1999 Toyota Corolla Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Toyota Corolla

The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to an evaporative emission (EVAP) system fault. Our technicians tell us these EVAP system faults can be difficult to diagnose but it is not uncommon to find a failed charcoal canister or a loose or worn gas cap.

If the engine will not crank over, the most common problem is the starter. These will tend to go out at about 100,00-125,000 miles. Sometimes it is only the starter solenoid, but often the complete starter (including solenoid) needs to be replaced.

There are occasional reports of daytime running light problems.

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My sparkplugs were misfiring and it was causing my car to stutter and stall out. When I went to change out the spark plugs I noticed oil in them; mainly #4 spark plug, so I bought new ones. I cleaned it out real good and let the oil burn off with the old ones before installing the new ones. This ...

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Runs great,very dependable, great gas mileage. Interior has issues, door panels warping, headliner separating, and the inside door handle breaking which is a guarantee and not only with this model, but is very inexpensive to order and relatively easy to replace.

GOOD CAR RUNS GREAT AND GOOD GAS MILAGE

Its no wonder that this is one of the best selling cars of all time worldwide. The engine is bulletproof, the car is light and tossable, and the styling is pretty boring. The only problems I've had so far are the peeling interior cloth door trim and faded paint surrounding the hood. Besides that, I can't complain.

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