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NuMiL0
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2000 Toyota Celica GT

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evansville, IN
Jun 28, 1:25pm - #210968 
bent valve?

there's a loud ticking noise coming from my engine when i give it any throttle. i took it to toyota and they're telling me i need to give them oil change reciepts before they can open up the engine block. am i not allowed to change my own oil and remain under warranty? i dont have any reciepts... how much is it gonna cost me if it's not covered under warranty? i havent had any power loss, so i dont think the valve has broken off yet.

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Jun 28, 1:33pm - #210969 
You are allowed to change your own oil without breaking the warranty as long as you can prove you did change the engine oil regularly. Do you keep the filter and oil receipt when you bought them from Autozone, Wal-mart, etc.?

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Jun 28, 2:48pm - #210970 
who keeps reciepts??? i had no idea i was supposed to keep them... isn't there anything i can do?

please...suggestions... confused

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2000 Silver Toyota Celica
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Jun 28, 3:20pm - #210971 
Go find somebody that has an old reciept for oil. They will have no idea that it wasn't you. That's all that I can come up with though. confused


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