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Honda HR-V: Locking/Unlocking the Doors from the Outside

Honda HR-V (2015-2021) Owner's Manual / Controls / Locking and Unlocking the Doors / Locking/Unlocking the Doors from the Outside

■Using the Remote Transmitter

■ Locking the doors

Press the lock button.

Once:

  • Some exterior lights flash, all the doors and tailgate lock, and the security system sets.

Twice (within five seconds after the first push):

  • A beeper sounds and verifies the security system is set.

Locking and Unlocking the Doors


If you do not open a door within 30 seconds of unlocking the vehicle with the remote transmitter, the doors will automatically relock.

If the interior light switch is in the door activated position, the interior lights come on when you press the unlock button.

No doors opened: The lights fade out after 30 seconds.

Doors relocked with the remote transmitter: The lights go off immediately.

The remote transmitter uses low-power signals, so the operating range may vary depending on the surroundings.

The remote transmitter will not lock the vehicle when a door is open.

Models without smart entry system

The remote transmitter will not work when the key is in the ignition switch.

Models with smart entry system

You can lock or unlock doors using the remote transmitter or smart entry system only when the power mode is in VEHICLE OFF.

If the distance at which the remote transmitter works varies, the battery is probably low. Replace the button battery as soon as possible.

If the LED does not come on when you press a button, the battery is dead.

■ Unlocking the doors

Press the unlock button.

Once:

  • Some exterior lights flash twice, and the driver's door unlocks.

Twice:

  • The remaining doors and the tailgate unlock.

■Using the Smart Entry with Push Button Start System

When you carry the smart entry remote, you can lock/unlock the doors and the tailgate.

You can lock/unlock the doors and the tailgate within a radius of about 32 inches (80 cm) of the outside door handle. You can open the tailgate within about 32 inches (80 cm) radius from the tailgate release button.

Locking and Unlocking the Doors


  • Do not leave the smart entry remote in the vehicle when you get out. Carry it with you.
  • Even if you are not carrying the smart entry remote, you can lock/unlock the doors and the tailgate while someone else with the remote is within range.
  • The door may be unlocked if the door handle is covered with water in heavy rain or in a car wash if the smart entry remote is within range.
  • If you grip a front door handle wearing gloves, the door sensor may be slow to respond or may not respond by unlocking the doors.
  • You cannot unlock the door by gripping the handle after two seconds of locking it.
  • The door might not open if you pull it immediately after gripping the door handle. Grip the handle again and confirm that the door is unlocked before pulling the handle.
  • Even within the 32 inches (80 cm) radius, you may not be able to lock/unlock the doors and the tailgate with the smart entry remote if it is above or below the outside handle.
  • The smart entry remote may not operate if it is too close to the door and door glass.

If the distance at which the remote transmitter works varies, the battery is probably low. Replace the button battery as soon as possible.

If the LED does not come on when you press a button, the battery is dead.

If you do not open a door or the tailgate within 30 seconds of unlocking the vehicle, the doors will automatically relock.

■ Locking the doors and tailgate

Press the door lock button on the front door or the tailgate.

  • Some exterior lights flash; the beeper sounds; all the doors and tailgate lock; and the security system sets.

Locking and Unlocking the Doors


■ Unlocking the doors and tailgate

Grab the driver's door handle:

  • The driver's door unlocks.
  • Some exterior lights flash twice and the beeper sounds twice.

Grab the front passenger's door handle:

  • All the doors and the tailgate unlock.
  • Some exterior lights flash twice and the beeper sounds twice.

Press the tailgate release button:

  • The tailgate unlocks.
  • Some exterior lights flash twice and the beeper sounds twice.

Locking and Unlocking the Doors


Locking and Unlocking the Doors


■Locking/Unlocking the Doors Using a Key

Fully insert the key and turn it.

When you lock the driver's door with a key, all the other doors and tailgate lock at the same time. When unlocking, the driver's door unlocks first. Turn the key a second time within a few seconds to unlock the remaining doors and the tailgate.

Locking and Unlocking the Doors


If you unlock the doors with the key, the alarm goes off when you open the hood or move the shift lever out of (P) (continuously variable transmission models).

■Locking a Door Without Using a Key

■ Locking the driver's door

Push the lock tab forward 1 or push the master door lock switch in the lock direction 1, and close the door.

■ Locking the passengers' doors

Push the lock tab forward and close the door.

Locking and Unlocking the Doors


When you lock the driver's door, all the other doors and tailgate lock at the same time.

Make sure you have the key in your hand before locking the door to prevent it from being locked in the vehicle.

■ Lockout prevention system

Models without smart entry system

The doors and the tailgate cannot be locked when the key is in the ignition switch.

Models with smart entry system

The doors and the tailgate cannot be locked when the smart entry remote is inside the vehicle.

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