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Peugeot 2008: Proximity Keyless Entry and Start / Locking the vehicle

Normal locking

Peugeot 2008. Locking the vehicle

With the doors and boot closed, the vehicle locks:

  • Either automatically, upon leaving zone B, if the automatic functions are activated.
  • Or by gently pressing the driver's door handle.

Locking is confirmed by the lighting of the direction indicators, and by an audible signal when the vehicle is locked upon walking away.

It is not possible to lock the vehicle if the electronic key is left inside the vehicle

Peugeot 2008. Locking the vehicle For safety and theft protection reasons, never leave the electronic key in the vehicle, even when you are close to it.


Peugeot 2008. Locking the vehicle

  • Gently press the driver's door handle to lock the vehicle.
  • Press it again within 3  seconds to deadlock the vehicle (confirmed by the temporary lighting of the direction indicators).

Peugeot 2008. Locking the vehicle Deadlocking renders the interior door controls inoperative. It also deactivates the central locking button.

The horn remains operational.

Never leave anyone inside the vehicle when it is deadlocked.

Peugeot 2008. Locking the vehicle If one of the doors or the boot is still open or if the electronic key for the Keyless Entry and Starting system has been left inside the vehicle, central locking will be disabled.

Peugeot 2008. Locking the vehicle If the vehicle is unlocked but the doors or boot are not subsequently opened,   the vehicle will automatically lock itself again after about 30  seconds. If the vehicle is fitted with an alarm, it will also be reactivated automatically.

Peugeot 2008. Locking the vehicle The automatic door mirror folding/unfolding function is configured via the touch screen’s Driving  / Vehicle menu.

Peugeot 2008. Locking the vehicle As a safety measure, never leave the vehicle, even for a short time, without taking the Keyless Entry and Starting system’s electronic key with you.

Be aware of the risk of theft of the vehicle if the key is present in one of the defined areas while the vehicle is unlocked.

Peugeot 2008. Locking the vehicle In order to preserve the battery in the electronic key and the vehicle's battery:

  • The unlocking on approach function (zone  C) automatically goes into standby after several days of non-use (approximately one week). To unlock the vehicle, use the remote control or press on one of the front door handles. At the next vehicle start, the automatic unlocking and locking functions will be reactivated.
  • After the welcome lighting is triggered several times in succession without starting the vehicle, it will be deactivated.
  • All of the "hands-free" functions go into extended stand-by after 21 days of non-use.

To restore these functions, unlock the vehicle using the remote control and start the engine.

Peugeot 2008. Locking the vehicle Electrical interference

The electronic key may not operate if close to certain electronic devices: telephone (switched on or on standby), laptop computer, strong magnetic fields, etc.

    Unlocking the vehicle

    Selective unlocking (driver’s door, boot) is configured in the Driving/Vehicle touch screen menu. Selective unlocking is deactivated by default. Complete unlocking The vehicle (doors and boot) unlocks: Either automatically as the driver approaches in zone C, if the automatic functions are activated...

    Central locking

    Manual Press this button to lock/unlock the vehicle (doors and boot) from inside the vehicle. The indicator lamp comes on to confirm the central locking of the vehicle...

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