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Old 2nd February 2016, 19:56   #106
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TooFun touched 7000 kms mark and there is not a single complaint from our side. Extremely satisfied. The engine pulls on the highway like a dream. And the exhaust note, above 4k, is pure music to the ears.
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I stumbled upon this pic clicked with my humble Moto G.
TooFun looks really good in this pic and so I thought of sharing it here.
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Brilliant writing Neel. I was surprised when i knew how old you were.

I bought home a Ford Classic 1.4 TDCi CLXi about a week ago. I have a concern - The doors do not lock automatically once i cross say 20kmph. I am fine if they don't lock automatically. Can i do it manually? I tried it while i stopped at traffic signals, i rolled the window down and put my hand outside and tried to unlock the door and it did. I am feeling a bit insecure to carry my laptop bag in the rear seat or my mobile phone on the co passenger seat knowing anybody can just pull open the door. Although no such incident happened to me in the last 14 years of my driving experience i feel it's better to be safe than sorry.

Is there any workaround to this?

P.S i just came across this - http://www.india.ford.com/userguide/...-and-unlocking
I now need to figure out how to enable the auto locking.

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Is there any workaround to this?

P.S i just came across this - http://www.india.ford.com/userguide/...-and-unlocking
I now need to figure out how to enable the auto locking.
Does the CLXi comes with remote locking on the key? If yes, holding down both the lock and unlock buttons for 20-30 seconds will make the indicators blink twice. This will change the lock sequence. You do it once and it will ensure all door remain locked and only driver side door can be unlocked using the unlock button. Doing it twice will unlock all doors. Try this and see if it works. My car had the auto lock feature right from day one. So not sure why your car does not auto lock after crossing 10kmph. If it does not work, then the service center should be able to help you.
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Does the CLXi comes with remote locking on the key?
Yes, it comes with remote locking on the key. I will try that. But, i found this source - http://images.mynewcar.in/uploads/br...rd/Classic.pdf
On page 7 it says that particular feature that locks doors while the car is in motion is available only in the Titanium variant.

Isn't it silly? I can lock all doors from inside albeit manually in my humble Indica.
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Yes, it comes with remote locking on the key. I will try that. But, i found this source - http://images.mynewcar.in/uploads/br...rd/Classic.pdf
On page 7 it says that particular feature that locks doors while the car is in motion is available only in the Titanium variant.

Isn't it silly? I can lock all doors from inside albeit manually in my humble Indica.
Absurd that a safety feature and touted as such in the brochure itself says only in Titanium variant. Very silly. Does locking the door from inside not lock all the doors? As a work around for traveling with the laptop, use the feature where unlocking the door only unlocks the driver side. The other doors remain locked and the laptop should be safe.
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Does locking the door from inside not lock all the doors? As a work around for traveling with the laptop, use the feature where unlocking the door only unlocks the driver side. The other doors remain locked and the laptop should be safe.
There's no option to lock the doors from inside. That is my concern. Anybody can get in and get out as and when they please.

I don't mind doing it manually. I have to figure out a solution to this. I'll try speaking to Ford ASS next time i see them.
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There's no option to lock the doors from inside. That is my concern. Anybody can get in and get out as and when they please.

I don't mind doing it manually. I have to figure out a solution to this. I'll try speaking to Ford ASS next time i see them.
In my 9 year old fiesta, if I lock the driver door by pushing the handle inwards, it locks all the doors. And long ago I read about reprogramming the key to unlock only the driver door with a single click, and if I press the unlock again within 3 seconds, all doors. I'll be very surprised if Ford discontinued this in the classic. There's no additional hardware required.
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There's no option to lock the doors from inside.
Do you mean to say that the doors cannot be locked from the inside so that the doors cannot be opened using the outside handles?

If so, that is not correct. The inside door latch which is pulled to unlock the door can be pushed in the opposite direction (into the door) to lock it. Pushing the driver side latch into the door will lock all doors, preventing anyone from being able to open the doors from the outside.
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Brilliant writing Neel. I was surprised when i knew how old you were.

I bought home a Ford Classic 1.4 TDCi CLXi about a week ago. I have a concern - The doors do not lock automatically once i cross say 20kmph. I am fine if they don't lock automatically. Can i do it manually? I tried it while i stopped at traffic signals, i rolled the window down and put my hand outside and tried to unlock the door and it did. I am feeling a bit insecure to carry my laptop bag in the rear seat or my mobile phone on the co passenger seat knowing anybody can just pull open the door. Although no such incident happened to me in the last 14 years of my driving experience i feel it's better to be safe than sorry.

Is there any workaround to this?

P.S i just came across this - http://www.india.ford.com/userguide/...-and-unlocking
I now need to figure out how to enable the auto locking.
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Yes, it comes with remote locking on the key. I will try that. But, i found this source - http://images.mynewcar.in/uploads/br...rd/Classic.pdf
On page 7 it says that particular feature that locks doors while the car is in motion is available only in the Titanium variant.

Isn't it silly? I can lock all doors from inside albeit manually in my humble Indica.
Hi,

Thanks.

Regarding your problem, VeluM has given the correct solution probably. Still, making things clear for you:

1. The 'auto-lock' is present only in the Titanium variant.

2. Press the door latch(either driver/passenger) "inwards", there will be a "cluck" and all the doors will replicate the same, their latches will move inwards too. This is how the central locking in the Fiesta works.

3. Pulling either the passenger/driver side door latch will result in all the doors getting unlocked. The pulling of the rear door latches corresponds to only that particular door opening.

4. If most of the times the car is used only by you, program the key to open only the driver's door on one click, as mentioned by other BHPians. This will be very helpful.

5. Central locking locks the opening of the boot too!

Hope this helps.

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Thank you all for the prompt replies. I tried it just now and yeah pushing the lever into the door central locks all the 4 doors. However, in that locked position for a newbie it looks as if the lever has been damaged. That position does not go well with the overall flow of the interiors. I mean aesthetically.
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I have another query. The red light on the instrument cluster seems to go on and off when the car is locked. I gave the car for a interior and exterior shampoo and wash yesterday. It seems to have come up since then. I am pretty sure it wasn't coming up before. How do i ensure that doesn't blink like that. It is a bit distracting when i am in the car without the ignition turned on. Even otherwise i don't want it to attract attention from people passing by.

I hope you understood what i meant by the red light. If need be i can post a picture.

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I have another query. The red light on the instrument cluster seems to go on and off when the car is locked. I gave the car for a interior and exterior shampoo and wash yesterday. It seems to have come up since then. I am pretty sure it wasn't coming up before. How do i ensure that doesn't blink like that. It is a bit distracting when i am in the car without the ignition turned on.
Hi, this is a normal indication to indicate that the immobilizer is armed. This happens as soon as you turn the engine off! I think you must have not noticed it before but it is the way it suppose to be. It is present in all present gen Ford cars(Ecosport, Figo etc). There is nothing much than can be done about it to disable it.
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I have another query. The red light on the instrument cluster seems to go on and off when the car is locked. I gave the car for a interior and exterior shampoo and wash yesterday. It seems to have come up since then. I am pretty sure it wasn't coming up before. How do i ensure that doesn't blink like that. It is a bit distracting when i am in the car without the ignition turned on. Even otherwise i don't want it to attract attention from people passing by.

I hope you understood what i meant by the red light. If need be i can post a picture.

Look forward to your recommendations.
But this only blinks when your car is switched off, locked, typically when one is outside the car. How does this distract?
And actually, if you think about it, its a good guard against theft. In a car park, your car only has to be tougher to steal than the ones near it. This is a pretty decent tell all to scum that they may wasted their time trying to steal her, or maybe spend more time in jacking her than the neighbouring car.
God, yeah?
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Excellent thread Neel. My fault that i stumbled upon your review so late. Let me tell you that your review has gone a long way in inspiring me to pen down the initial ownership report of my new Baleno.

Here's congratulating you on the amazing car that Classic is, and wishing your family many happy miles with the beauty.

Wishing you happy shotgun riding for the next 5 years, and look forward to meeting you in one of the Kolkata meets soon.
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