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My 2000 cavalier will all of a sudden shift into gears really hard. it happends on and off

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This concern is normally caused by check balls getting stuck in the spacer plate in the valve body assembly.These components are internal. the spacer plate and gaskets are around 60 dollars and a valve body,if needed, is around 275 dollars. Then about 7 to 8 hours labor to install.The valve body is a maze of veins and the check balls are what controls how the transmission flows through the maze. when they momentarily stick in the damaged spacer plate, the transmission will build up too much pressure and shift hard,Hope this information helps you,
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