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Dec 20, 3:46pm - #71190 
Celica vs Rock-Update

The verdict is in...turns out that %$#!ing rock from yesterday broke my 02 sensor. $150 part from the local dealership. I consider myself lucky the damage wasn't worse than that I guess. The mechanic said I can drive around with the broken sensor until the part comes in. Life is good.


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Dec 20, 4:22pm - #71191 
yup, your a lucky one! that rock could have killed you! haha...glad to hear nothing major happened thumbsup

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Dec 20, 8:07pm - #71192 
Thank the Gods! That is really good news. I'm happy for U it wasn't that bad.

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Dec 20, 8:12pm - #71193 
good news!
so i it's not covered under warranty? did you even ask them?


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Dec 20, 8:32pm - #71194 
That's good news. A rock hit my radiator when i was doing about 70 on the Florida Turnpike but there was no major damage. Just some dents on the radiator.

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Dec 20, 9:07pm - #71195 
Originally Posted by element_celica
good news!
so i it's not covered under warranty? did you even ask them?


I don't think my own stupidity is covered under their warranty. I saw the rock, thought I could clear it..that's what I get for wishful thinking I guess. Was more convenient, quicker but more expensive to take it to my local mechanic instead of haggling over the warranty at the dealership. Cost of my stupidity? About $230 and 2 days of worrying about my baby.

Anyone else notice this sensor under their Celica and think it's not in the best spot to avoid getting mangled by road debris?

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Dec 20, 9:20pm - #71196 
geez, that is a bad position, but at least its nothing major


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Dec 20, 11:19pm - #71197 
that sucks

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Dec 21, 10:57am - #71198 
you should've called the toyota dealer to ask them if it would be under warranty.
you don't have to tell them you tried to go over a rock, just tell them a rock got kicked up in there while you were driving and your cel came on.


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Dec 21, 11:41am - #71199 
sorry that anything was wrong to begin with...but still $150 is not bad at all for repairs. it could have been much, much worse. thumbsup

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