Starting the engine (petrol-powered vehicles)Starting the engine (petrol-powered vehicles)  - Starting and stopping the engine - Starting and driving - Mitsubishi Lancer Owner's Manual - Mitsubishi Lancer

[For vehicles equipped with keyless operation system]

For information on operations for vehicles equipped with the keyless operation system, refer to “Keyless operation system: Starting” on pages 1-16, 1-20.

[Except for vehicles equipped with keyless operation system]

The starting procedure is as follows: 1. Insert the ignition key and 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 a CVT or Twin Clutch SST, make sure the selector lever (CVT) or gearshift lever (Twin Clutch SST) is in the “P” (PARK) position.

Note

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

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

On vehicles equipped 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 key to the “ON” position, make certain that all warning lamps are functioning properly before starting the engine.

7. Turn the ignition 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.

Idling speed in high altitude area

At high altitude locations, the idling speed may be higher. This is done in order to stabilize the idling speed when the power steering system and other systems operate. It does not indicate a malfunction.

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