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I usually lock it while I drive to work in Slough. One day I think it unlocked when I stopped the engine. Not sure though - I might have just caught the button on the door without realising it. It's never happened again and I've not had it lock by itself.

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Hi, my car self locks. If you disarm but don't open any door excluding the boot it will re-lock its self after 20 seconds. I know this as I locked my keys in the boot due to the re-locking. If you contact your dealer this security feature can be dis-armed.

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the car will re lock if you have disarmed the system and do not open a door, but what mats talking about is the car locking itself without the button on the key fob being activated as in my situation:

came back from shops, key out of the ignition getting stuff out of the boot and i heard a clunk and the doors had locked! WTF! i had the key in my hand and had not pressed the lock button - I was holding it by the key fob.

anybody else had this - apart from mat!:mad:

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...oh and sometimes the boot opens on mine while its parked out on the street - but thats down to my 2 yr old daughter getting hold of the keys! :D

[Edited on 3-4-2002 by javadude]

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Good job I read this. I thought i was going mad! This has happened to me a few times know ie taken key out of ignition and then didn't get out of the car straight away and then found that the doors had self-locked.

Glad to know that I'm not cracking yo, I was sure that I had not hit the button on the door!

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