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Honda Civic 2009 Key Fob Behavior/Programming

Hi - I recently purchased a 2009 Honda Civic EX. I also have a 2012 Honda CRV, and I’d like to set the key fob/car behavior like the CRV, in that when I click the unlock button, all doors open, instead of the ‘classic’ behavior one click drivers-side, two clicks both sides - is there a way to set this up ?

Also, I used to have a 2005 Honda Accord, and it had a neat option/behavior - hold down the unlock button after unlocking the car, and the driver and passenger side windows go down - pretty handy when you’ve parked the car during a hot day - does anybody know if you can program that into the key fob/car ?

If it can be changed, it will be in the owners manual.

I have a 2007 Civic Ex (2006-2011 are all 8th gen Civic). Unfortunately, there are no options to change the key fob functionality listed in the manual. Additionally, I have not found any modification instructions to unlock all doors or operate the windows with the fob. Sorry!

If you want all doors to unlock when you switch the ignition from “run” to “off,” (instead of just the driver’s door), you can follow these instructions:

"To program the Ignition Switch Unlock mode:

  1. Make sure the shift lever is in the Park § position (A/T vehicles).

  2. Turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position, and make sure to close the driver’s door.

  3. on A/T Vehicles, push and hold the brake pedal, then move the shift lever out of the Park § position.

  4. Push and hold the rear of the master door lock switch on the drivers door. You will hear a click. Continue to hold the switch:

  • Until you hear another click (after about 5 seconds) to activate driver’s door unlock feature,
  • Or, until you hear two more clicks (after about 10 seconds) to activate all doors unlock feature.
  1. Release the switch, and within 5 seconds, turn the ignition switch to the ACCESSORY (I) position. On A/T vehicles, move the shift lever to the Park § position.

  2. Turn the ignition switch to the LOCK (0) position. "