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Mitsubishi Eclipse Manual Transmission Shifting Difficulty

Mitsubishi Eclipse Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

Average Mileage: 114,455 mi (14,000 mi - 159,000 mi)


The manual transmission may become difficult to shift due to problems with the synchronizers. This most commonly affects second gear. Replacement of the affected synchronizers may be required to correct this concern.

  • Visitor, , 159,000 mi

    wont shift into gear at all, heard it could be the wave spring which is a manufactors problem, but I also heard that they will not recall it

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  • Visitor, , 125,000 mi

    catches sometimes, making it harder to get out or into 2nd. other gears fine, getting weird noise in first and second intermitently now to(130,000). thinking i might need new motor mounts

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