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Hard shift 2003 Chevy Tahoe

I have a 2003 Chevy Tahoe about 145K miles. I am experiencing a hard shift in the lower gears. I have always had a ''knock'' noise in the rear when shifting and was told by a chevy dealer that is just the way it is! Any thoughts on this hard shift?

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