Q: Harsh shift - 2004 Toyota Camry

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when I am slowing down to a light that changes not completely stopped and I lightly accelerate the transmission jumps or harsh shifts into gear? Other then that no issues, fluid is up and good condition good color
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. This may be a sign of a faulty transmission control solenoid. Modern automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car’s computer activates a transmission solenoid, which directs transmission fluid into the valve body to engage the correct gear. When this is faulty or not working properly, this can cause a delay in gear shifting or in some cases cause the car to not shift at all. I would recommend having an expert from YourMechanic come to your location to take the car for a test drive and diagnose the cause of the shifting problem.

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