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HiRo-CuBe
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HiRo-CuBe Oct 2, 4:15am - #289579 
2000 Liquid Silver Toyota Celica
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Got my transmission fixed under warranty

Well, I got my car back today with new synchro's and a new clutch.

(Pre-Post about what was wrong) https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_1870245472_0_collapsed_5__1.html

The clutch feels really soft, and the gearbox feels like butter now. I also got some new tires installed, the Yokohama AVS ES100's, so now I have a full set. What was cool is that warranty covered a $4000 job and I paid $383 for a new clutch. I bought my car used so I never got to test out a brand new clutch. It feels pretty sweet. But yeah I'm pretty happy about how it turned out.
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My Sixth Gear Oct 2, 4:17am - #289580 
2003 Spectra Blue Mica Toyota Celica
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sounds like a great deal thumbsup

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Sparty Oct 2, 4:35am - #289581 

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good deal, no sh&t


u said you had problems particulary with shifting to the second gear... thats what i have!

i know theres been lots of posts about it before, but what kind of problem did you exactly have? maybe i have the same one and it can still be covered? can you explain it plzzzz... thanks a lot
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Virgilson Oct 2, 7:10am - #289582 

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spaztikid Oct 2, 7:11am - #289583 
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i need to find a dealer here to do the same thing you had done...

they're all jackasses though
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beans Oct 2, 7:43am - #289584 
2000 white Toyota Celica GTS
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my transmission went out at 55k coz I drove it hard, always double shifting . . . the synchro mesh went out and they opened up it and ended up rebuilding the whole thing

2k worth of parts and labor . . . allllll covered by warranty, I'm so lucky


had a free loaner for a month coz they had to get some parts from the factory in Japan


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GTS2003BLK Oct 2, 3:16pm - #289585 

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Can you describe the noises the tranny makes when the synchro's are going bad?

Everything seems to work ok with mine, but lately the gear box seems really loud and what I can only describe as mechanical sounding. Like I can really hear all the gears meshing and groaning.
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sxyimports125 Oct 2, 5:34pm - #289586 

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Sweet deal man thumbsup
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HiRo-CuBe
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HiRo-CuBe Oct 3, 3:25am - #289587 
2000 Liquid Silver Toyota Celica
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Originally Posted by Sparty
good deal, no sh&t


u said you had problems particulary with shifting to the second gear... thats what i have!

i know theres been lots of posts about it before, but what kind of problem did you exactly have? maybe i have the same one and it can still be covered? can you explain it plzzzz... thanks a lot


yeah, whenever I shift to 2nd from the top of 1st (redline) or if I downshift from 3rd gear to 2nd gear, it makes this "gkrrrrr" sound for like a second. I have a video that Clos sent to me and it sounds exactly like that. I would post it here but I don't know how
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Clos Oct 3, 3:40am - #289588 
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i got mine done under waranty 2, toyota is loosing a lot of money now days, 2 bad i didnt buy a new clutch, now i have to deal with 400 dollars of labor charge cry
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GOLDCELICA Oct 3, 5:47am - #289589 

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Good to hear had a friend who did the same thing. Shifter just dropped. Covered under warranty. Drive careful now. thumbsup

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