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

by in Potwin, KS on May 13, 2013
3 answers
ANSWER by , May 13, 2013
sounds like a shift solonoid. the burning smell is probably clutch material in the tranny. take it to a tranny shop asap
ANSWER by , May 13, 2013
Fluid leak onto hot exhaust. Check transmission fluid, have detent cable adjusted. Mechanic will know what that is!
ANSWER by , May 14, 2013
Have you checked the FLUID LEVEL?