Transmission shudder when slowing down

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I started noticing this odd shifting when slowing down that doesn’t seem as smooth as it should be; it almost feels like slowing down in a manual transmission in high gear without downshifting. It doesn’t happen all the time but I have noticed to reproduce it, I would need to drive in the same gear for a few minutes and come to a slow stop. If I start to accelerate and decelerate in quick succession, it doesn’t seem to occur.

There’s never any issue with acceleration, even at low speed, there’s no shudder but slowing down feels very mechanical sometimes.

I’ve never owned anything with this transmission so I don’t if this is normal.





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So mine has a hard downshift around 3rd. It will jump into high rpm and it's very strange. Maybe the same thing you have. I don't have an answer.
 

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I started noticing this odd shifting when slowing down that doesn’t seem as smooth as it should be; it almost feels like slowing down in a manual transmission in high gear without downshifting. It doesn’t happen all the time but I have noticed to reproduce it, I would need to drive in the same gear for a few minutes and come to a slow stop. Reviewing why car wont go into gear manual with Mike Cross at AutoGuysLand site. If I start to accelerate and decelerate in quick succession, it doesn’t seem to occur.

There’s never any issue with acceleration, even at low speed, there’s no shudder but slowing down feels very mechanical sometimes.

I’ve never owned anything with this transmission so I don’t if this is normal.
You start checking top and bottom engine mounts. It is easy and cheap to fix. Also, it is possible transmission solenoid block. Take a look at this.
 

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Yes mine does the same when shifting between 2nd and 3rd gear.
I sometimes get a slight jolt or jerk during the shift. I haven’t noticed it recently but I must say that this is more pronounces when you are actually actively anticipating it. Apparently a lot of people from this forum also experience this. There are plenty of threads on this issue.
 

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Is this an etorque engine? They use the engine as a brake/generator for the 48V battery
 

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Mine is not torque, 3.6 AT.
 

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I started noticing this odd shifting when slowing down that doesn’t seem as smooth as it should be; it almost feels like slowing down in a manual transmission in high gear without downshifting. It doesn’t happen all the time but I have noticed to reproduce it, I would need to drive in the same gear for a few minutes and come to a slow stop. If I start to accelerate and decelerate in quick succession, it doesn’t seem to occur.

There’s never any issue with acceleration, even at low speed, there’s no shudder but slowing down feels very mechanical sometimes.

I’ve never owned anything with this transmission so I don’t if this is normal.
So mine has a hard downshift around 3rd. It will jump into high rpm and it's very strange. Maybe the same thing you have. I don't have an answer.
Hi Alpha Delta and Jimmy_jak,
If you feel your vehicle is not operating as designed, we recommend having your dealer look into this further. If assistance is needed during your visit, please do not hesitate to send us a PM!
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I have the 3.6 and mine does the more abrupt feeling downshift from 3rd to 2nd whenever the engine hasn't warmed up much yet it seems.
 

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I have the 3.6 and mine does the more abrupt feeling downshift from 3rd to 2nd whenever the engine hasn't warmed up much yet it seems.
Hi Sean,
As mentioned to your fellow forum members, should you decide to visit your dealer to have this looked into, please keep us updated. If additional assistance is needed, please feel free to reach out to us via private message.
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I started noticing this odd shifting when slowing down that doesn’t seem as smooth as it should be; it almost feels like slowing down in a manual transmission in high gear without downshifting. It doesn’t happen all the time but I have noticed to reproduce it, I would need to drive in the same gear for a few minutes and come to a slow stop. If I start to accelerate and decelerate in quick succession, it doesn’t seem to occur.

There’s never any issue with acceleration, even at low speed, there’s no shudder but slowing down feels very mechanical sometimes.

I’ve never owned anything with this transmission so I don’t if this is normal.
I just bought a 2021 2.0 turbo and notice the shudder at low speeds. It almost feels like stalling out.
 

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