Question about 1988 Toyota Celica Liftback

1 Answer

Celica stuck reverse - 1988 Toyota Celica Liftback

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Toyota Master
  • 20,706 Answers

1988 , a very old car.
so is it a manual or a automatic, surely we cant guess this.
post the full symptoms.
like this?:
I cant; move the shift lever.
or
no matter where i put my lever, the car goes backwards.

and even more important, you can not select neutral
and last
when did car last run right, as a daily driver. last week , last decade?
when?
ok, how many miles on this car,100k 500k?

Posted on Dec 28, 2013

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have a 1988 Toyota Celica, after a snow storm and few really cold days(-53c with wind chill) I had tried to drive it but it suddenly would not shift our of reverse I believe it maybe be the cables


this a STICK shift. a manual transmission..... clear.

way up north and -53C is -13c more than car was designed to handle.
H3LL even gasoline fails to evaporate at that temp.
would not shift..???
does would not mean, the lever is stuck (iced) or it lever does move
but the transmission fails to leave, reverse.
2 different things.
and you can open the hood and see if the tranny shifter linkage does
move in direct relation ships to the shift lever.

the gear shift is cable linked to to the gear box.
on most M/T they must move, or is seized.
sure it can seize at -53C sure..... just look at it and see that.
if the lever moves, and the cable just bends. then the tranny
is just stuck , frozen.
just a little moisture and bam stuck. at shifter, cable or trans.

id keep a propane torch in car there.
sure would and use a heater garage at home. sure would.

my ASE friend in Alaska, does heavy equipment,
He flies to work in his private plane every day,,,,
and some times, they never turn it off. the engines.
and on some spray the whole lower engine and trans
with foam rubber so the engine can retain heat.
endless stories from him on topic.

my i recommend any ASE mech that can help there.
find one and ask him what he'd do, and do it.


Dec 26, 2013 | 1988 Toyota Celica Liftback

1 Answer

Put in drive or reverse it stalls sounds like torque converter locked


band or a servo piston is jammed, either way req an experienced auto mechanic.

Jan 17, 2013 | 2001 Toyota Celica

1 Answer

Toyota Celica 1994 Driver side rear handbrake sticking in reverse


Yes, the brake shoe clearance has to be set at the minimum and the brake edges should be chamfered (angled) where it contacts metal in either direction, the shoes get hung in reverse if they are loose because of the movement of the entire brake assy, and they kind of get cocked & locked until you apply the brake. Once the brakes are adjusted correctly, there is no room for them to lock.

Try & pull up a hair on the handbrake lightly when this happens & it should remove the bind by centering the shoes within the drum.

Minimum brake clearance is the cure. Sometiimes if parts aren't replaced, the fit isn't perfect due to the lip remaining which prevents intalling the part at minimum clearance.

good luck

Feb 02, 2010 | 1998 Toyota Celica

1 Answer

Reverse Lights not working


If it is a manual transmission, there is a reverse lamp switch on it, remove the wires, key on, jumper the wires (unconnected from switch) If you get lights, its the switch

Sep 12, 2009 | 1990 Toyota Celica

1 Answer

Key stuck in accessory position


sounds like shifter or brake sensor is not working. Try holding brake peddle down while turning key. Also try turning steering wheel a little.

Jul 22, 2009 | 1997 Toyota Celica

1 Answer

1991 toyota sat for 1 year


Put it in reverse and back up using the clutch to put pressure on the brakes ND BREAK THEM LOOSE. tHEN GO FORWARD AND USE THEM SEVERAL TIMES TO STOP TO CLEAN AND TEST THEM If they are just "stuck" you will hear them break loose, so don't pnic. It would be wise to have the brakes inspected and serviced as soon as possible.

Jun 08, 2009 | 1991 Toyota Celica

1 Answer

Having problems removing the head on the 2002 Toyota celica GT


all the bolts you can see.. its just stuck. wig it real hard... good luck keith...

Mar 15, 2009 | 2002 Toyota Celica

1 Answer

Electric Radio Antenna on 1994 Toyota Celica


Reverse the wires, one is hot going up and the other hot going down, the easiest way to deal with this is to just reverse them.

Nov 29, 2008 | 1990 Toyota Celica

Not finding what you are looking for?

Open Questions:

See all 1988 Toyota Celica Liftback Questions

Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

65 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Toyota Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

74896 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22095 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

7688 Answers

Are you a Toyota Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...