Q: jacking between changing gears

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hello, my civic 2008 jacks between changing gear especially when it changes to gear 3. secondly, it consumes fuel. that is all, thank you.

My car has 165000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there:

There are multiple issues that could cause the hard shifting issues ranging from linkage issues to internal transmission problems with the 2008 Honda Civic. The fuel economy problems may not be related, but to be certain, you should have a professional mechanic complete an car is getting worse fuel economy inspection first.

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