2004 Toyota Corolla Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Toyota Corolla
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2004 Toyota Corolla ProblemsCheck Engine Light Due to EVAP System Fault
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.
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.
The mass air flow sensor on higher mileage cars occasionally needs to be cleaned or replaced if sluggish acceleration is experienced or the Check Engine Light is illuminated with a mass air flow meter sensor fault code stored.
2004 Toyota Corolla QuestionsA/C and Heater does not blow hot or cold air even with several parts checked (1 answer)
Corolla S with about 250K miles. Prior, A/C and heater were intermittently working and blowing with cool air (A/C) intermittently with A/C light on and, now, not at all with no power or A/C light turning on.
Thus far, we have:
1) Checked the blower motor and had replaced and worked intermi...
check head light fuses both sides look good, both bulbs on drivers side look good what else can it be?
The 2004 Corolla is driven for a while and when the engine is hot, the engine seems to lose power. This is sporadic, so it does not happen all the time, but it is noticible when the car is warm or it has been driven for a spell without shutting it off. i cannot figure what is wrong? Could it be t...
2004 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,
The airbag control module can fail prematurely due to electrical noise beyond the tolerance it was designed for. As a result the front airbags, side airbags, and/or seatbelt pretensioners could deploy inadvertently while the vehicle is being operated, increasing the risk of personal injury and/or a crash. Dealers will replace the airbag control module and front and/or side impact sensors as required to correct this concern.
This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in southern Florida, along the Gulf Coast, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Saipan and American Samoa. Upon deployment the passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the passenger side air bag inflator to correct this concern. If a replacement inflator is not available, as an interim measure, the dealer will disable the front passenger air bag and advise the customer not to use the front passenger seat until a replacement inflator is installed.