2001 Toyota Corolla Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Toyota Corolla
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2001 Toyota Corolla ProblemsCatalytic Converter
Engine burns oil which destroyed catalytic converter
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.
At higher mileages, (125,000-150,000) the automatic transmission may not shift correctly. This can be caused by the throttle position sensor being out of adjustment or a shift solenoid needing to be replaced. Typically the transmission does not need to be completely overhauled.