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My 2008 Sebring has started to hard downshift from 2nd to 1st when stopping so I now put it in neutral to stop to prevent further damage. It is worse when the car is cold, but, never fully goes away.

Son checked the transmission fluid and it looks good. 119k miles on it and it's a used car. Would like some direction to head in when taking it for repairs.

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SOURCE: Transmission down shifts hard

Check the trans fluid for quantity and color. If it is not a good red color, try having it changed and get the filter cleaned. If that looks okay, you may have a bad shift solenoid. Look for leaks around the trans case. Leaks on top around the solenoid are a sign that it is going bad.

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SOURCE: My 2007 Chrysler Sebring has 102,000 miles on it.

Hi if you have not all ready done so then i would get the plugs and plug leads replaced, also get the air filter and fuel filter replaced, it would also be a good idea to go and buy some decent fuel line cleaner.

you can buy this from most filling stations and car spares shops a good brand to buy is called Red X you just pour it into your petrol tank and it then works its way around the whole fuel system and it cleans it all, doing this improves mpg and ensures the injectors etc are working at their best its advised to use this product ever 2 or 3 months to ensure you engine is running at its best.

Also if your not having problems with the transmission then it would be a good idea to get the fluid and filter changed, if this has not been done for a while then this would be something that needs to to prevent ware inside the tranny.

other than that just keep an eye on things like the temp gauge but as your having no problems a good full service would do the car well as it has not let you down so having a full service done will keep you on the road a lot longer than not having it done

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I have a 90 lebaron when i first take off and it shifts good till i hit 3rd it wants to jump until i get about 35 then it will drop ito low even if im going 45 or 55 mph what would cause this.

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