Security and Locks
The facia-mounted ignition switch, on the
right-hand side of the steering column,
has four key positions:
When the key is turned back to the OFF
position, the delayed accessory feature
becomes active, so long as the driver’s
and front passenger’s doors are shut and
remain shut. The circuits available in the
auxiliary position remain activated for a
preset timed period.
Position 0: Is the only position in which
the key can be inserted and removed.
When the key is removed the steering
lock is engaged.
Position I: Allows use of some electrical
circuits, for example, radio operation.
Position II: All electrical circuits except
the starter motor are activated. The key
remains in this position when driving.
Position III: The starter motor is operated
for as long as the key is held in this
position, against spring pressure.
TO REMOVE THE IGNITION KEY
Apply the parkbrake, place the gear
selector in (Park) P and turn the key to
The automatic transmission gear selector
must be placed in (Park) P before the key
can be removed from the ignition switch.
When the key is removed, the gear
selector will be locked in Park.
A brake pedal and gearshift interlock
system is incorporated in the automatic
transmission gear selector mechanism.
See page 134.