203 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2005 Toyota Corolla. 35 of these members
(17.2%) have reported engine repairs for their car.
A total of 57 engine repairs to 2005 Toyota Corollas--an average of 0.3 per
vehicle--have been reported.
ECU bad, diagnose dunder warenty ECU replaced under warenty
Remove and install new computer-major problem with Corollas 2000-2010
CEL on. MAF sensor had to be cleaned.
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.
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.
Code 0171...intake gasket was replaced...a TSB was released for it.
Intermittent squeaking. Problem has been seen in other Corollas. Replaced belt and idler. 3 weeks out of warranty, but Toyota authorized full coverage.
The ecm went bad, could not drive it, had to be towed.
mechanic noticed coolant hoses swelling and coolant not flowing properly. replaced upper and lower hoses.
Motor mounts going bad. but not broken yet so mechanic could not replace. front and rear mounts.
Engine and tranny mounts no good.
timing chain tensioner exhaust from engine to cat converter
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.