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Q: What is the lockout prevention?

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What is the lockout prevention?

A: Lockout prevention is a handy feature that ...

Lockout prevention is a handy feature that you’ll be glad you have. If you’re anything like the rest of us, you’ve at least had some close calls with locking your keys in the car, often in the ignition.

Your Accord has a system that will not allow the driver side door of the car to lock if the keys are in the ignition. You won’t even be able to use another master key to lock the doors. However, the driver’s door can be manually locked by pulling the tab inside the car on the door panel.

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