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Old 02-10-2013, 01:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Campfamily View Post
Decided to resurrect this thread for two reasons. One, there's been a bunch of new owners over the past few months that might learn something new about their car, and also, I found something new about my car. I found that if I push the start button, then depress the clutch (rather than the other way round), the engine will start. Not sure if the same thing happens for a car with the automatic transmission (although, with the brake pedal rather than the clutch).

I learned this a while ago and decided to experiment. It seems you have only about three seconds roughly to hit the clutch or the car will light up but not start. It's a sweet feature because once you're in you can tap the start button just before you get your feet settled and not waste that extra time.
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