Q: What does the keyless entry keypad do?

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What does the keyless entry keypad do?

While you have a mechanical key and a remote entry system for your car, you may also have a keyless entry keypad. This is another way of locking and unlocking the car, as well of doing several other things. Here’s what you can do with the system:

  • Lock the doors without the key
  • Unlock the doors without the key
  • Turn the autolock and autounlock features on or off
  • Open the liftgate glass on the back

Tips

  • To use the keypad, you’ll need your five-digit access code
  • Always try to press the middle of the keypad button to ensure accuracy
  • Not all cars have the keypad – it’s optional equipment
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