isEngineOn

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Description

Description:
Returns true if engine is on, false if it is off.
Groups:
Object Manipulation

Syntax

Syntax:
isEngineOn vehicle
Parameters:
vehicle: Object
Return Value:
Boolean

Examples

Example 1:
_carEngineIsOn = isEngineOn _carOne;

Additional Information

See also:
engineOn setCollisionLight isLightOn isCollisionLightOn

Notes

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Only post proven facts here! Add Note
Posted on March 20, 2015 - 14:32 (UTC)
RKillah
isEngineOn returns true for static objects without an engine
Posted on April 6, 2015 - 08:24 (UTC)
Killzone Kid
Bind Engine action to User Action 1
this addAction ["", { _this select 1 action [ ["EngineOn", "EngineOff"] select isEngineOn (_this select 0), _this select 0 ]; }, "", -10, false, true, "User1", "_this == driver _target"];
samatra
Posted on Aug 28, 2022 - 05:06 (UTC)
If you're a client (not server) and check remote vehicle that is far away from the camera, you'll get an outdated engine state until the vehicle and client camera position are close to each other. Distance seems to be around 6km and doesn't depend on video settings.