2001 Toyota Solara Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Toyota Solara
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2001 Toyota Solara ProblemsSludge Buildup on Engine Due to Infrequent Oil Changes
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.
Debris can get into the idle air control valve. This will restrict the air flow into the engine, causing idle speed and/or stalling when cold. The valve can be cleaned or replaced to correct this concern.
2001 Toyota Solara QuestionsCar won't start! It shut off while driving down the highway! (1 answer)
It will try to start but will not turn over. Battery is okay! Fuel pump is coming on, it‘s like it isn't getting fuel!
I had a garage check out the AC system about 2 weeks ago. They said it has plenty of Freon, and has no leaks in the system. Since this was serviced, it has been cooling, but when it gets warmer outside, after awhile, it tends to slowly, stop cooling and then eventually, stops cooling altogether. ...