Engine switchEngine switch  - Keyless operation system - Locking and unlocking - Mitsubishi ASX Owner's Manual - Mitsubishi ASX

In order to prevent theft, the engine will not start unless a preregistered keyless operation key is used.

(Engine immobilizer function) If you are carrying the keyless operation key, you can start the engine.

Also refer to “Starting and driving: Starting the engine” on pages 4-13 and 4-14.

CAUTION

• The indication lamp (A) will flash orange when there is a problem or malfunction CAUTION

• The indication lamp (A) will flash orange when there is a problem or malfunction in the keyless operation system. Never drive if the indication lamp on the engine switch is flashing orange. Immediately contact a MITSUBISHI MOTORS Authorized Service Point.

• If the engine switch operation is not smooth and feels like it is sticking, do not operate the switch. Immediately contact a MITSUBISHI MOTORS Authorized Service Point.

• When operating the engine switch, press the switch all the way in. If the switch NOTE

• When operating the engine switch, press the switch all the way in. If the switch is not fully pressed, the engine may not start or the operation mode may not change. If the engine switch is pressed correctly, there is no need to hold the engine switch down.

Operation mode of the engine switch and its function

OFF

The indication lamp on the engine switch turns off.

The operation mode cannot be put in OFF when the selector lever is in any position other than the “P” (PARK) position (CVT).

ACC

The audio system and other electric devices can be operated.

The indication lamp on the engine switch illuminates orange.

ON

All electric devices can be operated.

The indication lamp on the engine switch illuminates green.

The indication lamp turns off when the engine is running.

• Your vehicle is equipped with an electronic immobilizer. To start the engine, NOTE

• Your vehicle is equipped with an electronic immobilizer. To start the engine, the ID code which the transponder inside the key sends must match the one registered in the immobilizer computer.

(Refer to “Electronic immobilizer (Anti-theft starting system)”.)

Changing the operation mode

If you press the engine switch without depressing the brake pedal (CVT) or the clutch pedal (M/T), you can change the operation mode in the order of OFF, ACC, ON, OFF.

CAUTION

• When the engine is not running, put the operation mode in OFF. Leaving the CAUTION

• When the engine is not running, put the operation mode in OFF. Leaving the operation mode in ON or ACC for a long time when the engine is not running may cause the battery to be discharged, making it impossible to start the engine, lock and unlock the steering wheel.

• When the battery is disconnected, the current operation mode is memorized. After reconnecting the battery, the memorized mode is selected automatically. Before disconnecting the battery for repair or replacement, make sure to put the operation mode in OFF.

Be careful if you are not sure which operation mode the vehicle is in when the battery is run down.

• The operation mode cannot be changed from OFF to ACC or ON if the keyless operation key is not detected to be in the vehicle.

Refer to “Keyless operation system:

Operating range for starting the engine and changing the operation mode”.

ACC power auto-cutout function

After approximately 30 minutes has elapsed with the operation mode in ACC, the function automatically cuts out the power for the audio system and other electric devices that can be operated with that mode.

When the engine switch is pressed while the operation mode is in ACC, the power is supplied again to those devices.

• It is possible to modify functions as follows: NOTE

• It is possible to modify functions as follows:
• The time until the power cuts out can be changed to approximately 60 minutes.
• The ACC power auto-cutout function can be deactivated.

For details, consult a MITSUBISHI MOTORS Authorized Service Point.

On vehicles equipped with MITSUBISHI Multi-Communication System (MMCS), screen operations can be used to make the adjustment.

Refer to the separate owner’s manual for details.

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