2017 Ford F-150 Owners Manual - Keyless Starting



Keyless Starting

Note:   The keyless starting system may not function if the key is close to metal objects or electronic devices such as cellular phones.
Note:   A valid key must be located inside your vehicle to switch the ignition on and start the engine.
Ignition Modes
Engine Start/Stop Button
The keyless starting system has three modes:
Off: Turns the ignition off.
  • Without applying the brake pedal, press and release the button once when the ignition is in the on mode, or when the engine is running but the vehicle is not moving.
On: All electrical circuits are operational and the warning lamps and indicators illuminate.
  • Without applying the brake pedal, press and release the button once.
Start: Starts the vehicle. The engine may not start when the vehicle starts.
  • Press the brake pedal, and then press the button for any length of time. An indicator light on the button illuminates when then ignition is on and when the engine starts.

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