Any unnecessary shifts cause additional wear on the shift mechanism, but that's a minor consideration. At a long signal light or train crossing, it's better for the transmission to shift into neutral than to keep it in drive with foot on the brake, or if a manual, better in neutral than holding in the clutch all that time.
No,it does not do any damage to the engine or the drive-train of the vehicle with an automatic transmission
Sounds like it is shifting as if there was a shift kit installed. Have it checked at a transmission shop before more damage occurs. Possible also that the mounts are broken.
The car isn't necessarily shifting into neutral its just staying in a lower gear and not shifting to the next gear, check your transmission fluid.
A bad transmission solenoid will cause hard shifting and can eventually damage the unit. You should change the solenoid if it is bad.
When a transmission has an internal leak, the fluid pressure can drop and not flow to the proper valves. This can cause improper shifting, as well as cause transmission damage.
It definitely is a possible cause of it jerking, if it's not an engine mount, service the transmission
A Dodge Stratus shifting problem might begin because of dirty transmission fluid. This problem could also be caused by damage to the transmission due to wear and tear or low fluid.
The 1993 Suzuki neutral safety switch is located on the top of the transmission. You can access the switch through the shifting console.
It's not shifting into neutral, the 3rd gear "drive" band is slipping. Time for rebuild.
Electric? Put transmission into neutral prior to shifting into 4wd Low
The transmission linkage connects the shifting the lever in the passenger compartment to the shifting lever on the transmission. You will find the shifting linkage on the side of the transmission.