Kia Picanto: Key positions / Ignition switch position

Kia Picanto JA 2017-2024 Owner's Manual / Driving your vehicle / Key positions / Ignition switch position

LOCK

The steering wheel locks to protect against theft. The ignition key can be removed only in the LOCK position. After parking the vehicle, if driver’s door is opened without removing the ignition key at lock or ACC position, warning chime will alarm you to remove the key. Once it is removed, chime will end.

ACC (Accessory)

The steering wheel is unlocked and electrical accessories are operative.

NOTICE

If difficulty is experienced turning the ignition switch to the ACC position, turn the key while turning the steering wheel right and left to release the tension.

ON

The warning lights can be checked before the engine is started. This is the normal running position after the engine is started.

Do not leave the ignition switch ON if the engine is not running to prevent battery discharge.

START

Turn the ignition switch to the START position to start the engine. The engine will crank until you release the key; then it returns to the ON position. The brake warning light can be checked in this position.

WARNING

Ignition switch

Key positions
...

Starting the engine
WARNING Always wear appropriate shoes when operating your vehicle. Unsuitable shoes (high heels, ski boots, etc.) may interfere with your ability to use the brake, accelerator pedal ...

Other information:

Kia Picanto JA 2017-2024 Owner's Manual: Antenna


Roof antenna Your car uses a roof antenna to receive both AM and FM broadcast signals. This antenna is a removable type. To remove the antenna, turn it counterclockwise. To install the antenna, turn it clockwise. CAUTION Before entering a place with a low height clearance or a ca ...

Kia Picanto JA 2017-2024 Owner's Manual: Manual transaxle operation


The manual transaxle has 5 forward gears. This shift pattern is imprinted on the shift knob. The transaxle is fully synchronized in all forward gears so shifting to either a higher or a lower gear is easily accomplished. Depress the clutch pedal down fully while shifting, then releas ...

Copyright © www.kpicanto.com 2017-2024