engineOn

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Description

Description:
Activates and deactivates the engine of a vehicle.
Multiplayer:
Executed on a remote vehicle this command may turn the engine on but then it will get turned off by itself after a short while.
Groups:
Object Manipulation

Syntax

Syntax:
vehicle engineOn state
Parameters:
vehicle: Object
state: Boolean - true to turn the engine on, false to turn it off
Return Value:
Nothing

Examples

Example 1:
if (!isEngineOn _jeep) then { _jeep engineOn true; };
Example 2:

Additional Information

See also:
isEngineOn

Notes

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Posted on August 25, 2014 - 22:27 (EST)
Benargee
To switch engine off can also use setFuel and fuel:
private "_gas"; _gas = fuel heli; heli setFuel 0; sleep 0.01; heli setFuel _gas;
Also sets helicopter fuel back to original quantity. Works on every other vehicle.