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Issues... #103000 Feb 13, 7:55pm Feb 13, 7:55pm
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Issues...
Im having long-term issues about my car...

it's becomming annoying to me now..

there are rattle noises all around my car, and a lot of strange noise from out side the car...

my brake feel faded(and no it's not overheat, not that the pads need to replace, not the rotor), my throttle is not as responsive...

is there anything i can do? like go to bodyshop to have them do tune ups? will tune ups fix some problem? (the throttle and brake)

how about the interior noise? i really dont want to put dynamats...is there any other way to make the rattle noise go away?

and my belt, toyota freaking fucked up my belt, i told them that my belt is SOMETIMES squeaking, they said they wont do the TSB...so they lub my belt...and now my belt squeaks all the time...shit!

now dont tell me to trade to another car...cos i dont have the authority and $ to do it...i really would like to change to Ralliart or Mazda 3...but i just simply cant...

any suggestion would be great...but no bashing please...im a little of a sensitive side these dayz...


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Re: Issues... [Re: Elec-FuYu] #103001 Feb 13, 8:01pm Feb 13, 8:01pm
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I dunno why you're having all of these problems...But it sure does suck thumbsdown



I would take the car to the dealer, tell them everything that's wrong with it, and they SHOULD thoroughly look at it, especially if the car's under warranty thumbsup

Re: Issues... [Re: CeLlYgT04] #103002 Feb 13, 8:03pm Feb 13, 8:03pm
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Tighten the throttle yourself. As for the rattling, pinpoint the location and fix it somehow. <----Unless it's your engine. thumbsdown


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Re: Issues... [Re: slidr] #103003 Feb 13, 10:21pm Feb 13, 10:21pm
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can you tighten the 03 throttle just as easily? Slidr, your sig is incredibly disgusting puke puke

Re: Issues... [Re: OOSilver_S] #103004 Feb 13, 10:30pm Feb 13, 10:30pm
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Originally Posted by OOSilver_S
can you tighten the 03 throttle just as easily? Slidr, your sig is incredibly disgusting puke puke

no you cant coz of the drive by wire system
and elec fu yu if it helps i have all the same problem as you do but i learned to block it all out i just turn up my stereo but yeah my belt squeek but not really loud my breaks also squeal but only when i havent used it in a while. dont even mention interior/exterior noises i have it all over the car i just learned to live with it but to tell you the truth it is quite annoying angry angry

Re: Issues... [Re: tru_Asiatik_Pride] #103005 Feb 14, 1:34am Feb 14, 1:34am
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Originally Posted by tru_Asiatik_Pride
Originally Posted by OOSilver_S
can you tighten the 03 throttle just as easily? Slidr, your sig is incredibly disgusting puke puke

no you cant coz of the drive by wire system
and elec fu yu if it helps i have all the same problem as you do but i learned to block it all out i just turn up my stereo but yeah my belt squeek but not really loud my breaks also squeal but only when i havent used it in a while. dont even mention interior/exterior noises i have it all over the car i just learned to live with it but to tell you the truth it is quite annoying angry angry

yes! that is the problem...
i think the dealer pissed me off! they wont do the TSB, FINE with me...but they make the sound of the belt louder!

and the stereo thing...my car rattles more with stereos on...the tweeters rattle! you know there is rattleing noise from inside the fans? freaking annoying... frown frown

i tried to turn the bass down...ya it helps...but tweeter rattles...sigh..

guess i really need to live with it until im able to trade my car in~


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Re: Issues... [Re: CeLlYgT04] #103006 Feb 14, 1:36am Feb 14, 1:36am
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Originally Posted by CeLlYgT04
I dunno why you're having all of these problems...But it sure does suck thumbsdown



I would take the car to the dealer, tell them everything that's wrong with it, and they SHOULD thoroughly look at it, especially if the car's under warranty thumbsup

i dont think i will ever go back to the dealer again...

they change the oil for more than 1hr..wut's up with that?!


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Re: Issues... [Re: slidr] #103007 Feb 14, 1:38am Feb 14, 1:38am
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Originally Posted by slidr
Tighten the throttle yourself. As for the rattling, pinpoint the location and fix it somehow. <----Unless it's your engine. thumbsdown


unfortuanately there is no wire to tighten

yes i did pinpoint the locations...and it's in the fan, and im not such a mechanic to peel off all my decks to go into the fan and then think from there how to fix it...

the tweeter rattles too, i know i can get dynamat door kit to fix that...but too much of $$.
idunnoi kinda hate my car now...


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Re: Issues... [Re: Elec-FuYu] #103008 Feb 14, 5:47am Feb 14, 5:47am
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I'm going through exactly the same shit man,
i feel you~~

i have f'en rattles here and there, and my tweekers are either cracked or rattling aswell.. angry
pisses me off, and turns me off... can't have a pleasant drive, or not as good as before!!

I went to my dealer for heaps of rattling problems, namely from my sunroof, and they just lubricated and said that's all they can do...
i had the TSB there, but they didn't take much notice...
and NO, the problem ain't fixed... and for some reason i'm sure if you did what the TSB said it would be!
f'en dealers... piss me off aswell...
they can act so considerate but do so fucken little... thumbsdown

Re: Issues... [Re: Elec-FuYu] #103009 Feb 14, 7:55am Feb 14, 7:55am
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the rattle on the drivers side door is kinda gay...

i get it in mine sometimes, but last night I didn't hear it...

for that rattle, you could take the door panel off and just experiment to find what rattles and fix it.

sorry to hear all the other problems frown


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Re: Issues... [Re: VSGTS14] #103010 Feb 14, 8:36am Feb 14, 8:36am
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I think Celica is still better than Ralliart and Mazda 3

even thought it makes some annoying noises.

By the way, you own a GTS man.

You should be proud of that.




Re: Issues... [Re: booyaolian] #103011 Feb 14, 9:51am Feb 14, 9:51am
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Originally Posted by booyaolian
I think Celica is still better than Ralliart and Mazda 3

even thought it makes some annoying noises.

By the way, you own a GTS man.

You should be proud of that.




i know...
but arent Toyota suppose to build a great car that has little interior noise?
or they only build by those standards on a Camary...

this is gay...i want Solara frown frown


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Re: Issues... [Re: Elec-FuYu] #103012 Feb 14, 10:11am Feb 14, 10:11am
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sup man, i feel your pain. i'm only at 21k mileage and the rattles are annoying as hell. here's a pdf directly from this site on how to fix the most common rattles on a celica. https://www.celicahobby.com/tech/tsb2/TSB_rattle_noise_repair.pdf i believe you can get most fixed under warranty thumbsup

as far as your issues with throttle response, i suggest you take measures to keep your engine clean. i.e. use synthetic oil.. AND DO EVERYTHING YOURSELF!! this site has tons of info on how to do practically everything. also use fuel injector cleaner for every first tank you fill up after oil change. i no longer trust any auto shop, especially the dealer. for all you know, they could just not have been changing your oil while saying that they did.

if you'r positive that you don't need new brake pads, i would try checking the brake fluid level.

don't give up on your car yet man... there are tons of people that would kill to get a celi (trust me, i was one of them grin)


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Re: Issues... [Re: glitch] #103013 Feb 14, 6:55pm Feb 14, 6:55pm
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Originally Posted by glitch
sup man, i feel your pain. i'm only at 21k mileage and the rattles are annoying as hell. here's a pdf directly from this site on how to fix the most common rattles on a celica. https://www.celicahobby.com/tech/tsb2/TSB_rattle_noise_repair.pdf i believe you can get most fixed under warranty thumbsup

as far as your issues with throttle response, i suggest you take measures to keep your engine clean. i.e. use synthetic oil.. AND DO EVERYTHING YOURSELF!! this site has tons of info on how to do practically everything. also use fuel injector cleaner for every first tank you fill up after oil change. i no longer trust any auto shop, especially the dealer. for all you know, they could just not have been changing your oil while saying that they did.

if you'r positive that you don't need new brake pads, i would try checking the brake fluid level.

don't give up on your car yet man... there are tons of people that would kill to get a celi (trust me, i was one of them grin)

alright~ i will give my car one more chance...but fuck the dealer...

im waiting for my friend to open a bodyshop...hope he get it ready b4 i get my header...

by the way, i will do TSB on rattleing noise myself if i have time...the dealer wont know wut they are doing, they are just some lazy bums...

this is maah car...and i believe doing repairs are not difficult...just takes time, and need the tool~ yeah babe~ thumbsup


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Re: Issues... [Re: Elec-FuYu] #103014 Feb 15, 7:03pm Feb 15, 7:03pm
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yoohoo~ i fixed my belt...

i found out the problem today, the damn stupid dealer lubed my belt with something that become sticky when the car is cold...that's why the belt squeaks like hell...

thanks to Steven, i used the belt dressner~~ worked great! thumbsup

now time to get rid of the rattle sounds~


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Re: Issues... [Re: Elec-FuYu] #103015 Feb 15, 7:50pm Feb 15, 7:50pm
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Originally Posted by Elec-FuYu
Originally Posted by CeLlYgT04
I dunno why you're having all of these problems...But it sure does suck thumbsdown



I would take the car to the dealer, tell them everything that's wrong with it, and they SHOULD thoroughly look at it, especially if the car's under warranty thumbsup

i dont think i will ever go back to the dealer again...

they change the oil for more than 1hr..wut's up with that?!


That's when you complain about how long it's taking and get it for free deal


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