Hyundai Tucson: Key positions - Driving your Hyundai - Hyundai Tucson Owner's ManualHyundai Tucson: Key positions

Key positions Key positions

CAUTION: The engine should not be turned off or the key removed from the ignition key cylinder while the car is in motion. The steering wheel is locked by removing the key.

o "START"

The engine is started in this position. It will crank until you release the key.

NOTE: Do not hold the key in the "START" position for more than 15 seconds.

o "ON"

When the key is in the "ON" position, the ignition is on and all accessories may be turned on. If the engine is not running, the key should not be left in the "ON" position. This will discharge the battery and may also damage the ignition system.

o "ACC"

With the key in the "ACC" position, some electrical accessories (radio, etc.) may be operated.

o "LOCK"

The key can be removed or inserted in this position. To protect against theft, the steering wheel locks by removing the key.

NOTE: If difficulty is experienced in turning the ignition key to the START position, turn the steering wheel right and left to release the tension and then turn the key.

To remove the ignition key To remove the ignition key

1. Turn the ignition key to the "ACC" position. 2. Simultaneously push and turn the ignition key counterclockwise from the "ACC" position to the "LOCK" position. 3. The key can be removed in the "LOCK" position.

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