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Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual: Deadlock mechanism

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Function Action
Locking the vehicle and activating the deadlock mechanism. Press the button  on the vehicle key once.
Locking the vehicle without activating the deadlock mechanism. Press the button on the vehicle key twice.
Press the central locking button in the driver door once.

The deadlock mechanism blocks the door opening levers if the vehicle has been locked. This makes it more difficult to break into the vehicle. The doors can no longer be opened from the inside  .

When the ignition is switched off, the instrument cluster display will inform you about the activated deadlock mechanism (SAFE locking or SAFELOCK).

The following applies when the deadlock mechanism is deactivated:

  • The vehicle can be unlocked and opened from the inside using the door release lever.
  • The vehicle cannot be unlocked from the inside using the central locking button.
  • The anti-theft alarm is active.
  • The interior monitoring system and anti-tow alarm are deactivated.

Indicator lamp in the driver door

After locking the vehicle: Meaning
A red LED flashes for approximately two seconds in short intervals, and then somewhat slower. The deadlock mechanism is activated.
A red LED flashes for approximately two seconds and then goes out. The light starts to flash again after approximately 30 seconds. The deadlock mechanism is deactivated.
A red LED is lit permanently for approximately 30 seconds. Fault in the locking system. Go to a qualified workshop.

WARNING

Always take care when using the deadlock mechanism otherwise you could cause accidents or injuries.
  • Never leave anybody in the vehicle if the vehicle has been locked using the vehicle key. The doors can no longer be opened from the inside once the deadlock mechanism is activated.
  • Locked doors could delay assistance in an emergency. People could become trapped inside in an emergency if the doors cannot be unlocked.
    Locking and unlocking the vehicle from inside
    Fig. 23 In the driver door: central locking button First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Press the button  : ...

    Anti-theft alarm
    First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The anti-theft alarm makes it more difficult to break into the vehicle or steal it. The anti-theft alarm is activated ...

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