2-3 Shift Flair From Automatic Transmission on Mitsubishi Galant

The automatic transmission may develop a 2-3 shift flair. This is commonly caused by an internal fault related to the reverse clutch assembly. Replacement of the rear housing and reverse clutch assembly may be required to correct this concern.

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Average mileage: 134,529 (14,500–275,000)
10 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, more2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
30 people reported this problem
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2006 Mitsubishi Galant 61,500 mi,
Just bought the car second hand from a private party. Knew it had a few problems but took a gamble. Car shift hard shift when shifting from second into third gear. Would like to know a ballpark figure in regards to what I'm looking at for the cost of the repair.
its dosent shift and stays on one gear and speedometter dosent works properly
2001 Mitsubishi Galant 170,000 mi,
when shifting from 2nd to 3rd gear it overrevs a little bit and goes right in to gear but if i floor it it shifts fine
2003 Mitsubishi Galant 146,000 mi,
Issue with 2nd Gear, will jolt from second to third gear. Diagnosed as unbalanced 2nd ratio.
02 galant just started not shifting out of 2nd.and rpm go very high at that time.even tried to shift it manually.please help.
notice delay in shifting gears from 2-3
2003 Mitsubishi Galant 157,000 mi,
Second to third gear....shifts smooth but rpms rise....just driving normal
2005 Mitsubishi Galant 91,188 mi,
Problem/lag when shifting from 2nd to 3rd.
2003 Mitsubishi Galant 117,000 mi,
shifts hard going into 3rd. gear
2000 Mitsubishi Galant 275,000 mi,
Shakes at about 30 to 45 then it works fine. Also if I accelerate it hard it doesn't do it at all. Car is still at the shop being Fixed.
2003 Mitsubishi Galant 179,000 mi,
When we purchased this car in September 2015 it has had the shift flair issue. Where when shifts from 2-3 gear it's very hard and feels like something is going to break.
2007 Mitsubishi Galant 109,500 mi,
Same issue as others. Very rough shift/slow laggy shit from 2nd to 3rd gear.
Car want shift to second and 3rd gear and its a automatic
had this problem for several years. currently at 161,000 miles.