2001 Toyota Corolla Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Toyota Corolla

2001 Toyota Corolla Problems

Reports of Daytime Running Light Problems

There are occasional reports of daytime running light problems.

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 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.

Check Engine Light Due to EVAP System

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.

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2001 Toyota Corolla Questions

A/C help (1 answer)

a couple days ago I tried to turn my a/c ON but there was no air coming out. I noticed my compressor kicking in because the car usually idles more than usual when the a/c is on. so I had my compressor on with no air coming out. after a couple seconds I noticed my compressor turned off. I checke...

Brake drum (1 answer)

Check engine light is on. Mechanics said P0420 - catalytic converter needs replacing with possibility of O2 sensors also. They want to charge over $1800 for cat converter - part only. Online, they run for max $150. Any suggestions? (1 answer)

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2001 Toyota Corolla Reviews

I have a 2001 toyota corolla bought it new.I have taken very good care of this car and lately the paint has been peeling in spots and fading I have kept wax on this car all these years so this should not of happened.I do believe there is something wrong with this paint.As I am driving around I have seen other cars like mine with the same problem.These people need to complain and maybe Toyota wo...
Bought my Toyota Corolla 10 years ago and have only had minimal work done...only maintenance type things like brakes, brake pads, one timing belt, cv joints...normal stuff. I am at 209,000 miles and going strong. Just made a 2,300 mile trip. The car has been to Colorado from Georgia twice and countless trips to TX and VA. It has been a champ. I will drive nothing BUT a Toyota!
After a trouble-free 5 years, the oil light blinked a couple times. The next day I checked and it was 1.5 qts low. No problem, put oil in it like usual. 2 days later the engine siezed up? $4,500 for a rebuilt. My first and absolutely last Toyota.

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