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2002 Toyota Celica Problems

Find the most common issues based on 2002 Toyota Celica owner complaints.

Most Common 2002 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...
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...
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1 Known 2002 Toyota Celica Brakes Problem

1 Known 2002 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...

0 Known 2002 Toyota Celica Electrical & Lights Problems

3 Known 2002 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 2002 Toyota Celica Exhaust & Emissions Problem

This car has occasional problems with the system that controls polluting emissions from evaporated gasoline.

0 Known 2002 Toyota Celica Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 2002 Toyota Celica Maintenance Problems

2 Known 2002 Toyota Celica Miscellaneous Problems

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 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 presenc...

0 Known 2002 Toyota Celica Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2002 Toyota Celica Problems & Complaints

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...
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 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 presenc...
This car has occasional problems with the system that controls polluting emissions from evaporated gasoline.
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