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Ck engine light came on my '97 Toyota Celica and found out it's a code P770 and something about the clutch in the converter. Trans. oil black and told I should get a re-manufactured transmission. Told the gears are not changing as they should, which I personally don't hear any difference, but I'm not the mechanic. Two transmission specialist told me I ...
I have a 1991 Toyota Celica that wants to stall whenever the weather is wet. The only way I can keep it running is to keep my engine raced a little. What could be the cause of this? Thanks (in advance), Susan
I have a 1991 Toyota Celica that I put away for the winter when I turn to my Subaru Outback for the upstate New York region where I live. What should I do to the gas, oil, and other fluids in my car to stabilize them for the winter in an unheated garage? What other actions should I take to protect my "baby"? I'm hoping to have this car for a long time. . ...
I have a 16-year-old Toyota Celica that I love, so I don't drive it in the winter months.What should I do to winterize my car in cold climate when I store it in an unheated garage for the winter? Are their special additives? Thanks for your help.
Hi! I'm buying my first car and I'm on a rather tight budget. I've narrowed it down to 2 cars but I'm not sure which to get. All things being roughly equal in terms of overall condition and price, which is a better car - a 91 Toyota Celica with 125k miles or a 94 Geo Prizm with 103k miles? I'm looking for a car that will last while without having to ...
I love my Toyota Celicas! In fact the last three cars I have had have been Celicas. They were all purchased brand new and never gave me any trouble. They take my abuse. I drive like a race car driver but always take it to the dealer for all its maintenance and service. They don
We have almost gotten to the hairpulling stage of this one. We bought this car new from the Toyota dealership in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, and in fact, it was a demonstrator. It has been a great car, now showing 252,000 miles! The cruise control has gotten to the place where it won
I have a 94 Toyota Celica & I have ignition problems. Most of the time she starts fine, but there are times when she stalls when I turn the key. I will wait a minute and try again and she starts. Is that a starter, alternator or electrical issue? Where can I get this serviced? Only at the dealer?
Recently, I had my catalytic converter replaced because my car was consuming 40% - 50% or more gasoline than it normally uses. I own a 2003 Toyota Celica GT that has a 1.8 liter engine with 4 cylinders, but it seems like it might be running more like an 8 cylinder car. The catalytic converter did not help the gas consumption at all. I even tried pouring ...
I have a 2001 Toyota Celica GT-S and recently my check engine light lid up. I took it to the shop few days ago and the technician hook up his device to my car and told me that it is probably my catalytic converter that is causing the problem. He told me that the part alone is really expensive. Hence, I told him to turn off the light for now and ill think ...
How much would a new engine would cost?
How much does one door weigh on this car? Toyota Celica 2001
car starts, runs about 6 minutes, check engine light comes on and engine dies. cranks, but won't start for about 30 minutes. just changed coolant temp sensor, still doing same thing. Could it possibly be the Catalytic converter or the ECM?
I was driving on a gravel road and my ESC light had come on and didnt turn off for about an hour and i was wondering what this light mean. My car is a 1987 GTR celica
I recently did not pass the emissions portion of my smog check (CA). Specifically the "HC (PPM)"section failed at 15mph. It measured 101 with a max allowed being 61. To remedy this, I had my mechanic replace the oxygen sensor (which was a previous problem months before) as well as a major tune-up and fuel injector cleaning. I went back to retake the smog ...
My Toyota Celica wants to start but won't completely turn over. I have tried numerous things to get it working and nothing helps. What do you think?
I am trying to replace the starter, which should be a relatively easy fix. The upper mounting bolt for the starter was gone and is the reason why the casing on the starter broke around the other mounting bolt. I bought another bolt for the hole, but the problem is there is no way to get your hand or a wrench in that little space to put that second, upper ...
I started smelling a strong chemical odor in my car. Took it to my mechanic and he said that the air conditioning evaporator was leaking and needed to be replaced. They disconnected so that it wouldn't come into the car. Cost estimate to replace is $900 because they have to remove the inside dash. Is that correct? Have been driving without ac but I live in ...
How do I shut off the check engine light on my 1992 Toyota Celica for Smog?
I can start the car but it shuts off after starting, If I hold the gas pedal down the car still runs but as soon as I let off the gas the car stops running. What is wrong with my 2001 Toyota Celica?
Recently my 2001 Toyota Celica has become hard to crank, it act's like it's not getting enough fuel, or maybe it's flooding. Any idea where to start looking?
Hi hope you can help. I just bought a 2003 Celica GT car runs great, when I purchased car the engine light was already on the guy I bought it from told me it was the oxygen censor of course I had my mechanic hook up the computer and it did give the code that the down flow oxygen censor needed changing, I had it changed but not original Toyota, anyhow a few ...
I replaced the fuel filter/fuel pump in my 2001 TOyota Celica. The car starts, but fuel is running too rich, and it smokes. Is there a sensor I should be looking at replacing?
My Toyota Celica has 118000 miles. Do I need a new timing belt? The engine light just came on I 'm afraid to drive my car till the mechanic looks at it. Is toyota service at dealerships good to go to?
Windshield wipers came on while driving without any input from the driver. Trying to turn them off while driving does not work, the switch is still in the off position. Pulling off the road, turning off the car, apparently resets the wipers. The wipers will then come on again without any input at the switch.
My 2002 Toyota Celica seem to be getting horrible gas mileage. I have replaced the Sending Unit. Also, I have attached a collage of photos that I was able to capture on my cell phone of what its doing to help understand what could be the problem/issue. If you need further information to identify the problem, please ask. Any help is much appreciated. ...
My 2002 Toyota Celica gt. (Automatic) recently started flashing the battery sensor. Over the weekend I drove the car on the highway fine then all of a sudden the car completely shuts off and had to be towed. I purchased a new battery the issue continues. I bought a refurbished alternator and it reads bad on the car but functioning on the advance auto ...
My 2001 toyota celica gts had been overheating. I had a new radiator put on, the mechanic said that the water pump had been slowly leaking for about 2-3 yrs but did not need replaced yet. It was not the block, nor the gasket, nor the thermostat. I still have to add antifreeze every other day due to it leaks out from somewhere. I thought maybe it could be ...
Hi. I own a 2002 Toyota Celica. She has been my baby for 5 years, but because I've had 2 children and money is tight I haven't kept up on things. She didn't pass smog and the attendant there at the smog station said it was the catalytic converter. I live in California the state of Fines and over-regulation! California I hear has to have "special", much less ...
I bought a used 1996 toyota celica with the engine running ,when i turn on my lights engine shuts down. then I have to wait to restart it again.
My 1993 Toyota Celica GT has lost power, when I was accelerating. I had the gas pedal to the floor and it just continued to lose power until it just died. This happened to me going 30 MPH and on the highway trying to accelerate from 45 to 60 mph. In both cases, I had to have my car towed. I have had my car in to 3 different mechanics. They were not able ...
Hi Patty and expertsÔÇ"I have a 2001 Toyota Celica GTS with 201,000 miles. I've done all of the standard maintenance over the years and have never had the "Check Engine" light come on until this week. I hooked up a OBDII and came up with P0420 01/01. I see this is "Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 1)". In this hot, rainy summer in the ...
All the electrical system stopped working on my Celica gts, the dash doesn't work at all not even says how much gas I have, a/c doesn't work, it doesn't have power windows or wipers, and the fan for the radiator doesn't work either, somebody told me that it could me my ecu the computer of the car but I'm not sure, all fuses work and relays, and it has no ...
Why is my check engine light on after I replaced the clutch on my 2002 Toyota Celica gts?
About my son's 2000 Toyota Celica. Yesterday he went down the street to the corner store, with no problems. When he was leaving the store, the car started no problem, but while he was idling, waiting for traffic , the car just quit and left a large puddle of gas on the ground, and now the car won't start at all. Any ideas on what the problem could be?
My Toyota Celica instrument panel lights start to flash and the engine dies while driving. unable to restart I checked the timing so far.
I have a 2003 Toyota celica and the car is starting up and running perfect but the check engine light is on. I had it checked and the codes are saying cylinders 1, 2 & 3 are mis firing. The plugs have been changed and everything looks great. What could cause those codes and the light to come on. I took it to two garages and they drove it and said the ...
Car has normal rev when check engine light is on, but goes much higher when engine light goes off when temp is high. Also it seems to be fueling too much. This happened after i took it to one mechanic to service it. What could he have done wrong?
I have a 1992 Toyota Celica GT automatic. Can you tell me what transmission will interchange with it?
I own a 1995 Toyota Celica GT with 2.2-liter engine, and it recently started shutting off without any notice. I give it about 30 mins and it turns back over. I drive it for about 20 mins and it shuts off again. A friend said it was the ECU not getting power when he checked it so I got a refurbished one to replace it. I installed it and tried driving it ...
I own a 1995 Toyota Celica and while driving it, the engine shut off. I keep trying to turn it over and about 30 mins later it shut off again. I finally got it somewhere and the mechanic told me it was most likely the distributor control module so I bought a refurbished one and replaced it. When I tried testing it out after 20 mins, it died again. Any ...
I replaced the battery on my Toyota Celica with new one, and now car will not turn over. What could be the problem?
Car won't start, except when i spray starter fluid. Even then it only stay cranked for a few seconds. I've tried hold gas pedal down and still the same outcome. My in-tank fuel pump/filter is new and is working fine. My fuses also do not appear to be blown. What could be the problem preventing car from running?
Car only starts with starting fluid. it does not stay cranked for more than a couple seconds even if I press the gas pedal. The fuel pump is working fine (replaced it a couple months ago). I have checked the relays and fuse, none are blown. I have no idea where to start now. Any ideas?

I have a Toyota Celica and I just replaced my clutch and now when I start up the power inside doesn't work. The overhead light turns on but my windows, radio, air, etc don't work. The fuses seem fine. Any advice?

my engine dies down while slowing down but starts as soon as you put ignition on but still repeat the same problem
On the highway. Pulleld my phone charger out and everything went dead. No speedometer or instrumentation. Does this mean that I can keep driving so long as I have lights and watch the speed limit? Sounds like a fuse.. Just not sure.

I have a Toyota Celica and this only happens when it is warm outside. After I had left my car outside for 3 hours, I started it and put it in drive and hit the gas, yet nothing really happens. The engine doesn't rev and the car does not accelerate. This continues for about 30 - 45 sec and then the car accelerates normally and ...

About the Toyota Celica

The Toyota Celica is a sports car produced by the Japanese company Toyota from 1970 to 2006. Throughout its life span the Celica has been powered by various four-cylinder engines. The most significant change occurred in August 1985, when the car's drive layout was changed from rear-wheel drive to front-wheel drive. During the first three generations, American market Celicas were powered by various versions of Toyota's R series engines. The four-wheel drive turbocharged model called GT-Four worldwide (All-Trac Turbo in the US) was produced from 1986 to 1999. Variable Valve Timing came in certain Japanese models starting in December 1997, and became standard in all models from 2000-on. Through seven generations, the model has gone through many revisions and design forks, including the Toyota Celica Supra.

Toyota Celica Certified Listings

DARCARS Toyota of Silver Spring
Silver Spring, MD

Larry's Auto Works
Mountain View, CA

Aspen Auto Clinic - Littleton, CO
Littleton, CO

Aspen Import Auto Clinic - Centennial, CO
Centennial, CO

STAR Automotive
Grants Pass, OR

Aspen Auto Clinic on Jet Stream Dr.
Colorado Springs, CO

LubePro's of Janesville
Janesville, WI

Steven Toyota Scion
Harrisonburg, VA

Medford Automotive Service Center
Central Point, OR

Chapman Car Care
Orange, CA

Service 1st Auto Care
Lithonia, GA

Performance Automotive Services, Inc
Winston-Salem, NC

Skay Automotive Service, Inc
Iowa City, IA

Chumbley's Auto Care
Indianola, IA

Bill's (Batavia) Auto Care
Batavia, NY

Pacific Motor Service of Pacific Grove
Pacific Grove, CA

Pacific Motor Service of Monterey
Monterey, CA

Pacific Motor Service
Monterey And Pacific Grove, CA

Rick's Performance
Pleasanton, CA

Swamp's Performance Automotive
Akwesasne, NY


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