At higher mileages, (125,000-150,000) the automatic transmission may not shift correctly. This can be caused by the throttle position sensor being out of adjustment or a shift solenoid needing to be replaced. Typically the transmission does not need to be completely overhauled.
Car Problem Reports
Toyota Paseo Automatic Transmission May Not Shift Correctly at High Mileages
Toyota Paseo Problem
Visitor, 1994 Toyota Paseo, 139,000 mi
Can shift from 1st gear to 2nd but once i get to the point where i should change to 3rd it doesn't. So pretty much i am stuff at second and 1st gear automatic transmission.