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Mitsubishi Colt 1.5 D - Automatic Gearbox Fault reving up for it to engage
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Mitsubishi
Expert:  Greg replied 3 years ago.
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Most common issue for your problem is low fluid level ,so check this first and when checking the fluid check the condition of the fluid it should be a nice transparent red to a light brown ,if the fluid is dark brown to black and smells burnt then you have a bad transmission that will need overhauling .

If fluid is low then top up and retest drive ,if the fluid is good and level good then you may just have a bad circulation issue from a bad blocked filter or a bad transmission pump .if this is the case then one more quick test that you can do before you ship your car to the transmission shop is as follows ,
Hand brake ON block all four wheels open the bonnet and with the engine off check the fluid level then clean the dip stick start engine wait one minute the n replace the dip stick and if the fluid is at the same mark the you have a bad pump or a restriction in the system.

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