1999 Toyota Celica Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Toyota Celica
1999 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 Evaporative system may have problems with the vapor canister releasing charcoal pellets that plug the vent valve. Typically a Code P0441, P0442 and P0446 will be set. The key code is the P0446 which is a vent valve electrical failure. The proper repair is to replace the entire canister with all the valves as a unit. This is located on top of the fuel tank and is expensive. Our Technicians tell us that for awhile Toyota was covering these problems, but this may have changed. It would not hurt to call the dealer if this problem occurs to see if Toyota is still helping with these repairs.
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 Questions
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?