Software Updates May Help Harsh Shifting on Chrysler Town & Country

Software updates are available that may help with harsh shifting issues. Software updates are commonly more effective on newer vehicles. It is possible for a mechanical failure to also cause a harsh shifting problem. Whenever mechanical transmission repairs are performed, the software should be checked and updated as necessary.

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Average mileage: 91,022 (63,235–130,000)
2 model years affected: 2005, 2006
8 people reported this problem
5 people shared problem details
Transmission does shift a bit harsh copared to my '98 T&C.
issues shifting from 2nd to 3rd, rpm excell to 4000 before shifting
When excellerating it surges each gear 1 2 &3 as long as you let off on gas peddle just before each gear it will shift and drive fine.
When I come to a stop my van hesitates to downshift and when I go to accelerate it hesitates to shift up in gear. My check engine light recently came on so I had it diagnosed and what came up was the shifter selenoid...at least thats covered under my warranty
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