General maintenanceGeneral maintenance  - Maintenance - Mitsubishi Lancer Owner's Manual - Mitsubishi Lancer

Fuel, engine coolant, oil and exhaust gas leakage

Look under the body of your vehicle to check for fuel, engine coolant, oil and exhaust gas leaks.

► If you see a suspicious fuel leak or if you smell fuel, do not operate the Warning

► If you see a suspicious fuel leak or if you smell fuel, do not operate the vehicle; we recommend you to call for assistance.

Exterior and interior lamp operation

Operate the combination lamp switch to check that all lamps are functioning properly.

If the lamps do not illuminate, the probable cause is a blown fuse or defective lamp bulb. Check the fuses first. If there is no blown fuses, check the lamp bulbs.

For information regarding the inspection and replacement of the fuses and the lamp bulbs, refer to “Fuses” and “Replacement of lamp bulbs”.

If the fuses and bulbs are all OK, we recommend you to have your vehicle checked and repaired.

Meter, gauge and indicator/warning lamps operation

Run the engine to check the operation of all meters, gauges, and indicator/warning lamps.

If there is anything wrong, we recommend you to have your vehicle inspected.

Hinges and latches lubrication

Check all latches and hinges, and, if necessary, have them lubricated.

    See also:

    Rear room lamp
    The room lamp can be turned on by sliding the room lamp switch. 1 (ON) - The room lamp goes on. 2 ( ) - The lamp illuminates when a door or the rear hatch is opened. It goes off about 15 seconds ...

    Obstacle detection areas
    The detection areas of the corner and back sensors are limited to those shown in the illustration. Moreover, the sensors are unable to detect low or thin objects or objects near the rear bumper. T ...

    To use the external audio input function
    Auxiliary Audio connector (RCA) A- Left audio input connector (white) B- Right audio input connector (red) Auxiliary Video connector (RCA) A- Left audio input connector (white) B- Right audio i ...