Mitsubishi Outlander: Power steering system - Starting and driving - Mitsubishi Outlander Owner's ManualMitsubishi Outlander: Power steering system

When the engine is stopped, the power steering system will not function and it will require greater manual effort to operate the steering wheel. Keep this in mind in particular when towing the vehicle. Never turn off the engine while driving. Periodically check the power steering fluid level.

CAUTION:
● Do not hold the steering wheel in the fully turned position (either left or right), for longer than 10 seconds. This can cause damage to the power steering system.

    Anti-lock brake system (ABS)
    Environmental conditions can have an effect on braking. During sudden braking when there is snow, ice, oil, water etc. on the road surface, a skid may occur. In this situation, steering control an ...

    Active stability control (ASC)*
    The active stability control (ASC) takes overall control of the anti-lock brake system, traction control function and stability control function to help maintain the vehicle’s control and tracti ...

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    Braking
    Braking The distance needed to bring any vehicle to a halt increases with the speed of the vehicle. The braking distance needed, for example, at 60 km/h (37 mph) will be approximately 4 times gr ...

    Disarming the alarm
    - Press the Unlock button on the remote key. > Two short flashes from the car's direction indicators confirm that the alarm has been deactivated and that all doors are unlocked. ...

    Cleaning aluminum wheels
    - Promptly wipe the aluminum wheels clean of any kind of grime or agent. If dirt is left on too long, it may be difficult to clean off. - Do not use soap containing grit to clean the wheels. ...