hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
85,418 miles

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2001 Toyota Celica transmission problems

transmission problem

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2001 Toyota Celica Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 282006

Celica 4WD 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 96,000 miles


: the contact stated while driving various speeds, a loud noise was heard. The vehicle was driven to the dealer who determined the transmission needed to be replaced.

- Atlanta, GA, USA

problem #1

Jul 172005

Celica 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 74,837 miles
Driving home at approx. 70 mph the engine began to miss...causing a loss in rpms and a loud knocking coming from the engine followed by a high pitch squealling (almost like the fan belt was going out)...after pulling off the road and turning the car off to inspect the noises...no signs where showing that there was a problem...check engine light did not come on...assuming the problem had worked itself out...we continued to get back on the highway...it started again...the rpms dropped throwing the car out of gear several times until we could get off the road again...the car was taken to the dealer...they informed me that the tramission was blown causing the clutch to go out as well...has this been a problem in this car? the warrenty is refusing to cover the transmission...making a total cost of 3 grand (give or take a few $)...

- Virginia Beach, VA, USA

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