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Auto Trans slip when it's cold?

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I'ts VERY cold today in Oklahoma - around 1-2F, windchill around -11F...

So, this morning I start my truck up...I have around 300 miles on the odometer.

I pull out of my drive way and head down the road. I noticed that it slipped between 1st and 2nd gear when I pull out from my side-street onto an arterial. It did it again at the 4 way stop 1-mile down further, and again at the stoplight 1 mile further. I have one additional light before the highway, but I don't remember if it slipped then or not.

All times it was between 1st and 2nd gear. The other gears shifted normally...

Maybe it wasn't slip, maybe it was just sluggish shifting, because it basically felt like the engine became somewhat disengauged for a second or two, then the shift occurred, it wasn't gradual like a true slip....

Anyone else have this happen to them, or, should I take this up with the dealer?
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Slip to me would mean that your RPMs increased but your speed did not.
What you are describing is more of a hesitation between 1st and 2nd right?

Like D-mo said the truck learns how you drive.
I wouldn't worry about it unless it gets worse or something actually breaks.
It's probably how it was designed.
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