88 Toyo auto trans

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  1. waterman

    waterman Newbie

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    Have had a problem with my transmission shifting into overdrive. Drove it yesterday and it shifted into overdrive perfectly for about 12 miles of stop and go on country roads. As I approached my destination I hit the left turn signal and it downshifted to 3rd at about 50 mph. After that and on the way back home it stayed in 3rd. I think I have a electrical gremlin in my steering column somewhere. Any ideas appreciated.
     
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    TRUCK ACTION Grand Toyotaholic

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    This a manual or auto trans,sounds like auto?
     
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    It is a automatic transmission.
     
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    TRUCK ACTION Grand Toyotaholic

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    What I thought, don't anything about them, but I would guess it a problem with the mechanical connection between the shift lever & the trans, don't think there are electrical!!
     
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    The only electronics going to the trans is the reverse light switch lol

    Get the tranny serviced
     

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