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Sort of - depending on model .What motivated you to ask the question ? are you having delayed up-shift points in relation to speed ? or no kickdown from Top Gear ? etc .Does your trans(looking to rear) front center lower on bellhousing, just inside engine bay behind radiator , have a series of 4 solenoids stacked vertically ? (don't worry) this just helps identify the trans during a year model trans type cross-over ,depending on which market.Main influence is a correctly adjusted throttle to trans cable (for example on earlier series 2 prelude/accords '84- mid '87 cable adjusted one way will give "short-shifts" at lower revs up into the next gear,into top(4th) aiding economy, adjusted another way will delay part throttle upshifts at any given rev point in relation to road speed - giving a more sporty 'hold onto a lower gear' shift pattern,at full throttle from standing start.
Maladjusted can cause problems , is fixable,but, model depending , may not be only cause of 'non-standard' shifting (slipping/soft "flaring" shifts/worn trans aside) hope this helps.Don't fiddle with anything you don't understand your fiddling with.
There again,much to trans shop/dealer chargrin,don't accept a "full trans rebuild" when adjustment,broken vacuum hose etc or honest shop/learned mechanic ('ask Smokey') check would fix.Goodluck(if this was a genuine question) - that will be $200 inspection fee please :-P

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Q: Is there a shift sensor on a 1989 Honda Prelude automatic to control when it shifts?
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