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SEATS AND RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
these air bags must inflate very quickly to
do their job. Here are the most important
WARNING
WARNING
things to know about the air bag systems.
(Continued)
Do not attach any objects to, or place
The side impact air bags are
any objects over, the steering wheel
WARNING
designed to inflate only in moderate
or dashboard. Do not place any
You can be severely injured or killed
to severe crashes where something
objects between the air bag and the
in a crash if you aren’t wearing your
hits the side of your vehicle. They
driver or front passenger. These
safety belt
- even if you have air
aren’t designed to inflate in frontal, in
objects may interfere with air bag
bags. Wearing your safety belt during
rollover or in rear crashes.
operation or may be propelled by the
a crash helps reduce your chance of
Everyone in your vehicle should wear
air bag in the event of a crash. Either
hitting things inside the vehicle or
a safety belt properly - whether or
of these conditions may cause
being ejected from it. Air bags are
not there’s an air bag for that person.
severe injury.
designed to work with safety belts
but don’t replace them.
Frontal air bags for the driver and
WARNING
WARNING
right front passenger are designed to
Air bags inflate with great force,
Anyone who is up against, or very
deploy only in moderate to severe
faster than the blink of an eye. If
close to, any air bag when it inflates
frontal and near frontal crashes. They
you’re too close to an inflating air
can be severely injured or killed. Air
aren’t designed to inflate at all in roll-
bag, as you would be if you were
bags plus lap-shoulder belts offer the
over, rear or low-speed frontal
leaning forward, it could severely
best protection for adults, but not for
crashes, or in many side crashes.
injure you. Safety belts help keep you
young children and infants. Neither
And, for some unrestrained occu-
in position for air bag inflation before
the vehicle’s safety belt system nor
pants, frontal air bags may provide
and during a crash. Always wear your
its air bag system is designed for
less protection in frontal crashes
safety belt, even with frontal air bags.
them. Young children and infants
than more forceful air bags have pro-
The driver should sit as far back as
need the protection that a child
vided in the past.
possible while still maintaining con-
restraint system can provide. Always
(Continued)
trol of the vehicle. Front occupants
secure children properly in your vehi-
should not lean on or sleep against
cle. To read how, see the part of this
the door.
instruction called
“Older Children” or
“Infants and Young Children.”
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SEATS AND RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
Where Are the Air Bags?
S4U1015A
There is an air bag readiness light on the
instrument panel, which shows the air bag
symbol.
The air bag readiness system checks the
air bag electrical system for malfunctions.
N6U1001A
The light tells you if there is an electrical
L3U1063A
problem. See “Air Bag Readiness Light” in
The side impact air bag is in the side of the
section 3 for more information.
The driver’s frontal air bag is in the middle
front seatback closest to the door.
of the steering wheel.
WARNING
Don’t put anything between an occu-
pant and an air bag, and don’t attach
or put anything on the steering wheel
hub or on or near any other air bag
covering. If something is between an
occupant and an air bag, the bag
might not inflate properly or it might
force the object into that person
causing severe injury or even death.
The path of an inflating air bag must
be kept clear. Don’t use seat covers
on the front seats.
L3U1064A
The right front passenger’s frontal air bag
is in the instrument panel on the passen-
ger’s side.
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SEATS AND RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
Passenger Sensing System
• there is a critical problem with the air bag
Your vehicle has a passenger sensing sys-
WARNING
system or the passenger sensing sys-
tem for the right front passenger position.
tem.
A child in a rear-facing child restraint
The passenger air bag off indicator will be
can be severely injured or killed if the
When the passenger sensing system has
visible when you turn your ignition key to
right front passenger’s frontal air bag
turned off the passenger’s frontal air bag
ON or START. The words “PASSENGER
inflates. This is because the back of
and side air bag, the passenger air bag off
AIR BAG OFF” will be visible in the clock
the rear-facing child restraint would
indicator in the clock display will light and
display located in the center of the instru-
be very close to the inflating air bag.
stay lit to remind you that the air bags are
ment panel during the system check.
Even though the passenger sensing
off. See “Passenger Air Bag Off Indicator”
When the system check is complete, the
system is designed to turn off the
in Section 3.
words
“PASSENGER AIR BAG OFF”
passenger’s frontal air bag and side
should go out unless the passenger sens-
Accident statistics show that children are
air bag under certain conditions, no
ing system has turned off the front passen-
safer if they are restrained in the rear
system is fail-safe, and no one can
ger’s frontal and side air bags. See
rather than the front seat. We recommend
guarantee that an air bag will not
“Passenger Air bag Off Indicator” in Sec-
that child restraints be secured in the rear
deploy under some unusual circum-
tion 3.
seat.
stance, even though it is turned off.
Always secure a rear-facing child
For some children who have outgrown
restraint in the rear seat, even if the
child restraints and for very small adults,
air bags are off.
the passenger sensing system may or may
PASSENGER
AIR BAG OFF
not turn off the right front passenger’s fron-
The passenger sensing system is
tal air bag and side air bag, depending
designed to turn off the right front passen-
upon the person’s seating posture and
N5U1002AS
ger’s frontal air bag and side air bag when
body build. Everyone in your vehicle who
the weight on the front seat is 25.6 kg (56.4
has outgrown child restraints should wear
The passenger sensing system will turn off
lbs) or less. The air bag should be turned
a safety belt properly
- whether or not
the right front passenger’s frontal air bag
off in the following situations.
there is an air bag for that person.
and side air bag under certain conditions.
The driver’s frontal air bag and side air bag
• the right front passenger seat is unoccu-
If a person of adult-size is sitting in the
are not part of the passenger sensing sys-
pied.
right front passenger’s seat, but the pas-
tem. The passenger sensing system works
• the system determines that an infant or a
senger air bag off indicator is lit, it could be
with sensors that are part of the right front
small child is present in the right front
because that person is not sitting properly
passenger’s seat cushion. The sensors are
passenger seat.
in the seat. If this happens, do one of the
designed to detect the presence of a prop-
• a right front passenger takes his/her
following:
erly-seated occupant and determine if the
weight off of the seat for a period of time.
• Turn the vehicle off and ask the person
passenger’s frontal air bag and side air
to place the seatback in the fully upright
bag should be enabled (may inflate) or not.
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SEATS AND RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
position, then sit upright in the seat, cen-
When Should an Air Bag Inflate?
tered on the seat cushion, with the per-
WARNING
The driver’s and right front passenger’s
son’s legs comfortably extended. Restart
frontal air bags are designed to inflate in
A thick layer of additional material
the vehicle and have the person remain
moderate to severe frontal or near-frontal
such as a blanket, or aftermarket
in this position for about three minutes.
crashes. But they are designed to inflate
equipment such as seat covers, seat
This will allow the system to detect that
only if the impact speed is above the sys-
heaters and seat massagers can
person and then enable the passenger’s
tem’s designed “threshold level.”
affect how well the passenger sens-
air bag.
ing system operates. Remove any
If the front of your vehicle goes straight into
With the vehicle parked, ask the right
additional material from the seat
a wall that doesn’t move or deform, the
front passenger to get out of the seat for
cushion before allowing a passenger
threshold level is about 9 to 14 mph (14.5
more than three seconds, place the
to use the front passenger’s seat, and
to 23 km/h). The threshold level can vary,
seatback in the fully upright position, and
do not use aftermarket equipment
however, with specific vehicle design, so
then sit upright in the seat, centered on
such as seat covers.
that it can be somewhat above or below
the seat cushion, with the person’s legs
this range.
comfortably extended. Have the person
remain in this position for about three
Adding Equipment to Your Air Bag-
If your vehicle strikes something that will
minutes. This will allow the system to
Equipped Vehicle
move or deform, such as a parked car, the
detect that person and then enable the
threshold level will be higher. The driver’s
Question: Because I have a disability, I
passenger’s air bag.
and right front passenger’s frontal air bags
have to get my vehicle modified. How
are not designed to inflate in rollovers, rear
can I find out whether this will affect my
WARNING
impacts, or in many side impacts because
advanced air bag system?
inflation would not help the occupant.
If the air bag readiness light in the
Answer: Changing or moving any parts of
instrument panel cluster ever comes
A side impact air bag is designed to inflate
the front seats, safety belts, the air bag
on and stays on, it means that some-
in moderate to severe side crashes involv-
sensing and diagnostic module can affect
thing may be wrong with the air bag
ing the door. A side impact air bag will
the operation of the advanced air bag sys-
system. If this ever happens, have the
inflate if the crash severity is above the
tem. If it is necessary to modify the
vehicle serviced promptly, because
system’s designed “threshold level”. The
advanced air bag system to accommodate
an adult-size person sitting in the
threshold level can vary with specific vehi-
a person with disabilities, owners in the
right front passenger’s seat may not
cle design. A side impact air bag is not
continental United States can call Ameri-
have the protection of the air bags.
designed to inflate in frontal or near-frontal
can Suzuki toll-free at 1-800-934-0934, or
See “Air Bag Readiness Light” in
impacts, rollovers or rear impacts, because
write to:
Section 3 for more on this, including
inflation would not help the occupant.
important safety information.
American Suzuki Motor Corporation
Automotive Customer Relations
In any particular crash, no one can say
whether an air bag should have inflated
3251 East Imperial Highway
Brea, CA 92821-6795
simply because of the damage to a vehicle
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SEATS AND RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
or because of what the repair costs were.
collisions, including rollovers, rear impacts,
nor does it stop people from leaving the
For frontal air bags, inflation is determined
and many side impacts, primarily because
vehicle.
by the angle of the impact and how quickly
an occupant’s motion is not toward the air
the vehicle slows down in frontal and near-
bag. Side impact air bags would not help
WARNING
frontal impacts. For side impact air bags,
you in many types of collisions, including
When an air bag inflates, there is dust
inflation is determined by the location and
frontal or near frontal collisions, rollovers,
in the air. This dust could cause
severity of the impact.
and rear impacts, primarily because an
breathing problems for people with a
occupant’s motion is not toward those air
history of asthma or other breathing
What Makes an Air Bag Inflate?
bags. Air bags should never be regarded
trouble. To avoid this, everyone in the
In an impact of sufficient severity, the air
as anything more than a supplement to
vehicle should get out as soon as it is
bag sensing system detects that the vehi-
safety belts, and then only in moderate to
safe to do so. If you have breathing
cle is in a crash. For both frontal and side
severe frontal or near-frontal collisions for
problems but can’t get out of the
impact air bags, the sensing system trig-
the driver’s and right front passenger’s
vehicle after an air bag inflates, then
gers a release of gas from the inflator,
frontal air bags, and only in moderate to
get fresh air by opening a window or
which inflates the air bag. The inflator, the
severe side collisions for vehicles with side
a door. If you experience breathing
air bag and related hardware are all part of
impact air bags.
problems following an air bag deploy-
the air bag modules. Frontal air bag mod-
ment, you should seek medical atten-
ules are located inside the steering wheel
What Will You See After an Air Bag
tion.
and instrument panel. Side impact air bag
Inflates?
modules are located in the side of the seat-
After the air bag inflates, it quickly deflates,
In many crashes severe enough to inflate
back closest to the door.
so quickly that some people may not even
an air bag, windshields are broken by vehi-
realize the air bag inflated. Some compo-
cle deformation. Additional windshield
How Does an Air Bag Restrain?
nents of the air bag module will be hot for a
breakage may also occur from the right
In moderate to severe frontal or near fron-
short time. These components include the
front passenger air bag.
tal collisions, even belted occupants can
steering wheel hub for the driver’s frontal
contact the steering wheel or the instru-
air bag, the instrument panel for the right
• Air bags are designed to inflate only
ment panel. In moderate to severe side
front passenger’s frontal bag and the side
once. After an air bag inflates, you’ll
collisions, even belted occupants can con-
of the seatback closest to the front door for
need some new parts for your air bag
tact the inside of the vehicle.
the side impact air bag. The parts of the
system. If you don’t get them, the air bag
bag that come into contact with you may
system won’t be there to help protect
The air bag supplements the protection
be warm, but not too hot to touch. There
you in another crash. A new system will
provided by safety belts. Air bags distribute
will be some smoke and dust coming from
include air bag modules and possibly
the force of the impact more evenly over
the vents in the deflated air bags. Air bag
other parts. The service instruction for your
the occupant’s upper body, stopping the
inflation doesn’t prevent the driver from
vehicle covers the need to replace other
occupant more gradually. But the frontal air
seeing or being able to steer the vehicle,
parts.
bags would not help you in many types of
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SEATS AND RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
• Your vehicle is equipped with a crash
have information about servicing your vehi-
Restraint System Check
sensing and diagnostic module, which
cle and the air bag system.
records information about the air bag
Checking Your Restraint Systems
system. The module records information
WARNING
Now and then, make sure the safety belt
about the readiness of the system, when
reminder light and all your belts, buckles,
For up to 10 seconds after the igni-
the system commands air bag inflation.
latch plates, retractors and anchorages are
tion key is turned off and the battery
• Let only qualified technicians work on
working properly. Look for any other loose
is disconnected, an air bag can still
your air bag system. Improper service
or damaged safety belt system parts. If you
inflate during improper service. You
can mean that your air bag system won’t
see anything that might keep a safety belt
can be injured if you are close to an
work properly. See your SUZUKI dealer
system from doing its job, have it repaired.
air bag when it inflates. Avoid yellow
for service.
connectors. They are probably part of
Torn or frayed safety belts may not protect
the air bag system. Be sure to follow
you in a crash. They can rip apart under
CAUTION
proper service procedures, and make
impact forces. If a belt is torn or frayed, get
If you damage the covering for the
sure the person performing work for
a new one right away.
driver’s or the right front passenger’s
you is qualified to do so.
Also look for any opened or broken air bag
frontal air bag, or the covering on the
covers, and have them repaired or
front seatback for a side air bag, the
The air bag systems in your vehicle do not
replaced. (The air bag system does not
bag may not work properly. You may
need regular maintenance.
need regular maintenance.)
have to replace the air bag module in
the steering wheel, both the air bag
module and the instrument panel for
the right front passenger’s air bag, or
both the air bag module and seatback
for the side impact air bag. Do not
open or break the air bag coverings.
Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped
Vehicle
Air bags affect how your vehicle should be
serviced. There are air bag system parts in
several places around your vehicle. You
don’t want the system to inflate while
someone is working on your vehicle. Your
SUZUKI dealer and the service instruction
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Replacing Restraint System Parts
replaced after the side air bag has been
After a Crash
deployed.
If an air bag inflates, you’ll need to replace
WARNING
air bag system parts.
A crash can damage the restraint
systems in your vehicle. A damaged
restraint system may not properly
protect the person using it, resulting
in serious injury or even death in a
crash. To help make sure your
restraint systems are working prop-
erly after a crash, have them
inspected and any necessary
replacements made as soon as pos-
sible.
If you’ve had a crash, do you need new
belts or LATCH system parts?
If belts are cut or damaged, replace them.
Collision damage also may mean you will
need to have LATCH system, safety belt or
seat parts repaired or replaced. New parts
and repairs may be necessary even if the
belt or LATCH system wasn’t being used at
the time of the collision.
If the frontal air bags inflate, you will also
need to replace the driver’s and right front
passenger’s safety belt pretensioners and
safety belts. Be sure to do so. Then the
new pretensioners and safety belts will be
there to help protect you in a collision.
If your vehicle is equipped with side air
bags, the front seat assembly must be
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FEATURES AND CONTROLS
FEATURES AND CONTROLS
Keys
2-1
2
Doors and Locks
2-4
Windows
2-7
Theft-Deterrent Systems
2-8
Daily Inspection Checklist
2-10
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
2-10
Mirrors
2-20
Storage Areas
2-21
Sunroof
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FEATURES AND CONTROLS
Keys
Remote Keyless Entry System
If equipped, the keyless entry system oper-
ates on a radio frequency subject to Fed-
WARNING
eral Communications Commission (FCC)
Leaving children in a vehicle with the
Rules and with Industry Canada.
ignition key is dangerous for many
This device complies with Part 15 of the
reasons. A child or others could be
FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the fol-
badly injured or even killed.
lowing two conditions:
They could operate the power win-
dows or other controls or even make
1.This device may not cause interference,
the vehicle move.
and
Don’t leave the keys in a vehicle with
2. This device must accept any interference
children.
received, including interference that
N4U2001A
may cause undesired operation of the
device.
One key is used for the ignition, the door
This device complies with RSS-210 of
and all other locks.
Industry Canada. Operation is subject to
When a new vehicle is delivered, you are
the following two conditions:
provided with two keys. Keep one of the
1.This device may not cause interference,
two keys as a spare. The key number is
and
stamped on the key tag (A). The tag has a
2. This device must accept any interference
code on it that tells your SUZUKI dealer or
received, including interference that
a qualified locksmith how to make extra
may cause undesired operation of the
keys. If you lose your key, you’ll be able to
device.
have a new one made easily using the tag.
For vehicle security, keep the tag in a safe
Changes or modifications to this system by
L3U2001A
place and also record the key number
other than an authorized service facility
somewhere other than inside of the vehi-
could void authorization to use this equip-
cle.
ment.
If you need a new key, contact your
At times you may notice a decrease in
SUZUKI dealer who can obtain the correct
range. This is normal for any remote key-
key code.
less entry system. If the transmitter does
not work or if you have to stand closer to
your vehicle for the transmitter to work, try
this:
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Remote Keyless Entry System
indicator located on the driver’s door lock
Check the distance. You may be too far
Operation
will turn off.
from your vehicle. You may need to
stand closer during rainy or snowy
If a door is not opened or if the engine is
weather.
not started within 30 seconds after press-
Check the location. Other vehicles or
ing Unlock on the remote keyless entry
objects may be blocking the signal. Take
transmitter, all of the doors will automati-
a few steps to the left or right, hold the
cally relock and the theft-deterrent system
transmitter higher, and try again.
will reactivate.
Check to determine if battery replace-
ment is necessary. See
“Battery
(PANIC):
Replacement” under Remote Keyless
Press this button to turn on the panic alarm
Entry System Operation in this section.
feature. The hazard lamps will flash and
(A)
If you are still having trouble, see your
the panic alarm will stay on for about 28
SUZUKI dealer or a qualified technician
seconds unless you press the Panic button
for service.
again.
N4U2002BS
The LED (A) on the transmitter will flash
The following functions are available if your
when the transmitter button is pressed.
vehicle has the remote keyless entry sys-
The Lock and Unlock buttons will not oper-
tem:
ate and the theft-deterrent system will not
activate while the key is in the ignition.
(LOCK):
Press this button to lock all of the doors. If
Matching Transmitter(s) to Your Vehicle
all of the doors are closed, the hazard
Each remote keyless entry transmitter is
lamps will flash once and the horn will
coded to prevent another transmitter from
chirp to indicate that locking has occurred.
unlocking your vehicle. If a transmitter is
The theft-deterrent system will activate and
lost or stolen, a replacement can be pur-
the security indicator located on the
chased through your SUZUKI dealer.
driver’s door lock will flash.
Remember to bring any remaining trans-
mitters with you when you go to your
(UNLOCK):
SUZUKI dealer. When the dealer matches
Press this button to unlock all of the doors.
the replacement transmitter to your vehi-
If all of the doors are closed, the hazard
cle, any remaining transmitters must also
lamps will flash twice to indicate that
be matched. Once your SUZUKI dealer
unlocking has occurred. The theft-deter-
has coded the new transmitter, the lost
rent system will deactivate and the security
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transmitter will not unlock your vehicle.
6) Check the operation of the transmitter
Each vehicle can have a maximum of four
with your vehicle.
transmitters matched to it.
WARNING
Battery Replacement
Swallowing a lithium battery may
Under normal use, the battery in your
cause serious internal injury. Do not
remote keyless entry transmitter should
allow anyone to swallow a lithium
last about two years.
battery. Keep lithium batteries away
You can tell the battery is weak if the LED
from children and pets. If swallowed,
(A) fails to illuminate or if the transmitter
contact physician immediately.
won’t work at the normal range in any loca-
tion. If you have to get close to your vehicle
before the transmitter works, it’s probably
CAUTION
N5U2001A
time to change the battery.
The transmitter is a sensitive elec-
To replace the battery in the remote key-
tronic instrument. To avoid damaging
CAUTION
less entry transmitter, do the following:
the transmitter, do not expose it to
When replacing the battery, use care
dust or moisture or tamper with inter-
1)
Remove the screw from the back of the
nal parts.
not to touch any of the circuitry.
cover and open the cover of the trans-
Static from your body transferred to
mitter.
these surfaces may damage the
2)
Pull the transmitter unit out of the cover
transmitter.
and open the cover of the transmitter
unit.
3)
Remove the battery and replace it with
the new one. Make sure the positive(+)
side of the battery faces up. Use one
three-volt, CR1616, or equivalent, type
battery.
4)
Close the cover of the transmitter unit
and put the unit in the cover of the
transmitter.
5)
Assemble the transmitter cover and
replace the screw. Make sure the cover
is on tightly, so water won’t get in.
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FEATURES AND CONTROLS
Doors and Locks
Door Locks
WARNING
Unlocked doors can be dangerous.
Passengers - especially children -
can easily open the doors and fall
out of a moving vehicle. When a
door is locked, the handle won’t
open it. You increase the chance of
being thrown out of the vehicle in a
crash if the doors aren’t locked. So,
N4U2004A
N4U2005A
wear safety belts properly and lock
the doors whenever you drive.
From the outside, use your key or the
All doors, except the driver’s door, can be
Young children who get into
optional keyless entry transmitter. See
locked from the outside by pushing down
unlocked vehicles may be unable to
“Remote Keyless Entry System” in this
the manual door lock and then closing the
get out. A child can be overcome by
section.
door. The driver’s door lock cannot be
extreme heat and can suffer perma-
pushed in while the door is open. Upon
nent injuries or even death from
To manually unlock all of the doors from
leaving the vehicle, the driver’s door can be
heat stroke. Always lock your vehi-
the outside, insert the key and turn it
locked from the outside only by using the
cle whenever you leave it.
toward the front of the vehicle.
key or the optional remote keyless entry
Outsiders can easily enter through
To manually lock all of the doors from the
transmitter.
an unlocked door when you slow
outside, insert the key and turn it toward
down or stop your vehicle. Locking
If your vehicle has a security indicator, the
the rear of the vehicle.
your doors can help prevent this
indicator will turn off when you unlock the
from happening.
door using the key or the optional keyless
entry transmitter. The indicator will turn on
when you lock the door using the key or
There are several ways to lock and unlock
the keyless entry transmitter. The security
your vehicle.
indicator is located on the driver’s door
lock.
From the inside, you can lock and unlock
all of the doors by pushing or pulling the
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manual door lock located on the window
Power Door Locks
Door Ajar Reminder
sill on each door.
From the inside, you can also lock and
unlock the doors with the power door lock
switches located on the driver’s door trim
pad.
CAUTION
S4U2029A
If there is noise when opening or
If one of the doors on your vehicle is not
closing the doors or while driving,
closed completely while the ignition is on,
apply grease to door latch and hinge.
the door ajar light on the instrument panel
will come on and stay on until the doors
Central Door Locking System
are closed and completely latched.
N4U2006A
The central door locking system is acti-
vated using the switch on the driver’s door.
Rear Door Security Locks
If your vehicle has this feature you can
Your vehicle is equipped with rear door
From the outside, you can lock or unlock all
unlock or lock the doors on your vehicle
security locks on each rear door. This fea-
of the doors on your vehicle from the
using the driver’s door lock switch. Push
ture helps prevent passengers from open-
driver’s door by using either the key or the
down the front part of the switch to unlock
ing the rear doors on your vehicle from the
optional keyless entry transmitter. From the
the doors. Push down the back part of the
inside.
inside, you can lock or unlock all of the
switch to lock the doors.
doors using the driver’s power door lock
switch.
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Using the Rear Door Security Lock
Opening a Rear Door When the Security
Liftgate
Lock is On
1) Unlock the door from the inside.
WARNING
2) Then open the door from the outside.
It can be dangerous to drive with the
If you don’t cancel the security lock feature,
liftgate open because carbon monox-
adults or older children who ride in the rear
ide (CO) gas can come into your vehi-
won’t be able to open the rear door from
cle. You can’t see or smell CO. It can
the inside. You should let adults and older
cause unconsciousness and even
children know how to cancel the locks.
death. If you must drive with the lift-
gate open or if electrical wiring or
Canceling the Rear Door Security Lock
other cable connections must pass
1) Unlock the door from the inside and
through the seal between the body
open the door from the outside.
and the liftgate:
2) Move the lock downward to the unlock
Make sure all other windows are
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position.
shut.
3) Do the same for the other rear door.
Turn the fan on your heating or
To activate the rear door security lock:
cooling system to its highest speed
The rear door lock will now work normally.
1) Move the lock upward to the lock posi-
and select the control setting that
tion.
will force outside air into your vehi-
Lockout Protection
2) Close the door.
cle. See “Climate Control System”
If your vehicle is equipped with remote key-
3) Do the same thing to the other rear
in the Index.
less entry, you have lockout protection.
door lock.
If you have air outlets on or under
This feature stops the driver’s door from
the instrument panel, open them all
locking when the power door lock switch is
CAUTION
the way. See “Engine Exhaust” in
pressed with the driver’s door open.
the Index.
Do not pull the inside door handle
when the rear door security locks are
Leaving Your Vehicle
engaged. The inside door handle
If you are leaving the vehicle, take your
could be damaged.
keys. All of the doors, except for the
driver’s door, can be locked from the out-
The rear doors on your vehicle cannot be
side by pushing the door lock down and
opened from the inside when this feature is
then closing the door. The driver’s door
in use.
can be locked from the outside only with
the key or by using the optional keyless
entry transmitter.
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FEATURES AND CONTROLS
Windows
Power Windows
WARNING
Leaving children in a vehicle with the
windows closed is dangerous. A
child can be overcome by the
extreme heat and can suffer perma-
nent injuries or even death from heat
stroke. Never leave a child alone in a
vehicle, especially with the windows
closed in warm or hot weather.
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To open the liftgate from outside of the
vehicle, insert the key into the lock cylinder
If your vehicle has this feature, the power
and turn it clockwise. Then pull up the han-
window switches are located on the arm-
dle above the license plate to open the lift-
rest on the driver’s door. In addition, each
gate.
passenger door has a switch for its own
window. The ignition must be ON to use
When closing the liftgate, close from the
the power windows.
center to ensure it fully latches. Although
you may use one hand to unlock the lift-
To lower a window, press and hold the
gate, it is recommended that two hands on
switch until the window reaches the
the upper surface be used to close the lift-
desired position. To raise the window, pull
gate.
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up and hold the switch till the window
reaches the desired position.
To lock the liftgate, insert the key into the
Manual Windows
lock cylinder and turn it counterclockwise.
On a vehicle with manual windows, use the
The liftgate can also be locked or unlocked
window crank to open and close each win-
using the central door locking system. See
dow.
“Central Door Locking System” in this sec-
The rear windows do not open fully.
tion.
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FEATURES AND CONTROLS
Express-Down Window
Sun Visors
Theft-Deterrent Systems
The driver’s window also has an express-
Vehicle theft is big business, especially in
down feature.
some cities. Although your vehicle has a
This switch is labeled AUTO. Press the
number of theft-deterrent features, we
switch then release it and the driver’s win-
know that nothing we put on it can make it
dow will go all the way down.
impossible to steal.
To stop the window while it is lowering,
Theft-Deterrent System
press the switch again. To raise the win-
Your vehicle may have a theft-deterrent
dow, pull up and hold the switch.
system.
Window Lockout
Arming the System
To arm the system, do the following:
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1) Turn the ignition switch to the LOCK
and remove the key from the ignition. If
To block out glare, you can swing down the
the key is inserted in the ignition switch,
visors. You can also remove them from the
the transmitter will not operate the theft-
center mount and swing them to the side.
deterrent system.
2) Close the doors, the windows, the
Visor Vanity Mirror
hood, and the trunk. Make sure the win-
Your vehicle has vanity mirrors located on
dows are closed, as the system can be
the back of the sun visors. Swing down the
activated even if the windows are open.
sun visor to expose the vanity mirror.
3) Lock the doors using the remote key-
less entry transmitter. The transmitter
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must be used to activate the theft-deter-
rent system.
The driver’s power window controls also
- The LED on the transmitter will flash
include a lockout button.
once.
Press the lockout button to disable the
- All of the doors will lock.
front and rear passenger window switches.
- The hazard warning lamps will flash
The driver can still operate all the windows
once and the horn will chirp.
with the lock on. Press the lockout button
- The theft-deterrent mode will activate.
again to return to normal window opera-
tion.
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FEATURES AND CONTROLS
The theft-deterrent system will not arm
How to Turn Off the System Alarm
when you lock the doors using the key or
If the system alarm is active, it can be
the manual door lock. It arms only when
deactivated using the following methods:
you use the remote keyless entry transmit-
• Press the Lock or Unlock button on the
ter.
remote keyless entry transmitter.
• Unlock the driver’s or passenger’s front
Disarming the System
door using the key.
To disarm the system, do the following:
• Unlock the driver’s or passenger’s front
Otherwise, the alarm will automatically
door using the key, or
stop after
30 seconds. The system will
A
• Press the Unlock button on the transmit-
then lock the doors and reactivate the
ter.
theft-deterrent system.
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- The LED on the transmitter will flash
How to Detect a Tamper Condition
once.
If the hazard lamps flash once when the
- The security light (A) will flash once
- All of the doors will unlock.
Lock or Unlock button on your transmitter
every 0.8 seconds to indicate that the
- The hazard warning lamps will flash
is pressed, that means the theft-security
theft-deterrent system is armed. The
twice.
system alarm
was
triggered
while
you
security light is located on the driver’s
- The theft-deterrent mode will deacti-
were away.
door lock.
vate.
To avoid activating the alarm by accident,
How the System Alarm is Activated
do the following:
If a door or the trunk is opened without the
key or the remote keyless entry transmitter,
• Lock the vehicle with the key or the man-
the horn will sound and the lamps will flash
ual door lock after the doors are closed if
for up to 30 seconds.
you don’t want to arm the theft-deterrent
system.
The theft-deterrent system won’t arm if you
• Unlock the driver’s or passenger’s front
lock the doors with the key or use the man-
door with the key or use the remote key-
ual door lock. It activates only if you use
less entry transmitter. Pressing the
the remote keyless entry transmitter.
UNLOCK button on the remote keyless
If the door is not opened or if the engine is
entry transmitter disables the theft-deter-
not started within 30 seconds after disarm-
rent system. Unlocking a door any other
ing the system with the transmitter, all of
way will activate the alarm when a door
the doors will automatically lock and the
or the trunk is opened.
theft-deterrent mode will reactivate.
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