Vehicles with Sports modeVehicles with Sports mode  - Automatic transmission INVECS–II 4A/T, Sports Mode 4A/T (Intelligent & Innovative 
Vehicle Electronic Control System II) - Starting and driving - Mitsubishi Carisma Owner's Manual - Mitsubishi Carisma

The transmission has 4 forward gears and 1 reverse gear.

The transmission has 4 forward gears and 1 reverse gear.

The individual gears are selected automatically, depending on the position of the gear selector lever, the speed of the vehicle and the position of the accelerator pedal.

The selector lever has 2 gates; the main gate (1) and the manual gate (2).

NOTE

For information on manual gate operation, please refer to “Sports mode (Vehicles with Sports mode)” on page 5–22.

In the main gate, selector lever has 4 positions, and is equipped with a lock

In the main gate, selector lever has 4 positions, and is equipped with a lock button (A) to avoid inadvertent selection of the wrong gear.

Button must be pushed

while the brake pedal is depressed to move the lever.Button must be pushed while the brake pedal is depressed to move the lever.

to move the lever.Button must be pushed to move the lever.

to move the lever.Button need not be pushed to move the lever.

WARNING

(1) If the button is always depressed to operate the selector lever, the lever may be accidentally shifted into the “P”, “R”, “2”, or “L” position. Be sure not to depress the button (A) when performing the operations indicated by in the illustration.
(2) Always depress the brake pedal when shifting the selector lever into a gear from the “P” (PARK) or “N” (NEUTRAL) position. When beginning to drive, do not shift the selector lever form the “P” (PARK) or “N” (NEUTRAL) position while depressing the accelerator pedal, doing so is dangerous because the vehicle will “jump” forward or backward.

NOTE

If the brake pedal is not depressed and held, the shift-lock device activates to prevent the selector lever from being moved from the “P” (PARK) position to another position.

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