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recently ive been having downshifting issues on my 2005 6s auto 6speed tranny. As i de-celerate with no brake applied the car starts to downshift from 6 down to 5 and so on ... as it gets to 4 it stops at about 2500 rpm and the car starts to feel as if its being held back ... then after a couple of second (maybe 5) it kicks ... raises the rpm to about 3500 and then downshifts to 3 and so on normally ... it only happens after coming off a highway ... or when going down a hill and downshifting to 4th gear ... strange huh ?

any one have any suggestions as o what the problem might be?
 

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Thats perfectly normal. The car is engine braking to slow you down so you dont like keep speeding up when your going downhill also less wear on brake pads.
 

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yep perfectly normal. Especially when coming down from 2 to 1. Not so much from the other gears. But i can feel it from 2 to 1 but i dont feel it so much from the other ones.
 

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The 5-second delay doesn't seem normal. I'd take it in and have it looked at. Some of the 6-speed owners have complained of downshift issues in 4th gear.
 

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I feel really bad shifts from 4th to 5th upshifting, and the only obvious downshifts are from 3rd to 1st....it skips second all the time....
 

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yep perfectly normal. Especially when coming down from 2 to 1. Not so much from the other gears. But i can feel it from 2 to 1 but i dont feel it so much from the other ones.
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Same here, i only feel it from 2 to 1 and not the other gears too... mines a 5 speed 03 M6....
 

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i have an 05 6s. Happens alot going downhill, 5-4 and sometimes even 4-3. Its not a constant engine brake, just a short one, and normally hops back into 5 with a touch of the gas.

Today i let it go down a long hill. shifted 5-4 and then when gravity really kicked in, shifted back to 5 and i really started rolling :)

But it appears to be normal. I've nagged the shop a several times about it and all I get are "unable to reproduce" or "thats normal" and they clear the ECU and upgrade it if a patch is out.
 
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