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Q: How do I use the ignition?

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How do I use the ignition?

A: The ignition is very easy to use. Start by...

The ignition is very easy to use. Start by inserting the key into the ignition, which starts in the LOCK position. Then rotate the key clockwise. If you rotate the key to ACC, some of the electrical accessories will work. If you rotate the key to ON, all of the electrical accessories will work. If you rotate the key to START, the engine will turn on, and the ignition will then return to the ON position.

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