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Harsh shifting ive had same problem since day one. i have an 08 touring model(turbo) that only has 8k miles on it. its a year old and garage kept. when pulling out of garage to drive it is 2 blks to main street. when accelerating onto that street and shifting from first to second there is often a very violent slam forward. it only happens cold, no more than once. i have been hesitant about taking to a dealer in spite of my warranty because it doesnt set a check engine light and it is intermittiant and as a tech myself fear hearing the words no problem found. has anyone else seen or heard of this, any help is appreciated

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I would honestly recommend going to a dealership, your problem is definitely in your transmission, and that wouldn't set off a check engine light

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