Ignition switchIgnition switch  - Keyless operation system - Locking and unlocking - Mitsubishi Lancer Owner's Manual - Mitsubishi Lancer

In order to prevent theft, the engine will not start unless a preregistered keyless operation key is used.

(Engine immobilizer function)

LOCK (PUSH OFF)

LOCK (PUSH OFF)

The position in which the steering wheel is locked.

LOCK (PUSH ON)

When the ID code verification inside the vehicle produces a match, the steering wheel lock is released and the ignition switch can be turned.

ACC

The engine is stopped, but the audio system and other electric devices can be operated.

ON

The engine is running, and all the vehicle’s electrical devices can be operated.

START

The starter motor operates. After the engine has started, release the key and it will automatically return to the “ON” position.

► The keyless operation key is equipped with an electronic immobilizer. Note

► The keyless operation key is equipped with an electronic immobilizer.

To start the engine, the ID code which the transponder inside the key sends must match the one registered in the immobilizer computer.

Refer to “Electronic immobilizer (Antitheft starting system)”.

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