1997 Toyota Corolla Repair & Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Toyota Corolla

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Annual Repair Cost
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The annual maintenance cost of a Toyota Corolla is $367. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common 1997 Toyota Corolla Problems

1997 Toyota Corolla vehicles have 24 reported problems.The most commonly reported 1997 Toyota Corolla problem is: Automatic Transmission May Not Shift Correctly at High Mileages
At higher mileages, (125,000-150,000) the automatic transmission may not shift correctly. This can be caused by the t...
If the engine will not crank over, the most common problem is the starter. These will tend to go out at about 100,00...

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1997 Toyota Corolla Reliability Rating

The Toyota Corolla Reliability Rating is 4.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 7th out of 36 for compact cars. The average annual repair cost is $367 which means it has poor ownership costs. The severity of repairs is low, and these issues are less frequent than average, so the Corolla is one of the more reliable vehicles on the road.

1997 Toyota Corolla Reviews

1997 Toyota Corolla vehicles rate highest in Engine and needs improvement in Electrical
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Most Common 1997 Toyota Corolla Questions

There are 114 related questions for 1997 Toyota Corolla vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked questions.
My 1997 toyota corolla uk spec 2 door hatchback has issue with locking and unlocking. It loks fine witrh a key, but w...
There's 200,000 miles on car, and I've fixed everything I can think of, but the check engine light will not go out. H...

Toyota Corolla Recalls

Toyota Corolla vehicles have 2 known recalls. The most common recall is: Toyota Recalls 1997 Corollas Due to Air Bag Problem.