2005 Toyota Solara Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Toyota Solara

2005 Toyota Solara Problems

My Solara has cracks throughout the entire dashboard. Toyota has been useless on this issue, the only issue, my car has

The Check Engine Light may illuminate because a component of the oxygen sensor stops working. As a result the engine computer is unable to determine the proper ratio of air to fuel for the engine. Replacing the failed oxygen sensor should correct this concern.

Debris can get into the idle air control valve. This will restrict the air flow into the engine, causing idle speed and/or stalling when cold. The valve can be cleaned or replaced to correct this concern.

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2005 Toyota Solara Questions

The hood is full of round bubbles. Some have popped and the bare metal is exposed. The rest of the car appears okay, Very disappointed with the quality.

Happens when start car, gearshift moves a little but will stop and won't move on into gear. If I keep restarting, mash hard on brake, turn wheel, after several tries it will slide on past the sticking point and work fine. I do need new front brakes, (when I push hard while trying to get gea...

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2005 Toyota Solara Reviews

My 2005 SLE is the best car I've ever had.

My 2005 Solara was a beautiful car, but now it looks ugly and in need of new paint, new dashboard, new glove box. The leather seats are separating and peeling. The arms rests are flat and very unattractive. I'm embarrassed to have any one ride in my car. As of now the car has almost 60,000 miles and runs really well just looks really bad. Debating having the care painted or just trade it in ? ...

I have a 2005 Toyota Solara Convertible with 32,000 miles on it. I have replaced all four brakes twice, now it needs motor mounts. Change the oil every few months. The car runs great slight hesitation which has always been there when I accelerate. The brakes and motor mounts are troubling me I don't know if I am being ripped off by the mechanic. Just was quoted $500 for front brakes and...

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