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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: SAFELOCK mechanism

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Depending on the vehicle equipment level, the vehicle may have a SAFELOCK mechanism and anti-theft alarm   .

Function Action
Locking the vehicle and activating the SAFELOCK mechanism. Press the    button on the vehicle key once   .
Locking the vehicle without activating the SAFELOCK mechanism. Press the    button on the vehicle key twice   .
Press the sensor on the outside of the door handle for locking the Keyless Access locking and starting system twice   .
Press the central locking button in the driver door once   .

The SAFELOCK mechanism deactivates 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 may inform you about the activated SAFELOCK mechanism (SAFELOCK).

Deactivating the SAFELOCK mechanism

The SAFELOCK mechanism can be deactivated in one of the following ways:

The following applies when the SAFELOCK mechanism is deactivated:

Indicator lamp in the driver door

After locking the vehicle: Meaning
A red LED flashes for approximately 2 seconds, firstly at short intervals and then more slowly. The SAFELOCK mechanism is activated.
A red LED flashes for approximately 2 seconds and then goes out. The light starts to flash again after approximately 30 seconds. The SAFELOCK mechanism is deactivated.
A red LED lights up steadily for approximately 30 seconds. Fault in the locking system. Go to a qualified workshop.

WARNING

Take care when using the SAFELOCK mechanism to avoid accidents or injuries.
Locking and unlocking the vehicle with Keyless Access
Fig. 30 Keyless Access locking and starting system: operating range Fig. 31 Keyless Access locking and starting system: sensor Ⓐ for locking on the inside of the door handle and sensor Ⓑ for ...

Anti-theft alarm
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