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2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 3dr Coupe 2.4L Manual

2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse
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Front Wheel Drive, 3 Door Coupe, Sub-Compact
23 mpg city / 31 mpg hwy
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February 19, 2013, 1:48 am

Susie J

Question: Why Won't My Car Change Into Drive After 2nd Gear ?

Took The Car To A Local Mechanic And He Ran A Test On My Transmission,And It Came Back With A Code 54 Stored In The Transmission.What Is This Code? And Why Does He Tell Me That I Need My Transmission Probable Rebuilt ? Can You Help Me ? Or Give Some Better Advice On This Issue I'm Having?

February 24, 2013, 3:41 pm

Richard W
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The code is for your solenoid pack. That means the solenoids are not any good. That is why he is telling you you need a transmission.

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February 25, 2013, 12:45 am

Susie J

The Mechanic Also Told Me That My End Clutch Needed To Be Replaced.The Car Is Being Worked On Right Now To Replace The End Clutch.My Question Is,After The End Clutch Is Replaced Will That Fix The Problem ? Will It Change Gear's Like It's Supposed To ?

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