ignition key


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ignition key

n
(Automotive Engineering) the key used in a motor vehicle to turn the switch that connects the battery to the ignition system and other electrical devices
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Noun1.ignition key - a key that operates the ignition switch of an automotive engine
key - metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated
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Ford is issuing a safety compliance recall in North America for approximately 2,100 2017-18 Ford Taurus vehicles with a physical key and non-push button start for an issue where the ignition key could be removed when the gear shift is not in the park position.
Caption: The Streamlight KeyMate is the size of the ignition key for a typical vehicle yet produces a surprising amount of light from the LED bar oriented along the length of the device.
On restarting, the master switch was turned on and the engine began to turn over without the ignition key in the start position.
Top tips to prevent quad bike theft : | Remove the ignition key from the bike when you're not on it; | Don't leave your quad in the open, keep it indoors; | Make sure the building you use is secure and consider installing a ground security device; | Keep vehicle keys in a locked area and out of plain sight from a door or window; | Park your quad next to a wall and behind a bigger piece of machinery - to make it more difficult to steal; | Consider fitting a tracker.
Mr Jones came across the unusual cargo on Tuesday after being called out to the village of Pattingham in south Staffordshire to help a driver whose ignition key would not turn.
The automaker is recalling the vehicles because in some affected vehicles with automatic transmissions, the ignition key can be removed without the gear shift selector in the 'Park' position.
Scheuer said he received two of those notices and followed instructions to remove all items from his key ring, save his ignition key for the Saturn.
The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC), in collaboration with Teyseer Motors, the dealer of Suzuki vehicles in Qatar, has announced the recall of Suzuki Ignis 2003-2005 models due to defects in the ignition key.
Neil Ringe, 52, polished the inside of his Vauxhall Astra van and when he turned the ignition key moments later the huge blast blew out doors and threw the windscreen 30 yards down the road.
Chrysler also is warning owners to remove everything but the ignition key from their key rings until repairs can be made.
The issue can lead to the ignition key getting stuck in the "start" position.
Apparently Calvin Rodriguez had been very successful in using a modified ignition key, called a "shaved key", to steal several cars from parking lots in the Port St.