1: Disconnect negative battery terminal. 2: Do not engage parking brake. 3: Get tyres checked for leaks and inflate properly. 4: Fill the fuel tank. 5: Cover the vehicle or park it in a garage. 6: Clean inside and outside of the vehicle. 7: If possible, jack up the vehicle completely off the ground. By:…

How to operate your Mitsubishi vehicle equipped with Keyless Operation System ( KOS ) To start your vehicle: Push the brake pedal all the way in. Push the “Start / Stop Engine” button gently. Do not hold it down. To operate your radio and wipers: Without pushing the brake pedal, touch the “Start / Stop…

Sometimes customers are unsatisfied with the style or size of wheel equipped on their vehicles. They can either find them too small or they consider the style of wheel unappealing to them. It just does not look bold enough. While it is certain changing the style or size of wheel can alter the appearance of…

In older cars, engines were equipped carburetors to dispense fuel into the motor to make power. Carburetors are now generally found on small engines such as lawn mowers and chain saws. In the effort to make cars more fuel efficient carburetors were replaced by fuel injection. Computers now control the delivery of fuel into the…

Mitsubishi’s unique valve timing system maximizes fuel efficiency and engine power across all ranges in the of operation of your engine. This is done by varying the length of time the intake valves remain open, valve lift stroke and throttle valve opening.   Petrol engines without this technology control the air entering the engine by…

  Nowadays a common “problem” reported by vehicle owners is squealing noises from their brakes.  The two main reasons for brake noise are vibration and moisture. In the past, brake pad materials were made of asbestos which were excellent for noise reduction, but posed serious hazardous environmental and health conditions leading to reduction of its…

  The check engine light is a notification that something related to the engine and its various sensors is not functioning as intended. It is not an indication of a failure of a part or that something in the vehicle requires extensive and expensive repairs. If your vehicle is not behaving differently such as it…

The warning lamp pictured here in your Mitsubishi is linked to the traction control system. Whenever this lamp is illuminated on your display it is an indication one of the wheels is turning faster than it should at a given speed. The engine computer then reduces engine power and applies the brake to the wheel…

The rise and fall of the level of the coolant levels in the reservoir bottle is in sync with the rise and fall of the coolant temperature as it varies between hot and cold. It is perfectly normal for the level to be under the “max” level indicated on the reservoir bottle when the engine…

The topic of whether to use coolant / anti-freeze or water in your car’s cooling system is one that has been around a long time and will not cease until cars will no longer need any of it. The fact is pure water is highly corrosive, so it will degrade parts in the cooling system…

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