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Toyota Corolla repairs by problem area

Engine (41%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (13%)

Suspension and Steering (12%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (18%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (6%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 1235 repairs.

Toyota Corolla engine repair cost distribution

$2500+ (4%)

$1000 - $2499 (9%)

$500 - $999 (16%)

$100 - $499 (55%)

< $100 (16%)

Chart based on 262 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2014 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

140-horsepower 1.8L I4 7-speed shiftable CVT FWD

13000 mi Check engine light on, disabling the cruise control. Rocker arm had misaligned itself causing the cam to be out of place. 

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2013 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

132-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

20460 mi Dealer said it needed new fuel injectors because it was not starting at the very first turn of the key. It hesitated often. 
24000 mi Knocking noise coming from the engine at low idle once engine is warmed. Cause not found. Was told to bring back if it got worse. 

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2011 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

132-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

1300 mi Odd transmission shifting (possibly fuel cutoff). Hardly noticeable but found TSB that described the issue perfectly, asked to have it applied. 
Computer recalibrated to correct slight engine surging while driving. 
32700 mi

US $203
Three attempts made to start car, engine turned over but would not start. Shop ran diagnostic and did not find a problem. Cleaned fuel system. 
25300 mi Ticking sound under acceleration. Dealer replaced both VVT cam gears. Problem fixed. 

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2010 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

132-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

52000 mi

US $10
Exhaust shields coming loose - rusted through where they attach. Fixed with a fender washer and nut. 
124000 mi

US $320
Water pump locked up. Had to replace the water pump, pulley and serpentine belt. 
147300 mi

US $325
Replaced water pump 
150040 mi

C $300
Exhaust system. A flexible joint between exhaust and engine was worn causing noise particularly at start up 

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2010 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

132-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

58678 mi Engine made scraping sound on cold start. replaced camshaft timing gear. vehicle still under warranty 
60000 mi Heat shield loose 
130000 mi rattling noise- timing chain is going bad 
13640 mi Car had hard time starting & check engine light lit along with VSC light flashing. Dealer had to flash computer. 
24800 mi Engine leaking oil. Dealer did not fix because they need to order parts and book at least a day's time to fix. Appointment has been made to take car in. 
28500 mi Timing chain cover was leaking. Parts replaced. 
52700 mi TCL light on, check engine light on & VSC light flashing. Car hesitated when accelerating & would intermittently make a grinding noise when starting. Computer flashed & part in ignition system replaced. Grind not fixed, tech did not hear it. 
54560 mi Engine makes grinding noise when started from a cold start. 
57660 mi Brief engine grinding and knock at cold start up. Recorded noise for technicians and they were able to determine problem with R & R Camshaft Timing Gear Assembly. Gear Assembly replaced. 
58660 mi Chk engine light lit with Traction-Control-Off light on & VSC flashing. 3rd/4th time this has occured. Told it was charcoal canister & they cleaned it as best they could. Have extended warranty, but told new one not covered. Will fail again. 
60760 mi Charcoal canister wet and causing check engine light to come on, which automatically disables traction control and stability control systems. Dealer agreed to cover under extended warranty after initially denying. 
49000 mi Was told the belt was causing an oil SEEP. No parts have been replaced as of yet due to warranty specifically stating "LEAK" and not a seep. 
18000 mi mechanic discovered oil leaking from front of engine. 
19000 mi Gasket was bad on timing chain cover. Small amount of oil leaked as a result.  
58000 mi Timing chain cover and gasket replaced due to oil leak. 
60000 mi Leak on Timing Chain cover. O-ring was replaced. Previous dealer didnt fully repair it. 
98000 mi Main seal oil leak. Per dealer, I am suspicious of this finding. Warranty paid for part and labor. They charged for 6 hours labor, but only had the car for 4. 
129000 mi Oil leak from timing chain tensioner gasket. Replaced timing chain tensioner and the gasket. 
43000 mi Timing belt squealing on cold start. 
104172 mi

US $168
Replaced cracked, worn serpentine belt 
22700 mi I can smell coolant when the vehicle is driven for long periods. The coolant system does not retain pressure even after being driven for extended times. Dealer pressurized system and claimed no leaks 
58280 mi

C $400
Oxygen sensor malfunction caused engine warning light. New sensor needed. 
134000 mi Burning about a quart of oil a month when sold. Once I checked the oil and almost nothing at all showed up on the dipstick (it took 2 quarts to get it to halfway full) but the oil pressure warning light had not come on.  CEL. My mechanic checked code, told me for catalytic converter. Advised me not to replace it, saying he'd often seen Corollas throw that code when nothing really wrong with catalytic converter. 
56000 mi

US $486
check engine light came on with code PO138(oxygen sensor) they replaced twice and then had to call Toyota cause eng light kept coming back on, then replaced air fuel sensor also because they were both bad. 
84940 mi

C $35
Loose covering on catalytic converter 
58000 mi small leak at crankshaft seal. 
60000 mi check engine light, and got P0354 code from OBD scanner. (ignition coil D). I guessed that it was the 4th from the left. replaced the coil, and all 4 spark plugs. 2 days went by, check engine light and now it's P0351 and P0354 (A and D) . 
102000 mi

US $300
Oxygen Sensor just before the catalytic converter stopped working and needed to be replaced. 
107700 mi Brief engine knock on startup, when warm or hot. 

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2009 Toyota Corolla

Engine not specified

48540 mi Water pump replaced under warranty 
19840 mi

$500
Problem with the accessories V Belt and Tensor 

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2009 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

158-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

28000 mi Exhaust shield broke 
8000 mi Diagnostic test and road test performed. Throttle surged up and down in icy road conditions. Problem could not be traced or repeated. 

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2009 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

132-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

27299 mi Water Pump Replaced 
37000 mi Ck Engine Light came on. Smelled H2S at tailpipe. Dealer updated computer. I have noticed no change in performance. First and only problem in 37k of highway commuting. Getting 38 mpg highway 
35000 mi Engine rattles on warm restarts after being driven and sitting for about an hour. Dealer could not reproduce. 
37300 mi Rattle on warm engine startup. 
38000 mi Appealed diagnosis of engine noise to regional office and they ordered a repair. Parts ordered, but no follow-up from dealer. 
48000 mi Replaced camshaft gear assembly under a manufacturer TSB. Intermittent engine knock/rattle on warm starts continues. 

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2009 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

132-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

65000 mi

US $674
Cooling system; water pump leaking; replaced with recommended Toyota upgraded water pump; system flush/coolant replacement 
63860 mi A short but loud squeel everytime I started my car. Sounded like a drive belt. After many attempts over more than a year to identify the problem it was finally figured out that it was the timing belt and pulleys that needed changing. It is fixed now... 
48700 mi water pump had a small leak 
81000 mi

US $390
The water pump went bad. It was replaced with a new water pump. 
174300 mi

US $900
Problem: Alternator went bad (repaired same trip). Resolution: Serpentine belt replaced. 
184000 mi

US $332
Check engine light went on, checked my AAA SmartTrek email notification for immediate replacement of: P0352 - Ignition Coil "B" Primary Control Circuit/Open 
105000 mi

US $210
Replaced water pump after it began to leak. It wasn't leaking a lot, just weeping some fluid and it was being thrown on the underside of the hood. 
50000 mi Brief Engine Knock/Rattle Noise at Cold Startup. T-SB-007-09. 2009 Toyota Corolla made horrible noise when started. Dealer replaced the camshaft timing gear and associated gaskets. 
58000 mi When idling in drive, the RPM's drop from a normal level at about 900 down to 600 and then back up again, independent of the a/c being on or off. Car shake when its at 600 RPM. Dealer "Cleaned the injectors" but it did not help. 
84000 mi Still had uneven idle and terrible noise when first starte when sold. 
27280 mi

C $79
The oil filter cap assembly ( plastic!) had welded itself to the aluminum housing and had to be broken to remove. Toyota dealer service mgr.admitted this is not an unusual problem due to proximity of the cap to heat from the engine. 
38440 mi  
94000 mi valve cover gasket leaking. Repaired under Toyota extened warranry. Repair would have been $900 
38440 mi Pink Rad fluid sprayed around engine bay, Dealer replaced water pump under warranty 
22320 mi replaced computer 
18000 mi Engine burning 1 quart of oil very 2000 miles. Toyotas fix is reprogramming computer to change timing. Now engine has less power, lower gas mileage and still burns oil. 
36800 mi Engine uses over a quart of oil between oil changes even after reprogramming which caused fuel mileage and power to decrease. Engine shakes violently and has loud metal on metal noise when started after two to three days without running. Also has loud tappet noise when started after idle for two or more hours. 
53300 mi

US $144
Loud noise from sepentine belt area (passenger side of engine). Had dealer identify the cause as a defective water pump. I purchased an OEM water pump on line and replaced it myself. 
65000 mi

US $120
Replaced leaking water pump. 
91000 mi

US $216
Serpentine belt tensioner replaced. 
99000 mi

US $1000
CEL. replaced charcoal canister. CEL back on a few days later. Replaced another emissions system component. 
110000 mi

US $732
Brought car in for exhaust leak, found leak where exhaust pipe connects to manifold. 
126000 mi

US $40
There was/is a vibrating noise during idle in gear (waiting in traffic). It seemed quite loud, took car to Firestone and they supposedly tightened a shield under the hood. After a couple of days vibration noise returned, haven't gone back. 
129000 mi

US $500
Same problem as before, engine vibration noise more consistent. Different repair shop believes full tuneup will resolve the problem, will also change serpentine belt and perform other scheduled maintenance 
53000 mi

US $300
water pump failure 
96000 mi Weird cranking, grinding noise at start, T-SB-0087-09. Replaced camshaft timing gear assembly. 
99426 mi

US $661
Replaced starter motor 
109700 mi

US $400
water pump completely broke down 
52700 mi

C $100
Replaced noisy water pump with new updated design. 
61000 mi would not start. towed to dealer for required computer repair 
61380 mi

$100
changed motor mount 
12000 mi Coolant leak around the radiator cap 
12000 mi sometimes it won't start. ECU reflashed 
13000 mi Car can't start. Reflashed ECU again 
87000 mi Check engine light went on for vapor recovery system. Couldn't afford to repair, however, found out it was covered by recall. 
6820 mi The engine was noisy at start up when cold for a few seconds, kind of grinding noise, there is a TSB related to that problem, they replaced the variable valve timing drive pinion 
61380 mi water pump leaking 
Exhaust shield rattle. Dealer repaired under warranty in about half an hour. 
10000 mi When coming to a stop in cool/cold weather, car shudders/idles rough. Has not stalled. 
16000 mi Car idles very rough, especially in cold weather. Was told that the idle is controlled by the computer, and that the computer reports nothing wrong. "They all do that." 

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2008 Toyota Corolla

Engine not specified

47740 mi

C $1000
The car kept shutting off on me when I would brake or slow down. They said it was the computer that needed to be replaced. 
53000 mi Idler Pull and belt fail. This failed again at 50K miles but was not covered this time. Car now sold 

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2008 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

126-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

140000 mi

US $700
2 bad coils replaced, fuel system cleaned. 
35900 mi Serpentine belt tensioner replaced under warranty. Wheel balance to correct steering wheel vibe. 
49000 mi Serpentine belt tensioner had been replaced under warranty at 36000 miles. Now at 49000 miles, the tensioner is again not putting correct tension on belt. This is a very common problem with the 1zz-FE engine in 2003-2008 corollas. 
111000 mi

US $260
Replaced serpentine belt 
50220 mi

A $180
Number 2 ignition coil failed 
67500 mi

US $5282
Engine threw a rod at 66,130 while on freeway. Vehicle had been maintained by Toyota specifications. A 2 inch X 3 inch hole was knocked out of the engine block. 
44020 mi Intake Manifold gasket replaced (still under warranty) 
66960 mi Water pump failled. Replaces with new one. 
67360 mi The gas tank shield got dismounted making a loud banging noise under the car. Fixed with new screw -pretty easy procedure but need to go under the car very uncomfortable without proper lifting. 
29000 mi Dealer replaced entire gas tank and fuel pump assembly 

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2008 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

126-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

80300 mi

US $450
Replaced exhaust manifold 
66960 mi

C $145
Replace intake manifold gasket 
139300 mi

US $600
Cracked exhaust manifold 
68000 mi Common repair for 2003-2008 Corollas. Replace Computer which fixed rough idling and poor auto. shifting. 
122300 mi

US $289
Oil pan gasket needed to be replace. Mechanic said much better to replace whole pan. 
62000 mi

US $250
Replace serpentine belt idler. Well-known Corolla problem. Timing belt tensioner leaking oil. Well-known Corolla problem. 
69000 mi

US $100
Gas tank heat shield mount point broke, very loud rattle. Known Corolla design defect, subject of a Tech Service Bulletin 
66960 mi waterpump and belt tensioner replaced 
37000 mi Spring or bolt from the heatshield under the gas tank fell off causing the heatshield to land on the muffler tubes 
49000 mi noise under engine/ transmission engine moves/twitchwhen putting in reverse or on gear 
68000 mi

US $80
radiator leak 

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2007 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

126-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

62700 mi

US $140
Belt tensioner 
81000 mi

US $57
We started having an issue with cold starts (below 0° F), engine would start, then after 20 seconds or so would start misfiring, then quit. No engine codes/light etc. found out it was the intake manifold gasket. $7 part and around an hour. The car had been making a slight chirping sound from the belts when humid, started when about 1 year old. Replaced belt, tensioner arm/pulley, didn't help, replaced water pump and the sound went away briefly but now worse. Pump had a wobble. 
29000 mi Engine control module defective and replaced by the dealer. 

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2007 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

126-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

40300 mi Check engine code P0031 (OXYGEN SENSOR HEATER CONTROL CIRCUIT LOW (BANK 1 SENSOR 1) 
45260 mi

C $113
I noticed a few drops of oil in my parkway. Oil was leeaking from a oil switch near the oil filter. Had to replace this switch by a mechanic. Since I was loosing oil, he changed oil & filter at the same time. 
83300 mi

US $100
Serpentine belt needed to be replaced; it was "chirping." This is the third time I have had the belt replaced, although the tensioner has not been replaced. 
40300 mi oil leak in oil pan and oil seal 
54560 mi

C $200
water pump leaking 
112000 mi

US $175
Damper in drivebelt tensioner was leaking. Replaced drivebelt tensioner. Also drive/accessories belt was replaced as scheduled maintenance. 
139000 mi

US $200
Timing chain tensioner o-ring replaced. 
21589 mi Replaced faulty ECU 
18000 mi air bag cover mis-aligned, rear seat belt latches installed in wrong place, passenger side A-piller panel mis-aligned, Oxygen sensor malfunctioned all warranty repairs 
50000 mi Car's computer went bad-ecu. 
59000 mi

US $650
leak in intake manifold gasket; 
64000 mi

US $56
Sudden banging noises, like a gorilla with bongos in gas tank. It was a loose rusty heat shield, which surrounds the gas tank on a corolla. The heat shield was reattached, and when it rots thru I plan to have it replaced. 
95000 mi

US $200
Timing Chain Tensioner Gasket serpetine belt was cracked 
129000 mi

US $360
replaced intake manifold gasket 
115000 mi

US $450
Head Gasket & timing belt around March. Acccident in May, sold car. 
52480 mi

C $63
Exhaust system rattle fixed. Bracket and heat shield were lose (car went over a large ice bump on road) and were fixed without any new parts. 
48980 mi Engine warning light came on and when I took it in to the Toyota service centre they said it was a fault with the engine management system and this was covered under a recall by Toyota no charge. 
58900 mi

C $50
Heat shield broke lose had to be resecured. 
90520 mi

C $500
Exhaust pipe replaced, serpentine belt replaced and car serviced. 
115000 mi

US $200
The idler pulley bolt snapped off inside of the engine block. The shop was able to reverse the bolt out surprisingly easily preventing them from having to lift the engine up which would have cost me $$$. 
54320 mi

C $30
Heat shield came off from the back support. Shop says it's due to rust. They just removed the shield. 
47120 mi

﷼500
drive belt tensioner and drive belt premauture wear 
146300 mi

US $650
Oxygen sensor giving incorrect reading, replaced Intake manifold gasket replaced 
31620 mi

$1300
Electronic Control Unit failed and car stalled while driving. Dealer changed ECU under warranty and car was available next day. 
78000 mi

US $912
Clogged charcoal canister was replaced.  Belt tensioner not operating correctly, belt slipping so some Accessories like ac, power steering not operating well 

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2007 Toyota Corolla 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

114700 mi

€50
Exhaust pipe came loose from Engine and needed to be reattached. 

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2007 Toyota Corolla

4-cylinder manual 2WD

22940 mi problem with ignition, takes very long or several attempts (up to three times) before igniting 

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2006 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

164-horsepower 1.8L I4 6-speed manual FWD

36000 mi Oil leak from behind the timing chain 
28980 mi

US $236
Timing belt pulley was bad and had to be replaced. Even though the pulley was on warranty, they charged me for a new timing belt and the labor to put it on. The reason for a new timing belt was BECAUSE of the pulley. Ridiculous!!! 
48000 mi Replaced belt. Under warranty and Toyota did it for free. 
55000 mi

US $15
Vaccum hose came off and had to be put back on. 

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2006 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

126-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

36000 mi

US $260
Car developed a low frequency vibration noise. Dealer took apart dash and added insulation. Didn't work. They finally tracked it down to a bad motor mount. Replaced it per TSB EG027 06. 
108500 mi

C $550
Problem with radiator. 
36000 mi

US $50
Faulty serpentine belt tensioner. 
80000 mi

US $165
Replaced serpentine belt due to squealing noise. 19k miles since last replacement. 
53000 mi Water pump was leaking and replaced under warrantly. An independent mechanic identified the problem during preventative maintenance and recommended taking to dealer for warranty service. 
63000 mi code read very small leak. Reset check engine light. Check engine light came on a few days later. Back to shop. Leak tested. No leak detected. Identified Tech Bulleticn. Needs trip to dealer for warranty work. 
63000 mi

US $562
evap canister was leaking and required replacement. Not a warranty part. 
73000 mi

US $300
This is the third water pump for this car. Unbelievable. 
106020 mi

C $398
Check Engine light on. Oxygen Sensor #89465-02190 replaced. 
26000 mi Serpentine belt replaced under warranty. 
72000 mi water pump leak detected, water pump replaced 
37200 mi Water pump had started to leak a very little bit. Dealer changed it under warranty. Accessory belt was changed at my expense in the meantime. 
122300 mi

US $40
Replaced oxygen sensor 

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2006 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

126-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

239500 mi

US $200
Persistant noise from alternator area. Had self-replaced 225K mile alt with junkyard alt, new belt. Had shop replace with new alt for sanity and longevity. Noise traced to idler pulley bearings--planning engine swap, not worth fixing. 
30000 mi The drive belt/tensioner squeaking after the car sits for several hours. Drive belt and Tensioner were replaced under factory warranty. The comments on invoice says "Tensioner leaking" and replaced per TSB. Driven >1000 miles after repair and is ok. 
42000 mi Noticed squealing from belt and went to the dealer thinking that the previous repair (tensioner and belt) were the culprit again. But it was the water pump leaking. Water pump and belt were replaced under warranty (5yrs/60k miles) for free. 
59000 mi

US $150
ECU failed while driving. Had to pay for tow but Dealer replaced for free and provided a rental car for a week. 
59000 mi ECU failed while driving AGAIN! Toyota claimed it had never happened twice on same vehicle before... at least it was a free repair w/free loaner car. 
68000 mi ECU Failure - CEL Code P0606 
69000 mi ECU problem 
79000 mi Check Engine light - code P0170 (running lean). Shop read/cleared code & tightened intake bellows, no charge. If light recurs, told to return and have intake manifold gasket replaced, but not urgently needed. 
80000 mi

US $270
Check engine light back on. Original air intake manifold gasket shrinks too much in cold weather, causing engine to run lean. Gasket replaced with newer version that does not shrink as much. 
20000 mi Leaking water pump. PCM replaced with updated unit. TSB on record. 
41300 mi

US $175
replaced serpentine drive belt...squeaking badly !!! 
216000 mi small leak in manifold gasket 
46500 mi

US $92
Replace serpentine belt. It had cracks in it. 
48000 mi Automatic transmission shifting rough from 1st to 2nd gear. Dealer replaced computer. 
143000 mi

US $5
Leaking intake gasket. replaced gasket 
26000 mi failing water pump 
28000 mi Engine stalled while driving on highway at highway speed. Apparently problem was a computer failure.  
19000 mi Engine computer completely shut down. Car would not run at all. Dealer replaced computer ECM no charge but had to wait 8 days for part. Free loaner was given. Part number 89661-02K21. FD Code po121,po606,po607 ecm open circuit. 
25000 mi Engine lost power while driving. Replaced ECM per TSB EG7035.4 (warranty). 
28000 mi Tensioner assembly and V-ribbed belt replaced to correct squeaking (TSB EG021-07)(warranty). 
70000 mi

US $420
Replaced belt tensioner assembly and drive belt 
134900 mi

C $200
The exhaust manifold was replaced due to the original one seperated at the weld 
53000 mi

US $63
Computer check egine light. 
10000 mi Water pump leaking, discovered by dealer during battery replacement. 
67000 mi

US $200
Squeaking fan belt 
8710 mi Oil leak on engine-Timing Chain Cover/tensioner-Reseal 
39000 mi ecu went down on highway. bad 
135000 mi

US $1100
ECM replaced. Toyota knew the computers were bad and issued a TSB but no recall. Because I have high mileage, mine was out of warranty. They also charged $100 for software lease to reprogram computer. I'm no longer a Toyota fan. 
150000 mi

US $400
CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ON, REPLACED 2 SENSORS, LIGHT STILL ON. MUST BRING BACK TO SHOP. 
166000 mi

US $105
Check engine light on. Showing lean condition. Intake obstruction was removed. Air filter replaced. 
32860 mi Rock hit radiator and created a hole. Toyota front grill does not sufficiently cover the radiator from damage. Radiator replaced under 60k warranty. 
102000 mi

US $422
Check engine signal was always lit. My mechanic put the car on a smoke machine and found that there was a leak in the EVAP valve. Toyota only allows you to replace the whole assembly, and not just the valve. 
31000 mi check engine light came on. Transmission was shifting rough. Worked fine after sensor. 
59520 mi head gasket found leaking after routine maintenance. Dealer replaced under warranty. 
49401 mi Dealer replaced Intake Manifold Gasket under warranty after check engine light (P0171 - System too lean) 

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2005 Toyota Corolla

Engine not specified

79000 mi Solenoid emissions 

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2005 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

170-horsepower 1.8L I4 6-speed manual FWD

39000 mi Serpentine belt and tensioner replaced per a TSB 
80600 mi

C $165
Replaced serpentine belt 
58000 mi

US $500
Cooling pump failure - plastic vanes of pump impeller failed. Mechanic recommended a thermostat replacement since an overheat had occurred. 
76000 mi

US $250
Check Engine Light. Was a bad O2 sensor. 
83000 mi

US $100
Bad thermostat replaced at 84,000 miles, first noticed at 83,000 miles with check engine light. Bad thermostat stuck open, drivibility unaffected. 

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2005 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

130-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

87000 mi

US $250
The check engine light came on the car was idling really rough. There was a recall on the ECM unit. They replaced that and cleaned the throttle body. 
172000 mi

US $1000
Worn out manual clutch. It was replaced. 
80600 mi

US $22
Replace intake manifold gasket with a new one. Did it myself in under an hour. Old gasket was worn and caused a vacuum leak. 
114000 mi

US $300
Check engine light showed code P0171. I was told to replace oxygen sensor, which did no good, then I researched and found Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor was to blame. Replaced it, engine light off now. 
119000 mi

US $11
During cold weather (15 F) engine revved (hunted) @ startup. Check engine light on, code said "engine running lean). From internet research, replaced intake manifold gasket. $10 part, 1.5 hours labor. 
194000 mi

US $1175
Clutch had been slipping intermittently for about a year - mainly starting up steep grades. Recently started slipping in 2nd gear also. Took back to dealership for clutch replacement - about 24hour turnaround. 
96700 mi

C $275
1. Resonator pipe separated from the muffler pipe. Required new resonator pipe. 2. Heat shield between exhaust and gas tank came loose. New bracket was installed. 
87000 mi

US $23
Intermittent PO456, Slow Evap Leak. Replaced Gas Cap. 
119000 mi

US $599
P2238, replace B1S1 sensor. 
121000 mi

US $246
Exhaust pipe sheared at rear flange (muffler). Installed resonator pipe kit. 
178000 mi

US $150
Replaced the oxygen sensor 
195000 mi

US $200
Replaced the oxygen sensors 

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2005 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

130-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

88380 mi CEL on. MAF sensor had to be cleaned. 
111600 mi Went in for general checkup but the engine light was on for several weeks. Manifold 'donut' seal leaking.  Oil leaking from Crank or Torque, tranny side. Will live with it. Engine light on. Caused by Gas Cap defect. Gas Cap replaced. Pain: Costs 40$ to put the car on the computer to discover causes of Witness Lights. 
122300 mi

US $540
Check engine light was coming on. Fuel System evaporative cannister was replaced 
122700 mi

US $274
Intake manifold replaced 
90000 mi

US $400
Tensioner pulley replacement. 
97700 mi

US $350
Intake manifold gasket leak triggering check engine light. 
80600 mi

C $340
Broken middle part muffler. 
44000 mi The ecm went bad, could not drive it, had to be towed. 
56000 mi

US $127
mechanic noticed coolant hoses swelling and coolant not flowing properly. replaced upper and lower hoses. 
66300 mi

US $110
Motor mounts going bad. but not broken yet so mechanic could not replace. front and rear mounts. 
82000 mi

US $1150
Engine and tranny mounts no good. 
86000 mi

US $1600
timing chain tensioner exhaust from engine to cat converter 
87000 mi

US $300
belt tensr 
90300 mi

US $1500
cooling system - replaced water pump,thermostat,both hoses. yr 2013 and hoses in 2015' suspension - control arms bushing went bad with inner and outer tie rods. yr 2013. 
104000 mi

US $1080
Replaced water pump. 
59000 mi Fuel pump died. The above doesn't seem to have a choice for fuel system issues and I dont know if it was electrical for mechanical. The dealer covered it for free under a "TSB" for issues with the Corolla fuel pumps. 
112300 mi

US $280
Code 0171...intake gasket was replaced...a TSB was released for it. 
28662 mi Reprogram computer (diffic. to start when warm). Change transmission cooler hose. 
43090 mi

C $350
Change belt tensionner 
37200 mi

R 300
Car was taken in for annual serivce. During this service it was discovered that the water pump needed replacing. The part was ordered but did not arrive the same day - it was then installed on the next day. 
133000 mi

US $400
Oil Pan Reseal 
151500 mi

US $923
Replace timing chain tensioner and O-Ring 
98000 mi

US $498
Replace water pump, drain, flush, fill cooling system including heater core - serpentine belt, new plugs Small leak on pump - other items 100K PM. 
93000 mi

US $100
The car squealed moderately loudly for about 10 minutes after first starting up the car in the mornings. The noise would go away for the rest of the day, but I went ahead and had the timing belt replaced. Now, no noise and no problem. 
101000 mi

US $120
Minor oil leak near engine; gasket replacement solved the issue. 
30000 mi Intermittent squeaking. Problem has been seen in other Corollas. Replaced belt and idler. 3 weeks out of warranty, but Toyota authorized full coverage. 
106000 mi

US $10
Replaced intake manifold gasket due to low idle condition, related to TSB.  
72000 mi

US $225
Intake valve was replaced. Also ECM was discovered to be bad. This item was replaced for free under a recall. 
69000 mi

US $200
Replaced leaking water pump. 
110000 mi

US $300
Timing belt tensioner was "leaking", discovered at time of recall repair work, had it fixed 
116000 mi

US $350
Also had serpentine belt and tensioner pulley changed to fix a small oil leak. 
47000 mi

US $500
canister evap system..svs valves 
64000 mi

US $1800
computer replaced 
198300 mi

US $400
Vacuum leak 
83000 mi

US $1475
Fuel pump failed on busy highway. Fuel pump replaced. Confidence in Toyota products greatly reduced. 
94300 mi

US $80
Squealing from the engine while driving, especially in the morning. The belt was wearing and needed replacement. 
120000 mi

US $1300
Catalytic converter rusted away causing loud noise when driving. 
74400 mi

C $120000
ECU bad, diagnose dunder warenty ECU replaced under warenty 
100000 mi

US $20
Check engine light for evaporative emissions purge....needed new gas cap 
135000 mi

US $100
Code P0420, replaced cat, light and code went away. 
289000 mi

US $130
Dropped a cylinder, replaced wires from rotor to plugs. 
93000 mi

C $500
Remove and install new computer-major problem with Corollas 2000-2010 
75700 mi Brought the car in because of a warning light. A rubber gasket on the intake manifold was warn out or defective, requiring replacement of gasket. 

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2004 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

130-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

63860 mi Initial problem was diagnosed as O2 sensor,it was replaced. Within 2 days, check engine light came on again-same fault-O2 sensor-taken back to shop. Further diagnostics revealed that intake manifold gasket was cracked. It was replaced, problem solved. 
63860 mi Check engine light-diagnosed as O2 sensor, replaced Dec 30/08. Check engine light came on again Jan 2/09-diagnosed as faulty O2 sensor again, but found that intake manifold gasket was cracked. All covered free due to extended warranty purchased in 2004 
76100 mi check engine light came on, took to dealer who ran codes indicating gas cap seal was not adequate (surface rust). Dealer cleaned sealing surface and problem has not recurred since. Suggested a new $35 part be installed at next service in January. 
92380 mi exhaust pipe broke at coupling 
92380 mi Replaced muffler. 
122300 mi

US $802
chain tensioner o ring 
121520 mi

C $50
Engine service light on but no problem. Light turned off by technician. Initial reason for trip was for regular maintenance and new tires. 
40300 mi water pump leaking, replaced under powertrain warranty 

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2004 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

130-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

71000 mi

US $700
timing belt 
41000 mi

US $100
Oxygen sensor (downstream) replaced. 
165000 mi

US $400
Radiator was replaced. 
43400 mi

C $500
02 sensor replaced, ELM 
43400 mi

C $250
O2 sensor and CEL again 
60760 mi

C $180
O2 sensor, fuel system delivery 
66540 mi Bosch part was glitching but no real Oxygen sensor fault 
175300 mi

C $130
Accessory belt tensioner wore out 
181040 mi

C $1100
Misfire on cylinders 1 & 2. Scan performed, nothing found. Possible intake gasket leak suggested. 
184780 mi

C $150
Fuel system flushed to try to clear up misfire. Check engine light still on. 
190960 mi Car was stalling at idle, removed throttle body and air idle valve from throttle body. Cleaned all and reinstalled. No longer stalling, but engine still misfiring occasionally. 
198400 mi Check engine light, P300, P301, 0302 for random misfire. 
160000 mi

US $30
engine oil leak at timing chain tensioner 
84000 mi Misfiring cylinders 1,3 (not an uncommon Corolla problem)! No warning light! After 1300.00 repairs and dealer initiating a Toyota Rep case, they suggested tearing down engine to find cause. That, plus car needing new catalytic, said NO! and traded. 
48000 mi

US $300
Coolant leak - waterpump replaced, serpentine belt replaced 
129000 mi

US $720
Water pump worn out (rattling) and leaking radiator (small leak at metal to plastic joint). 
100000 mi

US $650
Catalytic converter replacement 
105000 mi

US $600
Serpentine belt 
206000 mi

US $70
Exhaust pipe broke. 

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2003 Toyota Corolla

Engine not specified

89900 mi  
111600 mi

C $250
Resonator replaced. 

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2003 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

130-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

71000 mi

US $600
replace water pump 
135000 mi

US $365
ignition. car would not start. 
94000 mi

US $25
Check engine light for catalytic converter, mpg down, replaced 02 sensor both problems fixed 
55800 mi

C $1100
oil leak. in midst of re-repair. replaced oil sending unit, oil pan seal, serpentine belt, swapped out wheels for winters. 
59520 mi

C $220
oil leaks, crank seal and oil sending unit. 
101060 mi engine threw a P0420 code for the cat converter. $1000 repair, couples with the clutch it was to costly to repair becuse of the cars worth. 
126000 mi Check Engine Light (CEL) triggered code P0171, System Too Lean, Bank 1. Cleaned Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor which was dirty. CEL has not reappeared. 
134000 mi Mass Air Flow Sensor dirty. P0171 check engine code. Cleaned sensor, reset code. Same problem happened 1 year ago. 
145000 mi Check Engine Light, P0171 code - cleaned MAF sensor with MAF Sensor cleaner. Get this code every year in the desert. Easy fix. 
155000 mi

US $3
Check Engine Code P0171 (Mass Air Flow Sensor reqs. cleaning). Cleaned sensor with MAF Sensor cleaner from Walmart. 15 minute repair. 
168000 mi

US $45
Replaced Mass Airflow Sensor. 
122955 mi

C $214
clip door handle replacement (rust leaking) oil pressure switch replacement (oil leaking) 55 points inspection 
150660 mi

C $120
The serpentine belt was starting to show wear (cracks) 
60140 mi

C $310
water pump replaced Part #6003610 was replaced [variable solenoid] but i dont have the exact name and what it does. It has to do with valve timing I believe. 
83700 mi

C $200
Replaced oil pressure "sensor." 
98780 mi

C $167
Exhaust system repair 
244440 mi

C $100
For what I know only the one faulty sensor was changed. It had to do with electric circuits to the cylinders so when it failed the engine simply stopped right there and then. 
257920 mi

C $550
Manifold leak 
260000 mi

US $85
Ignition coil on cylinder 3 died, possibly from oil leaking into spark plug tube. 
119660 mi

C $650
leaking oil pressure sensor 
238700 mi The engine light won't go out. Possible major repairs. Not fixing because of cost at this time. The engine light has been a problem over the years but often was cleared and passed inspection, Hoping this will happen again. 

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2003 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

130-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

139300 mi

US $125
Failed radiator 
175000 mi

US $280
Intake manifold gasket was bad. Replaced. 
197000 mi

US $300
I took it in for a CEL scan and left it overnight. When I went back the next day the mechanic said that the car's computer doesn't remember codes and that something is wrong with the ECU. 
35940 mi Fluctuation in the RPM in the N mode and going below 600rpm in case of operation 0f the FAN 
180000 mi

US $200
The car also randomly shut off when idling. I was told it was just the sensor. These cars are built to last forever!! 
45000 mi

US $150
belt tensioner 
193000 mi

US $343
Replaced serpentine belt tensioner and serpentine belt 
32240 mi

C $260
 
84000 mi

US $361
Coil pack gone bad. Coil pack and spark plugs replaced. 
60760 mi

$4000
RPM rising wn I crank engine on N & P,but whenI put it on D RPM reduce from 2000 to 800,I didn't rectify so far..plz recommend from where I. Start 
70060 mi

$50
Hi Michael & all other comrades,wish happiness, success & good health for everyone,, well last month I found coolant leakeage in d morning,I filled distill water in it as it is clean than tap water.afterwards fixed radiator leakage... 
218240 mi

C $35
Oil pressure sender sprang a leak. Quick fix while getting oil change. 
76000 mi

US $98
Timing chain tensioner oil ring leaking 
143500 mi

US $700
Replaced intake manifold gasket, replaced VSV Replaced serpentine belt Cracked Timing chain tensioner O-ring; replaced O-ring 
231000 mi

US $550
cracked manifold and cracked radiator 
104000 mi

US $50
Check engine light turned on after a fill up at the gas station. Went to dealership and was told code was P0442 indicating a fuel vapor leak. I was told it would cost $500 but I really didn't need to get it fixed. Dealership cleared light. 
55598 mi

US $4942
Engine, and engine computer replaced. 
32000 mi

US $2900
Broken rod in engine. The car broke a rod when I was driving home from work. noticed the problem five minutes after leaving. 
131300 mi

US $3700
Multiple things went out at once with this car in between the summer and now. ignition coils, headers, manifold all needed to be replaced in one month. 
132700 mi Then the computer the next. This car is no longer running. 
162300 mi

US $32
Check engine light came on with low fuel, did not clear by filling tank and tightening gas cap. I replaced gas cap, which was probably original. Light went out and stayed out. 
167000 mi

US $544
Broken exhaust pipe at rear flange, not due to collision. Re welded. Replace timing chain tensioner o-ring. 
110360 mi

C $180
catalytic converter replaced 
122500 mi

C $230
Front bank oxygen sensors replaced 
151800 mi

US $275
I ordered a new catalytic convertor and resonator. I have yet to replace it. 
170200 mi Check Engine light is on for P046 for VSV Evap system. I have not diagnosed or repaired it yet 
177700 mi Muffler had a hole in it. Replaced the muffler 
105000 mi

US $80
Replaced O2 sensor 
114700 mi

C $350
EVAP Canister or Solenoid failure. Replaced unit as whole at cost of 350.00 CDN 
119200 mi clicking sound, engine light on took to toyota said there was nothing wrong in the initial diagnostic and said they "fixed" clicking however continued on to the next day took it back to the dealer and they finally fixed the problem 
130000 mi

US $52
Check Engine Light with P0420 error code.rnReplaced Downstream Oxygen Sensor. 
6200 mi intermittent Chirp noise at idle after changing three belts they changed the exhaust donut. 
55800 mi

C $220
crank oil seal leak . 
68200 mi

C $20
occasional engine light and rough running on cold days. Replaced intake manifold gasket. 
81840 mi

C $60
4liters of oil leaked out of the oil pressure transducer 
83240 mi

C $300
Leaking exhaust manifold gasket causing squeezing sounds on idle when car wet 
99200 mi

C $250
Oil leak from main crank pulley oil seal 
159000 mi

US $25
intake manifold gasket replaced. 
203000 mi

US $100
CEL code PO171. Replaced intake manifold gasket. Replaced O2 sensors. 
73000 mi MAF cleaned. 
76000 mi piston soak to help with oil consumption, successful 
87500 mi

US $10
Intake gasket leak. Known issue per TSB. 
150000 mi

US $250
Passenger side engine mount replaced. 
116000 mi

US $300
fuel pump and module need to be replaced 
141000 mi

US $520
Catalytic Converter needed to be replaced. Check engine light provided the code that pointed to the replacement. Oxygen Sensor needed to be replaced. Check engine light provided the code that pointed to the replacement. 
142000 mi

US $450
Replaced Rear Oxygen Sensor. Replaced Catalytic Converter. 
164700 mi

US $120
O2 sensor had to be replaced. 
169000 mi

US $800
Radiator had a leak in it. Repaired the entire radiator. 
87000 mi

US $150
Oil leaking from timing chain tensioner; tensioner replaced. 

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2002 Toyota Corolla

Engine not specified

112840 mi Engine threw a rod. Complete write-off. Oil changes regularly - last one five weeks prior to breakdown. No oil in engine at time of failure. No oil on driveway, no blue smoke, no low oil pressure warning light prior to rod being thrown. 

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2002 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

125-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

117000 mi

US $59
Canister that collects gasoline vapors from the fuel system is plugged. Causes check engine lite to come on. Throws off engine computer control emissions system. 
124300 mi

US $390
Currently have check engine light on fuel tank emission control system. Analyzed at garage repairing the steering link. Have not repaired it yet. Cost over $500 for emission problem solution. 
130000 mi

US $43
Never fixed emission control system. 
206000 mi

US $1800
catalytic converter failed, replaced Muffler replaced 
124000 mi

C $50
Replacement of pre-catalyser oxygen sensor. 
164300 mi

C $60
Rod Bearing Blown. Estimated $2500-$4500 for engine replacement. 
123000 mi

US $520
Check engine light (CEL) came on. Dealer noted that oil was leaking through engine gaskets into cylinder such that oil was making ignition impossible. Replaced gaskets, spark plugs and wires. Set timing to factory standards. 
79000 mi

US $360
Emissions valve malfunctioned, triggering CEL and requiring replacement of the valve. Belt squeak for a few minutes when cold starting during cool or wet weather 
98000 mi

US $20
Muffler support bolt broke due to rust. 
108000 mi

US $469
1 of 2 exhaust gaskets replaced. 2nd not replaced due to stuck O2 sensor bolt. Timing chain tensioner O-ring replaced for leak 
137000 mi Compression low in cylinder 2. Rebuild required. No repair made. 

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2002 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

125-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

39680 mi Water pump leak-replaced with new under warranty 
C $300 engine light on-dealer said is CAT converter, turns out to be O2 sensor-replaced myself 
227540 mi

C $1700
Oil leak from Timing Chain Cover Gasket, Replaced Timing Chain, Front Brake Cilinders  
38000 mi

US $115
Diagnostic charge ($85) for first DTC observed for the vehicle. Related to EVAP system malfunction - dealer quoted $360 for repair, repaired it myself for $30 for the part. Dealer indicated that part would not be covered under emissions warranty. 
77300 mi

US $85
Oil Leak across engine compartment.Problem was determined to be bad PCV valve. Also completed oil change. 
141000 mi Bottom part of the shielding that protects the catalytic converter had rusted and fallen off. Mechanic said that the upper part of the shielding was still in place and it would be fine as long as I didn't drive in tall grass. 
154300 mi

US $934
Replaced the original clutch assembly; started to slip after 14 years. 
65000 mi

US $100
timing chain tensioner was "spitting" oil - the mechanic noticed that while performing the NC state inspection. changed the drive belt at the same time (+100 bucks) 
102000 mi

US $137
In addition to routine maintenance, mass air sensor 1 
106000 mi

US $88
Check engine light, mass o2 sensor, possible cc; leaking oil 
107000 mi Possible mass oxygen sensor or catalytic convertor issues, engine drinking oil by the quart every 1000 miles. Opted not to repair. 
119000 mi P0420 code - catalytic convertor bank 1 imminent failure 
153000 mi The check engine light had been on for about two years. The repair shop said it needed a new catalytic converter. Really, I think all it needed was a new O2 sensor - it passes the emissions test with flying colors. 

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2002 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

125-horsepower 1.8L I4 3-speed automatic FWD

104160 mi

C $147
Timing chain tensioner was replaced as it was leaking oil. Had to replace front crankshaft oil seal as was leaking oil. 
130200 mi

C $50
It was time to replace the serpentine belt as small crack could be seen at 205K... 

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2001 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

125-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

172000 mi

US $150
Replaced both oxygen sensors to eliminate pinging. 
104300 mi

US $300
vapor canister replaced 
93000 mi

C $1500
the engine started using oil at 110000 for no reason, and alot of ti 
165000 mi

US $650
Blown spark plugs; replaced. Check engine light checked - Oxygen sensor bad (not replaced), MAP Sensor replaced. 
175000 mi

US $400
Plugs replaced. Oil Changed. PCV replaced. 
181000 mi

US $450
Oxygen sensor replaced. Plugs replaced. Determined to have a stuck piston ring (not repaired). 
190000 mi

US $130
Plugs fouled b/c of stuck piston ring - plugs replaced. 

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2001 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

125-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

219000 mi Burned 1quart of oil per tank. 
154960 mi

C $1100
Leaking exhaust near front manifold 
144700 mi

US $150
Oil leak. Replaced the valve cover gasket. 
83880 mi It is burning oil started from 3 years ago. I need to add 1 liter oil for every 5000KM. Now, it generates blue smoke after driving down a long downhill road with engine break. On normal road it is fine. We decided not to fix it due to cost. 
94240 mi

C $200
Engine light was on. It used too much gas. The repair shop changed spark plugs and a circuit. 
123300 mi

US $30
Gasket replaced 
99000 mi Replaced worn-oout timing belt. 
103000 mi

US $100
Serpentine belt beginning to show signs of wear. Needs to be eventually replaced. 
96000 mi

US $2000
Complete engine replacement 
121000 mi

US $458
Catalytic converter and oxygen sensor replaced. Check engine light had come on. 
123000 mi The original cat converter failed, was replaced with a non oem model, after a few weeks it failed, and then the shop replaced it with an upgraded better model, so far it's been ok. 
130000 mi

US $52
Cat Converter replaced again 2nd time by Midas. Part was not genuine Toyota part. 
171000 mi It is burning oil. About four quarts in between each oil change. Never actually got fixed, just keep filling it up. 
99200 mi Signficiant oil burning. Approx 1 litre + per month. 
98000 mi

US $350
Mass Air Flow sensor. I replaced it. Also did the PCV valve, which was a little gummy. 
134000 mi

US $25
VSV (vacuum switching valve) changed at charcoal canister. Now my CEL is off. Aesthetic change only, but worth it. The old one was rusty and totally dead. 
148000 mi

US $50
Replaced timing chain tensioner due to leaking o-ring. 
149000 mi

US $35
Replaced idle air controller. May not have been real cause of rough low idle, but it seems to be a little better. 

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2001 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

125-horsepower 1.8L I4 3-speed automatic FWD

188000 mi Fouling Spark plugs. Check engine light illuminated and was missing on cylinder 4. Pulled spark plug and was totally black with charcoal. I assume it is caused by a bad ring. Car burns a quart of oil every 200 miles. Replaced all plugs 

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2000 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

125-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

128000 mi Muffler broken-no repairing. Sold. 
147000 mi

US $388
Misfire in two cylinders, replaced two fuel injectors. 
165540 mi

C $500
System lean bank 1: Mass Air Flow sensor needed replacement 
133000 mi

US $150
Flange gasket after the exhaust manifold was leaking. Gasket was replaced. 
145300 mi Check engine light came on. Replace air filter and cleaned mass air flow sensor. 
149000 mi

US $700
Clutch replaced 

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2000 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

125-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

150000 mi

US $40
Silencer/exhaust Fell off (the rear part only). The screw that was holding it came off. A new screw fixed it. 
108000 mi CEL on. Hesitation on acceleration. Cleaned MAS with carb cleaner. Car now running like new and increased MPG by 20%. 
155000 mi

US $500
Replaced Catalytic converter and O2 sensor 
256000 mi

US $560
replaced water pump (some coolant residue indicated slight leak),hoses,thermostat,coolant (factory toyota) Replaced front o2 sensor and leaking downpipe donut. To replace donut must remove the front o2 sensor, also a new set of bolts and springs which hold down pipe to manifold (old springs had lost their tension). 
270000 mi

US $400
I had to replace the fuel vapor canister. Yep, the good old PO420, Had to replace the catalytic converter. 
164720 mi

C $35
would not start 
170500 mi

C $1000
catalytic converter 
89000 mi

US $80
Rich mixture - needed to replace little sensor. Easy. Now runs smoothly again. 
109000 mi

US $60
replaced exhaust manifold to down pipe gasket 
119000 mi

US $320
replaced hydraulic belt tensioner 
286000 mi

US $100
Oil leak. Replaced valve cover gasket. 

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2000 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

125-horsepower 1.8L I4 3-speed automatic FWD

151300 mi

US $333
Catalytic converter and manifold gasket replaced 
180000 mi It just EATS oil. I don't mean leaks, because I've never found any sign of leaking, but neither have I seen the sort of black smoke one would associate with burning oil. It just goes into a black hole. I can put in 5 quarts a week. 
42000 mi

US $700
Injectors replaced Radiator leak. 

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1999 Toyota Corolla

Engine not specified

100000 mi

US $300
piston 
112000 mi

US $24
Replaced valve cover gasket. Also replaced spark plugs and wires. 
50000 mi

US $4500
Bad engine replaced with rebuilt 
204280 mi Catalytic converter needed replacing 

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1999 Toyota Corolla 4-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

238700 mi

US $800
exhaust leak 
249000 mi

US $368
Radiator leak. Replaced radiator and fan belt. 
267000 mi

US $484
New ignition coil, plugs and wires 

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1999 Toyota Corolla 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

16120 mi The ECU had to be replaced. 
70000 mi

US $400
some exhaust feed line leak causing the check engine light to come on.  
134000 mi

US $240
Motor mount replaced 
138000 mi There's a clunking noise that occurs about half the time when I step on the brakes. I brought it in before, and he fixed the motor mounts, but that didn't fix the problem. 
138000 mi Check engine light came on (not related to the gas cap). The mechanic scanned the code and told me it was related to the emission system, cleared it, and told me to come back if it comes back on. 
130820 mi

C $150
Small leak in the exhaust 
152520 mi

C $100
replaced coil pack 
175000 mi

US $130
Exhaust manifold gasket needed to be replaced. 
196000 mi

US $47
Check engine came on, had it reset and light hasn't returned yet. 

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1998 Toyota Corolla

Engine not specified

332000 mi

US $155
Serpentine belt replaced along with oil pan gasket which had a leak 
333300 mi

US $130
water got into plugs and wires had to be replaced 
146000 mi Recommended: replace valve cover gasket and tube seals, replace timing tensioner O-ring, replace spark plugs and ignition wires. 

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1998 Toyota Corolla 4-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

202000 mi

US $500
Clutch slipping. Replaced clutch and release bearing. The lining was shot ... after 200,000 miles. Exhaust leak at manifold. Replaced manifold. 

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1998 Toyota Corolla 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

45880 mi

C $550
Replaced battery and exhaust pipe 
73160 mi

C $1000
Needed Exhaust Pipe replaced. 
190000 mi

US $169
Water pump went out, replaced it. 

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1997 Toyota Corolla

Engine not specified

170500 mi

US $130
Replaced radiator 

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1997 Toyota Corolla 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

105000 mi

US $930
Oil seals failed on engine, dripping oil onto timing belt. Timing belt, oil seals were replaced along with old radiator hose. 

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1996 Toyota Corolla

Engine not specified

322000 mi

US $225
This year is known for the ignition needing to be replaced. Other than that everything on this vehicle is original and never needed repair. Power windows/locks, transmission, engine, everything but the battery and tires.Simply Amazing! 

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1995 Toyota Corolla

Engine not specified

220000 mi

US $600
The fuel pump became severely weak 

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1995 Toyota Corolla 4-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

145000 mi

US $1150
Cracked exhaust manifold and damaged section of exhaust pipe. 
139000 mi Car has been in shop 3 times to repair leaks. This was a faulty after market rear main seal. They got one from the dealer and installed it. 
141000 mi

US $518
failed smog, needed a new map sensor 
145000 mi

US $250
Downstream O2 sensor repair 
148300 mi I replaced the spark plugs, wires, distributor cap, and ignition rotor 

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1995 Toyota Corolla 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

206000 mi problem discovered during smog test. cracked manifold replaced. 
206000 mi replaced O2 sensor that is located by the exhaust. 

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Toyota Corolla Engine Problems

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