86 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2002 Toyota Corolla. 14 of these members
(16.3%) have reported engine repairs for their car.
A total of 27 engine repairs to 2002 Toyota Corollas--an average of 0.3 per
vehicle--have been reported.
Chart based on 17 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2002 Toyota Corolla
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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.
Oil Leak across engine compartment.Problem was determined to be bad PCV valve. Also completed oil change.
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.
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)
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.
In addition to routine maintenance, mass air sensor 1
Check engine light, mass o2 sensor, possible cc; leaking oil
Possible mass oxygen sensor or catalytic convertor issues, engine drinking oil by the quart every 1000 miles. Opted not to repair.
P0420 code - catalytic convertor bank 1 imminent failure