Starting the engine (petrol-powered vehicles)Starting the engine (petrol-powered vehicles)  - To turn from “ACC” to “LOCK” - 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. While pushing the lock release button (A), remove the cover of the ignition switch.

7. Insert the emergency key into the ignition switch.

7. Insert the emergency key into the ignition switch.

8. Insert the keyless operation key into the emergency key.

8. Insert the keyless operation key into the emergency key.

9. After turning the emergency key with the keyless operation key to the “ON”

9. After turning the emergency key with the keyless operation key to the “ON” position, make sure that all warning lamps are functioning properly before starting the engine.
10. Turn the emergency key with the keyless operation key 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.

11. Remove the keyless operation key from the emergency key.

► Make sure to remove the keyless operation key from the emergency key after Warning

► Make sure to remove the keyless operation key from the emergency key after the engine is started.
If not removed, the keyless operation key could fall to the floor, which could disturb the pedal operation. Furthermore, the keyless operation key could prevent the driver’s knee airbag (if so equipped) from inflating normally or could be propelled to cause serious injury if the airbag inflates.

► If the emergency key is attached to a key holder, it may become impossible Note

► If the emergency key is attached to a key holder, it may become impossible to insert the keyless operation key into the emergency key, and it may prevent the engine from being started.

When using the emergency key to start the engine, first remove the key from the key ring.

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