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:

    Front fog lamps
    Remove the cover mounting screw. Remove bolts (1) and (2) with a screwdriver, and pull the lamp body towards you. NOTE Do not turn the aiming adjusting bolt (3). Remove the connector secured ...

    Engine coolant
    To check the coolant level A transparent coolant reserve tank (A) is located in the engine compartment. The coolant level in this tank should be kept between the “LOW” and “FULL” marks w ...

    Twin Clutch SST control mode display screen (vehicles equipped with Twin Clutch SST)
    The operation status of the Twin Clutch SST control mode is displayed. Refer to “Twin Clutch SST control mode”. ...