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Toyota Solara (1999 - 2001)

Toyota Solara

Complete coverage for your vehicle

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Toyota Solara, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your Toyota Solara. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 900 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your Toyota Solara can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive.

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Toyota Camry Haynes Repair Manual covering Solara (99-01), Camry (97-01), Avalon (97-01), and Lexus ES 300 (97-01)

PLEASE NOTE that this manual is intended for vehicles built to US specifications and do not cover diesel models unless specifically stated. Although it is useful when the products or systems are similar to those in other markets, there may still be significant differences, especially in areas concerned with safety and emission control.

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Tune-up and routine maintenance
Chapter 2: Part A: Four-cylinder engine
Chapter 2: Part B: V6 engine
Chapter 2: Part C: General engine overhaul procedures
Chapter 3: Cooling, heating and air conditioning systems
Chapter 4: Fuel and exhaust systems
Chapter 5: Engine electrical systems
Chapter 6: Emissions and engine control systems
Chapter 7: Manual and automatic transaxle
Chapter 8: Clutch and driveaxles
Chapter 9: Brakes
Chapter 10: Suspension and steering systems
Chapter 11: Body
Chapter 12: Chassis electrical system
Wiring Diagrams

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The Toyota Solara is based on the same underpinnings as the Lexus ES300 and Toyota Camry and Toyota Avalon, albeit with slightly different styling, some model-specific engines, and different amounts of standard equipment. Engines ranged from a 2.2-liter inline four-cylinder all the way up to a 3.0-liter V6 with variable valve timing. The Solara was well equipped, if not quite as sumptuous as its Lexus sister car. Crash test results for the car were positive, with the sister Toyota Avalon being rated as “Good” in all six measured areas. At Haynes, we have an extensive range of Toyota repair manuals and online maintenance procedures available for professional mechanics and DIY car enthusiasts. Our Toyota Solara repair manual is here to help you through every stage of servicing or fixing your car.