1999 Toyota Celica Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Toyota Celica
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1999 Toyota Celica ProblemsAutomatic Transmission May Not Shift Correctly at High Mileages
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 Toyota Celica may develop an issue with the fuel tank inlet pipe causing fuel to spill onto the ground when fueling the vehicle.
The problem is a faulty 'check valve' in the filler tube, which normally prevents overfilling. The check valve is known to break off and fall into the gas tank. This can cause:
-Engine stalling or hesitation (Rarely)
The correction for this issue is to replace the filler pipe that leads from the gas cap to the gas tank
Sludge can build up in the engine because Toyota did not recommend frequent enough oil changes. Lexus will sometimes offer a discount on cleaning the engine if necessary. Owners who changed their oil every 3,000 miles did not experience these problems. This sludge build up can lead to excessive oil consumption.
1999 Toyota Celica QuestionsThe car will not start all the time,battery and starter are working (1 answer)
The problem almost seems like it is not getting fuel but i also heard there is a relay or something that could be causing problem
when car is started it makes a loud knocking sound, one guy said rod bearings need to be replaced.
I plugged in an air compressor into my cigarette lighter socket and it stopped working after one minute. Now it seems that the entire socket is not working. The light does not go on when I plug in my GPS or my cell phone charger. What caused this to happen? Is it a fuse?