i have a 2009 corolla and it seems the rpms re getting higher and higher in order to switch to 3rd/4th gear. It does not shift until 2400-3100 rpms. Is this normal? what levels of rpms is normal?

Asked by Feb 05, 2014 at 10:21 AM about the 2009 Toyota Corolla LE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I bought the car at carmax 1 moth ago.  The trans fluid is dark but pink and full. I do ot
know much about cars

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The rpm at which the transmission shifts gears depends on throttle position and how quickly you're accelerating. If it's shifting smoothly, it's fine, but if you feel a drop in power right before it shifts, or if it's jerking, then the transmission is slipping and you should get it checked out.

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