Never invite car theft!
An unlocked car with the key in the ignition lock
invites car theft.
A steering wheel lock and a gong alarm are
standard equipment in your Porsche.
The gong alarm will sound if you open the driver’s
door while the key is still in the ignition lock. It is
your reminder to pull the key out of the ignition
lock and to lock the doors.
Never leave your vehicle unattended with the key
in the ignition lock, especially if children and/or
pets are left unattended in the vehicle. They can
operate power windows and other controls. If the
engine is left running, they may accidentally
engage the shift lever. Serious personal injury or
death could result from loss of control of the
Always remove the ignition key.
Always set the parking brake.
Lock the doors with the remote control.
Steering Column Lockup
The steering column will lock when you remove
the key while you are driving or as the car is rolling
to a stop. You will not be able to steer the car.
Serious personal injury or death could result from
loss of control of the vehicle.
Never remove the key from the steering lock
while you are driving.
To protect your vehicle and your possessions
from theft, you should always proceed as
follows when leaving your vehicle:
Close convertible top (with the convertible top open, the passenger compartment monitoring
system is always switched off)
Engage steering lock.
Lock glove compartment.
Remove valuables (e.g. car documents, cell phones, house keys) from the car.
Please see the chapter “ALARM SYSTEM, PASSENGER COMPARTMENT MONITORING” on page 20.
Please see the chapter “CENTRAL LOCKING IN CARS WITHOUT ALARM SYSTEM” on page 16.
Please see the chapter “CENTRAL LOCKING IN CARS WITH ALARM SYSTEM” on page 17.
Two car keys are supplied with your Porsche.
These keys operate all the locks on your vehicle.
Be careful with your car keys: do not part with them except under exceptional circumstances.
To avoid battery run-down, always remove the ignition key from the ignition lock.
Please see the chapter “EMERGENCY OPERATION – PULLING OUT THE IGNITION KEY” on page 58.
Replacement car keys can be obtained only from
your authorized Porsche dealer, and this can
sometimes be very time-consuming.
You should therefore always keep a spare key on
Keep it in a safe place (e.g. wallet), but under no
circumstances in or on the vehicle.
The key codes of new keys have to be “reported”
to the car control unit by your authorized Porsche
A total of 6 car keys can be reported to the control
Disabling key codes
If a key is lost, the key codes can be disabled by
an authorized Porsche dealer.
All the remaining car keys are required for this
Disabling the code ensures that the car can be
started only using authorized keys.
Please note that the other locks can still be
opened with the disabled key.