Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How do you use the Window Lock?

asked by on

How do you use the Window Lock?

Safety is important in your car, particularly if you have small children in the back seat. The Window Lock function allows you to disable the back window controls. When the lock is active, only the driver and front passenger can open their windows (and the driver can use his or her controls to open the rear windows). Here’s how to turn the lock on and off:

  1. Locate the Window Lock button on the driver side door panel.

  2. Press right (the side with the ‘X’) to lock the back windows and disable the rear window switches).

  3. Press left (with no ‘X’) to unlock the windows and reactivate the rear window switches.

Tip

Engaging the Window Lock is highly advised for anyone driving with children in the back seat.

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!
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. How do you use the Window Lock?

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: Failed smog check - NOX value @ 15 mph too high - max 346, measured 436 (@25mph max 523, meas 411)

Hi there. NOx is produced through heat; which typically occurs when the engines fuel mixture is too lean. Lean fuel mixtures cause high NOx or nitric oxide emissions. A lean fuel condition may be due to a vacuum leak's and/or...

Q: How do I trigger the panic alarm with the remote keyless entry system?

The panic alarm is an important safety feature. If you signal the alarm, the headlights will flash and an alarm will sound, which draws attention to you if you feel threatened or unsafe. To use the alarm, press and hold...

Q: How does the Auto Lock feature work?

Your car is equipped with an auto lock feature that automatically locks all the doors in the car to provide greater safety when on the road. This can keep a door from being accidentally opened when the car is in...

Related articles

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...
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...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...