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Chevrolet Sonic Owner's Manual: Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation

Chevrolet Sonic Owner's Manual / Keys, Doors, and Windows / Keys and Locks / Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation

The RKE transmitter may work up to 60m (195 ft) away from the vehicle.

Other conditions can affect the performance of the transmitter. See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System.

The RKE transmitter can have one of the two symbols for the remote trunk release.


With Remote Start Shown


With Remote Start Shown

The following buttons are on the transmitter:

The turn signal indicators may flash and/or the horn may sound to indicate locking. (Lock): Press to lock all doors.
The turn signal indicators may flash and/or the horn may sound to indicate locking. See “Remote Locking, Unlocking, Starting” under Vehicle Personalization.

If the driver door is open when pressed, all doors lock except the driver door, if Unlocked Door Anti Lock Out is is
pressed, all doors lock except the driver door, if Unlocked Door Anti Lock Out is enabled through the vehicle personalization. See “Unlocked Door Anti Lock Out” under Vehicle Personalization. If the passenger door is open when Pressing  may also arm the theft-deterrent is pressed, all doors lock.


Pressing system. See Vehicle Alarm System. may also arm the theft-deterrent
system. See Vehicle Alarm System.

door or all doors. See “Remote Locking, Unlocking, Starting” under Vehicle Personalization. The turn signal indicators flash to indicate unlocking has occurred. (Unlock): Press to unlock the driver
door or all doors. See “Remote Locking, Unlocking, Starting” under Vehicle Personalization. The turn signal indicators flash to indicate unlocking has occurred. For more information see “Remote Unlock Feedback” under Vehicle Personalization.

Pressing system. See Vehicle Alarm System. may also disarm the theft-deterrent
system. See Vehicle Alarm System.

(Remote Trunk Release): If equipped, or
press and hold to release the trunk. (Remote Trunk Release): If equipped,
press and hold to release the trunk.

and release one time to initiate vehicle locator. The exterior lamps flash and the (Vehicle Locator/Panic Alarm): Press
and release one time to initiate vehicle locator. The exterior lamps flash and the horn chirps three times. Press and hold the panic alarm. The horn sounds and the turn signals flash for 30 seconds until for at least three seconds to sound
the panic alarm. The horn sounds and the turn signals flash for 30 seconds until in the ignition and turned to ON/RUN. is pressed again, or the key is placed
in the ignition and turned to ON/RUN.

If equipped, press and release  and (Remote Vehicle Start):


If equipped, press and release then immediately press and hold  for and
then immediately press and hold approximately two seconds or until the turn signal lamps flash to start the engine for
approximately two seconds or until the turn signal lamps flash to start the engine from outside the vehicle using the RKE transmitter. See Remote Vehicle Start.

The buttons on the RKE transmitter are disabled when there is a key in the ignition.

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