Q: How do I use the key to lock or unlock the doors?

asked by on December 15, 2015

How do I use the key to lock or unlock the doors?

While you can use the lock/unlock controls on the door panels to lock your car, or the remote attached to your key, you can also use the mechanical key itself. Just turn the key in the driver door lock to unlock that door. Turn it the opposite way to lock it.

Tip

  • Using the mechanical key on the driver door only locks or unlocks that door. All other doors will remain the same (either locked or unlocked). You must use the remote to lock all the doors, or lock them from the inside before getting out.
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