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Over the last two weeks i've been experiencing a delayed shift from 1st to second gear. I really dont know how else to describe it. It is also intermittent and only seems to happen when im with a passenger.

So being that i only have 3k more miles left of the warranty i took it in to Honda on Thursday. Good luck has it that they actually replicated the problem and i will be receiving a new transmission on this coming tuesday! The only kinda bullcrappy thing is it is honda's issue and under warranty, but they will not provide me witha loner car or rental, so i have to take a day off work and spend the day at honda waiting for my E to be fixed! Has anyone else had this issue with their trans and not being able to get a loner? Also will this new trans need to be "broken in" at all, and is it covered by an extended warranty or anything?
 

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Wow, how heavy is your passenger?:lol:

'Jus fool'in---break-in is the same as new and warranty is up as stated unless it can be determined to have been pre-existing. Warning---cost free advice is worth what is paid
 

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To be honest, I would just savor the $2-3k worth of parts and labor you are getting and be happy with the new major parts installed for the future.
 

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Wow, how heavy is your passenger?:lol:

'Jus fool'in---break-in is the same as new and warranty is up as stated unless it can be determined to have been pre-existing. Warning---cost free advice is worth what is paid
she is quite small, haha only about 110 lbs. It actually did it to me today without a passenger so it must have just been coincidence.
 

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I know the thread is 8 months old or so, but i'm having a very similar problem.

Between 25-35 mph, my car shudders when shifting. I'm guessing this is a 2nd-3rd shift though i haven't counted to be sure. It doesn't happen every time, but it seems to be becoming more frequent. The shift is delayed, the car shudders a few times, then the next gear is engaged. Does that sound simliar to the problem you had?

I need to get it in to Honda I guess. 45k miles on the box.
 

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skift kit for automatic E

hey does any body make a shift improver kit for our E's??? it would help with towing,and lower the trans temp. help with mpg also.
 

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mine did not shudder at all but otherwise it sounds similar.
 
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