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  1. Flashing CEL out of nowhere?

    Repair & Maintenance
    hey guys. I have a 2001 GT with 232k on it. Started it up this morning, and let it run for a bit (currently 14 degrees in NYC), and then got going. ten minutes later i'm on the highway and i'm a little late for work, so i push it kinda hard. at this point the coolant temp is at the second tick...
  2. Emissions/ smog help

    Repair & Maintenance
    Hey guys what's going on. Need a little help with my 04 gts. Ok so I'm throwing some codes when I tried to get smogged, well rather they were pending. I'll post pics of the print outs when I get to a computer. I'm on my phone The three codes are : (pending codes) P0442 P0456 (fault code) P2441
  3. P0420 Advice

    Repair & Maintenance
    I know what the code is and I've done some research on the forums and found that right around 100k our cats start to fail. I believe in Doja's thread, several people recommended replacing the cat. I'm going to check the 02 sensors but I'm almost certain there's a leak due to some funny noises...
  4. Repeated CEL caused by low octane fuel?

    Repair & Maintenance
    So I just bought my Celica from a big Honda dealer in AZ and I've been in and out of the shop for about 3 weeks now. To make it short, Honda and Toyota have done repairs on the car and the CEL keeps coming back. What I would like to know is if lower octane fuel such as 87 and 89 would cause my...
  5. How to - o2 Non-fouler/Cheater

    Repair & Maintenance
    Available at your local automotive store. Spark Plug Non Fouler PN 42009 ($4.99) You now need to drill out 1 of the non foulers using a 1/2" drill bit. When finished this is what it will look like. Side by Side comparision of the orignal and now modified non foulers o2 Sensor...
  6. P0171 "System too Lean" ECL, MAF Sensor

    Introduction Zone
    So I'd like to say that as one of my first official "threads" on newcelica, that this kind of a community seems to make the world go round, and countless people would be lost without the open hearted people running and maintaining this website. For that, much appreciation. Next- I'd like to say...
  7. Help Replacing Lift Bolts

    Introduction Zone
    Help Cleaning MAF Sensor Hello, I'm new to this forum. I recently received a 2000 Celica GT-S from my brother just short of 109k miles on it. I've never experienced lift so I don't know what to expect, but when I tried and accelerated to around 6.5k, the RPMs stutter and refuse to go any...
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