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Celiac 2003 doors unlock right after I lock them.
Hi there. Check all of the door lock switches on the door jams. If a switch is not functioning correctly, then the doors will not lock. If all of the door lock switches are working good and there is nothing...
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VVT oil control valve part number needed so I can replace the part.
Hi there. The part numbers that you have provided are for the left and the right. There is a difference in the two parts as they operate slightly different from each other. It is best to take the parts to...
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Rough idle, smoking,CEL on
Hi there. The P0300 OBD-II trouble code typically indicates that there is a misfire in random or multiple cylinders. The other codes indicate that the misfire is being registered in the first, third and fourth cylinder. This is most likely...
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I am having trouble finding a cv axle to fit in my 2002 Toyota Celica
Hello. You may have to put two different axles together to get them to fit, but the best thing to do would be to find out the size and spline of your hub and transmission and then determine what length...
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I try to put my car into gear, but it won't allow me. I can put it into reverse & 3rd gear, but it grinds immediate as I do. 2000 Toyota Celica
Hi there - the brake and clutch hydraulics share the same fluid reservoir, so if the reservoir is at the correct level - low fluid is not your clutch problem. This could be a failure of the pilot bearing as...
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Celica 190 vvtli Not turning over
Hello, thank you for writing in. The fuel smell may be coming from several different scenarios. If there is an issue with the ignition system (or spark plugs), then the fuel that is being sent to the engine is not...
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fuse gets no power
The interior fuse box in the center console has the dome light fuse in it and that fuse is powered by the blue and red wire feed from the engine compartment fuse box DCC fuse. Also the dome fuse shares...
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Car does not run on forward only reverse
This may be a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission...
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What type of wiring go In the dashboard of a car?
Hello, thank you for writing in. It is unlikely, with the amount of other issues that can go wrong with the vehicle, that the wiring caused a thick smoke that suddenly. Wiring issues typically start small and get larger as...
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Car will run and go into reverse but not wont drive
This is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission...
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i just bought a 6 speed 2000 toyota celica gts and the handbrake engages but only provides a little resistance
There are a few possible causes for the parking brake to not hold the vehicle sufficiently. The parking brake may be out of adjustment, the rear drum brakes may not be adjusted properly, there could be a problem with the...
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My check engine light just turned on mid drive and I began noticing a high pitch hum only while accelerating...possible issues?
Hello, There are a number of possible causes for creating a humming sound as you describe, however the most common that would also be correlated to RPM change would the a failing alternator. When the alternator is not working properly,...
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Car is cranking, but not fully turning.
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty ignition coil. When this happens, this can cause the intermittent type of starting you describe. Ignition coils are coated with a varnish-like insulation that becomes brittle over time after being...
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How to tell the difference between our 2002 and 2003 Toyota Celica because I found one online and he has no spoiler so I can't tel
If you cannot tell what the model year is visually, just ask the seller for the vehicle date of manufacture that is printed on a label that is usually on the driver side door pillar. Also, if you request the...
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Transmission problem?
Hello, It sounds like you may have a problem with your transmission that could be related to many different things such as a bad shift linkage or a faulty transmission control module. The AC not turning on at all may...
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Tire Sizing on a Toyota Celica
Hello, and thank you for writing in. The tires will fit on the stock rims, but you need to be more concerned with how the tires will fit under the wheel wells. Make some precise measurements based on your vehicle...
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The interior of the celica wont turn on.
Hi there. It is possible that you have a faulty electrical relay that powers accessories on your Toyota. However, it could also be an exposed wire that is creating a short, which is possibly what's causing those fuses to break...
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manual transmission hard to sift into second or fourth gear
Hello. There are few things which could be causing a problem with your 2nd and 4th gear. It could be that the shift linkage is out of adjustment, due to worn bushings, or it came out of adjustment when the...
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Clutch fine trans fine going it locks up
Hello Natalie, thank you for writing in. This is tricky. If the vehicle is coming to a stop or slowing down dramatically while accelerating, the brakes or the transmission are most likely to blame. Start by having the ABS system...
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Car wont go into gear 2001 Toyota Celica
Hello - yes, the problem could be inside your transmission, most likely the shifter mechanism internal to the transmission. It is also possible - and hopefully more likely for you - that one or both of the [shifter](https://www.yourmechanic.com/article/3-essential-things-to-know-about-your-car-s-gear-shifter cables have...

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