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2005 Toyota Corolla Repair Histories

200 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2005 Toyota Corolla. 53 of these members (26.5%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 108 repairs to 2005 Toyota Corollas--an average of 0.5 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2005 Toyota Corolla repairs by problem area

Chart based on 108 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
62000 mi   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
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. 
Toyota Corolla in Georgia, United States
Jul 2008 - Jun 2013
58000 mi US $500 Cooling pump failure - plastic vanes of pump impeller failed. Mechanic recommended a thermostat replacement since an overheat had occurred. 
76000   Check Engine Light. Was a bad O2 sensor. 
Toyota Corolla in Minnesota, United States
Jul 2008 - Mar 2010
39000 mi   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 - Mar 2015
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 US $280 Code 0171...intake gasket was replaced...a TSB was released for it. 
Toyota Corolla in New York, United States
May 2008 - Dec 2014
47000 mi US $500 canister evap system..svs valves 
64000   computer replaced transmission mods or valves 
179000   Rotors and pads and 1 wheel bearing replaced 
182000   Starter motor 
Toyota Corolla in New York, United States
Oct 2008 - Jan 2014
44000 mi   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. 
56000 US $127 mechanic noticed coolant hoses swelling and coolant not flowing properly. replaced upper and lower hoses. 
64400   brake calipers went bad causing unsafe driving condition. brake calipers,pads,rotors replaced. brought car to shop due to vibration and pulsing at 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. 
66100   Motor mounts going bad. but not broken yet so mechanic could not replace. front and rear mounts. 
71000   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. 
79000   rear strut leaking replaced strut. replaced serpentine tensioner. 
82000   Fix horn Engine and tranny mounts no good. 
86000   transmission pan gasket leaking. timing chain tensioner exhaust from engine to cat converter starter went bad 
87000   belt tensr 
Toyota Corolla in Washington, United States
Jul 2008 - Mar 2012
57000 mi 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
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. 

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