Locking and unlocking

Lock confirmation

Updated 7/9/2020

Lock confirmation

When the car is locked or unlocked the direction indicators confirm that locking or unlocking was correctly performed.

Exterior indication

Locking

  • The car's hazard warning flashers indicate locking by flashing and retracting the door mirrors

    Only for cars with retractable power door mirrors.

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Unlocking

  • The car's hazard warning flashers indicate unlocking by two flashes and extending the door mirrors

    Only for cars with retractable power door mirrors.

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All doors, boot lid and bonnet must be closed to indicate the car is locked. If locking is performed with only the driver's door closedDoes not apply to cars equipped with the keyless locking/unlocking (Passive Entry*)., the car will be locked but lock indication with hazard warning flashers will only occur after all doors, boot lid and bonnet have been closed.

Lock and alarm indicator

16w17 - SPA - S/V90 - Security LED (Larmindikator)

The lock and alarm indicator on the instrument panel show the status of the alarm system.

Long flash indicates locking of the car. When the car is locked, this will be indicated by short, pulsating flashes.

Other indication

The home safe lighting and approach light functions also provide indication of locking and unlocking.

Indication in lock buttons

Front door

16w17 - P5 - Central locking front door

Lock buttons with indicator lamp in the front door.

An illuminated indicator lamp in the lock button of either front door indicates that all doors are locked. If any door is opened, the lamp will extinguish in both doors.

In rear door*

16w17 - P5 - Central locking rear door

Lock button with indicator lamp in the rear door.

An illuminated indicator lamp in the lock button for one of the doors indicates that the door in question is locked. If any door is unlocked, its lamp will extinguish while the others will continue to illuminate.


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