When the vehicle is "cold" the gear that normally comes at 25 mph engages at around 30@2000rpm then lurches as it engages. This does not happen when the vehicle has been running, just the first time I get over 30mph in the morning or at cold start.
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2000 Toyota 4Runner Question: why would my transmission shifting change?
Answer #1G. T. Service Center (2226 Answers) , Stephenville, TX - (254) 638-3236ProfessorG December 07, 2013, 13:20Master
Have you serviced the transmission lately? Could have been time several miles ago.
Answer #2cardocIII from Gillespie's Auto Service, December 07, 2013, 16:24Master
Some manufacturers do use a later shift strategy when the engine is cold to assist the engine warming up faster. Is this something that is notably different than in the past?