2020 Defender

EMERGENCY LOCKING

NOTES

Do not leave the emergency key blade in the vehicle at any point during the emergency locking procedure.

In the event of a fault with the alarm and/or locking system, manually secure the vehicle. Lock all of the doors via the driver's door key barrel.

The emergency key blade is required for this procedure. See SMART KEY OPERATION.

Using the emergency key in the event of alarm or locking failure:

NOTES

For vehicles with an exposed lock barrel, skip steps 2-5.

  1. Open the driver's door.

  2. Locate the emergency lock access cover on the edge of the driver's door. The cover has an embossed lock icon.

  3. Insert the emergency key blade into the cover's slot at the base of the door lock cover.

  4. Lever the key blade upward to release the cover from its securing lugs.

  5. Rotate the cover upward to remove it from the door, then retain the lock's access cover in a safe place.

  6. Make sure all apertures are closed and insert the emergency key blade into the key barrel on the driver's door.

  7. Turn the emergency key blade 90° clockwise. All of the doors single lock and access to the loadspace is inhibited.

  8. Make sure any valid smart keys are at least 2 m away from the doors.

  9. Pull the exterior door handles to confirm that the doors are locked.

If the issue persists, consult a retailer/authorised repairer for rectification as soon as possible.

In the event of the 12 V battery discharging, each of the doors must be locked manually.

Using the emergency key in the event of 12 V battery failure:

NOTES

For vehicles with an exposed lock barrel, skip steps 2-5.

  1. Open the driver's door.

  2. Locate the emergency lock access cover on the edge of the driver's door. The cover has an embossed lock icon.

  3. Insert the emergency key blade into the cover's slot at the base of the door lock cover.

  4. Lever the key blade upward to release the cover from its securing lugs.

  5. Rotate the cover upward to remove it from the door, then retain the lock's access cover safely.

  6. Insert the emergency key blade firmly into the emergency lock.

  7. A firm push activates the door's locking mechanism.

  8. Remove the emergency key blade.

  9. Rotate the access cover clockwise to refit. Make sure that the access cover is secure.

  10. Close the door and confirm that it is locked.

Repeat the procedure for all other unlocked doors.