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Hard shifting My 91 supra shifts hard and at high rpm the first two times it shifts when the car is driven for the first time each day or if it has sat for a few hours but after the first two shifts it does fine. Does any one know what is going on?

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  • jeffroe Dec 09, 2008

    What I mean by hard shifting is that it wont shift until close to redline rpm and then it shifts so hard it snaps your head back.

    Yes I have alrety changed filter and fluid, I hoped that would fix it but no luck.

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    Has the trans ever been serviced, new fluid and filter? worn out fluid and a dirty filter can contribute to issues like this


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Does this trans have a throttle valve cable?, if so it may need to be re-adjusted, it controls when the trans shifts based on the throttle position, if it doesn't have this type of hydraulic control you may have an issue with one of the sensors that controls the shift points, a common issue is the throttle position sensor (TPS) and the MAF/MAP (Mass Airflow Meter) sensor, have you had a trouble code test run to see if any codes are present? if not Kragen does it for free as well as others like Auto Zone, let me know what u find and I will make every effort to help u figure this out.

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