Toyota Corolla (E120): System description

The ecm uses signals from the vehicle speed sensor and crankshaft position sensor to detect the actual gear position (1st, 2nd, 3rd or o/d gear).

Then the ecm compares the actual gear with the shift schedule in the ecm memory to detect the mechanical trouble of the shift solenoid valves, the valve body or automatic transaxle (clutch, brake or gear etc.).

Monitor description

Monitor description

The ecm commands gear shifts by turning the shift solenoid valves ”on/off”. According to the input shaft revolution, intermediate (counter) shaft revolution and output shaft revolution, the ecm detects the actual gear position (1st, 2nd, 3rd or o/d gear position). When the gear position commanded by the ecm and the actual gear position are not same, the ecm illuminates the mil.

Monitor strategy

Typical enabling conditions

Typical enabling conditions

Typical malfunction thresholds

Typical malfunction thresholds

Typical malfunction thresholds

Typical malfunction thresholds

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