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Newbie question on door handles

RichardL

Member
Oct 6, 2013
630
494
San Diego, California
I took delivery last night - been playing setup with every spare moment today.

I went to pickup my son and when I pulled over to get him, I assumed he just needed to touch the handle to get it to present, but it didn't seem to work, eventually I rolled down the window so he could lean in and open the door that way

So is there a trick to letting someone in while the car it is going, or was he just not touching the handle correctly?

Thanks
 

Liz G

P03056
Apr 16, 2012
807
13
Wentzville, MO
You have 2 other options.

1. put the car in park and the handles will automatically extend
2. click the car on the bottom left of the 17 in screen and then unlock from the screen.

Would suggest looking at the Wiki on this site and perusing the FAQ threads. Lots of helpful information for new owners.

Congrats on the new addition to your family
 

jerry33

(S85-3/2/13 traded in) X LR: F2611##-3/27/20
Mar 8, 2012
19,568
21,941
Texas
If you look at the lower left side of the dash, you'll see a lock icon. The car was most likely locked.

To let passengers in, there are a number of ways:

1. Put it in park.

2. Use the unlock button in the controls section of the 19" display.

3. If you're already in Park and the handles have sucked in, then flip to D and back to park or use the control screen.
 

huntjo

Member
Aug 3, 2012
542
0
Fort Collins, Colorado
After you've been parked a while, the handles will retract but doors will be unlocked, so whoever you're waiting for can then approach and push the handle to extend it. Alternatively if you're in park and the handles are in after waiting a while, you can shift to neutral and back to park right quick to extend the handles for them.
 

HHHH

Member
Jun 11, 2013
732
23
Henderson, NV
I would use the park option personally, because if you just hit unlock, the car will incessantly beep at you that the door is open and you're in drive. Pull up to your son, come to a full stop, and press to park.
 

dogphlap

Member
Jan 24, 2015
152
70
Australia
On V8.0 software the padlock icon is on the top left of the screen. Touching that so it changes to unlock will present the door handles. That icon is still visible in a ghostly form when the navigation map has expanded to cover the rest of the the top icon row.
 

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