Key positions

The remote control key can be used to set the vehicle's electrical system in different modes/levels so that different functions are available; see .
P4-1220-Y55X-Remote key in ignition slot
Ignition switch with remote control key extracted/inserted.


For cars with the Keyless* function the key does not need to be inserted into the ignition switch but can be stored in e.g. a pocket. For more information on Keyless functions, see Keyless drive*.

Insert the key

  1. Hold the end of the remote control key with the detachable key blade and insert the key in the ignition switch.
  2. Then press the key in the lock up to its end position.


Foreign objects in the ignition switch can impair the function or destroy the lock.

Do not press in the remote control key incorrectly turned - Hold the end with the detachable key blade; see Detachable key blade - detaching/attaching.

Withdraw the key

Push the remote control key, allow it to eject, then pull it out from the ignition switch.

  1. * Option/accessory.