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Hard shifting of transmission

I have a 2004 ES330 w/53,000 miles. I took it in for service at about 50,000 miles because the transmission sometimes would shift hard. Sometimes it was hard enough to **** the car othertimes just a mild thump. It happened sparadoically.

Lexus tech. said it was prob w/software that was suppose to learn and adapt to driver. i am the only driver and have not changed my driving habits.

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You need to get another opnion from Lexus. The transmission shouldn't shift like that and it isn't a software issue. This could be a warrenty issue or a recall issue. I would take it to a diffrent dealer.

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