More Precise SteeringMore Precise Steering  - Overview - Mitsubishi Lancer

The 2008 Lancer owes its crisp, fluid steering response to the integration of the highly rigid body structure, the newly designed suspension, and of course the new rack and pinion steering system itself. The new steering rack has a slightly larger diameter than the previous Lancer's.

The optimized steering column layout features joint friction-reduction parts that improve steering feel (reduced torque fluctuation). Support stiffness at the steering wheel end of the steering column has been increased by 20 percent compared to the previous model, reducing steering wheel vibration. Dampers used on the intermediate shaft help reduce shimmy.

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    Steering wheel height adjustment
    1. Release the tilt lock lever while holding the steering wheel up. 2. Adjust the steering wheel to the desired height. 3. Securely lock the steering wheel by pulling the tilt lock lever fully upwar ...

    To release the parking brake
    1- Firmly depress and hold the brake pedal, then pull the lever up slightly. 2- Push the button at the end of hand grip. 3- Lower the lever fully. Caution ► Before driving, be sure that t ...

    Selector lever operation
    The CVT selects an optimum gear ratio automatically, depending on the speed of the vehicle and the position of the accelerator pedal. The selector lever (A) has 2 gates; the main gate (B) and the m ...