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Question Asked: Engine and Transmission Fluid change
January 17, 2013, 01:58 PM
How often I should change my engine n transmission fluid? Do I have to use TOYOTA oil brand for my corolla? THank you
Question Asked: Front brake pads
January 13, 2013, 11:08 AM
I just changed front brake pads with OEM. After being installed I was surprised coz the color of the brake pads is GREEN. Is it true OEM brake pads corolla 2011 is green color? I worry if they gave me aftermarket brake pads instead. So I called the TOYOTA dealer, and they told me that there are 2 types OEM brake pads, Japanese & American. Is that true? Are they the same? Thank you so much & I really apreciate your answer.
Question Asked: Alarm sign blinking
July 14, 2012, 03:22 PM
Dear repairpal, my corolla 2011 s alarm sign blinking all the time. Usually is not like this. I think the alarm is on valey parking mode, even the sound of the alarm when I lock or unlock the door is different. Do you know how to put back to alarm regular mode instead of on valey parking mode. THank you so much
Question Asked: Transmission fluid, Timing Belt/Chain
October 25, 2011, 12:04 PM
Hi, My car is Corolla S 2011, and I have 2 questions. 1. Every how many miles I need to change the automatic transmission fluid? It doesnt say on TOYOTA manual book. 2. Does it wear timing belt/chain? Do I need to change it? If yes, how many miles I need to change? Thank you very much
Question Asked: Engine Oil
August 31, 2011, 11:38 PM
I just went TOYOTA dealer doing 5000 miles maintanance. Toyota tech didnt change engine oil. When I asked they said that corolla 11 using special syntetic oil, so corolla need change engine oil every 10000. And when I checked manual book of TOYOTA, it's true. Is it OK to change engine oil with syntetic oil every 10000 miles for corolla 11. Thank you so much
Question Asked: Rough transmision
July 25, 2011, 12:15 AM
I have rough transmision when I change my gear from park to reverse on downhill or uphill. I don't know what's the problem? I'd like to tell the TOYOTA mechanic when I do routine 5000 check up n oil change. Just don't know why it happens? Is it normal or something wrong with my corolla 2011? thank you so much ...
Question Asked: Rough transmision
July 24, 2011, 10:49 PM
My corolla 2011 has a rough transmision from gear Park to gear Reverse. It happens everytime when I park my car on uphill or downhill. Anyone know about this problem? thx guys ...
Question Asked: Car wash
May 30, 2011, 07:33 PM
I have corolla 11, I just washed myself in coin car washing machine. Afterward I see a little scratch in my toyota. I think the brush is too rough. Is it not safe wash the car in coin wash car? Is it causing scratch use that machine? Anyone can suggest me to wash the car? For a little scratch anyone knows about the brand of chemical which can remove the little scracth without harming the paint body of the car. THank you very much.
Question Asked: body painting
May 24, 2011, 08:40 AM
Hi, I have corolla S type 2011. Last week I just had a little scratch in rear bumper by someone. Anyone knows how to fix a little scratch? Thank you very much
Question Asked: Undriving car
April 08, 2011, 09:00 AM
Hi guys, I have a car, but I never drive it. Coz I can commute with the train to go to work and also driving my wife's car. I'm planning to buy my car insurance and put PNO for DMV registration since I dont drive my car anymore coz I dont want to sell my car. My question is, Is that OK for accord 98 if I dont drive it for a year? I just park it at home, but I keep warming the engine once a week without drive it at all. Thank you very much
Question Answered: oil drain plug gasket
February 27, 2011, 08:11 PM
THx patrick. Does most mechanic know that he needs to change drain plug gasket as well? Or do I need to tell him? So far, I see most mechanic always change engine oil and filter, but I didnt pay attention w/ drain plug gasket.
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