Question about Toyota Celica
Toyota Celica, Corolla, ECHO & MR2 1999-05Toyota Celica, Corolla, ECHO & MR2 1999-05
2002 Toyota Celica 1.8L MFI DOHC 4cyl
The thermostat is located in the water inlet housing that is connected to the lower radiator hose.
The thermostat is equipped with a by-pass valve. If the engine tends to overheat, removal of the thermostat would cause a decrease in cooling system efficiency.
CAUTION NEVER drain coolant directly onto the ground! NEVER open, service or drain the radiator or cooling system when hot; serious burns can occur from the steam and hot coolant. Also, when draining engine coolant, keep in mind that cats and dogs are attracted to ethylene glycol antifreeze and could drink any that is left in an uncovered container or in puddles on the ground. This will prove fatal in sufficient quantities. Always drain coolant into a sealable container. Coolant should be reused unless it is contaminated or is several years old.
Fig. The oil filter must be removed to access the thermostat on the 5S-FE engine
Fig. Disconnect the engine coolant temperature switch wiring located on the side of the thermostat housing
Fig. ... then slide the hose off the thermostat housing
Fig. Only two nuts hold the housing to the cylinder head
Fig. Pull the housing straight out to remove
Fig. Then pull the thermostat and gasket out
Fig. Sometimes the gasket is stuck and has to be pried out of the head
Fig. Only use the correct temperature range thermostat when for replacement
Fig. Align the jiggle valve within a 10°gap of the stud bolt-7A-FE engine
Fig. Align the jiggle valve within a 5°gap of the stud bolt-5S-FE engine
Posted on Sep 29, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
First, you do NOT have to remove the rack to replace the inner tie rod ends. Second, If you want a .pdf regarding the procedure, I'll be glad to send it to you. But, the tie rods just screw off. Whatyou WILL need to do is get a good front-end alignement after you replace the inner tie rod. If not, you will destroy your tires. Alignment is critical to minimize tire wear on Celicas.
Posted on Nov 13, 2008
Are you hearing any noises from the pass door when you activate the lock switch? If not, the power door lock solenoid has failed, and prob needs to be replaced. Pull the door panel & check to see if it is getting power to the solenoid in lock & unlock. If it has power, the solenoid is def bad.
Posted on Sep 19, 2008
You have a high compression ratio engine and it's recommended to use 91 octane. You can get away with the 89 octane, but the higher the better for the engine. Less chances of detonation (Engine Knock), Take note that it's best to keep faith full on servicing the Engine for Oil and filter changes. Good luck and keep me posted, be glad to help.
Posted on Jun 12, 2009
Replacing the oil pump is a major job which involves tearing into the engine. I don't know what you mean that the cylinder head sticks, but I can assure you that just replacing the oil pump is not going to fix your problem.
Posted on Oct 25, 2009
disconect battery +terminal then loosen top bolt on you alternater so you remove fan belt, then undo elcrtics from the back then take top bold out remove the bottem one also refit new one in reverse >last re conect you battery back up
Posted on Nov 16, 2009
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