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.
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2002 Toyota Celica
2002 Toyota Celica Problems
Toyota has issued a recall because of a possible defect in the check
valve that helps prevent spillage at the gasoline pump. A malfunction
of this valve could result in a fuel fire in the presence of an
ignition source. The dealer will inspect and repair the check valve if
This car has occasional problems with the system that controls polluting emissions from evaporated gasoline.
2002 Toyota Celica Recalls (Recent)
Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL TANK CHECK VALVE, LOCATED IN THE FUEL TANK INLET PIPE, MAY BECOME SEPARATED FROM THE INLET PIPE AND FALL INTO THE FUEL TANK. IF THE CHECK VALVE FALLS INTO THE TANK, FUEL MAY SPILL FROM THE FUEL INLET PIPE WHEN THE FUEL PUMP AUTOMATICALLY SHUTS OFF DURING FUELING.Learn more »
2002 Toyota Celica Questions and Answers
My heater seems to work perfectly fine as long as the car is moving. If I stop at a light etc. for more than about 30 seconds cooler air starts to come out. Any ideas? Thanks!
(2002 Toyota Celica GT)
The hood release lever in the cabin beneath the steering wheel seems to be disconnected, so I am unable to open the hood. I've looked down there, and I can see that no...
car idles at 2200rpm in park, how do I fix
cables ok, coolant level ok, have not checked air control motor. codes P0 300, 301, 302, 303, and 304 show up which are cylinder misfire, check engine light does not come on. think it may be narro...