Automatic Transmission May Not Shift Correctly at High Mileages on Toyota RAV4

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: 132,913 (13,500–242,812)
Drive Trains affected: 2WD, 4WD
6 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 2000, 2002, more2003, 2008
12 people reported this problem
7 people shared problem details
2000 Toyota RAV4166,913
I will be driving on the interstate and at 60mph the rpms will be about 4500 or 5000 and get stuck before shifting down and then stay at around 3500 and I cannot accelerate past 80mph.
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2003 Toyota RAV4- 4WD48,000
shifting problem in long driving, looks dangerous to drive
When driving on the high way the engine revs starts going down and the gear shifts down. Had to stop, switch off the engine than start again
1996 Toyota RAV4- 4WD242,812
I have no soloution but I'm having this problem and it's really annoying trying to drive on the highway.
I just bought a 1997 automatic Rav4, when i accelerate above 60 mph on the highway it gets stuck at 4000 rpms and after 5-10 minutes it will shift back down to 3000 rpms.
1997 Toyota RAV4- 2WD193,000
Transmission not shifting correctly. Shifts at 4000 rpm. Added transmission additive. Waiting to see if it helps.
1997 Toyota RAV4- 4WD13,500
my no speak es anglais je voudrait savoir pour quoi j`ai un code po1770 sa dit que ces shifs solonoides valve je voudrait savoir comment la reparer s`il vouplait je vous remerci infiniment
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