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

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.

► 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. Place the gearshift lever in the “N” (Neutral) position.

6. Turn the ignition switch to the “ON” position.

6. Turn the ignition switch to the “ON” position.

The diesel preheat indication lamp will first illuminate, and then after a short time go out, indicating that preheating is completed.

► If the engine is cold, the diesel preheat indication lamp is on for a longer Note

► If the engine is cold, the diesel preheat indication lamp is on for a longer time.

► When the engine has not been started within about 5 seconds after the diesel preheat indication lamp went out, return the ignition switch to the “LOCK” position. Then, turn the ignition switch to the “ON” position to preheat the engine again.

► When the engine is warm, the diesel preheat indication lamp does not come on even if the ignition switch is placed in the “ON” position.

Start the engine by turning the ignition switch right to the “START” position.

7. Turn the ignition switch to the “START” position, 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:

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