Dodge Charger: KEYS / To Lock/Unlock The Doors And Trunk

Dodge Charger 2011-2023 Owner's Manual / GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE / KEYS / To Lock/Unlock The Doors And Trunk

Push and release the unlock button on the key fob once to unlock the driver’s door, or twice within five seconds to unlock all the doors and the trunk. To lock all the doors and the trunk, push the lock button once.

When the doors are unlocked, the turn signals will flash and the illuminated entry system will be activated. When the doors are locked, the turn signals will flash and the horn will chirp.


  • If the vehicle is unlocked with the key fob, and no door is opened within 60 seconds, the vehicle will relock and the security system will arm (if equipped).
  • If one or more doors are open, or the trunk is open, the doors will lock. The doors will unlock automatically if the key fob is left inside the passenger compartment, other- wise the doors will stay locked.

All doors can be programmed to unlock on the first push of the unlock button through Uconnect Settings.

To Unlatch The Trunk

Push the trunk button on the key fob two times within five seconds to unlatch the trunk.


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