Check this site for a newer revision owner's manual for your model year. I
looked at the newest versions of the 2000, 2001, 2003, and 2004 Focus and
they're using positions 1, 2, and 3, but not 4.
"jt" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I've read the manual for my Focus and it says hold the key in the 4
> (on) position for 1 - 10 seconds but the 4 position on my car is the
> 'start' postion. I doubt that I'm to crank the engine for that long. Do
> the mean the no 3 (on) position?
> in my car 1 = off, 2= accesory (?) 3=on and 4= start
> sorry, I know it sounds lame but I don't want to end up being locked
> out and have to get the car towed.