2006 Toyota Solara Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Toyota Solara

2006 Toyota Solara Problems

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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2006 Toyota Solara Questions

My Solara has 30.000 miles on it. Normally it will shift into 5th gear when it reaches about 35 mph. Then the tach will drop to about 1600 rpm. recently it will not do this until it has been driven for a warm-up period of about 5 to 8 minutes. I have checked the transmission fluid level and i...

My Solara has 30.000 miles on it. Normally it will shift into 5th gear when it reaches about 35 mph. Then the tach will drop to about 1600 rpm. recently it will not do this until it has been driven for a warm-up period of about 5 to 8 minutes. I have checked the transmission fluid level and i...

took in for routine oil change and fluids, etc are checked as customer courtesy.

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2006 Toyota Solara Recalls

These vehicle were sold without the required load carrying captivity modification label. Dealers will mail the corrected label to vehicle owners. Owners have the option of requesting that the dealer install the label. This recall is expected to begin on May 27, 2010.

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2006 Toyota Solara Reviews

I got my 2006 Solara SLE with 200,000 miles on it but that didn't bother me! Everything under the hood is dry, clean and was well maintained by the first owner! I love cruising with the top down. This is the first super nice car I have ever had where everything was actually working on it! The only issue I have is the transmission seems to jerk a tiny bit when getting in to the last gear. It's l...

head gasket leak, my daugther brought the car Dec 2010, around March head gasket started leaking, I believe the dealership had some knowledge about this vehicle, also had to replace power steering pump. This toyota solara, I nothing but trouble and suck the money right out of my pocket, she needs a car to get to school and work. causing much stress in my house right now. Brought the car as is, ...

Love my 2006 Solara Convertible SLE...cannot fathom why Toyota has quit making these. By far, the best car I've ever owned and I've been driving convertibles for 18yrs now. With over 70k miles, this car has been extremely reliable, very low maintenance (only needed the basics, such as tires, oil, & one set of brake pads about 5k miles ago). Good trunk space for a drop top. Got in a wreck in min...

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