Previous Thread
Next Thread
New Reply
Print Thread
Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 447
supra_celica
Senior Member
supra_celica

Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica GTS

Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 447
Woodstock, Georgia
Dec 26, 3:14am - #73408 
AAMCO or Toyota Dealership for transmission repair?

AAMCO or Toyota Dealership for transmission repair? I've been having trouble shifted into and out of gears smoothly and with little effort. What's the better shop? What's better for the money? Should I get estimates? Thanks!


Those who knew me, knew me well.
For those who don't, can go to hell.
Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 343
Death
Member
Death

Member
2002 Toyota Celica

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 343
San Antonio, TX/Vancouver, WA
Dec 26, 10:20am - #73409 
check linkage lubercation.


[Linked Image]
Airman First Class

**DONOTDELETE**
Unregistered
Anonymous
Unregistered



Dec 26, 12:17pm - #73410 
I would go to AAMCO or even a small privatly owned shop around you. Small shops do as good of work as toyota. Also always offer to pay cash and see if they will knock down the price.

Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 837
LinkTallica
Senior Member
LinkTallica

Senior Member
1996 Geo Prizm

Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 837
Cal LA
Dec 26, 12:47pm - #73411 
aamco very efficent and loyal thumbsup

Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 74
DARKSTAR
Member
DARKSTAR
Member
2003 Subaru Impreza WRX

Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 74
Carson, CA
Dec 26, 1:08pm - #73412 
Double A (beep beep) M-C-O


PRESIDENT AND FOUNDER OF DS*R
<font size="1">Sponsored By: Xenon Depot - DA Sports - Modified Toys - Access Motors - Karnage Motorsports</font>
[Linked Image]
Stage II++
NOS 50 Shot Nitrous
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 1,864
stefanoc
Specialist
stefanoc

Specialist
2002 Toyota Celica

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 1,864
CA
Dec 27, 1:23am - #73413 
cash will save you the tax money that ull pay with credit card. i wouldnt really think it would give you anymore discount then that.

Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 9
despair
New Member
despair
2003 Black Toyota Celica
New Member
2003 Toyota Celica

Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 9
Chicago
Dec 27, 5:45am - #73414 
I have a slipped synchro and my car is still under warranty for another 14000 miles, however, i have CAI on my celica and i think it may void my warranty, does anyone know for sure?


**DONOTDELETE**
Unregistered
Anonymous
Unregistered



Dec 27, 9:36am - #73415 
Originally Posted by stefanoc
cash will save you the tax money that ull pay with credit card. i wouldnt really think it would give you anymore discount then that.

Maybe not save you money at aamco but little privatly owned shops will give you a deal if you pay cash because they just pocket the money they dont have to report it or anything.

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 1,587
xmangt1
4 All U Haterz!
xmangt1

4 All U Haterz!
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 1,587
Chicago, IL
Dec 27, 11:21pm - #73416 
Get estimates

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 1,864
stefanoc
Specialist
stefanoc

Specialist
2002 Toyota Celica

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 1,864
CA
Dec 28, 12:04am - #73417 
actually ur right. but when they do that, then you wont get a repair invoice. so if anything happens (proof that something was done on the car), you wont have any. you cant go against the place if something wrong with it, they can deny they did work on ur car. they wont have a record, and you wont have a proof. in other words, you wont have insurance, or warranty, or whatever, you get the point...

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 1,587
xmangt1
4 All U Haterz!
xmangt1

4 All U Haterz!
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 1,587
Chicago, IL
Dec 28, 12:24am - #73418 
That's a good point.

Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 447
supra_celica
Senior Member
supra_celica

Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica GTS

Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 447
Woodstock, Georgia
Dec 31, 4:58am - #73419 
Originally Posted by Death
check linkage lubercation.


How do I do this? Is it under the car? Anyone know how much this runs?


Those who knew me, knew me well.
For those who don't, can go to hell.
Joined: Jun 2003
Posts: 8
jmasterj
New Member
jmasterj
New Member

Joined: Jun 2003
Posts: 8
Massachusetts
Dec 31, 9:31am - #73420 
In regards to your CAI and voiding the warranty...As long as your CAI is a recognized product for Toyota it will NOT void your car's warranty... It is against the law for Toyota to void the warranty for after-market modifications.

Check with your local Mod Shop. They should have a copy of the law for you.

Peace out thumbsup


JmJ
2003 Black Celica GT - Motegi 17's MR7s - Nankang - Eibach Sportlines - Mirror tint - S2000 Ant. - Debadged -
Near Future Mods - CAI - Exhaust -
"If you can't drive fast, at least look good!"
Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 2,451
DiabloGTS
Wheezy Joe
DiabloGTS

Wheezy Joe
2002 Kawasaki Ninja 250

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 2,451
Lafayette, LA
Dec 31, 9:35am - #73421 
Originally Posted by supra_celica
Originally Posted by Death
check linkage lubercation.


How do I do this? Is it under the car? Anyone know how much this runs?


https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthrea...true#Post232111


To have played and laughed with enthusiasm
and sung with exultation
To know even one life has breathed easier
This is to have succeeded.
Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 109
anGeLLe
Member
anGeLLe

Member
2001 Toyota Celica

Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 109
San Diego, Cali, USA
Jan 1, 10:11am - #73422 
I have a Horror story when it comes to my local aamco, I took in my older car (a 93 probe .. yea yea I know beinng a FORD says it all) It was an automatic, they charged me over $3,000 dollars to rebuild my tranny. It took them almost 3 weeks and to top it of they cracked my back bumper and broke 6 peices off my side skirt taking it off the ramp. angry (didn't tell me about it until after I payed them and as I was pulling away.) Then it took them over a month to fix the body damge they cuased. thumbsdown If you have a warranty go toyota, but it you go to aamco make sure you run them by your local BBB.

Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 33
pinoyesv6
Member
pinoyesv6
Member
2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES V6

Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 33
Maryland
Jan 1, 11:26pm - #73423 
jsut remember if you go to aamco or a small shop that they use the correct parts. i know i had my tranny flushed by our family's mechanic. he did a great job at doing the flsuh. the only thing he did wrong was that my (mitsubishi) works the best with a specially fomulated tranny fluid. and well, he didn't use that. he just used the regular stuff. the car stil ran but the shifts weren't as crisp as they would be with the special mitsubishi fluid.

Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 447
supra_celica
Senior Member
supra_celica

Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica GTS

Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 447
Woodstock, Georgia
Jan 2, 1:50am - #73424 
Thanks everyone. Tomorrow I will try that white grease. I hope I spray the right parts. Anything else besides the photos that I should lube? Thanks.


Those who knew me, knew me well.
For those who don't, can go to hell.
Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 447
supra_celica
Senior Member
supra_celica

Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica GTS

Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 447
Woodstock, Georgia
Jan 5, 11:47am - #73425 
Well, I did this and the shifting is a little smoother, but I'm still having a real hard time sometimes pulling out of 1st gear. Any thoughts?


Those who knew me, knew me well.
For those who don't, can go to hell.
Join the conversation - Register Now or Log In to add your comment


Moderated by  isaac 

Member Spotlight
OzzyZR
OzzyZR
2000 Toyota Celica ZR
Australia

Posts: 142
Joined: February 2004
Random: Whoohoo!!! Celica is in my garage!!! But then i dropped it into 2nd on the highway >:( So it's in the workshop now.
Show All Member Profiles 
Recent Topics
FS: 2001 GTS
by Skip. 07/21/2017 11:25 AM
Water in footwell of rear passenger seat
by ciaranleeman. 07/21/2017 1:24 AM
A/C doesn't work, water leak
by Zaon_Prime. 07/20/2017 1:06 PM
2000 Celica GT instrument lights go out
by Herby. 07/19/2017 1:49 PM
Need some guidance to buying a celica!
by Hanate. 07/17/2017 4:23 PM
4th Gen owners...
by Cherry88Celica. 07/15/2017 1:04 AM
Can someone please help
by 96celicast. 07/13/2017 1:54 PM
Stock Stereo Volume Knob Removal???
by Katherine. 07/13/2017 8:35 AM
Customize Your Toyota Celica Privacy Policy · About · Contact
Privacy Policy · About · Contact
CelicaHobby.com is an independent Toyota Celica enthusiast website. CelicaHobby.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in any way. The Toyota and Celica names and logos are trademarks owned by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
© CelicaHobby.com, 2001-2017
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Snapshot build 20170611)