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I have a 1996 rav 4 automic the a/t temp light come on and

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i have a 1996 rav 4 automic the a/t temp light come on and stay on for a awhile will then go off and some times flashes. I checked the fluid levels and the are great.
any ideas could it just be a short on the light?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 11 months ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** I will be assisting you

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 11 months ago.

how many miles on rav 4

was fluid dark in color when you checked

have you ever did trans service

is the transmission acting up, delay shifting ,slippage etc...

can you have the tcm module scanned and retrieve some codes for me ,

yes it could be a malfunction temp sensor for trans or it could the fluid is getting hot inside the trans and temp sensor reporting correctly, or it could an issue with wiring between the sensor and the tcm module

Can you please let me know

Chad (akaCustomer

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
miles 144000
the trans was serviced with 110,000
fluid looks great
shifts well and seem to not be having any problems.
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 11 months ago.

ok how many times it happens daily ,each time you drive or it is intermittent might take few days ?

Thanks

Chad

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 11 months ago.

is it possible you send me a picture of the warning light that is flashing ?

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 11 months ago.

look at number #5 in the diagram that is the a/t temp switch, the switch and circuit needs to be checked

I have included a diagram for you to view