Mitsubishi F4A51 Archives - Transmission Digest

A 2001 Mitsubishi Galant with an F4A51 transmission came into a shop here in Miami with a complaint of no forward movement. The complaint was verified, and the unit was replaced with a rebuilt transmission that matched in gear ratio. After a thorough road test the car was returned to the owner.

Back to the 40s and 50s

The F4A42 hit the streets in 1997 in the Mitsubishi Mirage. Since then it has grown into a F4A51 and has found its way into larger Mitsubishi models as well as Hyundai vehicles. This month we’re going to explore some valve-body-related issues, look at valves that can be installed incorrectly and provide some explanations about valve function.