Q: Question about automatic transmission?

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Hello, since I've bought my car and most likely long before, it has shifted sort of sloppily out of first (throws me around a bit) but into other gears well, the fluid wasn't burnt when I did a full flush but it wasn't the bright red I'd have liked to see, since doing a full flush of the transmission torque converter etc and adding new fluid along with Lucas transmission fix the problem has lessened considerably. And it seems to only feel rough if I accelerate fairly slowly and shift at a lower speed say 15MPH vs 22MPH. Every gear after that is smooth and downshifts are smooth also, it shows no signs of just 'dying' any suggestions besides a new transmission? Thanks. P.S. not sure if relevant but front struts are completely shot, replacing soon.

My car has 164500 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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