Transmission Problems? Ask a Mechanic for Answers ASAP
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In a case like this, a scan tool should be connected to the car and driven while the problem is occurring, then take a snapshot of the activities so it can then be take back to the shop for evaluation of all the sensors and actuators including transmission shifting.
That's the way I would go then, to the trans shop. It sounds like they are more thorough too.
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