With a rag and degreaser, the transmission pan can be cleaned. It's not a regular occurrence that you find yourself in need of a replacement Automatic Transmission Fluid to repair your car or truck. Have been known to cause this issue. The problem is pronounced during cold engine conditions. Fairly normal for a new car but still not good to have metal particles floating around in your fluids. Now the Lancer is ready to drive at least another 15,000 miles. Remove the magnets from the transmission, and clean them with the cleaning solvent.
Not a great picture but you can see some of the metallic flake in the drain pan. Only to have the problem resurface about 2500 miles later. Used metal conditioner hoping to solve the issue. After several days of diagnostics, Mitsubishi decided to replace the transmission entirely. Never had any transmission problems be for they had to replace some syncros because it would grind between fourth and fith gears at highway speeds.
I have a 10 year old Jeep wrangler manual that my kids learned to drive on with about 70,000 miles with it's original clutch. Be sure to have it on the ground and level for draining though. Unscrew and pop out he first two plastic keepers. One suggestion which might not be obvious to everyone is that after you fill it up, you should set the car back down to level so that any excess fluid will drain out of the fill hole. There have been many times when the car lost power and slowed down in the middle of a road because I could not shift in time due to the grinding.
. Now the filling plug cap can be tightened and the car hood closed. Owners should drive their Lancers for ten minutes or more in preparation for making a transmission fluid change. I urge Mitsubishi to strongly consider a recall for this. Also have your fill plug clean and ready to put back in. Although the fluid container holds five quarts, the total fill capacity for the Lancer transmission is 4.
Good holds a Bachelor of Science in psychology from the University of the State of New York. Email Address: Security Question While balancing on a piece of wood, two inches by four inches known as a 2x4, john and his friend sally both spotted a dalmatian inside a truck with sirens, headed to put out a fire. While the fluid is poured into the funnel in the filling plug, the car engine needs to be running with the emergency brake fully depressed to ensure safety. For warranty evaluation please create a support ticket via this form. There have been a few dealerships who have seemed to have resolved this issue but each fix seemed to vary within the timing belt area.
Car owners should place a funnel in the filling plug to prevent fluid spillage. So I think it does not make since that I would have to change my clutch 20 times before my 100,000 miles. Password: Confirm Password: Email Address Please enter a valid email address for yourself. Remove the seal from around the transmission drain plate. The contact stated that the manufacturer stated everyone with the same vehicle had the same problem.
You may have to adjust a few different times while doing your work for bet results. This is the only way to know for sure that you filled it to the appropriate level. Replacement master cylinder is on order, can report on follow up conditions soon. The fill location will act as a high point vent for when your draining your oil. This is required for two types of transmissions. Improper use, modification, or abuse voids this warranty.
Duh The manual says to replace the gaskets on the plugs but you won't have to. Once you have the plastic under the car removed the transmission should be exposed. Open the hood and remove the transmission dip stick. Got it back in Feb damaged and in worse condition than when I brought it in. The car jack should be supported with placement of four jack stands near the inside of each tire. Definitely a lemon in every sense of the word.