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Author Topic: Should the central locking activate when moving?  (Read 3227 times)

Offline owen1

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Should the central locking activate when moving?
« on: March 15, 2015, 09:35:54 PM »
Hi
I have looked through the handbook but I can find no reference to whether the central locking should activate when you start moving.

I have a 2009 Galaxy Zetec

Does anyone know if this is a feature of this model?

Thanks
Owen

Offline Chrispb

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2009 Kia Sedona GS In Black 2.9CRDI 183PS. 5 Speed Manual WAV.
2003 MK2 Galaxy Ghia In Solid Black 1.9 TDI 115PS. 5 Speed Automatic.

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Offline insanitybeard

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Re: Should the central locking activate when moving?
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2015, 10:01:24 AM »
Chris, I've never owned a Mk3 Galaxy (unlike yourself) so I can't speak from experience but I thought some of the newer Fords could be configured for the central locking to automatically activate when in motion as a security feature?
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Offline Chrispb

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Re: Should the central locking activate when moving?
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2015, 10:41:45 AM »
Chris, I've never owned a Mk3 Galaxy (unlike yourself) so I can't speak from experience but I thought some of the newer Fords could be configured for the central locking to automatically activate when in motion as a security feature?
Hi Paul
It may well be something that can be configured but not something that can be done by the average DIY'er.
There will be a switch for activating/deactivating this feature, our new Sharan has this but as yet not tried it.
2009 Kia Sedona GS In Black 2.9CRDI 183PS. 5 Speed Manual WAV.
2003 MK2 Galaxy Ghia In Solid Black 1.9 TDI 115PS. 5 Speed Automatic.

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Re: Should the central locking activate when moving?
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2015, 11:44:10 AM »
It was a while ago, like you say it possibly was something that had to be done with IDS (and it does ring a
-distant!- bell) as opposed to something the vehicle owner could configure themselves- if the O.P's vehicle is doing this perhaps it had been configured at the request of the previous owner?
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Re: Should the central locking activate when moving?
« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2015, 08:13:46 PM »
Thank you all who replied

Owen

 

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