The keyless starting system may not function if the key is close to metal objects or electronic devices such as cellular phones.
A valid key must be located inside your vehicle to switch the ignition on and start the engine.
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 engine.
- Press the brake pedal (automatic transmission) or clutch pedal (manual transmission), and then press the button for any length of time. An indicator light on the button illuminates when the ignition is on and when the engine starts.