Jacking up the vehicleJacking up the vehicle  - For emergencies - Mitsubishi Carisma Owner's Manual - Mitsubishi Carisma

1. Park the vehicle on a level and stable ground.
2. Activate the hazard flashers and turn the ignition key to the “LOCK” position.
3. Set the parking brake firmly, move the gearshift lever (manual transmission) to the 1st position or move the selector lever (automatic transmission) to the “P” (PARK) position.

4. Apply a chock or block (A) at the tyre diagonally opposite the tyre (B) to

4. Apply a chock or block (A) at the tyre diagonally opposite the tyre (B) to be changed.

CAUTION

Be sure to apply a chock to the relevant tyre when jacking up the vehicle. If the vehicle moves while jacked up, the jack could slip out of position, leading to an accident.

NOTE

(1) The chock shown in the illustration is not supplied with the vehicle. It is recommended one be obtained and carried for use if required.
(2) If a chock is not available, use a stone or any other object that is large enough to hold the wheel in position.

5. Place the jack under one of the jacking points shown in the illustration.

5. Place the jack under one of the jacking points shown in the illustration. Use the jacking point closest to the tyre to be changed.

WARNING

(1) Do not place the jack at any position other than the one specified. If the jack is placed at a wrong position, the body of the vehicle could be dented or the jack might fall over and cause personal injury.
(2) Avoid using the jack on a slope or on a soft surface. Otherwise the jack might tilt and the vehicle falls down, causing an unexpected accident. Always use the jack on a flat, hard surface. Before placing the jack, check to ensure that there are no sand or pebbles on the surface.

6. Rotate the jack by hand until the groove at the top of the jack fits in the

6. Rotate the jack by hand until the groove at the top of the jack fits in the flange portion (D).

7. Insert the bar (E) into the wheel nut wrench (F). Then set the end of the

7. Insert the bar (E) into the wheel nut wrench (F). Then set the end of the bar to the shaft’s jack end, as shown in the illustration.

Slowly rotate the wheel nut wrench until the tyre is slightly off the ground.

WARNING

(1) Raise the vehicle so the tyre just clears the ground. It is dangerous to raise the vehicle any higher.
(2) Never get under the vehicle while using the jack. Avoid jarring the raised vehicle or leaving it supported on the jack for any long time. Both are very dangerous.
(3) Do not start or run the engine while the vehicle is on the jack. The vehicle might start moving and the jack might get out of the body.
(4) Do not turn the jacked up wheels. The tyres remaining on the ground may turn, causing the vehicle body to fall down from the jack.
(5) No one should stay in the vehicle while the jack is used.

CAUTION

Use only the jack included with the vehicle, and use it only for changing wheels.

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