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Chevrolet Captiva Owners Manual: Liftgate, Windows


To lock or unlock the liftgate from outside the vehicle, press   or twice on the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation on page 2-2.

To lock or unlock the liftgate from inside the vehicle, press   or   on the power door lock switch.

To open the liftgate, press the touch pad on the underside of the liftgate handle and pull up.

To close the liftgate, pull down using the handle and close until it latches.

See Liftgate on page 2-8.



Press the front of the switch to open the window. Pull the switch up to close it.

The power windows operate when the ignition is in ON/RUN or ACC/ ACCESSORY, or while in Retained Accessory Power (RAP). See Retained Accessory Power (RAP) on page 9-18.

Express-Down Window

The driver window switch has an express-down feature that lowers the window without holding the switch. Press the switch part way and the window will open a small amount. Press the switch down all the way and release it and the window lowers all the way.

To stop the window while it is lowering, press and release the switch.

See Power Windows on page 2-13.

Window Lockout

This feature prevents the rear seat passengers from operating the windows. Press the lockout switch on the driver door panel to activate the switch. Press it again to deactivate the switch.

Liftgate and windows are essential components of the 2012 Chevrolet Captiva, contributing to functionality, convenience, and comfort for passengers and cargo. The liftgate provides access to the vehicle's cargo area, allowing for easy loading and unloading of items.

The liftgate may feature power operation, allowing users to open or close it with the push of a button. This feature is particularly convenient when carrying items or when accessing the cargo area in tight spaces.

Additionally, the Captiva's windows play a crucial role in ventilation, visibility, and overall comfort. The vehicle typically includes power windows with controls located on the door panels for easy operation by the driver and passengers.

Some Captiva models may feature additional window options, such as panoramic sunroofs or privacy glass for rear windows, enhancing the driving experience and aesthetics of the vehicle.

Proper maintenance of the liftgate and windows is essential for optimal functionality and longevity. Regularly inspecting seals, hinges, and mechanisms, as well as keeping windows clean and free from debris, helps ensure smooth operation and prevents issues such as leaks or malfunctions.

    Door Locks
    From the outside, lock or unlock the door using the key or the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation on page 2-2. From the inside, push or pu ...

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