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My 92 accord automatic kinda slams into second and third when it shifts second gear is worse

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This is very common on this model transmission if it identical to ours here.Lift the bonnet and you should see a cable on the top/front of the transmission.It is connected to a small lever arm.This controls shift pressure and kickdown.It should really be set with pressure gauge,but DIY would seldom have this equipment.Loosen the locknut on the cable and slacken it by just a half a turn on the nut.Retighten and roadtest.only adjust 1/2 turn at a time as it is pressure sensitive and does a few other tasks internally.Keep a count of the turns done it total in case it gets worse or you go the wrong way.(this will make them harsher and will hold longer in each gear).Then you can always start again.
It wouldnt hurt to drain the trans and replace the fluid.This model doesnt have a pan or filter to remove.Just drain and refill.But ensure that you use the correct fluid.I have found that Honda genuine fluid causes better shifts than other brands of there oil spec.
Hope this helps,If not let me know and we may need to check the Throttle position sensor(tps)although this normally causes the check engine light to come on.

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