Operating the air conditioning systemOperating the air conditioning system  - Manual air conditioning - For pleasant driving - Mitsubishi Lancer Owner's Manual - Mitsubishi Lancer

Heating

Set the mode selection dial to theposition and set the air selection switch (A) to the outside position. position and set the air selection switch (A) to the outside position.

Turn the temperature control dial clockwise or anticlockwise to the desired temperature. Select the desired blower speed.

Note

► For quick heating, set the blower speed selection dial to the position shown Note

► For quick heating, set the blower speed selection dial to the position shown in the illustration.

Cooling

Cooling

1. Set the mode selection dial to the

1. Set the mode selection dial to the 2. Set the air selection switch (A) to the outside position. position.
2. Set the air selection switch (A) to the outside position.
3. Push the air conditioning switch (B).
4. Change the temperature by turning the control dial clockwise or anticlockwise.
5. Select the desired blower speed.

► If the outside air is dusty or otherwise contaminated, or if high cooling Caution

► If the outside air is dusty or otherwise contaminated, or if high cooling performance is desired, set air selection switch to the recirculation position and the temperature control dial all the way to the left.
Switch to the outside position periodically to increase ventilation so that the windows do not become fogged up.

► When the air conditioning operates with the selection switch in the outside Note

► When the air conditioning operates with the selection switch in the outside position, the system automatically determines whether to continue using outside air or to perform recirculation.
If the outside air temperature is high, the system selects recirculation to achieve rapid cooling and causes the indication lamp in the switch to illuminate. Press the selection switch to return to outside air introduction.

Combination of unheated air and heated air

Select the mode selection dial to the position shown in the illustration and set the air selection switch (A) to the outside position.

The air flow will be directed to the leg area and the upper part of the passenger compartment. Select the desired blower speed.

Warm air flows to the leg area and unheated or slightly warm air (depending upon

Warm air flows to the leg area and unheated or slightly warm air (depending upon temperature setting) flows to the upper part of the passenger compartment.

Demisting of the windscreen and door windows

► For safety, make sure you have a clear view through all the windows. Caution

► For safety, make sure you have a clear view through all the windows.

To remove frost or mist from the windscreen and door windows, use the mode selection dial (). or For ordinary demisting).

For ordinary demisting

Use this setting to keep the windscreen and door windows clear of mist, and to keep the leg area heated.

1. Set the air selection switch (A) to the outside position.

1. Set the air selection switch (A) to the outside position.
2. Set the mode selection dial to the 3. Select your desired blower speed by turning the blower speed selection dial.position.
3. Select your desired blower speed by turning the blower speed selection dial.
4. Select your desired temperature by turning the temperature control dial.
5. Push the air conditioning switch (B).

For quick demisting

1. Set the mode selection dial to the

1. Set the mode selection dial to theposition. position.
2. Set the blower to the maximum speed.
3. Set the temperature to the maximum temperature position.

► While the mode selection dial is set to the Note

► While the mode selection dial is set to the operate automatically and the outside air position will also be selected automatically. position, the air conditioning will operate automatically and the outside air position will also be selected automatically.
► To demist effectively, direct the air flow from the side ventilators towards the door windows.
► Do not set the temperature control dial to the max. cool position. Cool air will blow against the window glasses and prevent demisting.
► For vehicles with the Auto Stop & Go (AS&G) system, if the mode selection dial is set to the demister position shown in the illustration, the Auto Stop & Go (AS&G) system will not operate and the engine will not stop automatically even if the vehicle is stopped.
This is to ensure that good visibility is maintained.

Introduction of outside air

To introduce air into the vehicle during hot weather, set the air selection switch (A) to the outside position and set the temperature control dial to the positions shown in the illustration. Be sure to set the temperature control dial all the way to the left. Select the desired blower speed.

Note

► Turn the mode selection dial clockwise and air will flow to the leg area and Note

► Turn the mode selection dial clockwise and air will flow to the leg area and the windscreen.

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