2001 Toyota Celica Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Toyota Celica

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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.

Usually by 150,000 miles the AC system will need some attention, especially in climates where it is used often. Our technicians tell us that it is best to service the AC system every 2-3 years. This keeps the moisture in the system at a minimum which extends the life of the components.

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Checked for Intake air leaks - None
Replaced front heated oxygen sensor
Cleaned fuel injectors
Checked for Exhaust gas leaks - none
Checked fuel pressure - good
Cleaned Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor
Checked Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) hose connection - no leaks
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My car has about 125,000 miles on it and it has started running a little rough and is burning quite a bit of oil. I am going to get a tune up but don't want to be taken advantage of by the mechanic...I would like to know what exactly a tune up consists of for this model. Also, what could cau...

brakes started going to the floor bleed them worked for a few miles went out again

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CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, 'LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.' THE LUMINOUS INTENSITY OF THE DAYTIME RUNNING LAMP (DRL) WILL BE MODIFIED TO MEET THE STANDARD REQUIREMENTS.

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It is lovely and looks cool! All of my friends love my car because she has full racing TRD body kit. Suspension is excellent! so I can drive crazy in sharp corners ^^ Do not expect the engine would suprise you ... but I don't care.

Fun, zippy little package. The extra 40 horses in the GT-S doesn't make as much of a performance bump as does the shorter gearing of the 6-speed tranny. All in all, I'm totally happy with my GT.

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