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The starting procedure is as follows :

1. Insert the ignition key and fasten the seat belt.
2. Apply the parking brake.
3. Depress and hold the brake pedal.
4. Place the gearshift lever (manual transmission) in the “N” (Neutral) or the selector lever (automatic transmission) in the “P” (PARK) position.
5. Fully depress the clutch pedal (manual transmission).
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.

NOTE

A ticking noise may be heard after starting the engine. This is not an abnormal condition. The noise will disappear after a short time of engine running.

If the ticking noise continues after the engine is warmed up, have your vehicle checked at an authorized MITSUBISHI dealer.

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