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2001 Toyota Celica Problems

Find the most common issues based on 2001 Toyota Celica owner complaints.

Most Common 2001 Toyota Celica Problems

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...
The Toyota Celica may develop an issue with the fuel tank inlet pipe causing fuel to spill onto the ground when fueling the vehicle. The problem is a faulty 'check valve' in the filler tube, which...
Usually by 150,000 miles the AC system will need some attention, especially in climates where it is used often. Our technicians tell us that it is best to service the AC system every 2-3 years. T...
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1 Known 2001 Toyota Celica Brakes Problem

Toyota issued a recall on the brake master cylinder and will conduct any necessary repairs under the recall.

1 Known 2001 Toyota Celica Drive Train Problem

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...

1 Known 2001 Toyota Celica Electrical & Lights Problem

The idle air control motors tend to become carboned up at around 100,000 miles and will cause a start and stall and/or stalling at stop sign problems. Many times these valves can be cleaned, howeve...

3 Known 2001 Toyota Celica Engine Problems

The Toyota Celica 1.8L engine has a known issue with the valves that if left unchecked, will cause burned valves and engine performance issues. The engine ‘breathes’ through valves th...
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 t...
The timing chain tensioner on the Toyota Celica is designed to use oil pressure to keep tension on the timing chain. When it develops a leak, it can no longer provide tension, and the timing chain ...

1 Known 2001 Toyota Celica Exhaust & Emissions Problem

The Evaporative system may have problems with the vapor canister releasing charcoal pellets that plug the vent valve. Typically a Code P0441, P0442 and P0446 will be set. The key code is the P044...

1 Known 2001 Toyota Celica Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

Usually by 150,000 miles the AC system will need some attention, especially in climates where it is used often. Our technicians tell us that it is best to service the AC system every 2-3 years. T...

0 Known 2001 Toyota Celica Maintenance Problems

1 Known 2001 Toyota Celica Miscellaneous Problem

The Toyota Celica may develop an issue with the fuel tank inlet pipe causing fuel to spill onto the ground when fueling the vehicle. The problem is a faulty 'check valve' in the filler tube, which...

0 Known 2001 Toyota Celica Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2001 Toyota Celica Problems & Complaints

The Evaporative system may have problems with the vapor canister releasing charcoal pellets that plug the vent valve. Typically a Code P0441, P0442 and P0446 will be set. The key code is the P044...
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...
The Toyota Celica 1.8L engine has a known issue with the valves that if left unchecked, will cause burned valves and engine performance issues. The engine ‘breathes’ through valves th...
Usually by 150,000 miles the AC system will need some attention, especially in climates where it is used often. Our technicians tell us that it is best to service the AC system every 2-3 years. T...
The idle air control motors tend to become carboned up at around 100,000 miles and will cause a start and stall and/or stalling at stop sign problems. Many times these valves can be cleaned, howeve...
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 t...
The timing chain tensioner on the Toyota Celica is designed to use oil pressure to keep tension on the timing chain. When it develops a leak, it can no longer provide tension, and the timing chain ...
The Toyota Celica may develop an issue with the fuel tank inlet pipe causing fuel to spill onto the ground when fueling the vehicle. The problem is a faulty 'check valve' in the filler tube, which...
Toyota issued a recall on the brake master cylinder and will conduct any necessary repairs under the recall.
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