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2013-2014 Cayenne – Manual

2013-2014 Cayenne – Manual

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Automatic door locking and automatic door unlocking

Emergency Auto Lock Override
In an emergency situation where you need to exit the car through an automatically locked door, remember the following procedure to open the door.

  • Unlock the doors by pressing the central locking button. or
  • Pull the inner door handle on the front door once or on the rear door twice to open the door.


In the multi-function display of the instrument panel, you have the option of selecting diverse variants of automatic door locking and automatic door unlocking.

For information on modifying the opening and locking settings:

  • Please see the chapter "LOCKING SETTINGS" on page 135.

Tailgate

Exhaust Gas Inhalation
Exhaust gases can enter the passenger compartment when the tailgate is open and render the occupants unconscious if longterm exposure occurs, resulting in an accident. In a stopped vehicle, carbon monoxide can also lead to death.

  • Always keep the tailgate closed when the engine is running.
  • Always keep the tailgate closed while driving.


Information

  1. When the tailgate is unlocked, the vehicle doors are also unlocked.
  2. The vehicle is locked again automatically after 30 seconds if none of the vehicle doors or the tailgate is opened.


Powerlift tailgate
The tailgate has an electric drive mechanism (powerlift and closing aid).

Opening and closing tailgate automatically

Exhaust Gas Inhalation
Exhaust gases can enter the passenger compartment when the tailgate is open and render the occupants unconscious if longterm exposure occurs, resulting in an accident. In a stopped vehicle, carbon monoxide can also lead to death.

  • Always keep the tailgate closed when the engine is running.
  • Always keep the tailgate closed while driving.


Uncontrolled Tailgate Use
Body parts could become trapped or crushed between the closing tailgate and fixed parts of the vehicle.

  • Do not leave children in the car unattended.
  • Open or close the tailgate only when the vehicle is stationary.
  • Open or close the tailgate only when there are no persons, animals or objects within its movement range.
  • Always observe the opening and closing operation so that movement can be stopped at any time in the event of danger.

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