2000 Toyota Corolla Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 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.

The mass air flow sensor on higher mileage cars occasionally needs to be cleaned or replaced if sluggish acceleration is experienced or the Check Engine Light is illuminated with a mass air flow meter sensor fault code stored.

Occasionally, the timing chain and sprockets need replacement due to premature wear and problems with the variable valve timing system (VVTi).

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Sometimes the car starts right away and sometimes it takes several attempts and sometimes it won't start at all for few days but will start after 2-3 days.
I got the battery tested at autozone 4 different times. Only one time, it showed bad and rest of the times, it passed the test. I still ...

Checked wires flashers work signals don't help.

My car is now in the shop and I would like to know if that is an accurate quote.

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I have a 2000 Corolla with 97k miles. I find it hard to believe people are having problems with their 1998-2002 Corollas. I basically do no maintenance other than change the oil, do the brakes, and get new tires. I have never parked the car in a garage, this car has lived its life out in the streets of Boston through many a winter. I'm simply amazed at how this little car can take so much ...

I just replaced surpantee belt still making noise. now mechanic's thinking tension, timing chain?

I bought it with 30K as rental. Had to replace the clutch on 60K, blinker switch on 140K, sway link pins on 150K. That was all till 175K. It does burn oil. The most reliable car ever.

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