2004 Volvo S40 & V40
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S40 & V40
pg. 26 Ignition switch/steering wheel lock, Flashers, Heated rear window/mirrors
O Locked position:
Remove the key to lock the steering wheel*
WARNING! Never turn the key to position O while driving or when the car is being
I Intermediate position:
Certain accessories, radio, etc. on, daytime running lights off.
II Drive position:
Key position when engine is running.
III Starting position:
Release the key when the engine starts. The key returns automatically to the Drive
* The gear selector must be in the (P)ark position.
Starting (ignition) switch/steering wheel lock
If you find it difficult to insert the key in the ignition or to move the steering wheel, the steering wheel
lock might be under tension. Turn the wheel back and forth slightly to free the ignition key.
In order to reduce car theft, make sure the steering wheel locks before leaving the car.
A chime will sound if the starting key is left in the ignition lock and the front door on the driver's side is
Never switch off the ignition (turn the ignition key to position 0) or remove the key from the ignition
switch while the car is in motion. This could cause the steering wheel to lock, which would make the
car impossible to steer.
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