Mitsubishi Lancer Owners Manual
Ignition switchStarting and driving / Ignition switch
[For vehicles equipped with keyless operation system]
For information on operations for vehicles equipped with the keyless operation system, refer to “Keyless operation system: Ignition switch” on pages 1-11 and 1-18.
[Except for vehicles equipped with keyless operation system]
The engine is stopped and the steering wheel locked. The key can only be inserted and removed in this position.
The engine is stopped, but the audio system and other electric devices can be operated.
The engine is running, and all the vehicle’s electrical devices can be operated.
The starter motor operates. After the engine has started, release the key and it will automatically return to the “ON” position.
► Your vehicle is equipped with an electronic immobilizer.
To start the engine, the ID code transmitted by the transponder inside the key must match the code registered in the immobilizer computer.
Refer to “Electronic immobilizer (Antitheft starting system)”.