Auto Stop & Go (AS&G) systemAuto Stop & Go (AS&G) system  - General information - Mitsubishi ASX Owner's Manual - Mitsubishi ASX

This paragraph summarizes the major items of the Auto Stop & Go (AS&G) system such as the characteristics, operating procedures, etc. For details, refer to “Auto Stop & Go (AS&G) system”.

The Auto Stop & Go (AS&G) system reduces the emission of exhaust gases and increases fuel efficiency.

The Auto Stop & Go (AS&G) system automatically stops and restarts the engine without the use of the ignition switch or the engine switch when the vehicle is stopped, such as at traffic lights or in a traffic jam.

Activation

The Auto Stop & Go (AS&G) system is automatically activated when the ignition switch is turned to the “ON” position or the operation mode is put in ON.

Deactivation

You can deactivate the system by pressing the “Auto Stop & Go (AS&G) OFF” switch. Then the “ ” display/indicator will turn on.

Auto stop

Auto stop

1. Stop the vehicle.
2. Place the gearshift lever in the “N” (Neutral) position.

3. Release the clutch pedal.

3. Release the clutch pedal.
4. The “ ” display/indicator will turn on and the engine will stop automatically.

Auto go

Auto go

Depress the clutch pedal while the gearshift lever is in the “N” (Neutral) position. The “ ” display/indicator turns off and the engine restarts automatically.

System characteristics

System characteristics

The principle of the Auto Stop & Go (AS&G) system is that it adapts to the vehicle’s needs (i.e. energy supply). This means that in certain circumstances the engine will not stop and in other circumstances the engine will restart by itself.

Circumstances when the engine will restart by itself

• The interior temperature rises and the air conditioning starts operating in order to lower the temperature.
• Electric power consumption is high.
• The brake pedal is depressed repeatedly.
• Vehicle speed is 3 km/h (2 mph) or higher when coasting on a slope.
• Mode selection dial is set to the demister position.
• When the air conditioning is operated by pressing the air conditioning switch.
• When the preset temperature of the air conditioning is changed significantly.
• When the air conditioning is operated in AUTO mode where the temperature control dial is set to the max. hot or the max. cool position (for vehicles with automatic air conditioning).

Other than the conditions mentioned above, the engine may restart automatically. For details, refer to “Auto Stop & Go (AS&G) system”.

Circumstances when the engine will not stop

• Ambient temperature is lower than approximately 3 °C.
• After the engine restarts automatically and the vehicle stops again within 10 seconds.
• After the engine restarts automatically and the vehicle remains stationary.
• Mode selection dial is set to the demister position (see illustration below).

• When the air conditioning is operated in AUTO mode where the temperature control

• When the air conditioning is operated in AUTO mode where the temperature control dial is set to the max. hot or the max. cool position (for vehicles with automatic air conditioning).

Other than the conditions mentioned above, the engine may not stop automatically. For details, refer to “Auto Stop & Go (AS&G) system”.

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