Replacement of lamp bulbsReplacement of lamp bulbs  - For emergencies - Mitsubishi Carisma Owner's Manual - Mitsubishi Carisma

Before replacing a bulb, ensure the lamp is off. Do not touch the glass part of the new bulb with your bare fingers; the skin oil left on the glass will evaporate when the bulb gets hot and the vapor will condense on the reflector and dim the surface.

Bulb capacity

Bulb capacity

A bulb should only be replaced with a new bulb of the same rating and type. The designation can be found on the base of the bulb.

Outside

1- Position lamps . . . . . . . . . 4W (T4W)
2- Headlamps, High/low beam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60/55W (H4)
3- Front turn -signal lamps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21W (PY21W)
4- Side turn -signal lamps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5W (WY5W)
5- Front fog lamps* . . . . . . . . 55W (H3)

6- Rear turn -signal lamps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21W (PY21W)

6- Rear turn -signal lamps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21W (PY21W)
7- Reversing lamps . . . . . 21W (P21W)
8- Licence-plate lamps . . 5W (W5W)
9- Tail lamps . . . . . . . 21/5W (P21/5W)
10- Stop lamps (Hatchback) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21W (P21W)
Stop and tail lamps (Sedan) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21/5W (P21/5W)
11- Rear fog lamp . . . . . . . 21W (P21W)
12- High mounted stop lamp 5W (W5W)

Inside

Front room lamps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10W
Spot lamps*
Vehicles without sunroof . . . . . . . . 10W
Vehicles with sunroof . . . . . . . . . . . 5W
Luggage compartment lamp . . . . . . . . 10W

Headlamps and position lamps

See also:

Turn-signal indication lamps/ Hazard warning indication lamps
These indication lamps blink in the following situations. ► When the turn-signal lever is moved to activate a turn-signal lamp. Refer to “Turn-signal lever”. ► When the hazard war ...

Fluid type
Use brake fluid conforming to DOT3 or DOT4 from a sealed container. The brake fluid is hygroscopic. Too much moisture in the brake fluid will adversely affect the brake system and clutch system, ...

Changing a fuse
1. Before replacing a fuse, always turn off the electrical circuit concerned and turn the ignition key to the “LOCK” position. 2. Remove the fuse box cover. 3. Referring to the fuse load cap ...