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Honda Civic Owners Manual: Ignition Switch and Power Mode Comparison

Ignition Switch Position LOCK (0) (with/without the key) ACCESSORY (I) ON (II) START (III)
Without Smart Entry System
  • Engine is turned off and power is shut down.
  • The steering wheel is locked*1.
  • No electrical components can be used.
  • Engine is turned off.
  • Some electrical components such as the audio system and the accessory power socket can be operated.
  • Normal key position while driving.
  • All electrical components can be used.
  • Use this position to start the engine.
  • The ignition switch returns to the ON (II) position when you release the key.
Power Mode VEHICLE OFF (LOCK) ACCESSORY ON START
With Smart Entry System and ENGINE START/STOP Button Button-Off
  • Engine is turned off and power is shut down.
  • The steering wheel is locked*1.
  • No electrical components can be used.
Button-Blinking
  • Engine is turned off.
  • Some electrical components such as the audio system and the accessory power socket can be operated.
Button- Blinking (engine is turned off) On (engine is running)
  • All electrical components can be used.
Button-On
  • The mode automatically returns to ON after the engine starts.

*1:Except U.S. models with continuously variable transmission

Smart Entry Remote Reminder
Warning buzzers may sound from inside and/ or outside the vehicle to remind you that the smart entry remote is out of the vehicle. If the buzzer continues even after the remote is put back ins ...

Turn Signals
The turn signals can be used when the ignition switch is in ON *1. One-touch turn signal When you lightly push up or down and release the turn signal lever, the exterior turn signals and turn ...

See also:

Honda Civic Owners Manual. Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Indicator
When the ignition switch is turned to ON *1 The indicator comes on for a few seconds, then goes off. This tells you the system is working properly. If the indicator comes on at any other time, or does not come on at all, have the system checked by a dealer as soon as possible. If you don ...

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