i have a 2002 kia spectra the transmission is not shifting right it does sometimes but it shifts really hard. it gets up to 3k be for it shift and sometimes not even then. whats should i do

Asked by Dec 05, 2014 at 06:59 PM about the 2002 Kia Spectra

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Is the check engine light on? There is most likely a sensor misreading not allowing the transmission to shift at the proper rpm.

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