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Gcelica02
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Oct 9, 6:26pm - #52495 
Recall?

Has anyone heard about this because i havent and when i visited a garage today the mechanic told me that he has been fixing hundreds of celicas with this??? http://www.safetyalerts.com/recall/a/02/v00684.htm

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Oct 9, 6:48pm - #52496 
eek I've heard nothing about it, and it says notifications would be made after May 2003.

Then again, I didn't even BUY mine until April, so it may have already been fixed frown


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Oct 9, 6:57pm - #52497 
What the hell?! that sounds pretty intense, but i dont think that is true because i had never heard about it before and i really follow the Celica. But you never know, wow thats shocking news.

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Oct 9, 7:09pm - #52498 
did you guyz get a letter in the mail informing you of this recall? i did.. my dealership looked at it.. and said mines was okay.. its not all celicas with the problem.. just some i guess... my celi is a 2002..


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Oct 9, 7:12pm - #52499 
THIS IS TRUE...I received a letter in the mail telling me the same thing...I'll have to take mine to the dealer to check if my celi is OK...

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Oct 9, 7:21pm - #52500 
my dad's car does that.

it overflows if you leave the pump in auto.

He doesn't want to get it fixed, because the work requires LOTS of labor, and our dealership sucks ass.


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Oct 9, 7:43pm - #52501 
That doesnt require a lot of work...

Its a little plastic peice that gets replaced, takes all of maybe 3 hours tops.

I took my car in for it, they gave me an echo for a day. rolleyes


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Oct 9, 8:19pm - #52502 
is this recall only with the celis in america or isthis a universal celi problem?

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Oct 9, 8:38pm - #52503 
Originally Posted by swthrtracer
That doesnt require a lot of work...

Its a little plastic peice that gets replaced, takes all of maybe 3 hours tops.

I took my car in for it, they gave me an echo for a day. rolleyes


The dealership told my dad his entire tank needed to be removed, replaced, and some body work had to be done to fit in the new one.

wtf lairs.


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Oct 9, 11:53pm - #52504 
I never got a letter

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Oct 10, 4:36am - #52505 
Originally Posted by ev3
is this recall only with the celis in america or isthis a universal celi problem?


The mechanic at the garage i went to said it was the jdm motors on all celicas. He said he has gotten hundreds of celicas this year who have all blown their engine dueto this problem. Im gonna go get it checked out some time soon.

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