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Hey there, does anyone know if the doors automatically lock on the eclipse? I read a question from 2018 and it said you couldn’t 😩 please tell me this is a joke or some massive design fault on a 2020 model 🤷‍♂️😩
 

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Hey there, does anyone know if the doors automatically lock on the eclipse? I read a question from 2018 and it said you couldn’t 😩 please tell me this is a joke or some massive design fault on a 2020 model 🤷‍♂️😩
Sadly it doesn't and no one that I know had figure it out yet either.
 

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They do not, but it's not a requirement on private vehicles here. Only rental vehicles must have auto door locking.
 

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They do not, but it's not a requirement on private vehicles here. Only rental vehicles must have auto door locking.
It may not be a requirement but the people who end up getting their car jacked at traffic lights because they forgot to lock the doors might not agree with you 😩 a poor design flaw I’m afraid
 

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How is it a design flaw that a car does not have a function that you want? If the car doesnt do something then surely you would have known that before you bought it.....
 

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How is it a design flaw that a car does not have a function that you want? If the car doesnt do something then surely you would have known that before you bought it.....
Yeah sure I’m gonna know this, listen pal every car I’ve owned for the past 6 years has had auto locking as standard, perhaps when someone drags you out of your car because you forgot to lock it you’ll understand that.
 

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I always hated auto locks. Always thought it was more to make women feel more secure. My mom always said she loved it especially because her purse was secure on the passenger seat ( assuming the windows are not down lol ) But to each their own I suppose. Just makes me think I’ll lock myself out somehow. . I ASSUMED all new cars had auto headlights. And the cross does if you spend enough. I apparently did not spend enough lol. It was a surprise to me.
 

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Let's keep it civil people.

After doing a little research I've found that the number of carjackings in the U.S. was much higher than I thought, with 93% being in urban areas. So if you live in a U.S. city it might be a good idea to keep your doors locked. However, I also found that the number of car accidents beyond simple fender benders is much higher and that locked doors has been a hindrance to both evacuation and rescue, so choose your risk, I guess.

Personally, I would rather control the locks than have the doors lock automatically which is why it was never a concern for me. But, I live in a rural area and work in a commercial/industrial setting outside of metropolitan areas. I have never known anyone to be carjacked, but I've seen many serious accidents on the roads I travel.

For that reason, I don't consider the lack of automatic door locking a flaw, or even an omission.
 

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Yeah sure I’m gonna know this, listen pal every car I’ve owned for the past 6 years has had auto locking as standard, perhaps when someone drags you out of your car because you forgot to lock it you’ll understand that.
Hey pal...My car has got auto locking, and it unlocks when i select park. I didnt buy it for that function, but am so happy it has it :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
 

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When i went to a Mitsubishi owners meeting, there was an ex-dealer who had a certain type of computer which connects to the car ECU. He said that the car had some secret features and he turned them on. There were alarm, auto-lock, auto-unlock, and the beep sound when you press the key button. Unfortunately the auto-lock lasted only one day. No one knows why.
 

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Ok..... the eclipse cross has multiple function options thats turn off base on region and local requirements.
Auto lock as requested by Jammie is possible on eclipse cross as a matter of fact all mitsubushi cars with central locking.
This feature can only be activated in the etacs by programming.
There are atleast 4 options as it relate to auto door lock, rifat disappearing locking feature could be due to type of locking feature as they can overlap. Example you can auto lock key fob, door handle button, gear lever... but most cases these option are tied with auto open feature... which is basically saying do this IF so 2 of these feature activated at once can cause a clash in function.
The feature to look for is "auto lock by speed"
Which is independent.
I have activated this feature and its working every since
 

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I work at a main dealer, so i use the dealer tool. I do have my own Scanner which can change customization settings, so i will try that, but with a different country settings
 

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I work at a main dealer, so i use the dealer tool. I do have my own Scanner which can change customization settings, so i will try that, but with a different country
I gain access to dealer mut scann tool and there was little to no options available to turn on and off. The conclusion was that our version didn't come with hardware and are unable to activate certain features... however once I gain access via other advance scan tool they was over 300 available adjustments to tweak and some were available in engine files also as some etacs feature has to be activate both in engine and etacs ecu.
As I said before once you can close all door with driver door switch (central locking) then this feature can be activated. I check with dealer and our variant are same market as aussie
 

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Every car I have driven that had auto-locks I have turned it off. In my area you're much more likely to be in an accident than carjacked, so it can be a safety hazard if someone is not able to extract you from a wrecked car.

If you're that worried about car jacking (I see you're in the UK so self defense is out) just hit the lock button when you get in the car.
 

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Every car I have driven that had auto-locks I have turned it off. In my area you're much more likely to be in an accident than carjacked, so it can be a safety hazard if someone is not able to extract you from a wrecked car.

If you're that worried about car jacking (I see you're in the UK so self defense is out) just hit the lock button when you get in the car.
There's another option "open door when crash detected"
The hazard lights and doors are open when cars is detected.
 
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