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Category: Transmissions
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Experience:  16 yrs. experience with auto, manual, & CVT drivelines
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MY CAR: 2003 S40 WHEN STILL AT A STOP LIGHT MY TRANS

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MY CAR: 2003 S40
WHEN I'M SITTING STILL AT A STOP LIGHT MY TRANS SOMETIMES DOWN SHIFTS
SO HARD IT SEEMS LIKE SOMEONE RAN INTO THE BACK OF ME.
WHAT'S AN EASY CURE FOR THIS ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 year ago.

Welcome I'm Chris aka Moose

My recommendation is to have your local dealer perform a transmission oil service then erase the transmission adaptive strategy and update the computer release. Do this prior to diagnosing solenoid and clutch issues internally.

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I am in my upper 30's, have a wife and 2 sons. I farm, fish, hunt, build, and coach youth soccer. I work on anything with an engine, been to many schools and classes through my 12 years with the dealership to get trained and certified. I try the best I can to share what I know and or have access to with my customers. Please consider I base my questions and answers to you, solely on the information you give me since I am not there to see, smell, hear, touch, or test. I try my best to be here everyday starting at 3pm central. Rating an answer is required. Please let me know if your not pleased prior to rating or if you cannot rate me so I can try to help a different way. God Bless and have a great day.

Thanks Chris

Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 year ago.

Hello again, I am sorry you were not pleased with my help.

I hate that you paid to get an answer but left, what appears to me, not satisfied.

Just so you know I am still here and available to help any day. We can start over fresh or just pick up where we left off.

Chris

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