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2010 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Ignition Switch

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Ignition Switch  
If the front wheels are turned, the  
anti-theft lock may make it difficult  
to turn the key. Firmly turn the  
steering wheel to the left or right as  
you turn the key.  
You will hear a reminder beeper if  
you leave the key in the LOCK (0) or  
the ACCESSORY (I) position and  
open the driver’s door. Remove the  
key to turn off the beeper.  
ACCESSORY (I) You can  
operate the audio system and the  
accessory power sockets in this  
The shift lever must be in Park  
before you can remove the key from  
the ignition switch.  
ON (II) This is the normal key  
position when driving. Several of the  
indicators on the instrument panel  
come on as a test when you turn the  
ignition switch from the  
The ignition switch has four  
positions: LOCK (0), ACCESSORY  
(I), ON (II), and START (III).  
ACCESSORY (I) to the ON (II)  
LOCK (0) You can insert or  
remove the key only in this position.  
To turn the key, the shift lever must  
be in Park, and you must push the  
key in slightly.  
START (III) Use this position  
only to start the engine. The switch  
returns to the ON (II) position when  
you let go of the key.