car shifts very hard from 1st to 2nd and then just fine for the rest on 2000 Honda Accord

must let up on gas so it will shift to 2nd a little smoother

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Drain and fill fluid(3Qts.) , drive 30 miles and drain and fill again (ONLY USE HONDA ATF!!!). Do that and post results. Also have engine mounts inspected. Bad mounts will agravate the symptoms................./////////////////or .......never mind...........