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2010 Toyota Corolla Repair Histories

2010 Toyota Corolla Repair Histories 2010 Toyota Corolla Repair Histories

163 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2010 Toyota Corolla. 32 of these members (19.6%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 67 repairs to 2010 Toyota Corollas--an average of 0.4 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 2010 Toyota Corolla problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of 2010 Toyota Corolla repairs by problem area

Chart based on 67 repairs.

2010 Toyota Corolla repair cost distribution

Chart based on 22 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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2010 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

132-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Toyota Corolla in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2009 - Mar 2015
Oct 2012 C $525 Front pads and rotors, rear cleaned. 
Jul 2014   Wheel nuts needed replacing. These nuts had lost all of their crome plating, but I thought that was just a cheap plating job. Toyota claims that wheel nuts should not be reused.  
Sep 2014   Reground the rotars and removed rust 

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2010 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

132-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Corolla in Kentucky, United States
Aug 2011 - Apr 2012
Dec 2011   Timing belt squealing on cold start. 
Toyota Corolla in Florida, United States
Mar 2011 - Dec 2013
Oct 2012 US $150 Battery died with No warning, fine the night before (no hard starts, no indicators). Next morning dead, even after a jumping the battery to start the car, the battery would not charge. 
Toyota Corolla in Massachusetts, United States
Sep 2011 - Nov 2013
Oct 2011   The molding on the driver's side was loose and needed to be replaced. The panel between the doors on the driver's side was misaligned and a clip needed to be replaced to secure it. 
Jun 2013 US $80 Noticed brakes were squealing. Mechanic says it's okay for now. Pads will need to be replaced after another 10K miles. He rotated tires. 
Nov 2013   Brakes were completely rusted. Both pads and rotors needed to be replaced. Mechanic recommended a car wash at least once a month, especially underneath. 
Toyota Corolla in Ohio, United States
Mar 2011 - Sep 2012
Aug 2011 US $14 The trunk wouldn't latch securely and then wouldn't open via any method other than the remote keyless entry remote once you did get it to latch. The dealer had to remove the self-centering trunk latch bolts and replace with standard bolts. 
Toyota Corolla in Colorado, United States
Nov 2009 - Mar 2015
May 2011   mechanic discovered oil leaking from front of engine. 
Jun 2011   Gasket was bad on timing chain cover. Small amount of oil leaked as a result.  
May 2014   Timing chain cover and gasket replaced due to oil leak. 
Jul 2014   Leak on Timing Chain cover. O-ring was replaced. Previous dealer didnt fully repair it. 
Toyota Corolla in Georgia, United States
Mar 2011 - Dec 2013
Jun 2011   Bluetooth activation button was not working properly. New part ordered and system successfully replaced. 
Toyota Corolla in Illinois, United States
Nov 2009 - Jan 2012
Apr 2011   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 
Toyota Corolla in British Columbia, Canada
Nov 2010 - Mar 2015
Mar 2010   Checked for squeak coming from rear passenger side and rattles coming from behind radio and sunroof. Added foam behind radio and lubricated sunroof. Could not locate source of squeak in rear. Road test for squeak in rear passenger area. Unlike previous technician, this one heard squeak and attempted to locate squeak. Tech removed spare and styrofoam containing tools from trunk and re-seated them. Did not fix squeak. 
May 2010   Squeak from rear passenger side becoming worse. New technician takes for test ride and is able to locate the sound coming from rear seat fold-down latch that needed to be lubricated. Problem finally fixed. 
Apr 2011   Car had hard time starting & check engine light lit along with VSC light flashing. Dealer had to flash computer. 
Mar 2012   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. 
Jul 2012   Timing chain cover was leaking. Parts replaced. 
Sep 2012   Car had a difficult time starting. Technician performed test and discovered battery was defective. Battery replaced under warranty. 
Dec 2012 C $600 Brake pads needed to be replaced. Dealer said rotors could not be machined, so rotors were replaced too. 
May 2014   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. 
Jun 2014   Engine makes grinding noise when started from a cold start. 
Sep 2014   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. 
Oct 2014   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. 
Dec 2014   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. 

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2009.5 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

132-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Toyota Corolla in Guatemala
Mar 2010 - Jul 2014
Feb 2012 $100 Battery change 

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