NHTSA — Power Train: Automatic Transmission: Park/Neutral Start Switch Problems

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse transmission problems

transmission problem

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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 282001

Eclipse

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Intermittently transmission will stick in 2nd gear, causing vehicle to lurch forward, and hesitate between shifts. Dealer is blaming problem on how the vehicle is being driven. One year ago dealer had to replace solenoid for same problem.

- Palm Desert, CA, USA

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