Anti–lock brake system (ABS)*Anti–lock brake system (ABS)*  - Starting and driving - Mitsubishi Carisma Owner's Manual - Mitsubishi Carisma

Environmental conditions can have an effect on braking. During sudden braking when there is snow, ice, oil, water etc. on the road surface, a skid may occur. In this situation, steering control and braking effectiveness is reduced and the stopping distance is increased. The vehicle may also go into an uncontrolled spin.

The ABS helps prevent the wheels from locking during braking, thus maintaining directional stability, ensuring controllability and providing optimum braking force.

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Vehicle dimensions
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Changing the function settings (when the ignition switch is “ON”)
1. Stop the vehicle in a safe place. Firmly apply the parking brake and put the gearshift lever into the “N” (Neutral) position (M/T), the selector lever into the “P” (PARK) position (CVT) ...

Cautions on handling of 4-wheeldrive vehicles
Tyres and wheels Since the driving torque can be applied to the 4 wheels, the driving performance of the vehicle when operating in 4-wheel drive is greatly affected by the condition of the tyres. ...