Toyota Celica Repair and Maintenance
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Toyota Celica ProblemsIgnition Coil Inside Distributor May Fail
The ignition coil inside the distributor may fail. Our technicians tell us this may result in a hesitation on acceleration, especially when the vehicle is warming up on cold, rainy days. The pickup coils inside the distributor can also fail and cause a no-start condition. There have also been some failures of the radio noise suppressors inside the distributors, which can short out. Our technicians recommend replacing the whole distributor with a complete, genuine Toyota distributor if any of its components fail.
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.
Toyota Celica QuestionsI replaced the engine and now it won't crank. I don't know why. (1 answer)
The engine/starter are good. I pulled the starer and grounded it. It works fine off the car. Can the transmission cause this?
Took it in for repair. Explained when begin accelerating to 6th gear, pops out and into neutral. Than few weeks later would not go into or out of any gears. They replaced the clutch put it back together and when they took it for test drive, problem with 6th gear. They now inform me I need a new ...
And it has no electricity to the ignition
Toyota Celica RecallsLoad Carrying Modification Label Missing
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.