Using the MIVEC engineUsing the MIVEC engine  - Keyless operation system - Locking and unlocking - Mitsubishi ASX Owner's Manual - Mitsubishi ASX

The MIVEC engine automatically switches its intake- valve control between a low-speed mode and a high-speed mode in accordance with driving conditions for maximum engine performance.

• To protect the engine, the high-speed mode may not be selected while the engine NOTE

• To protect the engine, the high-speed mode may not be selected while the engine coolant temperature is low.

Stopping the engine

• Do not operate the engine switch while driving except in an emergency. If WARNING

• Do not operate the engine switch while driving except in an emergency. If the engine is stopped while driving, the brake servomechanism will cease to function and braking efficiency will deteriorate.

Also, the power steering system will not function and it will require greater manual effort to operate the steering. This could result in a serious accident.

• If you have to bring the engine to an emergency stop while driving, press and NOTE

• If you have to bring the engine to an emergency stop while driving, press and hold the engine switch for 3 seconds or more, or press it quickly 3 times or more. The engine will stop and the operation mode will go to ACC.

• Do not stop the engine with the selector lever in any position other than the “P” (PARK) position (CVT). If the engine is stopped with the selector lever in any position other than the “P” (PARK) position, the operation mode will go to ACC rather than OFF.

Put the operation mode in OFF after placing the selector lever in the “P” (PARK) position.

1. Stop the vehicle.

2. Fully engage the parking brake while depressing the brake pedal.

3. On vehicles with M/T, press the engine switch to stop the engine, move the gearshift lever to the 1st (on a uphill) or “R” (Reverse) (on a downhill) position.

On vehicles with CVT, move the selector lever to the “P” (PARK) position, press the engine switch to stop the engine.

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