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2008 - MX-5 - Transmission/Transaxle

NO.24 ENGINE STALLS WHEN SHIFTED TO D RANGE, OR IN R POSITION [SJ6A-EL]



24

Engine stalls when shifted to D range, or in R position

DESCRIPTION

  • Engine stalls when shifting from N or P position to D range or R position at idle.

POSSIBLE CAUSE

  • The malfunction is on the engine control side (e.g. electronic controlled throttle system). Otherwise, the malfunction is in the turbine sensor (engine sometimes starts) or the TCC circuit (engine always stalls).

    NOTE:

    • Before following the troubleshooting steps, make sure that the Automatic Transmission On-Board Diagnostic and Automatic Transmission Basic Inspection are conducted. (See BASIC INSPECTION [SJ6A-EL].)


Diagnostic procedure

STEP

INSPECTION

ACTION

1

Yes

Go to the next step.

No

Repair or replace any malfunctioning parts according to the inspection results.

2

Yes

Inspect for bending, damage, corrosion or kinks of the oil cooler pipes.

No

Replace the torque converter.

3

  • Verify test results.

    • If normal, return to the diagnostic index to service any additional symptoms.

    • If malfunction remains, inspect the related Service Bulletins and/or On-line Repair Information and perform repair or diagnosis.

      • If the vehicle is repaired, troubleshooting completed.

      • If the vehicle is not repaired or additional diagnostic information is not available, replace the TCM.




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