Ford Mustang Owners Manual: Ignition switch

A. Off: The ignition is off.


A. Off: The ignition is off.

Note

: When you switch the ignition off and leave your vehicle, do not leave your key in the ignition. This could cause your vehicle battery to lose charge.

B. Accessory: Allows the electrical accessories such as the radio to operate while the engine is not running.

Note

: Do not leave the ignition key in this position for too long.

This could cause your vehicle battery to lose charge.

C. On: All electrical circuits are operational and the warning lamps and indicators illuminate.

D. Start: Cranks the engine.

    General information
    WARNING: Extended idling at high engine speeds can produce very high temperatures in the engine and exhaust system, creating the risk of fire or other damage. WARNING: Do not park, idle, or drive y ...

    Starting a gasoline engine
    When you start the engine, the idle speed increases, this helps to warm up the engine. If the engine idle speed does not slow down automatically, have your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer. ...

    Other materials:

    Timing Chain
    Engine Component View Cylinder Heads and Valve Train Components   Engine Front Cover Components   Engine Components   Cylinder Block and Lower End Components   Engine (DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING) Refer to Section for basic mecha ...

    Manual Transmission and Clutch (Description and Operation)
    Manual Transmission and Clutch (Description and Operation) The primary function of the clutch is to couple and uncouple engine power to the transmission upon driver command. For additional information, refer to Section. Clutch Disc and Clutch Pressure ...

    Pinpoint Tests
    Inspection and Verification WARNING: When servicing starter motor or carrying out other underhood work in the vicinity of the starter motor, be aware that the heavy gauge battery input lead at the starter solenoid is "electrically hot" at all times. A protec ...