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Brake warning lamp

This lamp illuminates when the ignition switch is turned to the “ON” position

This lamp illuminates when the ignition switch is turned to the “ON” position or the operation mode is put in ON, and goes off after a few seconds.

Always make sure that the lamp goes off before driving.

With the ignition switch or the operation mode in ON, the brake warning lamp illuminates under the following conditions:

• When the parking brake lever has been engaged.
• When the brake fluid level in the reservoir falls to a low level.
• When the brake force distribution function is not operating correctly.

• In the situations listed below, brake performance may be compromised or CAUTION

• In the situations listed below, brake performance may be compromised or the vehicle may become unstable if brakes are applied suddenly; consequently, avoid driving at high speeds or applying the brakes suddenly.

Furthermore, the vehicle should be brought to a stop in a safe location and to have it checked.

• The brake warning lamp does not illuminate when the parking brake is applied or does not turn off when the parking brake is released.

• The ABS warning lamp and brake warning lamp illuminate at the same time For details, refer to “ABS warning lamp”.

• The brake warning lamp remains illuminated during driving.

• The vehicle should be brought to a halt in the following manner when brake performance has deteriorated.

• Depress the brake pedal harder than usual.

Even if the brake pedal moves down to the very end of its possible stroke, keep it pressed down hard.

• Should the brakes fail, use engine braking to reduce your speed and pull the parking brake lever.

Depress the brake pedal to operate the stop lamp to alert the vehicles behind you.

Check engine warning lamp

This lamp is a part of an onboard diagnostic system which monitors the emissions,

This lamp is a part of an onboard diagnostic system which monitors the emissions, engine control system or CVT control system.

If a problem is detected in one of these systems, this lamp illuminates or flashes.

Although your vehicle will usually be drivable and not need towing, we recommend you to have the system checked as soon as possible.

This lamp will also illuminate when the ignition switch is turned “ON” or the operation mode is put in ON, and goes off after the engine has started. If it does not go off after the engine has started, we recommend you to have the vehicle checked.

• Prolonged driving with this lamp on may cause further damage to the emission CAUTION

• Prolonged driving with this lamp on may cause further damage to the emission control system.

It could also affect fuel economy and drivability.

• If the lamp does not illuminate when the ignition switch is turned to the “ON” position or the operation mode is put in ON, we recommend you to have the system checked.

• If the lamp illuminates while the engine is running, avoid driving at high speeds and have the system inspected by a MITSUBISHI MOTORS Authorized Service Point as soon as possible.

Accelerator pedal and brake pedal response may be negatively influenced under these conditions.

• The engine electronic control module accommodating the onboard diagnostic system NOTE

• The engine electronic control module accommodating the onboard diagnostic system has various fault data (especially about the exhaust emission) stored.

Charge warning lamp

This lamp illuminates when the ignition switch is turned “ON” or the operation

This lamp illuminates when the ignition switch is turned “ON” or the operation mode is put in ON, and goes off after the engine has started.

A warning is also displayed on the multiinformation display.

• If it illuminates while the engine is running, there is a problem in the CAUTION

• If it illuminates while the engine is running, there is a problem in the charging system. Immediately park your vehicle in a safe place and we recommend you to have it checked.

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