Starting the engine (petrol-powered vehicles)Starting the engine (petrol-powered vehicles)  - Starting - Keyless operation system - Locking and unlocking - Mitsubishi Lancer Owner's Manual - Mitsubishi Lancer

The starting procedure is as follows: 1. Fasten the seat belt.
2. Make sure the parking brake is applied.
3. Depress and hold the brake pedal.
4. Fully depress the clutch pedal. (M/T)

► On vehicles with the Auto Stop & Go (AS&G) system, the starter will not operate Note

► On vehicles with the Auto Stop & Go (AS&G) system, the starter will not operate unless the clutch pedal is fully depressed (Clutch interlock).

5. On vehicles equipped with M/T, place the gearshift lever in the “N” (Neutral) position.

On vehicles equipped with CVT or Twin Clutch SST, make sure the selector lever (CVT) or the gearshift lever (Twin Clutch SST) is in the “P” (PARK) position.

Note

► On vehicles with CVT, the starter will not operate unless the selector lever Note

► On vehicles with CVT, the starter will not operate unless the selector lever is in the “P” (PARK) or “N” (NEUTRAL) position.

On vehicles with Twin Clutch SST, the starter will not operate unless the gearshift lever is in the “P” (PARK) position or the gearshift lever is in the “N” (NEUTRAL) position with the brake pedal depressed.

For safety reasons, start the engine in the “P” (PARK) position so that the wheels are locked.

6. After turning the ignition switch to the “ON” position, make certain that all warning lamps are functioning properly before starting the engine.
7. Turn the ignition switch to the “START” position without depressing the accelerator pedal, and release it when the engine starts.

► Minor noises may be heard on engine startup. Note

► Minor noises may be heard on engine startup.

These will disappear as the engine warms up.

    See also:

    Door ajar warning display screen (when the ignition switch or the operation mode is ON)
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    Steering wheel height adjustment
    1. Release the tilt lock lever while holding the steering wheel up. 2. Adjust the steering wheel to the desired height. 3. Securely lock the steering wheel by pulling the tilt lock lever fully upwar ...

    ASC operation display or ASC OFF display
    - ASC operation display/ASC indicator The display/indicator will blink when the ASC is operating. - ASC OFF display/ASC OFF indicator This display/incicator will turn on when the ASC is turned o ...