1994 Toyota Corolla Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1994 Toyota Corolla

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1994 Toyota Corolla Problems

Hesitation or No Start Due to Internal Distributor Fault

The ignition coil inside the distributor may fail. Our technicians tell us this may result in a hesitation on acceleration, especially when the vehicle is warming up on cold, rainy days. The pickup coils inside the distributor can also fail and cause a no-start condition. There have also been some failures of the radio noise suppressors inside the distributors, which can short out. Our technicians recommend replacing the whole distributor with a complete, genuine Toyota distributor if any of its components fail.

Loss of Power at Freeway Speeds

A loss of power on the freeway may due to an internally leaking fuel pulsation dampener. This commonly occurs on higher mileage vehicles.

Engine Won't Crank Due To Starter

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.

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1994 Toyota Corolla Questions

My 94 Toyota corolla DX 1.8L with 235,000 miles has been a great car to me. (1 answer)

I've only had it for about a year and put about 10,000 miles on it... Earlier in the year I replaced the spark plugs, wires, and the distributer. It's ran almost perfect until about a month ago... It started running rough at idle and I guess what feels like it's bogging down and wants...

I changed 02 sensor engine light went off. Car still idles high and low. What else can I check?? Also burns alot of oil. (1 answer)

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engine runs until hot then stops with nonwarning (1 answer)

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1994 Toyota Corolla Recalls

Seat 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,

Recall 96V107000
Toyota Recalls 1993-1994 Corollas Due to Electrical System Issues

Toyota is recalling 1993-1994 Corolla models because an unused harness connector for power windows, power door locks, and sunroof was improperly routed under the floor carpet in the left kick panel. In cold weather areas where road salt is used, the water from a driver's foot can penetrate the carpet, drop onto the connector, and form a salt bridge between the terminals. This can cause an electrical short, which may result in a fire. Dealers will remove the unused harness connector.

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1994 Toyota Corolla Reviews

I bought my 94 Corolla new and by far is the best car I have ever owned. I have 210K miles and only replaced motor mounts, cvc joint and timing belt. The dome light has been replaced many times, not sure why that is. The air conditioner still works great. I do take excellent care of the car. It's always been garaged so the paint and upholstery is in like new condition except for some rock ...
I bought my 1994 Toyota Corolla with 16 miles on it. It is the best little car I have ever owned! The paint faded but originally it was silver (What can I expect for a car I only paid 17,000.00). It is a manual transmission so I can get it to go even though the automatics in this time frame don't have the get-up-and-go power. It has 284,000 miles and has had no major repairs. Only the regu...
I purchased this 1994 Toyota Corolla DX in 1996. It gets oil changes every 3 months. Never failed to get me where ever I had to go, hurricanes or blizzards. I just drove from Fla. to NH with no problems as usual. I did have the struts replaced 2012 as my Grandson used it in and out ofrough road construction jobs. Always a faithful car. It has 145,000mi and gets 35mpg city and 48mpg hwy. Finall...

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