Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How do I use the keyless access system to unlock the car?

asked by on

How do I use the keyless access system to unlock the car?

A: If your vehicle is equipped with the keyles...

If your vehicle is equipped with the keyless access system, then you will be able to unlock your vehicle without using the keys. To use the keyless access system, you need to have the remote keyless entry (RKE) transmitter within three feet of the door that you plan on opening. As long as the RKE transmitter is within three feet, the vehicle will recognize it, and you will be able to open the door that the transmitter is closest to. If you are unlocking the driver’s door, only that door will remain unlocked. If you are unlocking any other door, then all of the doors will automatically 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: Oxygen sensor overheating

I think what you are talking about is an oxygen sensor (O2) heater malfunction. Modern O2 sensors use a heater element with a dedicated circuit to bring the sensor up to operating temperature quickly. Once at operating temperature, the powertrain...

Q: How do I open and close the sunshade?

The sunshade feature allows you to block incoming light from the sun roof. The sunshade can only be operated manually. To open the sunshade, slide it open. To close the sunshade, slide it closed. The sunshade can only be closed...

Q: How do I select a song from the list?

You can control your iPod with the sound system controls to help you choose a song. To view all of the songs and choose which one to play, follow these steps: Press the Menu button. Rotate the Tune-Scroll knob...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
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...