2008 Toyota Yaris Engine Problems

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2008 Toyota Yaris repairs by problem area

Engine (26%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (15%)

Suspension and Steering (16%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (28%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (4%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 94 repairs.

2008 Toyota Yaris engine repair cost distribution

$2500+ (10%)

$1000 - $2499 (10%)

$500 - $999 (16%)

$100 - $499 (39%)

< $100 (26%)

Chart based on 31 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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2008 Toyota Yaris

Engine not specified

109000 mi

US $1800
charcoal system needed to be completely replaced. 

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2008 Toyota Yaris 4dr Sedan

106-horsepower 1.5L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

89460 mi

C $150
Leak in the exhaust pipe 
122000 mi

US $100
belt whine on startup 

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2008 Toyota Yaris 2dr Hatch

106-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed manual FWD

80000 mi

US $80
Replaced noisy water pump. Also coolant and accessory belt just because. 
48000 mi Needed $1200 for repairs to the evaporative cannister and associated evaporative system parts. Parts replaced and cost covered by the company with much customer persuasion. 
67000 mi

US $120
Replaced Gasket between Manifold and exhaust 
34000 mi Noticed that car was leaking coolant. Dealer replaced water pump to correct issue 
70700 mi

US $380
Found pink spray under hood and pink inside water pump pulley. Water pump was leaking and needed replacment. 

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2008 Toyota Yaris 2dr Hatch

106-horsepower 1.5L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

34000 mi

US $208
Water Pump leaking 
30700 mi

US $226
This has to do with the low mpg I have been getting. Was 38 mpg city driving now 25. Inspected air filter throttle body and monitored engine performace with scan tool. Repl air filter. Fuel induction serv and power flush fuel injectors 

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2008 Toyota Yaris Engine Problems

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