2002 Toyota Corolla Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Toyota Corolla
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2002 Toyota Corolla ProblemsBrake master cylinder may need replacing at 125,000 miles
At 125,000-150,000 miles, the Brake Master Cylinder may need replacing. It is critical to adjust the brake pedal to Master Cylinder pushrod clearance or the brakes can drag and over heat.
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.
There are occasional reports of daytime running light problems.
2002 Toyota Corolla QuestionsWhy do I hear a clicking noise in the rear of my car I replaced brakes drums wheelcylinders and still clicking when foot on brake (1 answer)
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2002 Toyota Corolla RecallsSeat Heater Wiring Shorts And Causes Fire
For vehicles equipped with aftermarket accessory seat heaters, the seat heater elements may short circuit when the seat cushion is compressed, and result in a fire hazard. Dealers will disconnect the seat heaters and refund the purchase price of the seat heaters free of charge to resolve the concern,
Airbags use a chemical reaction contained in an inflator module to create the pressure necessary to inflate the bags when deployment is required. These vehicles are being recalled because the front passenger airbag inflator may produce excessive internal pressure when deployed. As a result, the inflator module could rupture, causing metal fragments to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will inspect and replace any defective passenger front airbag inflator module found.