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This function returns a vehicle's engine state (on or off).


bool getVehicleEngineState ( vehicle theVehicle )

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Method: vehicle:getEngineState(...)
Variable: .engineState
Counterpart: setVehicleEngineState

Required Arguments

  • theVehicle: the vehicle you wish to get the engine state of.


Returns true if the vehicle's engine is started, false otherwise.


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Serverside example

This example will switch the vehicle engine state with the command "/switchengine".

function switchEngine ( playerSource )
    local theVehicle = getPedOccupiedVehicle ( playerSource )

    -- Check if the player is in any vehicle and if he is the driver
    if theVehicle and getVehicleController ( theVehicle ) == playerSource then
        local state = getVehicleEngineState ( theVehicle )
        setVehicleEngineState ( theVehicle, not state )
addCommandHandler ( "switchengine", switchEngine )

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