Q: Having delayed shifting issue with my car. It does it more when you accelerate fast. If you accelerate slow it shifts 2003 Honda CRV

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My car is delay shifting when accelerating fast. Seems to do ok when you accelerate slow. I am thinking maybe it's a solenoid, but there are many solenoids for the transmission. Any recommendations?
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there - your slow-shifting behavior is reported fairly often on this vehicle, with an internal transmission fluid pressure leak (linear solenoid gasket) a common culprit. You don’t mention your mileage, but I recommend a fluid and filter change - using Honda fluid and a transmission inspection, performed by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, and give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs.

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