Question about 1992 Mitsubishi Diamante
It apears my transmission (automatic) is stuck in fail safe (3rd gear) what is the cause & fix?? Must I now purchase a new transmission controle moduale?
You need to check the transmission fluid level, if it is low the tranny will not shift. If, however, the fluid is to the proper level then you will need a new transmission.
Try putting new fluid in and look for a leak in the pan gasket, then all you may need is a transmission service. When the service is done the mechanic will look for pieces of metal in the old fluid, if found this is very bad and you will need a new tranny.
You might consider a new or used car, you can definately find a good deal out there!
Posted on Nov 16, 2008
ck ciggeret lighter fuse if it blows makes trans do funny things same with honda passport or trans controler going bad lighter fuse controls trans controler
Posted on Dec 17, 2008
need more info i had a 1984 chevy half ton and first, second, and third worked fine but lock up didnt work. the problem was there was no vacum at a switch under the hood on the fire wall also your shift linkage could be out of adjustment. try driving down the road and raise up a little on the shifter.
Posted on Jan 25, 2009
hi,it seem your car is in emergency mode,you can check oil lever if deep stick is present,if not, better to bring your car to your dealer for proper diagnose,maybe erase fault only,ty
Posted on Mar 23, 2009
SOURCE: automatic transmission trouble
With so little info, you can only guess. Most computer controled transmission default to either second or third gear if there is an electrical problem.
The mitubishi trans has sensors on the trans that if they are hooked up wrong, it wont shift. If the fluid is full and clean, odds are you have an electrical problem. Could even be a fuse or the computer.
Hope this helps.
Posted on Aug 20, 2009
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