Automatic Transmission May Not Shift Correctly at High Mileages on Toyota Pickup

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.

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Average mileage: 159,000 (100,000–218,000)
Drive Train affected: 2WD
3 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992
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1990 Toyota Pickup- 2WD218,000
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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1992 Toyota Pickup100,000
1992 toyota pickup has trouble shifting to and or will not shift into high gear
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