Mitsubishi Lancer Owners Manual

Gearshift lever operation
Starting and driving / Twin Clutch SST (Sport Shift Transmission) / Gearshift lever operation

The Twin Clutch SST has 6 forward gears and 1 reverse gear.

The individual gears are selected automatically, depending on the position of the gearshift lever, the speed of the vehicle and the position of the accelerator pedal.

The gearshift lever (A) has 2 gates; the main shift gate (B) and the manual shift gate (C).

Mitsubishi Lancer: Gearshift lever operation.

Mitsubishi Lancer: Gearshift lever operation.

Mitsubishi Lancer: Gearshift lever operation. Warning Warning

► If the pull-ring is always pulled up to operate the gearshift lever, the lever may be accidentally shifted into the P (PARK) or R (REVERSE) position. Be sure not to pull up the pull-ring when performing the operations indicated by in the illustration.
► Always depress the brake pedal when shifting the gearshift lever into the other position from the P (PARK) or N (NEUTRAL) position.
Never put your foot on the accelerator pedal while shifting the gearshift lever from the P (PARK) or N (NEUTRAL) position.

Mitsubishi Lancer: Gearshift lever operation. ► If the brake pedal is not depressed and held, the shift-lock device activates Note

► If the brake pedal is not depressed and held, the shift-lock device activates to prevent the gearshift lever from being moved from the P (PARK) position.
► Do not accelerate immediately after moving the gearshift lever. It may take some time for the transmission to shift to the selected gear.
► When the gearshift lever is operated while the Twin Clutch SST fluid temperature is low, the time required to shift to the selected gear may be longer than usual.


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