My 1998 mitsubishi 300gt dies when i let out the clutch and give it gas in first gear, but i can drive in reverse with no problem

Asked by Jun 07, 2016 at 12:47 AM about the 1998 Mitsubishi 3000GT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

base model 5speed

3 Answers

755

That's weird... can you drive it out of second gear? The issue you describe sounds like a synchromesh failure...

Well it will drive smoothe in reverse but when i try to drive forward in first gear it will shut off...I triied driving down the street it started to go forward then it felt like the axle was bouncing up and down then it sputters and shuts off..now it just cranks...urrr SOS...

755

Yep- broken synchros

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • no power 41 answers

    i have a 91 mitsubishi 3000gt base and im having trouble getting my car to accelerate like it used too ill punch it the rpms will go up like it used to but the car just wont accelerate i recently rep...

    1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 2 Dr STD Hatchback

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 94 Mitsi 3000 GT SL won't start 11 answers

    Hi! Ok so I have a 94 Mitsubishi 3000 GT SL. She was sitting in my parents garage since about 2013. I have replaced fluel pump and battery, drained gas tank, and put a quarter of a tank of fresh gas...

    1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 2 Dr SL Hatchback

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Wierd noise 30 answers

    So my cars making a wierd buzzing sound when I accelerate , it's an automatic when it's in park and I accelerate it , it sounds fine but when I put it in reverse or on neutral or any other gear is ...

    1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 2 Dr SL Hatchback

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 94 vr4 , clutch slippage 5 answers

    new clutch one year ago, seems to function fine , but now its slipping under acceleration at higher speeds, power goes down ,rpm's go up? let off the gas and were back to normal? starts from a stop...

    1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 2 Dr VR-4 Turbo AWD Hatchback

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • What is it worth? 4 answers

    I have a 1998 Mitsubishi 3000gt sl. I was driving it on the highway at about 50 miles per hour and the belt broke. First, the power steering went, then the belt broke, then the car died. I don't t...

    1998 Mitsubishi 3000GT 2 Dr SL Hatchback

    -

    Shopping & Pricing

3000GT

Looking for a Used 3000GT in your area?

CarGurus has thousands of nationwide listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

Postal Code:

Shortcuts

Search Mitsubishi 3000GT Questions

Mitsubishi 3000GT Experts

#1 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 2,430
#2 Daniel Foster
Daniel Foster
Reputation 820
#3 T_S_T
T_S_T
Reputation 260
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mitsubishi Eclipse
3 Great Deals out of 45 listings starting at $3,995
Used Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
5 Great Deals out of 52 listings starting at $17,495
Used Ford Mustang
10 Great Deals out of 843 listings starting at $4,995
Used Chevrolet Camaro
3 Great Deals out of 895 listings starting at $10,995
Used Chevrolet Corvette
396 listings starting at $8,993
Used Acura NSX
2 listings
Used BMW M3
51 listings starting at $14,900
Used Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder
23 listings starting at $8,990