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Where is the transmission relay at on a 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer ES?

The Transmission is stuck in something called limp mode. I am m wondering if the relay is blown or has any other malfunctions. i hooked my computer up to the car to check it and the error codes P1400-MDP Sensor and P1751-TCM control relay appeared.

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The transmission does not have a fuse, only a power-up relay located in the under hood fuse panel, near the front of the panel.

If there is a problem with this relay, your transmission will reduce to fail safe mode only. Fail safe is the mechanical-only control which leaves you with Park, Reverse and 3rd gear only, provided there are no internal failures.

What exactly is the problem you are having?

Posted on Mar 16, 2017


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SOURCE: transmission error code P1750

Might be really simple - but EXPENSIVE! I had a similar fault - apparently the first planet set breaks up. Cure - a new box. Price - crippling!

Don't be tempted to skimp on the box. Get a rebuild from a reputable supplier. A s/h box will set you back around £5-600 in UK where a rebuilt (guaranteed) will be more like £1800. The thing with the cheap box is it costs about the same to fit but you don't know how good it is till it's too late! Then you're still shopping for another but you're £600 lighter!

Also, you could be buying other faults. If the speed sensor has had a problem - the box will change badly (snatching) and that will be another £250 where the expensive box will have ahad one fitted!

Posted on Dec 02, 2008



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SOURCE: where do i put the transmission fluid on a 2002

you can't put the transmission fluid in yourself on an auto or manual transmission for a 2002 lancer es. It has to be injected into the transmission through a nipple that is on the transmission.

Posted on Mar 26, 2009


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SOURCE: 2003 Mitsubishi Sypder Trouble Code P0141

thats nothing really to worry about the heater is use untill the exhaust gas is hot. like 400 degrees or somthing, thats were O2 sensors work the best. only for emmisons. won't effect your cars proformance

Posted on Apr 18, 2009


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SOURCE: 98 Mirage Stuck in Limp Mode

I had this problem with my 1998 Mirage. check for a short somewhere in the wires that you messed with. On my car I would replace the fuse and start it up again and it would run fine for a while but it kept blowing fuses. Everytime that it blew a fuse i noticed that the gear indicator light (for an automatic) wouldn't work everytime the fuse blew. I also noticed that it would blow one everytime i left the car in reverse for a good amount of time. As a joke my brother had installed a backup beeper under my bumper and wired it to my reverse lights so that it would beep everytime i put it in reverse. so i disconnected the beeper and it hasn't blown a fuse yet! kind of strange but i guess any short that is connected to that circut can put the tranny into safe mode.

Posted on May 19, 2009


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SOURCE: ATF for Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2004

Automatic Transmission,F4A42-1

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