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Toyota Camry P0770/P0773 fault code at higher mileage due to failed 3-way lock-up solenoid

 
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Model Years Affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2001

Drive Train Affected: Automatic Transmission

Average Mileage: 162,737 mi (127,000 mi - 205,900 mi)

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The Check Engine Light may illuminate with code P0770 and/or P0773 stored. This would indicate a fault with the 3-way lock-up solenoid which could be defective and may need replacement.

  • Visitor, , Automatic Transmission, 127,000 mi

    P0773 check engine: Shift solenoid E Electrical comes on only when engine is hot Not fixed as yet

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  • girl with car, , Automatic Transmission, 175,000 mi
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    0773 code,.....everyone tells me i need a rebuild to repair, i have no notice of issues in driving or shifting, have 215,000 now....cant get an inspection, only a waiver thru the state DPS...Id like to repair the solenoid and flush out the system, some say shops just want the money they know they can get by telling me to rebuild...couple people say it could be a risk that they do the repair and fluid and it goes out completly....i just need a honest answer....and not be in-debt over it

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  • Visitor, , Automatic Transmission, 181,000 mi

    Noticed transmission slipping. Had fluid changed, seem to stop for a few months but is back again. Tripped code this time. Not sure what to do.

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  • Visitor, , Automatic Transmission, 205,900 mi

    I do not have a solution yet, but I got code P0773. The check engine light has been coming on radomly and sometimes the O/D light comes on blinking for a few minutes. I am trying to find where the lock-up solenoid is and I'm trying to figure out how to test the system to make sure that it is the lock-up solenoid.

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  • Visitor, , 132,000 mi

    Camry 95, V6. Check engine light up. Flashing O/D OFF.

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  • Visitor, , Automatic Transmission, 179,000 mi

    Check engine light on giving codes P0135 & P0773. O2 seemed ok by emissions.

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