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Sep 28, 8:23pm - #287032 
Help! Tech question.

I bought my 2002 celica used from a toyota dealership. I've had it for about a year and have noticed a squeak shifting from 1st to 2nd, no its starting to get to me and worry. Can anyone "HELP" and tell me wat the shit is and if its under warranty?


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Sep 28, 8:47pm - #287033 
HOW TO FIX SQUEAKY CLUTCH:--https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_57282_0_collapsed_2__1.html


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Sep 28, 9:11pm - #287034 
Yea, I will have to do that fix also, it is starting to annoy me. Will it break anything if I do not rush and fix it ASAP?


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Sep 28, 9:19pm - #287035 
it isnt my clutch its my gears tat sqeak wen i shift, it sounds like metal on metal... Im a really good shifter so i know its not me because my friend drove it and it was doing it to him... HELP!!! need more 411


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Sep 28, 9:47pm - #287036 
If it's a squeak then it's probably the shift linkage. I took mine into the dealer for the same problem and they just greased it up. Even though I told them it was the shift linkage it took them 3 hours to figure it out on their own, but at least it was under warranty so it didn't cost anything.

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Sep 28, 11:06pm - #287037 
yea so ill jus take it to the dealership and see what they can do or ill take it to a local performance shop and see wat they can do... thanks


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Sep 29, 12:14am - #287038 
Originally Posted by tai_mai_shu
it isnt my clutch its my gears tat sqeak wen i shift, it sounds like metal on metal... Im a really good shifter so i know its not me because my friend drove it and it was doing it to him... HELP!!! need more 411


so its a sqeak? because metal on metal would make a grinding sound. if its a sqeak try using lithium grease on your linkage.


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Sep 29, 12:22am - #287039 
Originally Posted by tai_mai_shu
I bought my 2002 celica used from a toyota dealership. I've had it for about a year and have noticed a squeak shifting from 1st to 2nd, no its starting to get to me and worry. Can anyone "HELP" and tell me wat the shit is and if its under warranty?


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Sep 29, 7:25am - #287040 
listen to GOLDCELICA. Don't take ur car to toyota. This is very simple to fix cost you about $3


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Sep 29, 8:29am - #287041 
Originally Posted by SquadOne
Originally Posted by tai_mai_shu
it isnt my clutch its my gears tat sqeak wen i shift, it sounds like metal on metal... Im a really good shifter so i know its not me because my friend drove it and it was doing it to him... HELP!!! need more 411


so its a sqeak? because metal on metal would make a grinding sound. if its a sqeak try using lithium grease on your linkage.
It's not the metal on metal, but rather the little clips that hold the linkage together that squeak.

Buy white lithium grease from the store for like $2.

Pop the Hood and have someone keep shifting (with the car off) from first to second while you look for the moving linkage, and pinpoint the source of the squeak.

Spray it while its moving, and the squeak should be gone.



I did this around 8 months ago, and had to respray it recently since it came back. It won't last forever, so hold onto that can of spray.


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Sep 29, 8:55am - #287042 
yeah lube it up

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Sep 29, 12:42pm - #287043 
Originally Posted by kevin
listen to GOLDCELICA. Don't take ur car to toyota. This is very simple to fix cost you about $3


Or if it's still under warranty you can get it done free at Toyota. I wasn't sure what to do to grease it up, so that's why I took it in, but if you wanna spend a few bucks and know what to do then you can save some time by not going to the dealer.

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Sep 29, 1:41pm - #287044 
OK! Thanks ill see if it works out... thumbsup


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Sep 29, 1:51pm - #287045 
hey do guys know where you can get some of that lithuim grease from

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Sep 29, 3:15pm - #287046 
U can buy it from pep boys, auto zone, or any local automotive store... I bought silicon grease and it works just as good. Im jus glad the sqeaking stopped because it started to get annoying... thanks for the help ppl!


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Sep 29, 10:34pm - #287047 
Since I took it to the dealer, I'm not sure where to grease it up. I have lithium grease, but it's not the spray. Do you have to go under the car and take off the plastic underneath? Can someone tell me how I can find it so I can grease it up? I took mine in a couple months ago and now it's squeaking again already.

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Sep 29, 11:58pm - #287048 
yea i had the same problem from shifting to first and second. its just the linkage, lube it and you fine

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Oct 1, 9:21am - #287049 
Originally Posted by stefanoc
yea i had the same problem from shifting to first and second. its just the linkage, lube it and you fine


Where do you spray? Is it inside the car underneath the shift boot or is it underneath in the engine bay. If it's in the engine bay, which plastic's do I need to remove? Driver's or passenger side plastic? Thanks.

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