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Old 03-16-2002, 15:12   #1 (permalink)
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Central Locking & Locks...

Im wondering how my central locking should work..here's how mine works....
when i get out the car, I have to manually push the lock down on the inside of the car, which locks all of the dorres.
Now I have to turn a key in the drivers handle, which locks the outside handle of the drivers door. Unlocking is exactly the reverse, unlock with a key, open driver door then manually pull up lock inside drivers door, which unlocks all doors.
The passenger side is slightly different. When it is locked, I can unlock all the door locks with a turn of the key, more like standard central locking...
OK, now is this right, or has it been modified? How can I make it so that the drivers door keylock works all the central locking.

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Old 03-16-2002, 15:34   #2 (permalink)
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It sounds to me like someone has tried to install an anti-carjacking measure. With a VS II and onwards Commodore, unlocking with the remote key unlocks only the driver's door unless the button is held down longer. This prevents intruders from entering through other doors.

I may have mis-interpreted your info though. Either way, if it bothers you you'd just need to make sure that the driver's key is connected to the door lock again...
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Old 03-16-2002, 17:33   #3 (permalink)
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On my EB1, If my car is locked, i put the key in the drivers or passengers door and it unlocks all the doors. When im in the car if i push the lock down, again it locks all the doors. To unlock the doors, i just pull on the inner door handle and the
doors unlock.

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