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Old 04-24-2012, 10:20 PM
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Originally Posted by dbs600 View Post
Since new my transmission has had harsh downshifts from 3rd to 2nd and from 2nd to 1st gears, most noticeable when coasting, but after visiting the dealer numerous times, I've been told same is normal.

You seem to be experiencing something different. Sorry I cannot be of further help...
I guess what you call harsh is all relevant, as i'm costing if the the radio is off in a quiet surrounding, especially cold morning, cold drivetrain, yes I can feel the downshifts. However if it's sifting harsh after heat soak, something is wrong, very likely the valve body of your new transmission could be calibrated a little off. You should test drive a brand new one see how that feels.
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