Honda Accord: Close and Lock the Doors - Protecting Adults and Teens - Driver and Passenger Safety - Honda Accord Owners ManualHonda Accord: Close and Lock the Doors

After everyone has entered the vehicle, be sure the doors are closed and locked.

Your vehicle has a door and

Your vehicle has a door and trunk open indicator on the instrument panel to indicate when a specific door or the trunk is not tightly closed.

Locking the doors reduces the chance of someone being thrown out of the vehicle during a crash, and it helps prevent passengers from accidentally opening a door and falling out.

Locking the doors also helps prevent an outsider from unexpectedly opening a door when you come to a stop.

See page for how to lock the doors, and page for how the door and trunk open monitor system works.

Your vehicle has a programmable auto door locking/unlocking feature.

For more information, see page

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