1998 Toyota Corolla Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Toyota Corolla
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1998 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.
1998 Toyota Corolla QuestionsFan comes on alot during driving but no overheat warnings. What should I do? (2 answers)
Fan comes on alot during driving but no overheat warnings. I start car for daily warmup 15-20 mins and then I'll here fan and while Waiting for lights or stop sign.
I am trying to access the brake light switch and replace the cushion
Need instruction about how to plug up the hole where the brake light switch goes through when the plastic stopper is broken. At another website it was said that a piece of rubber would do the trick.
1998 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,