Locking and unlocking

Activating and deactivating child safety locks

Updated 11/9/2020

Activating and deactivating child safety locks

The child safety lock prevents the rear doors from being opened from inside. With electric child safety locks, power window operation from the rear seat is also prevented.

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.

The door is blocked against opening from the inside.
The door can be opened from both the outside and the inside.

Note

  • 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.

P6-1746-XC40 - Child safety lock button

Activation and deactivation button.

Rear child safety lock enabled

When the lamp in the button is illuminated, the child safety lock is enabled.

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

  • Rear doors cannot be opened from the inside.
  • Rear power windows can only be operated from the driver's door.

Rear child safety lock disabled

When the lamp in the button is extinguished, the child safety lock is inactivated.

  • Rear doors can be opened from the inside and power windows operated from the rear seat.

Symbols and messages

Symbol

Message

Specification

P5-15w19 - Childlock ON

Rear child lock Activated

The child lock is activated.

P5-15w19 - Childlock OFF

Rear child lock Deactivated

The child lock is deactivated.


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