Driving hintsDriving hints  - Anti-lock brake system (ABS) - Starting and driving - Mitsubishi Lancer Owner's Manual - Mitsubishi Lancer

► Always keep a safe distance from the vehicle in front of you. Even if your vehicle is equipped with ABS, leave a greater braking distance when: • Driving on gravel or snow-covered roads.
• Driving with tyre chains installed.
• Driving on uneven road surfaces.

► Operation of ABS is not restricted to situations where brakes are applied suddenly.

This system may also prevent the wheels from locking when you drive over manholes, steel roadwork plates, road markings, or any uneven road surface.

► When the ABS is activated, you may feel the brake pedal pulsation and the vibrations of the vehicle body and steering wheel. It may also feel as if the pedal resists being pressed.

In this situation, simply hold the brake pedal down firmly. Do not pump the brake, which will result in reduced braking performance.

► An operation noise is emitted from the engine compartment or you can feel a shock from the brake pedal when starting to drive immediately after starting the engine. These are normal sounds or operations that the ABS makes when performing a self-check. It does not indicate a malfunction.

► The ABS can be used after the vehicle has reached a speed over approximately 10 km/h (6 mph). It stops working when the vehicle slows below approximately 5 km/h (3 mph).

► The ABS cannot prevent accidents. It is your responsibility to take safety Caution

► The ABS cannot prevent accidents. It is your responsibility to take safety precautions and to drive carefully.
► To prevent failure of the ABS, be sure all 4 wheels and tyres are the same size and the same type.
► Do not install any aftermarket limitedslip differential (LSD) on your vehicle.
The ABS may stop functioning properly.

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