Keyless entry

General information

WARNING:
The keyless entry system may not function if the key is close to metal objects or electronic devices such as mobile phones.

The passive entry system will not function if: Х The vehicle battery is flat.

Х The passive key frequencies are jammed.

Х The passive key battery is flat.

Note: If the passive entry system does not function, you will need to use the key blade to lock and unlock your vehicle.

The keyless system allows the driver to operate the vehicle without the use of a key or remote control.

Passive locking and unlocking requires a


Passive locking and unlocking requires a valid passive key to be located within one of the three external detection ranges.

These are located approximately one and a half metres from the driver and front passenger door handles and the luggage compartment lid.

Passive key

The vehicle can be locked and unlocked with the passive key. The passive key can also be used as a remote control. See Locking and unlocking.

Locking the vehicle
Locking the vehicle

WARNING:
The vehicle does not lock itself automatically. If no locking button is pressed, the vehicle will remain unlocked.

Locking buttons are located on each of the front doors.

To activate central locking and arm the alarm:
Х Press a locking button once.

To activate double locking and arm the alarm:
Х Press a locking button twice within three seconds.

Note: Once activated, the vehicle will remain locked for approximately three seconds. When the delay period is over, the doors can be opened again, provided the passive key is within the respective detection range.

Two short flashes of the direction indicators confirms that all the doors and the luggage compartment lid have been locked and that the alarm has been armed.

Luggage compartment lid

Note: The luggage compartment lid cannot be closed and, will pop back up if the passive key is located inside the luggage compartment with the doors locked.

Note: If a second valid passive key is located within the luggage compartment lid detection range, the luggage compartment lid can be closed.

Unlocking the vehicle

Note: If the vehicle remains locked for longer than three days, the keyless system will enter an energy-saving mode.

This is to reduce the discharge of the vehicle battery. When the vehicle is unlocked while in this mode, the reaction time of the system may be a little longer than normal. Unlocking the vehicle once will deactivate the energy-saving mode.

Press a locking button once.


Press a locking button once.

Note: A valid passive key must be located within the detection range of that door.

One long flash of the direction indicators confirms that all the doors and the luggage compartment lid have been unlocked and that the alarm has been disarmed.

Unlocking only the driver's door

If the unlocking function is reprogrammed so that only the driverТs door is unlocked (See Programming the remote control), note the following:

If the driverТs door is the first door which is opened, the other doors will remain locked. All the other doors can be unlocked from inside the vehicle by pressing the unlock button on the instrument panel. For item location: See Quick start. Doors can be unlocked individually by pulling the interior door handles on those doors.

If the front passenger door is the first door which is opened, all the doors and the luggage compartment lid will be unlocked.

Disabled keys

Any keys left inside the vehicle interior when it is locked will be disabled.

A disabled key cannot be used to turn the ignition on or start the engine.

In order to use these passive keys again, they have to be enabled.

To enable all your passive keys, unlock the vehicle using a passive key or the remote control unlocking function.

All passive keys will then be enabled if the ignition is turned on or the vehicle is started using a valid key.

Locking and unlocking the doors with the key blade
Locking and unlocking the doors with the key blade

1. Carefully remove the cover.

2. Remove the key blade and insert it into the lock.

Note: Only the driver's door handle is fitted with a lock cylinder.

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