1992 Toyota truck 4cylinder auto will not shift has 1st and reverse.how to fix. on 1992 Toyota Pickup

it will go into first and reverse just fine but that's all nothing else.it did the same thing a week prier to stopped now again.

by in Oroville, CA on May 04, 2013
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ANSWER by on May 04, 2013
Have the detent (kick down or passing gear) cable checked for binding holding the trans. throttle valve open! Trans. shop or your mechanic can test it, have seen this on these vehicles before, may not be your problem but that needs to be checked as this will prevent shift from 1st gear! Have seen this cable bind in it's housing or get out of the groove at the gas pedal linkage. You may be able to check it yourself. Does it have cruise control as well?
COMMENT by on May 05, 2013
no cruise control will check cable thank u
COMMENT by on May 05, 2013
Ok, no worries there as all these cables hook to the same linkage at throttle body (gas pedal linkage).