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03 Elantra hard shifting automatic transmission scary shifting only when it's cold Same thing happened last year with this this type of weather (cold)

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There are Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) on many of the Elantras specifically related to hard or abrupt shifting when the transmission or weather is cold. You may need to take it to a Hyundai dealer to ensure the TSBs for the TCM related to shifting have been applied to your particular vehicle.

Posted on Dec 21, 2016

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SOURCE: automatic transmission shifts hard and

have u checked the tranny fluid

Posted on Oct 06, 2008

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SOURCE: 1994 Geo Metro Automatic Transmission

There is a transmission controller that is located under the dash beside the right hand side of the steering column. It is held on to a bracket by two 10mm bolts. A change in that transmission control computer will make the transmission shift like new

Posted on Nov 15, 2008

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SOURCE: 1996 Audi A4 Automatic transmission wont shift when cold

Silly question: Have you checked the transmission fluid level, and is it to manufacturer's spec?

Posted on Mar 13, 2009

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SOURCE: 2000 Hyundai elantra transmission delay, reverse going

Did you check the transmission fluid level? If necessary, add fluid. However you probably have a more serious problem. Take the car to a qualified transmission mechanic.

Posted on Feb 27, 2010

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SOURCE: 1999 Lexus RX300. Does

A knock sensor code has nothing to do with OD engagement, most likely the OD solenoid is sticking or the OD is magnetic clutch is defective inside the transmission torque converter, any Trans shop will road test and give u a preliminary diagnosis for free, suggest you do that.

Posted on Sep 17, 2010

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