2001 Toyota Solara Repair and Maintenance

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

My Solara has cracks throughout the entire dashboard. Toyota has been useless on this issue, the only issue, my car has

The Check Engine Light may illuminate because a component of the oxygen sensor stops working. As a result the engine computer is unable to determine the proper ratio of air to fuel for the engine. Replacing the failed oxygen sensor should correct this concern.

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.

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I checked all fuse with ground wire. not sure about the larger one with 30/40 amps. check the quarter window switch. even cross with with the top to see if the switch went bad. not a all. Both quarter window isn't working. are they independent motor or both share one motor?

So their r 3 belts on this car 1) is timing 2) runs alternater an?? Belt 3) runs what an do yoy haveto have that belt on??? An the pully on thw 3rd belt at fire wall free spens. Is it subpost to??? How do you losen up the pullys to get the belt off????

Is their another relay switch on this ca...

I cant find cabin air filter for my 2001 toyota solara 2.2 4 cyl! Ive read alot of reviews and stuff on it an people said it doesnt have one an other people say it does! Even all the parts companies websites i go to sell a cabin air filter thats for my car!every site ive been to sells one for my ...

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well. my first one (I bought another with 108,000 miles) went... are you ready for this... 358,000 miles, I replace the first timing belt at 318,000 had the Transmission rebuilt at 272,000 and replaced an alternator at 351,000. That is it, except for brakes, tires, light bulbs and oil changes. Everything else was original. Traded it in and bought a "new" 2001 one... (well "new" to me)

overall its an excellent car, goog on gas and reliable. although when that check engine light comes on its most likely the air fuel ratio sensor that sits on top of the motor block. the cheapest u can get that part for is 160.10 from any toyota website. i was a toyota sales rep for 10 years. just go online and u can pretty much by genuine toyota partsonline on there website. don't go to the pr...

Got 125K and have only had to do routine maintenance. NO other issues. Still has all original major components. About to do some suspension work. Horrible roads are the cause. GREAT CAR!!! LOVE IT!

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