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Honda Walk Away Auto Lock: What is it & How to use it

Updated: Jul 23, 2021

Walk Away Auto Lock

Walk Away Auto Lock by Honda is a very convenient feature that allows the vehicle to lock automatically when you walk away from it. Once you get 2.5 meters away from the vehicle with the keys with you, the vehicle will lock automatically. With this feature you never have to worry about forgetting to lock the vehicle again.

Walk Away Auto Lock

How to set-up Walk Away Auto Lock

Enabling walk away auto lock is simple. Follow these seven simple steps below to see how easy it is.

  1. Press home on your display screen which is located on the top left portion of the screen right below the green power button.

  2. Press settings

  3. Now select vehicle

  4. Select keyless access setup

  5. press walk away auto lock

  6. Select enable

  7. Then finally press OK.

That's it! It's that easy. Now it is ready to use.

How to use Walk Away Auto Lock

All you have to do shut the vehicle off. Make sure you have the key with you. Exit the vehicle and shut the door. You will here the 1st beep once the door is shut and once you get 2.5 meters away from the vehicle you should here a second beep signaling that the vehicle has locked. To reenter the vehicle just use the key fob or the keyless access method just like you normally would. Watch the video below where we visually walk you through the steps above to show how to setup and use the walk away auto lock feature on a Honda Ridgeline.

Many of the 2016 and 2017 Honda Models and Makes come standard with this feature. If you have any further questions about this feature or any others please stop in to your local Honda dealer for help.

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