Rear-view cameraRear-view camera  - Starting and driving - Mitsubishi ASX Owner's Manual - Mitsubishi ASX

The rear-view camera is a system that shows the view behind the vehicle on a screen in the centre panel.

• The rear-view camera is an assistance system that enables the driver to CAUTION

• The rear-view camera is an assistance system that enables the driver to check for obstacles behind the vehicle. Its range of view is limited, so you should not overly depend on it. Please drive just as carefully as you would if the vehicle did not have the rear-view camera.

• Be sure to visually confirm safety around the vehicle with your own eyes. Do not depend entirely on the rear-view camera.

Range of view of rear-view camera

The range of view of the rear-view camera is limited to the area shown in the illustrations. It cannot show both sides and the lower part of the rear bumper, etc.

When reversing, be sure to visually confirm safety around the vehicle.

Location of rear-view camera

The rear-view camera (A) is integrated into the part near the tailgate handle.

Range of view of rear-view camera

Range of view of rear-view camera

How to use the rear-view camera

How to use the rear-view camera

When you place the gearshift lever or selector lever is in the “R” position with the ignition switch or the operation mode is in ON, the view behind the vehicle will automatically appear on the screen of the MITSUBISHI Multi Communication System (MMCS). When you move the gearshift lever or the selector lever to any other position, the screen will return to its original indication.

Example of rear-view camera screen indication

The lines (E and F) in the view from the rear-view camera have the meanings shown below. Please use them as guides.

• Red: The point approximately 50 cm behind the vehicle
• Green: The point approximately 20 cm beyond the width of the vehicle on either side

A- Upper part of the rear bumper

A- Upper part of the rear bumper
B- Approx. 20 cm
C- Approx. 50 cm
D- Approx. 1 m
E- Line (red)
F- Line (green)

• The rear-view camera has a special lens that can make objects shown on the CAUTION

• The rear-view camera has a special lens that can make objects shown on the screen appear to be closer or further away than they actually are.

• It is possible to set the display language of the screen to English, Spanish, NOTE

• It is possible to set the display language of the screen to English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Swedish, Dutch, Danish or Portuguese.

For details, please refer to the separate owner’s manual for “MITSUBISHI Multi Communication System (MMCS)”.

• When the vehicle is tilting because of the number of people in the vehicle, the weight and positioning of luggage, and/or the condition of the road surface, the lines in the view from the rear-view camera may not be accurately positioned relative to the actual road.

• The lines in the view from the rear-view camera are based on a level, flat road surface. Do not use them as a guide for distances to solid objects.

• Because the rear-view camera has a special lens, the lines on the ground between parking spaces may not look parallel on the screen.

• In the following situations, the screen indication may be difficult to see. There is no abnormality.

• Low light (nighttime)

• When the light of the sun or the light from a vehicle’s headlamps shines directly into the lens

→ When an extremely bright spot is shown on the screen, colour smearing* (a characteristic of CCD cameras) can occur.

*: Colour smearing: When an extremely bright spot (for example, sunlight that has reflected off the bumper) is shown on the screen, it appears to leave a vertical trail.

• If the camera is hot and is then cooled by rain or a car wash, the lens can mist up. This phenomenon does not indicate a malfunction.

• It is not possible to fully see obstacles when the lens is dirty. If the lens becomes contaminated by water droplets, snow, mud or oil, wipe off the contamination, taking care not to scratch the lens.

• Please observe the following cautions. Ignoring them could lead to a camera malfunction.

• Do not subject the camera to physical shock.
• Do not apply wax to the camera.
• Do not splash the camera with boiling water.
• Do not disassemble the camera.

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