Toyota Corolla Repair and Maintenance
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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.
Toyota Corolla QuestionsThe shape if the back of my seat causes bad posture because of the intended crease in the middle, is there a way to have it shaped where the crease is towards the top like some other vehicles have? (2 answers)
On a cargo van I once drove, the lower back of the seat was straight(ish), and the slight angle (crease that's indented) was higher up where the shoulder blades rest. On my corolla, the angled crease is in the center, causing the middle of my back to bend and hunch over. I was trying to look ...
My sisters brake pedal goes to the floor every now and then. From what I read it most likely seems that it has to be the master cylinder, please correct me if I'm wrong. There's no brake fluid leak and no air in the lines. If the Brake booster was bad it would make it hard to press the...
Can anyone provide me with the order that the brakes need to be bled? I'm changing the Master Cylinder this weekend on my sisters car and I want to make sure I'm bleeding them in the correct order. Also just to get another opionion on what's wrong. She said the pedal goes to the fl...
Toyota Corolla RecallsRecall 16V127000
The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture when deploying the air bag due to excessive internal pressure. As a result, metal debris could be sprayed onto vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator or air bag module depending on the model free of charge to resolve the concern.
The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture when deploying the air bag. This is due to excessive moisture intrusion compromising the inflator. As a result, metal debris could be sprayed onto vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator or air bag module depending on the model free of charge to resolve the concern.
The driver's side power window master switch may lack enough proper lubricant to protect the sliding electrical contacts of the switch. This can cause a short circuit of the switch, leading to overheating and melting of the switch. Dealers will inspect the switches and apply lubricant to them if no abnormality is found. If a problem is found, the switch circuit board will be replaced. These inspections and repairs will be performed free of charge to resolve the concern.