Question about Mitsubishi Galant
With all the gears working except 3rd, my first assumption is a problem with the transmission more specifically the synchros for the interchange to 3rd gear. The synchros steps between successful gear transitions is the most likely problem but I have not been able to confirm this without speaking to my ASE mechanic resource and assessing your specific issue.
Image: Manual Transmission Synchro process
You can read more about it here but you will want to see a mechanic soon:
Understanding and Analyzing Manual Transmission Failures (Rockland Standard Gear, Inc., May 23, 2011)
Posted on Oct 20, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Drop the pan, odds are the shift solenoid is out, its located at the front of the trans on the driver side. I'm sure your check engine light is on that will comment about the timing/shift solenoid being bad. I had the same problem with mine. The solenoid had plastic coming out of the inside. To remove it you'll find a small C clip holding it in, just take a small screw driver and pull the clip out. The part cost me like $36 from my local dealership. And its a longer solenoid. I believe its the 3-2 downshift solenoid. I do have the part number if you need it.
Posted on Apr 25, 2010
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yes i have heard of this and my friend is on the second transmission in his 2006 2500HD.the first time there was internal issues and the second time they ended up changing out the whole tranny.
Posted on Jan 13, 2009
Ratio codes generally indicate a pressure loss & slipping which the computer reads as a gear ratio problem. Likely you need a rebuild.
Posted on Mar 16, 2009
Your transmission has 3 shift rails...
1st - 2nd
If your 3rd gear doesn't work , you have an internal transmission problem, such as a syncronizer, or similar fail... There is not much you can fix, without removeing the transmission.
Posted on Nov 30, 2009
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