Disable auto locking of door

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Disable auto locking of door

Post by Isca » Thu May 13, 2021 11:50 am


Has anyone found a way to disable the automatic door locking when you start driving?

It's a menu option on my WV T6 but cant find it on our ID3. Its a pain when you pull up outside a friends house and they cant get into the car until you (repeatedly) press the central locking button.

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Re: Disable auto locking of door

Post by scott28tt » Thu May 13, 2021 4:44 pm

From the manual:

Automatic locking (Auto Lock)
The vehicle locks itself automatically at speeds above approximately 15 km/h (9 mph). The indicator lamp in the central locking button will light up yellow when the vehicle is locked.

Automatic unlocking (Auto Unlock)
All vehicle doors and the boot lid are automatically unlocked if one of the following conditions applies:

The electronic parking brake is engaged and the ignition is switched off.
OR: the door release lever has been operated. This applies at speeds up to 15 km/h (9 mph).
OR: in an accident where the airbags have been triggered.

Automatic unlocking gives emergency responders access to the vehicle.

In other words, no there is no setting to turn it off.
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Re: Disable auto locking of door

Post by kaiz » Sat May 15, 2021 7:35 am

Haven't tried, if you press unlock 'button' on driver's door, will it remain unlocked?
As lane assist, you cant disable permanently.
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