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2002 Mitsubishi Lancer Question: what is most common part in the trans to fail? causing the trans to bind up

 

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mastersdavid73, Fairmont, WV, November 17, 2012, 05:13
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car drove fine when parked when returned to car and put in reverse the car rolled two ft then stopped suddenly i then placed it into drive it rolled two ft and stopped gave more gas peddle and it freed only to make loud clicking sound that can also be felt thru out the car

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    November 17, 2012, 12:13
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    low atf fluid

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    November 17, 2012, 19:08
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    Failed final drive unit , parking pawl , or axle shaft/splines.---------Auto or manual?

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    mastedavid73, November 18, 2012, 18:41
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    Its an auto and im thinking by the way its acting that the pin that the spider gears are on has come loose and will slide out and contacting other components

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    ziptie12, November 18, 2012, 19:40
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    I was in the area...... I was being very general.....I was more leaning towards ring gear dropped-seen that in older Corollas.......EITHER WAY it ain't a good sound to hear. Good luck.

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    September 12, 2014, 07:20
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    either flex plate, converter, or transmission needs replacing

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