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So im sure this has been covered before, but i couldn't find anything definitive. Mine shifts 1-2 firm and solid, 2-3 softer barely there, but my 3-4 is strange under lighter throttle. i can't really describe it, takes a little longer and "shudders?" didnt want to say shudder but there i did. is it just the TC locking up? if im 3-4 under at least moderate throttle is similar to the 1-2 shift. Am i the only one experiencing this? Fluid was changed 6k ago.

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Welcome to Taurus ownership. Mine does that slower/shudder under very light throttle. And I have a Jasper rebuild. Just nature of the programming of the stock trans.

SCT tuner can rid you of that. But that'll cost 500 bones.

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Whats the benefit of a Jasper over stock?

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Whats the benefit of a Jasper over stock?
I got a replacement trans because mine was starting to act bizarre. Went with Jasper because of their track record and improvements they make over a stock AX4N that should help with longevity.

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