Mitsubishi Lancer Owners Manual
Security alarm systemLocking and unlocking / Security alarm system
The security alarm system is for alerting the surrounding area of suspicious behaviour to prevent unlawful entry into the vehicle by operating an alarm if a door, the rear hatch or the bonnet is opened when the vehicle has not been unlocked using the keyless entry system or the keyless operation function.
Also, the alarm will be activated if any of the following occur.
► Attempt an unlawful moving of the vehicle.
(the vehicle inclination detection function) ► Detect a motion in the vehicle. (the interior intrusion detection function)
► Disconnect the battery terminal.
The security alarm system is set to “active”.
When making changes to the settings, please follow the procedure listed in the section titled “Changing the security alarm settings”.
► Do not modify or add parts to the security alarm system.
Doing so could cause the security alarm to malfunction.
► The alarm system will not be activated if the doors have been locked using a key, the inside lock knob or the central door lock switch (instead of the keyless entry system or the keyless operation function).
► If the turn-signal lamps do not blink after the locking and unlocking operation using the keyless entry system or the keyless operation function, the security alarm system may be malfunctioning.
Have the vehicle inspected at a MITSUBISHI MOTORS Authorized Service Point.
If the confirmation function (blinking of the turn-signal lamps by locking and unlocking the doors and the rear hatch) is deactivated, the turn-signal lamps do not blink after the locking and unlocking operation.
For information on the confirmation function, refer to “Keyless entry system” on pages 1-04 and 1-23 and “To operate using the keyless operation function”.
► The security alarm system could be activated in the following situations.
• Using a car wash
• Taking the vehicle on a ferry
• Parking in an automated car park
• Leaving someone or a pet in the vehicle
• Leaving a window or the sunroof open
• Leaving an unstable object such as a stuffed toy or accessory in the vehicle
• Suffering a continuous impact or vibration by hail, thunder, etc.
According to the situations, deactivate the vehicle inclination detection function and the interior intrusion detection function.
Refer to “To deactivate the vehicle inclination detection function and the interior intrusion detection function”.
► The sensitivity of the interior intrusion detection function can be adjusted. For details, please contact a MITSUBISHI MOTORS Authorized Service Point.