Transmission Control Module Software Update to Correct Hard Shifting Issue on Land Rover Freelander

If you experience hard shifting or a delay in shifting, this may be caused by outdated transmission control module software. Updated software is available that may correct shifting issues.

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Average mileage: 90,274 (42,000–175,618)
4 model years affected: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
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Hard shifting, yellow truck light comes on then I c f4 and drives like I'm in 5th gear
2002 Land Rover Freelander 86,987 mi,
Lacks power when giving gas. An shifts real hard first to second on take off
2004 Land Rover Freelander 70,000 mi,
Delayed shifting, or no shifting
shifts hard going from 1st to second 2nd to third and sometimes 4th to 5th the more I accelerate the harder the bang
2003 Land Rover Freelander 64,667 mi,
2004 Land Rover Freelander 150,000 mi,
Delayed pick up and sifting.
hard shifting and a delay in shifting.
My 02 Range Rover doesn't shift properly through second gear. Up, or back down
2002 Land Rover Freelander 65,000 mi,
Hard shifting and vibration when accelerating from a stop.
2002 Land Rover Freelander 99,000 mi,
This piece of junk has same transmission problem as everyone else is listing here, and this is just one of the MANY problems I have suffered with this thing. Worst car I have ever owned by far.
I was driving doing 40miles/h ,suddenly the belts got broken,i went to buy the belts and fit them, then it failed to start,sound like no compression.