Positions of the ignition

Positions of the ignition  - Starting - Driving - Lincoln MKZ Owners Manual - Lincoln MKZ

1. Off locks the gearshift lever

1. Off locks the gearshift lever and allows key removal. This position also shuts the engine and all electrical accessories off.

Note:

In order to switch off the engine while the vehicle is in motion, shift to neutral and use the brakes to bring the vehicle to a safe stop.

After the vehicle has stopped, turn the engine off and shift into park.

Then, turn the key to the accessory or off position.

2. Accessory allows the electrical accessories such as the radio to operate while the engine is not running.

3. On all electrical circuits operational. Warning lights illuminated. Key position when driving.

4. Start cranks the engine. Release the key as soon as the engine starts.

Note: Do not store the key in the ignition after the vehicle is turned off and you have left the vehicle. This could cause a drain on the battery.

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