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Q: Transmission acting up

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The transmission in my vehicle is acting up.

A: The vehicle may need to have it’s computer ...

The vehicle may need to have it’s computer reprogrammed to improve the shifting performance of your transmission. The manufacturer has a technical bulletin available to reprogram the system correctly for your particular vehicle. It all depends on what exactly is causing your transmission to act up. A proper diagnostic needs to be made in order to find the right fix for your transmission.

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