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1997 Toyota Celica Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Toyota Celica

1997 Toyota Celica Problems

The automatic transmission may not shift correctly. This can be caused by the throttle position sensor being out of adjustment or a shift solenoid needing to be replaced. Typically the transmission does not need to be completely overhauled.

The EGR System tends to get restricted or blocked with carbon after 100,000- 125,000 miles which will cause an emissions test failure for NOX. If the EGR system is equipped with an EGR temperature sensor it will trigger a Check Engine Light for improper EGR flow. The repair is to clean out the EGR passages and the EGR Temperature sensor. Our technicians tell this repair is pretty straight forward and takes about 1-1.5 hours. It is also wise to verify the EGR system components i.e. the Transducer, EGR Valve and VSV Solenoid at this time.

If the vehicle will not crank over, the most common problem is the starter, which tend to fail at about 100,00-125,000 miles. Sometimes it is only the starter solenoid contacts, but often the complete starter (including solenoid) needs to be replaced.

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1997 Toyota Celica Questions

TOWING CAUSED KEY STUCK

motor/replaced then remove dnw.tune uo im lost.???

But when car is in drive it shifts perfectly to drive. Only has no reverse or neutral. Code reads shift solenoid 2 which I replaced. Now reads shift solenoid e. Where is transmission relay switch located?

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