• Tiny
  • Clinton11
  • 2005 Toyota Highlander

Warranty problem
2005 Toyota Highlander 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 52000 miles

My vehicle had the 5 spd auto trans. Shifts perfectly when cold. After reaches operating temp iit loses its mind. It mimicks a slipping powerglide at the first and to a lesser degree at the 2nd shift. Slow to turn into a side street and it seems to go into neutral, upon acceleration the engines revs and it doesn't engage a gear, then when does engage it may shift 2-3 times in succession. In stop and go traffic its bad.

Saturday, December 19th, 2009 AT 2:17 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • KHLow2008
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  • 41,976 posts

Hi Clinton11,

Thank you for the donation.

The transmission is shifting incorrectly and it could be due to a fault with the sensors or valve body.

Did you try to retrieve for trouble codes? You can get a free scan done at Autozone to retrieve the codes.

Does the Check Engine Lamp indicates while driving?

Have you checked the transmission fluid level and condition?

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Sunday, December 20th, 2009 AT 12:54 PM

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