TRANSMISSION NOT SITTING STRAIGHT BEHIND THE ENGINE.

  • Tiny
  • Meleas
  • 1997 Mitsubishi Montero
  • 134,200 miles

The manual transmission looks like it is slightly tilted to the right visually. I can also feel it in the stick, touching the shifthole side. Never dealt with something like this. Help please :(

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Saturday, June 23rd, 2012 AT 2:01 AM

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  • Tiny
  • Meleas
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Additionally the stick moves slightly right when starting to drive in 1st gear, and slightly left when going in reverse? Broken tranny mount?

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Saturday, June 23rd, 2012 AT 2:17 AM
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  • saturntech9
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I would check for bad transmission mounts and bad engine mounts.

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Saturday, June 23rd, 2012 AT 4:07 AM
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Engine mounts were just replaced 3000 miles ago, the engine sits straight and does not move much when reved

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Saturday, June 23rd, 2012 AT 4:33 AM
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Ok check the transmission mounts and bolts holding everything.

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Saturday, June 23rd, 2012 AT 5:06 AM
  • Tiny
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Defective tranny mount confirmed at shop thank you much guys :)

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Saturday, June 23rd, 2012 AT 11:01 PM
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Your welcome glad to hear you got it figured out thats what we like to hear.

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Sunday, June 24th, 2012 AT 3:47 AM

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