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Gradient Descent Bit Flipping (GDBF) decoding has one of the best decoding performances of the bit flip type decoding algorithms for low density parity check code. Multi-bit type GDBF decoding, however, achieves good error performance only with suitable thresholds. In this paper, we propose multi-bit type GDBF decoding without using thresholds. The proposed method estimates the number of bits to flip from the received soft sequence using the characteristic of the probability density distribution of the additive white Gaussian noise channel. The error performance of the proposed method is almost equal to that of the conventional method despite not using thresholds.