What would cause the transmission not to shift past 3rd or 4th gear?


Asked by Sep 22, 2013 at 02:13 PM about the 2000 Lexus ES 300

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

After the car gets warm it will not shift past 3rd or 4th gear. A while back it was doing the same thing and I went and got a tune up. The garage also did a diagnostic and found the number 2 cylinder ignition coil bad so they replaced it. The car ran fine up until now. So my next question is what could a cylinder ign. coil have to do with the way the car shifts if any? Any insight would be appreciated.

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Tom Demyan

Has nothing to do with the ignition coils. Have the car looked at, it's transmission related.

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