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I have a 2001 chevy cavalier the trac off light comes and when it does the transmissons does not want to shift when it does it shifts hard when i'am driving it the car wants to lunge( just like it was a manual transmisson if you don't shift it).the car will die when i come to stop. i was told that it is a solinoid for the transmission is this true and if it is how do i fix the problem

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It is not anything with the transmission itself. it is your throttle position sensor, sometimes after driving at a steady speed and then coasting it loses its mind a little. You get the trac light and then it wont shift properly unless you shut the car off and restart it then everything is ok because the computer resets. It is fairly easy to replace.

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