2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Q&A
2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Question: hard shifting
Checking the Powertrain Control Module for fault code(s) would be a good starting point in diagnosing the transmission fault with your 2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. Any stored fault codes should be diagnosed and repaired as necessary. - Oakman
Replace the pressure control solenoid. I did it four months ago and haven't had a problem since. - Visitor
My 02 Ls Monte did the hard shifting thing to. Don't be to sure it's not just the Battery in your car. weird but true if you still have the same problem again try putting a new battery in just to Check could be surprised. - chrisodm8
The transmission pressure control solenoid may fail causing erratic shifting. Our technicians tell us that partial dis-assembly of the transmission is necessary to replace a failed pressure contr...
The tranny went out in my 03 Monte so I too it to dealer and had new factory tranny installed. Each new tranny( currently number 3) has had issues, they all have created a tapping noise and they ...
the vehicle shifts hard when this happens
transmission shifts hard after 20 minutes of driving the car especially if im at a red light or stop sign then i hit the gas to go it bangs into first and second gear its awful