ignition lock

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ignition lock a restraint incorporated into the ignition switch to prevent the use of a vehicle by persons who do not have the key
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Usage

In literature:

Ignition keys, still in the lock, had been left turned on.
"Swamp Island" by Mildred A. Wirt
Jeff Weedham had left the key in the ignition lock.
"Hooded Detective, Volume III No. 2, January, 1942" by Various
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In news:

A new law in Alabama requires people convicted of drunk driving to install ignition locks on their vehicles.
It requires convicted drunk drivers with a blood-alcohol level of.15 or higher to install an ignition lock in their vehicle.
Whether we choose to twist it, press it, Afro it or lock it, few topics ignite friendships or frictions among black women faster than how we choose to wear our hair.
Strattec will have three different aftermarket sidewinder lock cylinders - ignition, door and glove box.
The ignition lock contains all eight tumblers (1-8).
Require Ignition Locks for All Drunk Drivers.
Use Ignition Locks for All Drunken Drivers: NTSB.
Authorities say Dockter repeatedly tried to drive the vehicle out of the ditch, but it ignited while she and her son were locked inside.
Replacement ref rage peaked Monday night thanks to Seattle's Golden Tate, and a bizarre touchdown call that will be debated, questioned and re-ignite frustrations over the locked-out officials.
Part 2 will address ignition lock servicing and transponder programming.
Removing and dissembling the ignition lock can be difficult, but once the many rubber pieces, the screws and the outer and inner cylinders are removed, the cylinder has a standard wafer system.
The mechanism that locks the key in the ignition while the vehicles are in gear can wear out.
Spark plug wire loom holders wrap around ignition leads 50/50 with two machine screws locking the halves together.
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