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Q: What are the key positions?

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What are the key positions?

A: There are four main positions of the key in...

There are four main positions of the key in the ignition. Each position will have your vehicle respond differently. The four key positions are.

  1. Off. In this position, the vehicle is off.

  2. Accessory. In this position, the electrical accessories will be functional, such as the radio.

  3. On. In this position, all of the electrical circuits are operating, lights will be on and this is the position the key is in when driving.

  4. Start. This position will crank the engine and should be released as soon as the engine has started.

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