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2000 recall? #375438 Jan 15, 8:17pm Jan 15, 8:17pm
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2000 recall?
Little lost here but I got a paper from the toyota dealership about my car being a 2000 model and needing to replace the brakes or something along the lines of the brakes malfunctioning and going wrong. So they are now recalling my car. I have searched the forums but couldn't find nothing about it so here it is. Has anyone else with a 2000 model received a letter like this. If so give me some info. I'll see if I can scan the letter so some of you people can read it but i got to find it. Just wondering here...


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Re: 2000 recall? [Re: Spencer] #375439 Jan 15, 8:25pm Jan 15, 8:25pm
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theres been a thread of two about this already but its not the entire car thats being recalled. it's just a brake issue thats being recalled and it's probably not applicable to most cars.

i got my recall notice in the mail a few weeks ago..still havnt checked it out just yet though because my car has been laid up. i'll probably get it checked out within the next couple of weeks.

toyota is to do a VISUAL inspection of the part. if it looks fine and there is no corrosion, then the part will not be replaced. if there is corrosion, they will replace the part free of charge. thats it

Re: 2000 recall? [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #375440 Jan 16, 8:36pm Jan 16, 8:36pm
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is that and the daytime running lights the only recalls?

Re: 2000 recall? [Re: g96818] #375441 Jan 16, 9:46pm Jan 16, 9:46pm
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thanks a lot for the info...wont too sure about it. Whats up witht he day time running lights..?


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Re: 2000 recall? [Re: Spencer] #375442 Jan 16, 10:14pm Jan 16, 10:14pm
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i havnt heard about the daytime running lights either...what's wrong w/them?

Re: 2000 recall? [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #375443 Jan 17, 12:48am Jan 17, 12:48am
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There is a recall on them because they are supposedly too bright.


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Re: 2000 recall? [Re: Chelica815] #375444 Jan 17, 4:06am Jan 17, 4:06am
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i have a 2000 celi but i am the 3rd owner so i wont be getting a letter. can i still take it in and have it check/changed if there is a problem?


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Re: 2000 recall? [Re: Chelica815] #375445 Jan 17, 4:58am Jan 17, 4:58am
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Originally Posted by Chelica815
There is a recall on them because they are supposedly too bright.


oh, too bad.

i personally like the way they look...i won't be doing that one.

Re: 2000 recall? [Re: CARBON_SYPHER] #375446 Jan 17, 8:33am Jan 17, 8:33am
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Originally Posted by CARBON_SYPHER
i have a 2000 celi but i am the 3rd owner so i wont be getting a letter. can i still take it in and have it check/changed if there is a problem?


yea but if any thing needs to be replaced you will have to pay...showing the letter makes any replacement free of cost it says...you may get a letter never know

Re: 2000 recall? [Re: Blue_Jaggon] #375447 Jan 17, 8:22pm Jan 17, 8:22pm
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Has anyone even had their brakes or whatever related mess up? The letter said there have been a bunch of malfunctions on other celicas in the year of 2000 idunno


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Re: 2000 recall? [Re: Spencer] #375448 Jan 18, 5:02am Jan 18, 5:02am
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i've had a couple problems with my brakes...only in wet weather though confused could have just been sliding but a couple of times it felt like i wasn't stopping at all...just rolling no accidents or anything, but it was scary

Re: 2000 recall? [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #375449 Jan 18, 8:41am Jan 18, 8:41am
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is it possible to change the color of your drls.


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Re: 2000 recall? [Re: Spencer] #375450 Jan 18, 12:50pm Jan 18, 12:50pm
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Yeah My dealership called my house with the same thing...i gotta call them back sometime. My brakes have been all squeaky lately so maybe its worth it

Re: 2000 recall? [Re: ChromeCelica00] #375451 Jan 18, 7:51pm Jan 18, 7:51pm
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Mine only squeak when its wet or cold outside so maybe this could fix it...If anyone takes their celica in let us know what they did and if it fixed any problems you were having...


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Re: 2000 recall? [Re: Eman] #375452 Jan 18, 8:00pm Jan 18, 8:00pm
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Originally Posted by Eman
is it possible to change the color of your drls.


If you change the color of your High Beams.

And with the brake master cylinder deal. What is it exactly?? Will this fix the brakes clicking??


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Re: 2000 recall? [Re: Eman] #375453 Jan 18, 8:17pm Jan 18, 8:17pm
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Originally Posted by Eman
is it possible to change the color of your drls.
Just change the bulbs man

Re: 2000 recall? [Re: xmangt1] #375454 Feb 13, 7:09am Feb 13, 7:09am
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I think the clicking you hear is the calipers going through a normal process. In other words, you're supposed to hear that but only during the first 500 feet or so of driving the car.

Here is a link to the current recall results for the 2000 celica - http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/cars/problems/recalls/results.cfm

All they will do about the drl's is place a resistor in there to tone down the brightness. I personally wouldn't worry about that recall just the master cylinder one.

I've posted this other places but I'll say it again. I called Toyota 10/04 and was told there was no recall on my VIN. Last month I get the recall letter in the mail. I make an appt to have it checked out and it qualified. The next week everything was fixed.

FOR ANYONE NOT TAKING THIS RECALL SERIOUSLY, I really think you should. Chances are most of us won't have to have anything replaced, but some of us will. All the people who are not the first owners of your Celica please call this number (1-888-270-9371) and have them update your information. I strongly believe that was the ONLY reason I got the letter in the first place!! Some people say they use the current registration info but it's better to be safe than sorry! And have peace of mind that if any other recalls come out Toyota will have your current info on file to send you out the proper notices.

Good luck everyone thumbsup

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