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2002 Celica GTS Stumble... #397294 Feb 11, 1:59am Feb 11, 1:59am
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Hey guys i'm new here i just got my 2002 gts today. I noticed though that a little after 3000 rpm, the car stumbles for a second and then kicks. Kinda like when i had my turbo civic and i had turbo lag right before the boost just spiked. Do you know what could be causing this?

idk if this is the right forum to be posting this, but sorry if it's the wrong place

Re: 2002 Celica GTS Stumble... [Re: WhiteCeli] #397295 Feb 11, 2:15am Feb 11, 2:15am
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is everything stock? you can try cleaning the MAF sensor. sorry gtg right now, but I'm sure someone will post up on how to clean it by tomorrow. there used to be a sticky on it before the forums got rearranged.


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Re: 2002 Celica GTS Stumble... [Re: QTRMLR_1] #397296 Feb 11, 12:26pm Feb 11, 12:26pm
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what do you mean? stumbles, then kicks?
like slips or bogs?


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Re: 2002 Celica GTS Stumble... [Re: VSGTS14] #397297 Feb 11, 5:48pm Feb 11, 5:48pm
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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
what do you mean? stumbles, then kicks?
like slips or bogs?


umm i think it kinda slips for a second. My friend was saying that's because of the lift when it kicks, but idk. Does he mean when it switches from low-hi cam? Don't know jack about toyota's, know a lot about h/a.

Re: 2002 Celica GTS Stumble... [Re: WhiteCeli] #397298 Feb 11, 6:36pm Feb 11, 6:36pm
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Auto or manual, and how many miles on the car?


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Re: 2002 Celica GTS Stumble... [Re: Rave669] #397299 Feb 11, 7:42pm Feb 11, 7:42pm
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Lift doesn't kick in until 6200rpm, so the 3000rpm thing must be a dirty MAF for sure and/or a leaking line to the Intake butterfly.

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Originally Posted by Rave669
Auto or manual, and how many miles on the car?


manual with 11,229 miles

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