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Feels first gear doesn't engage from stop

After coming to a complete stop when I accelarate it feels fist gear isn't engaging. If I push harder on the gas it lerches into another gear but is fine after that. Yeah me too! I have the same issue with my 2000 Accord EX V6. I have an automatic transmission, and most the time when I start my car it's fine, but after a few stops sometimes it feels like it's stuck in the 2nd or 3rd gear. If I press hard on the gas, after I hit 5000 RPM, it will kick into a lower gear for speed. It's not every time, and is very sporadic. But I definitely don't want it to get worse! I love my car!!!! Please help!

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About the only thing you yourself can do is to check your transmission fluid level, and replace if necessary.
Sadly you will probably need to take the car into a service center to be tested properly.

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