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Toyota Pickup Automatic Transmission May Not Shift Correctly at High Mileages

Toyota Pickup Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1990, 1991, 1992

Drive Train Affected: 2WD

Average Mileage: 159,000 mi (100,000 mi - 218,000 mi)


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.

  • Visitor, , 2WD, 218,000 mi

    Sometimes drives ok, shifting late, or not shifting above third. Other times it won't shift beyond first. Added transmission seal repair, and this seemed to help for a week or so. It's being worked on right now and the kickdown cable is locked in position. We shall see ...

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  • Visitor, , 100,000 mi

    1992 toyota pickup has trouble shifting to and or will not shift into high gear

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