1995 Toyota Celica Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1995 Toyota Celica
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1995 Toyota Celica ProblemsAutomatic Transmission May Not Shift Correctly at High Mileages
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.
If the vehicle will not crank over, the most common problem is the starter, which tend to fail at about 100,00-125,000 miles. Sometimes it is only the starter solenoid contacts, but often the complete starter (including solenoid) needs to be replaced.
At higher mileages, an anti-lock brake system wheel speed sensor may wear out and illuminate the ABS warning light. It is recommended to replace the sensor with a factory part and be sure to clean all rust and debris from the mounting area because the mounting distance is critical. Failure to do so may result in the new sensor setting false trouble codes. Be sure to check the condition and runout of the front wheel bearings on the 2WD and 4WD vehicles and the CV joints on the 4WD vehicles since worn wheel bearings and/or CV joints can cause the ABS trigger rings to rub against the ABS sensors and damage them.
1995 Toyota Celica QuestionsOn manual trans, 1st gear slips, 3rd and 5th don't work, and sometimes 4th slips (1 answer)
the car does have huge mileage. It seems like s getting stuck in gear, especially in lower gear. Sometimes pulling out or going up hills I have to put it down in second to get it going. Usually once it gets to a high gear and higher speed it does fine. The problem mainly occurs in the lower gears...