Mitsubishi Lancer Owners Manual
Brake warning lamp
This lamp illuminates when the ignition switch is turned to the “ON” position, and goes off after a few seconds.
Always make sure that the lamp goes off before driving.
With the ignition switch in the “ON” position, the brake warning lamp illuminates
under the following conditions: ► When the parking brake lever has been engaged.
► When the brake fluid level in the reservoir falls to a low level.
► When the brake force distribution function is not operating correctly.
► In the situations listed below, brake performance may be compromised or
the vehicle may become unstable if brakes are applied suddenly; consequently, avoid
driving at high speeds or applying the brakes suddenly.
Furthermore, the vehicle should be brought to a stop in a safe location and to have it checked.
• The brake warning lamp does not illuminate when the parking brake is applied or does not turn off when the parking brake is released.
brake warning lamp illuminate at the same time For details, refer to “ABS warning lamp”.
• The brake warning lamp remains illuminated during driving.
► The vehicle should be brought to a halt in the following manner when brake performance has deteriorated.
• Depress the brake pedal harder than usual.
Even if the brake pedal moves down to the very end of its possible stroke, keep it pressed down hard.
• Should the brakes fail, use engine braking to reduce your speed and pull the parking brake lever.
Depress the brake pedal to operate the stop lamp to alert the vehicles behind you.