Ignition switch

The key can be turned to 4 different positions:

The key can be turned to 4 different positions:

❒ STOP: engine off, key can be removed, steering column locked. Certain electrical devices (e.g.: sound system, power windows, etc.) can work.
❒ MAR: driving position. All electrical devices are powered.
❒ AVV: engine starting.
❒ PARK: engine off, parking lights on, steering column locked. To turn the key to PARK, press button (A).

The ignition switch is fitted with a safety mechanism that, in the event the engine is not started, turns back the ignition key to STOP before epeating the starting operation.

WARNING

If the ignition device is tampered with (e.g.: attempted theft), have it checked over by a Fiat Dealership.

WARNING

When getting out of the car, always remove the key to prevent any occupants from accidentally activating the controls. Remember to engage the handbrake. If the car is parked on uphill slope to engage the first gear. If the car is facing downhill, engage the reverse gear. Never leave unsupervised children in the car.

See also:

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Parking sensors
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