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erratic gear changes after engine replacement help please

hi people ive just bought my 1st mini however it had a blown engine so as im a mechanic i fitted the engine my self however drove it home tonight and the gears are all over the place holding in gear and changeing when it likes realy kicking down all the time etc and reving high and stuff ok if driven on light throttle but if you rev slightl it seems to kick down too many gears and flys off then kicks down when slowing
any advice guys please would be welcomed thanks in advance mark

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Hi Mark, I got out of breath reading that so gimme a wee sec until I get it back....


I take it your car is an automatic? If so then I'd maybe give it an oil/ filter change and take it from there. The CVT's are pants at the best of time but this often helps.

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