Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation

The Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter functions work up to 60m (195 ft) away from the vehicle.

There are other conditions which can affect the performance of the transmitter. See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System on page 2‑3.

With Remote Start and Power Liftgate Shown, Without Similar
With Remote Start and Power Liftgate Shown, Without Similar

For vehicles with this feature, see Remote Vehicle Start on page 2‑5 for additional information. (Remote Vehicle Start):

For vehicles with this feature, see Remote Vehicle Start on page 2‑5 for additional information.

If enabled through the Driver Information Center (DIC), the parking lamps flash once to indicate locking has occurred. If enabled through the DIC, the horn sounds when  is pressed again within five seconds. See Vehicle Personalization (With DIC Buttons) on page 5‑46 for additional information. (Lock): Press to lock all the doors.

If enabled through the Driver Information Center (DIC), the parking lamps flash once to indicate locking has occurred. If enabled through the DIC, the horn sounds when Pressing  may arm the content theft-deterrent system. is pressed again within five seconds. See Vehicle Personalization (With DIC Buttons) on page 5‑46 for additional information.

Pressing See Anti-theft Alarm System on page 2‑13. may arm the content theft-deterrent system.

See Anti-theft Alarm System on page 2‑13.

pressed again within five seconds, all remaining doors unlock. The interior lamps come on and stay on for 20 seconds or until the ignition is turned on. (Unlock): Press once to unlock only the driver door. If pressed again within five seconds, all remaining doors unlock. The interior lamps come on and stay on for 20 seconds or until the ignition is turned on. is pressed again within five seconds, all remaining doors unlock. The interior lamps come on and stay on for 20 seconds or until the ignition is turned on.

If enabled through the DIC, the parking lamps flash twice to indicate unlocking has occurred. See Vehicle Personalization (With DIC Buttons) on page 5‑46.

Pressing (Power Liftgate): Press and hold until the liftgate begins to move to open or close the liftgate. on the RKE transmitter disarms the content theft-deterrent system. See Anti-theft Alarm System on page 2‑13.

The taillamps flash and a chime sounds to indicate when the liftgate is opening or closing. (Power Liftgate): Press and hold until the liftgate begins to move to open or close the liftgate.

The taillamps flash and a chime sounds to indicate when the liftgate is opening or closing.

Press and hold  for more than two seconds to activate the panic alarm. The parking lamps flash and the horn sounds repeatedly for 30 seconds. The alarm turns off when the ignition is moved to ON/RUN or  is pressed again.(Vehicle Locator/Panic Alarm): Press and release to locate the vehicle. The parking lamps flash and the horn sounds three times.

Press and hold The ignition must be in LOCK/OFF for the panic alarm to work. for more than two seconds to activate the panic alarm. The parking lamps flash and the horn sounds repeatedly for 30 seconds. The alarm turns off when the ignition is moved to ON/RUN or The ignition must be in LOCK/OFF for the panic alarm to work. is pressed again.

The ignition must be in LOCK/OFF for the panic alarm to work.

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