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Transmission Acting Funky...Reboot?

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Quick question....I've been doing some reading about people having some similar issues like I've had with my tranny over the past few weeks. For some reason, it feels like my tranny isn't shifting where it should, shifting hard, and just recently, I was traveling out to a freinds camp, driving on some hilly backroads, unless I moderately pressed on the gas while going up hills, the tranny couldn't make up its mind about what gear to be in.... :confused:

The first quick fix I have read on here is to disconnect your battery and let your computer "re-learn" it's shift points and there any specific time you have to let the battery stay disconnected to erase previous settings? Also, after resetting, is there any particular driving habits I should observe while the computer adjusts? :shrug:

Any ideas would be appreciated! I have one of those U.S. Fidias warranties....(I know I know...I was nervous with the high mileage..) but it has no deductabile and apparently covers tranny any ideas would be great. :)

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When was your last fluid change for the transmission? Common consensus is it should changed every 30k miles or so. Mine was doing what you said at 29k. After a fluid change at 31k, it went away. It recently started shifting hard again at about 64k so I had it changed again. A few hundred miles later it's better.
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