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Hard Shift 1998 Chevy 1500

I have a 98 chevy truck after driving at highway speeds and slowing and stopping, I get a real hard shift from 1st to 2nd. Never does this cold. It aslo has had an erratic idle, rough sometimes, and sometimes fast. SES light is on.

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    shifts hard but sometimes it will not shift and sounds like its running hard

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Hello;
I need to know the codes so I can properly diagnois your problem. Here are a few tips though. Your electronics inside the transmission may be going out. You should start by changing the fluid and the filter. Let me know if there is a lot of metal or fiber shavings in the pan. Put new fluid in and clear your codes. See how it shifts and then let me know what is going on with it. Hope this helps.
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