Nissan Altima Owners Manual: Push-button ignition switch positions

LOCK (Normal parking position):

The ignition switch can only be locked in this position.

The ignition switch will be unlocked when it is pushed to the ACC position while carrying the Intelligent Key.

The ignition switch will lock when any door is opened or closed with the ignition switched off.

ACC (Accessories):

This position activates electrical accessories, such as the radio, when the engine is not running.

ACC has a battery saver feature that will turn the ignition switch to the OFF position after a period of time under the following conditions:

● all doors are closed.

● shift lever is in P (Park).

The battery saver feature will be cancelled if any of the following occur: ● any door is opened.

● shift lever is moved out of P (Park).

● ignition switch changes position.

ON (Normal operating position):

This position turns on the ignition system and electrical accessories.

ON has a battery saver feature that will turn the ignition switch to the OFF position, if the vehicle is not running, after some time under the following conditions:

● all doors are closed.

● shift lever is in P (Park).

The battery saver feature will be cancelled if any of the following occur: ● any door is opened.

● shift lever is moved out of the P (Park) position.

● ignition switch changes position.

CAUTION

Do not leave the vehicle with the ignition switch in ACC or ON positions when the engine is not running for an extended period.

This can discharge the battery.

OFF:

The ignition switch is in the OFF position when the engine is turned off using the ignition switch.

No lights will illuminate on the ignition switch.

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