Ignition switch

Ignition switch positions

Position 0

WARNING:
Never return the key to the 0 position when the vehicle is in motion.

Ignition off. When the key is removed from the ignition switch, the steering column lock will be activated as soon as the steering wheel is turned.

Position I

Steering unlocked. Ignition and all main electrical circuits are disabled. The ignition key should not be left in this position for too long to avoid discharging the battery.

Positon II

Ignition switched on, all electrical circuits operational. Warning and indicator lamps illuminate. This is the key position when driving, and must also be selected when being towed.

Postion III

Starter motor activated. Release the key as soon as the engine starts.

    See also:

    Diagram 2a. Exterior lighting - signal warning lamps. Models from 1990 onwards
    Diagram 2a. Exterior lighting - signal warning lamps. Models from 1990 onwards ...

    Ford Escort 1997 review
    A pretty face may or may not have launched a thousand ships, but it'll sure 'nuff sell a bunch of cars. That's an ancient and well-documented fact of the car biz. And that's just w ...

    Heated seats
    CAUTION: Operating this function with the engine off will drain the battery. Note: The settings are stored when you switch off the ignition. ...