Previous Thread
Next Thread
New Reply
Print Thread
Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 118
gearSHIFTx
Member
gearSHIFTx

Member
1990 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 118
Irvine, California
Jun 25, 2:36pm - #207916 
Leaky Injector?

Well i went to a mechanic to have my idle problem checked out. My idle randomly drops from 1000-almost dying. So i figured it would be something electrical or fuel. They told me one of my injectors was leaking air and that to fix it they would also need to change the throttle-body gasket. They wanted to charge like 350 bucks. Would this be possible to do myself?

Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 56
Snafu
Member
Snafu
1990 Red Toyota Celica ST
Member
1990 Toyota Celica ST

Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 56
Minneapolis, MN
Jun 25, 7:00pm - #207917 
They're full of shit. You can do it yourself.

Take it to another shop. You can disconnect your fuel rail w/o removing your throttlebody or replacing the gasket. It's a simple fix, but make sure to have another stop look at the injectors, and then have a reputable shop either rebuild them or get you new ones.

Double-check the timing.

Colin


[Linked Image]
Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 118
gearSHIFTx
Member
gearSHIFTx

Member
1990 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 118
Irvine, California
Jun 25, 7:06pm - #207918 
Sweet, thanks for the help thumbsup

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 16
SaigonCELICA
Member
SaigonCELICA

Member
1991 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 16
Orange County, CA
Jun 25, 7:55pm - #207919 
Easy dude, let me know if you need some help.


VIVA LA REBELLION!!!
Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 118
gearSHIFTx
Member
gearSHIFTx

Member
1990 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 118
Irvine, California
Jun 25, 11:38pm - #207920 
Ya bro, any help would be sick. I'll prolly get the injectors from Lucas. And might as well replace them all, i'll call you up

Join the conversation - Register Now or Log In to add your comment


Moderated by  isaac 

Member Spotlight
OBi3
OBi3
2002 Toyota Celica
Calgary, AB, Canada

Posts: 335
Joined: February 2004
Show All Member Profiles 
Shout Box
Recent Topics
White plug in next to hood release
by Celli4Life. 05/26/2017 7:32 PM
02' Celica GT pictures - New member
by Daweed. 05/21/2017 3:34 PM
Engine Developed Slight Tapping Noise
by ciaranleeman. 05/17/2017 12:49 AM
Apexi N1 exhaust
by Felix0697. 05/15/2017 4:58 PM
Toyota celica GT 2004 - 6 gears?
by Arve2afm. 05/13/2017 5:33 AM
FS: Custom OEM Tsunami Badge
by 00BlkCeli. 05/08/2017 11:11 AM
Looking for parts sources
by Calparts. 05/05/2017 11:18 PM
2004 GTS my 6th gear going to neutral by itself
by CapistranCelica. 05/05/2017 3:16 AM
Customize Your Toyota Celica Privacy Policy · About · Contact
Privacy Policy · About · Contact
CelicaHobby.com is an independent Toyota Celica enthusiast website. CelicaHobby.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in any way. The Toyota and Celica names and logos are trademarks owned by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
© CelicaHobby.com, 2001-2017
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Snapshot build 20170512)