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AFBlue82
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Dec 1, 7:00pm - #340871 
2000 and 2001 Celica Recall

I dont know if this is out yet, but fox news is now saying that 2000 and 2001 models are being recalled because of the daytime running lights are too bright. should hear some more stuff soon.

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Dec 1, 7:03pm - #340872 
link to article?


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Dec 1, 7:05pm - #340873 
Originally Posted by Duy
link to article?


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Dec 1, 7:07pm - #340874 
it was on fox news on TV

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Dec 1, 7:25pm - #340875 
I've never been happy with the automatic lights. The crazy things can get you carjacked. I got carjacked once in my old Saturn because I was stationary with my lights on. Basically, if the Celica engine is running, the lights are on. thumbsdown

My least favorite feature.


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Dec 1, 7:26pm - #340876 
Hey, AFBlue, aren't you supposed to be able to turn off your lights when you pass through a base entrance? Which base are you at, Peterson?


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Dec 1, 7:36pm - #340877 
I'm at the academy. I think they get a little bugged because people don't/can't dim their lights, but there isn't anything we can do about it. Where are you stationed at?

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Dec 1, 7:43pm - #340878 
I was never in the service, but worked at a few bases (Army and Air Force); White Sands, Norton (in California, now closed), Peterson, Cheyenne Mtn., Redstone Arsenal. Contractor guy.

Is there a way to cut off the automatic lights, I wonder? Anybody?


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Dec 1, 7:45pm - #340879 
Go to your dealership, there's a TSB for disabling DRL and auto-on of your headlights.

I believe they'll do it for free.


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Dec 1, 7:47pm - #340880 
You can also check the Tech Info (for the TSB) or Installs sections of this site, there's some info in there as well. =)


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Dec 1, 7:47pm - #340881 
There needs to be a recall with the damn sun roof peeling!


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Dec 1, 7:49pm - #340882 
Also... How could daytime running lights be too bright? confused

Are they talking only about military bases and such, or just in general?


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Dec 1, 7:49pm - #340883 
Yes. There's an article in the installs section. Really easy to do.

I've been in front of a 2000 GTS and looked in my rear view Mirror...I thought his headlights were on but then just looked closer and realized they were the DRLs...kinda bright but lets think about this for a moment.

During the day time, you've got tons of sunshine, the DRLs just help in noticing cars, esp. from a distance. They won't hurt your eyes unless you walk up to one and kneel down right in front of it while it's on. If it were dark enough to hurt your eyes the auto-on feature would turn on the lows, turn off the DRLs, and turn on the parking lights. Also, recalls are usually only issued for a problem that has a serious potential to put someone's life at risk. That, plus the fact that the source is the ever-reliable Fox News, would lead me to say that there won't be a recall over that.

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Dec 1, 7:52pm - #340884 
Originally Posted by blitzceli
There needs to be a recall with the damn sun roof peeling!


I preach to that! hell yeah! angry

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Dec 1, 8:08pm - #340885 
Originally Posted by blitzceli
There needs to be a recall with the damn sun roof peeling!


yea true rofl rofl
got pull over once for have the day time light on tho.. rofl rofl rice

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Dec 1, 8:14pm - #340886 
Originally Posted by ArumnDark
You can also check the Tech Info (for the TSB) or Installs sections of this site, there's some info in there as well. =)


Hey, thanks for the info. looked it up; will probably go do it. thumbsup


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Dec 1, 8:15pm - #340887 

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Dec 1, 8:20pm - #340888 
I wonder whether they'll turn down the intensity, or just disable them.

I'm still happy that I just disabled the whole thing...now I can go around at night with my lights off and play spy games... happywink

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Dec 1, 8:23pm - #340889 
why woudl you get pulled over for dlrs?

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Dec 1, 8:53pm - #340890 
cop may have thought he was driving w/high beams on, maybe.

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Dec 1, 9:02pm - #340891 
cops are assholes..

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Dec 1, 10:10pm - #340892 
wut if you dont have the stock bulbs, does this still affect u

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Dec 1, 10:15pm - #340893 
I always use my low beams. I love how they look.

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Dec 1, 10:19pm - #340894 
How about recall on the belt tensioners?

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Dec 1, 10:23pm - #340895 
im in the af stationed at lackland...they dont say anything to me about my lights when I go on base...


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Dec 2, 4:39am - #340896 
Originally Posted by RookieGTS
Originally Posted by blitzceli
There needs to be a recall with the damn sun roof peeling!


I preach to that! hell yeah! angry


yea seriously!

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Dec 2, 7:07am - #340897 
just disable them! that what i did thumbsup

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Dec 2, 7:57am - #340898 
Originally Posted by PnOyGtS
How about recall on the belt tensioners?


You could easily go to the dealer and have that fixed.

Who cares if the DRL are too bright, I don't think they are. Now, my low beams and night will blind people... rofl

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Dec 2, 8:36am - #340899 
No one will ever get pulled over for DRL's around here... In fact, most places it's required that you turn your headlights on in the daytime, if you don't have DRL's tongue


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Dec 2, 10:13am - #340900 
Originally Posted by hombredelassrtas
why woudl you get pulled over for dlrs?



they pull me over cause i'm an azn.. thats all rice
they do a background check on me and all those crap.. but i have a clear record deal lollol

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Dec 2, 10:37am - #340901 
Originally Posted by hombredelassrtas
why woudl you get pulled over for dlrs?


Because they need any type of reason to get in some cash for their dept.


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Dec 2, 11:48am - #340902 
i dont know what yu guys are talking about.. i have DRL and a squealing belt.. and i went to toyota dealer and they said there is no recall on my car.. i have 00 gts thumbsdown

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Dec 3, 3:37pm - #340903 
they don't know jack
and plus the recall starts in march
and the squealing belt isn't part of the recall. If it is then they have to get all the Lexus's and do a recall also because all the Lexus that i've seen make that noise


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Dec 3, 3:39pm - #340904 
Originally Posted by skym
they don't know jack
and plus the recall starts in march
and the squealing belt isn't part of the recall. If it is then they have to get all the Lexus's and do a recall also because all the Lexus that i've seen make that noise


You must live in the really shitty part of town...

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Dec 3, 6:48pm - #340905 


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Dec 3, 7:07pm - #340906 
Originally Posted by Marie
Originally Posted by skym
they don't know jack
and plus the recall starts in march
and the squealing belt isn't part of the recall. If it is then they have to get all the Lexus's and do a recall also because all the Lexus that i've seen make that noise


You must live in the really shitty part of town...


Um... no...
It's florida... it's humid here...

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Dec 3, 7:40pm - #340907 
mine stock drls were nice a bright, but i got the hyperwhites and they suck, and the hyperwhite corners i got suck too... i need some leds or something to make the lighting more white to match my m-tecs

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