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It's not a bmw but a Mini S automatic 6 speed. Does erratic

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It's not a bmw but a Mini Cooper S automatic 6 speed. Does erratic hard shifts up and down at temperatures between full hot and full cold.. I have changed the filter and fluid and then changed the fluid a second time. This problem has improved as I drive it more.
JA: Have you checked the coolant? Have you noticed any leaking?
Customer: Just replaced the thermostate housing it was dripping but I have no leaks or drips anywhere and it doesn't run above above 195 to 200 on a hot day with the ad on
JA: What year is your MINI?
Customer: 2006 R52 convertible S
JA: Are you fixing your MINI yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: 80,000 miles
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: That's my only problem
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  Steve replied 4 months ago.
Hello and welcome,

My name is ***** ***** it will be my pleasure to assist you today.
can you please clarify what your question is? what help did you want with this?
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Hard erratic shifts up and down in the lower gears between cold and fully warmed up
Expert:  Steve replied 4 months ago.

did you want to know possible causes?