Check Engine Light With Code P0770 and/or P0773 on Toyota Camry

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.

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Average mileage: 175,083 (81,100–272,593)
Drive Train affected: Automatic Transmission
7 model years affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, more1999, 2000, 2001
25 people reported this problem
13 people shared problem details
1996 Toyota Camry- Automatic Transmission175,000
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
1998 Toyota Camry- Automatic Transmission127,000
P0773 check engine: Shift solenoid E Electrical comes on only when engine is hot Not fixed as yet
1995 Toyota Camry- Automatic Transmission81,100
The Check Engine Light turns on and off. Also the O/D light flashes, remain lit or sometimes turn on and off. Trouble code is P0773, Shift Solenoid E Electrical.
1995 Toyota Camry- Automatic Transmission205,900
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.
1997 Toyota Camry- Automatic Transmission181,000
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.
1995 Toyota Camry132,000
Camry 95, V6. Check engine light up. Flashing O/D OFF.
1995 Toyota Camry- Automatic Transmission200,000
The Check Engine Light turns on. Trouble code keep showing P0773, Shift Solenoid E Electrical was what 3 repair shop told me so I got it replaced even though no sign of transmission problems when shifting. Check Engine Light kept coming on after numerous resetting...
2001 Toyota Camry- Automatic Transmission160,000
Repair person replaced shift selenoid. Light came right back on .auto zone ran test .same code
1996 Toyota Camry- Automatic Transmission
1996 camry le, 0773 code, 5th selinoid is out...not able to pass inspection althou it isnt emissions related, nor a safety issue, however i would like it fixed ...been over 3 yrs. No major complications have to get state waiver ...seems this is a common problem
1996 Toyota Camry- Automatic Transmission240,000
P0770 code shifting hesitates
1997 Toyota Camry- Automatic Transmission180,000
This problem been on and off for a long time, and accompany with odd shifting issue, cold car, 2nd to 3rd gear must over 3000 rpm, And last gear (70 miles at 2600 rpm) mostly won't reach.
2001 Toyota Camry- Automatic Transmission
Loud Clanking noise when shifting into Drive or Reverse not sure if this is a result of the P0770 code issue. researching further....any help would be appreciated...
1998 Toyota Camry- Automatic Transmission179,000
Check engine light on giving codes P0135 & P0773. O2 seemed ok by emissions.

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