2003 MITSUBISHI MONTERO CAR SHUTS OFF AFTER PUTTING IN GEAR

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  • edithgladys
  • 2003 Mitsubishi Montero

Transmission problem
2003 Mitsubishi Montero 6 cyl All Wheel Drive Automatic 45000 miles

My car shut off after start-up once car was put in drive. Took car to mechanic and they have told me that it seems a few gears hyave been burned out. I do not understand this because in the 2 yrs I have had this car there has been no indications of a problem with the transmission. Transmission fluid is good and the car has never stalled while driving or accelerating. What gives?

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Tuesday, June 24th, 2008 AT 1:43 PM

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  • KHLow2008
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Hi edithgladys,

It could be due to some bushes wearing off and reducing the line pressures which would cause the planetary gears to overheat and wear off.

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Tuesday, June 24th, 2008 AT 2:25 PM

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