2008 Toyota Solara Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Toyota Solara

2008 Toyota Solara Problems

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.

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

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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2008 Toyota Solara Questions

Can the factory tint be replaced without replacing the window. The tint film is bubbled restricting vision.

The sensors, I am told, were put in aftermarket. Both they and the defroster went out at the same time. Wiring or fuse problem perhaps?

need to know how to remove the cover to to determine the problem

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2008 Toyota Solara Recalls

These vehicle were sold without the required load carrying captivity modification label. Dealers will mail the corrected label to vehicle owners. Owners have the option of requesting that the dealer install the label. This recall is expected to begin on May 27, 2010.

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2008 Toyota Solara Reviews

bought my 1999 solara new. now has 322,000 miles on it. Has the 4 cylinder engine. I drive 80 miles round trip to work. Change oil every 3 thousand. I wish Toyota would start making them again. I would buy another in an instant!

I have a 2005, 89K. I can't beat the reliability. I didn't need brakes until 70K. I get 34 mpg on the highway. I've only had to have something fixed once. The pasenger window would travel beyond the top stop. Everything else has been routine maintenance at my discretion. I'd buy Toyota again.

2008 Toyoata Solara Convertible. I can't say that I am pleased with my Solara. I brought it in march 2010 with only 4600 miles on it. Within the first month, the front it shimmy's like it is going out, the tires don't hold air very well, the roof leaks when it rains or you wash it and the gas mileage for a small engine is only around 23 miles to the gallon outside of the city. Now we have to fi...

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