Why won't my car go into next gear without me forcing it on 1996 Toyota Camry

I can be going 20-30 mph and it won't shift into next gear unless I floor it,and wen I stop I smell burning smoke from under my hood wat can that be

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3 answers
sounds like a shift solonoid. the burning smell is probably clutch material in the tranny. take it to a tranny shop asap
Fluid leak onto hot exhaust. Check transmission fluid, have detent cable adjusted. Mechanic will know what that is!
Have you checked the FLUID LEVEL?