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2005 Toyota Corolla Repair Histories

2005 Toyota Corolla Repair Histories 2005 Toyota Corolla Repair Histories

203 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2005 Toyota Corolla. 53 of these members (26.1%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 111 repairs to 2005 Toyota Corollas--an average of 0.5 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently 2005 Toyota Corolla problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of 2005 Toyota Corolla repairs by problem area

Chart based on 111 repairs.

2005 Toyota Corolla repair cost distribution

Chart based on 56 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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2005 Toyota Corolla

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Toyota Corolla in Iceland
Nov 2008 - Mar 2010
Dec 2008   Both headlight broken and the  

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2005 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

170-horsepower 1.8L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Toyota Corolla in Massachusetts, United States
Feb 2009 - Mar 2010
Mar 2009 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. 
Toyota Corolla in Georgia, United States
Jul 2008 - Jun 2013
Aug 2008 US $500 Cooling pump failure - plastic vanes of pump impeller failed. Mechanic recommended a thermostat replacement since an overheat had occurred. 
Dec 2009   Check Engine Light. Was a bad O2 sensor. 
Toyota Corolla in Minnesota, United States
Jul 2008 - Mar 2010
Aug 2008   Serpentine belt and tensioner replaced per a TSB 

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2005 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

130-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Corolla in Connecticut, United States
Feb 2007 - Jun 2015
May 2008   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. 
Jan 2012 US $280 Code 0171...intake gasket was replaced...a TSB was released for it. 
Toyota Corolla in New York, United States
May 2008 - May 2015
Jul 2008 US $500 canister evap system..svs valves 
Jun 2009   computer replaced transmission mods or valves 
Sep 2014   Rotors and pads and 1 wheel bearing replaced 
Dec 2014   Starter motor 
Mar 2015   Bearing wheel 
Toyota Corolla in New York, United States
Oct 2008 - May 2015
Nov 2008   The ecm went bad, could not drive it, had to be towed. Integrated relay went bad. Was in the shop for 3-5 days due to problem. Was very inconvenient for me to travel. Dealer didn't put me in rental. 
Sep 2009 US $127 mechanic noticed coolant hoses swelling and coolant not flowing properly. replaced upper and lower hoses. 
Mar 2010   brake calipers went bad causing unsafe driving condition. brake calipers,pads,rotors replaced. brought car to shop due to vibration and pulsing at 60mph.shop checked brakes and front end. found bad front struts and brake calipers.had to replace calipers,rotors and pads. pads were 6 months old. shop covered pads. had to pay for rotors,calipers. 
May 2010   Motor mounts going bad. but not broken yet so mechanic could not replace. front and rear mounts. 
Sep 2010   took car to Pep boys who said I needed alternator and replaced 2 times and could not fix. lost 419.00 because they could not put good alternator in car. towed car to Toyota dealer who fixed car for 700.00 under extended warranty. 
Jul 2011   rear strut leaking replaced strut. replaced serpentine tensioner. 
Jan 2012   Fix horn Engine and tranny mounts no good. 
Mar 2013   transmission pan gasket leaking. timing chain tensioner exhaust from engine to cat converter starter went bad 
Jul 2013   belt tensr 
Jan 2015   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. 
Toyota Corolla in Washington, United States
Jul 2008 - Mar 2012
Aug 2008 US $500 Rear left wheel bearing was dried up (grease had leaked out unknowingly). There was a humming noise while driving around 35 mph. 
Toyota Corolla in Iowa, United States
Feb 2007 - Jul 2009
Apr 2008   Intermittent squeaking. Problem has been seen in other Corollas. Replaced belt and idler. 3 weeks out of warranty, but Toyota authorized full coverage. 

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