Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How do I activate or deactivate the Auto Unlock feature?

asked by on

How do I activate or deactivate the Auto Unlock feature?

You can configure both the Auto Lock and Auto Unlock features on your car separate from one another. You can also use a number of different methods to do it. Here’s what you need to know about activating or deactivating the Auto Unlock feature with the power door lock switch:

  1. Make sure the ignition is on.

  2. Press the Unlock button three times (on the door panel).

  3. Turn the ignition off.

  4. Press the Unlock button three times again.

  5. Turn the ignition on.

  6. Listen for the horn to beep one time. This tells you that you’re in programming mode.

  7. Press the Lock button, then the Unlock button. The horn will beep once to tell you if the system was deactivated. If it beeps twice, it means the system was activated.

  8. Turn the ignition off.

  9. The horn should beep once. This confirms that programming was successful.

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: 2004 saab 9-3 linear . glass mirror plate fell off of the passenger side

To request an exact repair quote please click on "Get a Quote" at YourMechanic's door mirror replacement service page. If you desire to attempt the repair yourself, and your existing mirror is not re-usable (that is the glass cannot be...

Q: Engine light on. Runs Rough

Hi There, There are a number of things that may cause the car to hesitate when accelerating such as low fuel pressure, a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor, clogged or dirty fuel injectors, a faulty throttle position sensor...

Q: What does the Brake Warning Light mean?

The brake Warning Light is located on the instrument panel, and can come on for two different reasons: the parking brake is currently engaged, or the brake system is low on fluid. When the brake Warning Light illuminates, first make...

Related articles

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...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...