over time. When this happens the rod becomes dislodged. Removal...

Q: How do I lock the power windows?

The power windows can be locked so that children are unable to operate them. To lock the power windows, press the power window lock switch, which is located in front of the driver’s power window switches. Press this button a...

Q: My tire is locking up.

Hi. The most common problem with a wheel locking up can be related to front brake calipers that are loose or binding the wheel. The other common problem is the front hub bearing is also binding the wheel. If any...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the P0052 code means This code is seen when the Engine Control Module (ECM) tries to control the...