Not to mention I've seen C class cars wick tranny fluid all the way to the ETC.6 control unit and fry 'em.
Hard shifts can be several things, freewheels, loose clutch packs with adaptations over 175, sticking valve bodys and some earlier units had no covers over the soliniods and they'd short on occasion.
Project Smoker, '87 603 powered wagon
Hauler, 96 CTD can you say torque?
Toy 73 Cougar xr7 convertible
Acme Automotive Inc.