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Solara (1st Gen)


The Toyota Solara Convertible, produced from 2000 to 2003, was a variant of the Toyota Camry Solara, a mid-size coupe and convertible produced by Toyota. The Solara Convertible offered open-air motoring with the practicality and reliability of the Camry platform.

Here are some key details about the Toyota Solara Convertible from 2000 to 2003:

Design: The Solara Convertible featured a two-door body style with a power-retractable soft-top roof. Its design was based on the Camry platform, but with sportier styling cues and a sleeker profile. The convertible roof mechanism allowed for easy operation, transitioning between open-top and closed-top driving.

Engine: The Solara Convertible was typically available with a choice of inline-four or V6 engines. The inline-four engine offered fuel efficiency, while the V6 engine provided more power for a sportier driving experience. These engines were mated to automatic transmissions for smooth and effortless driving.

Interior and Features: The interior of the Solara Convertible offered seating for four occupants in a comfortable and well-appointed cabin. It featured amenities such as air conditioning, power windows, a stereo system, and optional upgrades such as leather upholstery and a premium audio system. The convertible roof mechanism typically included one-touch operation for added convenience.

Driving Experience: The Solara Convertible provided a comfortable and refined driving experience, with a smooth ride and responsive handling characteristic of the Camry platform. While not a high-performance sports car, it offered ample power for everyday driving and relaxed cruising, making it well-suited for long-distance journeys.

Popularity and Availability: The Toyota Solara Convertible was popular among buyers seeking a stylish and practical convertible option during its production years. It was offered in limited quantities compared to the standard Camry Solara coupe, but it garnered a dedicated following among convertible enthusiasts.

Legacy: While the Toyota Solara Convertible may not have achieved the same level of recognition as some other Toyota models, it remains a notable part of Toyota's history and a sought-after choice among buyers looking for a reliable and enjoyable convertible.

Overall, the Toyota Solara Convertible from 2000 to 2003 offered a blend of style, comfort, and open-air motoring, making it a desirable option for drivers seeking a practical and enjoyable convertible experience.

Replacement Roof

The replacement convertible roofs that we supply and fit are OEM parts. This ensures the highest quality and reliability for both you and your vehicle. Crafted with precision and adhering to strict standards, these roofs epitomise excellence in both performance and durability.

Convertible roof replacements featuring an encapsulated rear screen include a brand-new screen encapsulated within the new replacement roof.

We stand firmly behind our craftsmanship, offering a comprehensive 12-month guarantee on both our work and the roofs themselves. This warranty underscores our commitment to delivering not just superior products, but also the confidence and peace of mind that accompany our exceptional service and top-tier convertible roofs.

Available in a diverse array of colours, our selection allows you to personalise your vehicle while maintaining the assurance of OEM quality.


Common Faults Include....

  • Failure in Hall sensor positioning, resulting in high AC voltage output
  • Convertible top remains stuck in open position
  • Leakage in hydraulic roof cylinders
  • Dashboard warning indicating insecure roof or incomplete cycle
  • Slow operation of roof mechanism
  • Misalignment of frame affecting roof mechanism
  • Water seepage through weather seals
  • Insecure front roof attachment due to faulty catches
  • Activation of 'roof not secure' warning while driving
  • Torn, damaged, or frayed soft top fabric
  • Failure of microswitch, leading to open circuit or high resistance
  • Convertible top halts midway, unable to complete full cycle
  • Failure of tonneau cover or rear lid to close
  • Noisy pump or motor during roof operation
  • Communication failure in CAN-BUS system
  • Issues with stuck or damaged flaps.
  • Intermittent functioning of the roof, unable to complete cycle
  • Convertible top is immobilized in closed position
  • Dryness or deterioration in weather seals
  • Cracks in frame or deformation in rear bow
  • Failure in roof or body control module, ECU corrosion or malfunction
  • Faulty or deteriorated solder connections
  • Damage in wiring loom, including split wires or connections
  • Leakage in hydraulic roof hoses
  • Foggy or cracked plastic rear window
  • Non-functional switch for roof mechanism
  • Boot lid fails to open
  • Torn, frayed, or damaged headlining
  • Obstruction in roof drains
  • Difficulty in operating stiff manual front catches
  • Shrinkage of weather seals, allowing visibility through gaps
  • Inoperative front power windows

Should any of these issues be present, feel free to get in touch with us via phone, email, or by completing our contact form. Your communication is valuable to us.


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At present, our inability to furnish pricing online stems from the dynamic nature of global economics, which has led to substantial fluctuations in the costs of parts and materials on a day-to-day basis. The intricate interplay of market forces, supply chain disruptions, and geopolitical factors has rendered pricing incredibly volatile, making it challenging to provide accurate and up-to-date figures in real-time.

As we remain committed to offering fair and transparent pricing to our customers, we find it prudent to ensure that any pricing information reflects the current market reality, hence our decision to refrain from online pricing until we can reliably provide figures that align with the ongoing fluctuations in the global economy.

For pricing concerning above make and model, contact us through via phone, email, or by completing the contact form provided below.

For immediate pricing information, we recommend contacting our office directly. We respond to emails and inquiries submitted via the contact form within a 24-hour timeframe.


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