Activating and deactivating child safety locks

The child safety lock prevents the rear doors from being opened from inside.

The child lock can be either manual or electrical*.

Manual child lock

P5-1507 Door with manual child lock with key blade
Manual child lock. Not to be confused with manual door locks.
Use the remote control key's detachable key blade to turn the knob.
P5-Icon gray box AThe door is blocked against opening from the inside.
P5-Icon gray box BThe door can be opened from both the outside and the inside.


  • A door's knob control only blocks that particular door - not both rear doors simultaneously.
  • Cars with an electric child safety lock do not have a manual child lock.

Electric child lock*

The electric child lock can be activated and deactivated in all ignition positions above 0. Activation and deactivation can be performed up to 2 minutes after switching off the car, provided that no door is opened.

P5-1507 Door switch electric child lock
Activation and deactivation button.
  • Lamp lit – the lock is activated.
  • Lamp not lit - the lock is deactivated.

When the child lock is activated, the following is possible, the rear:

  • windows are only opened with the buttons in the driver's door.
  • doors cannot be opened from inside.

If the child lock is activated when the car is switched off, it will remain activated the next time the car is started.

Symbols and messages

P5-15w19 - Childlock ON
Rear child lock ActivatedThe child lock is activated.
P5-15w19 - Childlock OFF
Rear child lock DeactivatedThe child lock is deactivated.
  1. * Option/accessory.