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2007 Toyota Yaris Problems and Repair Histories

2007 Toyota Yaris repairs by problem area

Engine (34%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (4%)

Brakes and Traction Control (20%)

Suspension and Steering (5%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (22%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (6%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 157 repairs.
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2007 Toyota Yaris

Engine not specified

Toyota Yaris in Louisiana, United States
Oct 2014 - Dec 2015
Dec 2015

105000 mi

US $1
One of the pulleys was loose causing a screeching noise from the belts when the car was started. The pulley was tightened fixing the problem. The repair took less than a half hour by an independent shop. Other than this 100% reliable. 
Toyota Yaris in Texas, United States
Jun 2010 - Oct 2011
May 2011

101000 mi

US $1197
Evaporation canister. This car was built with a defect that caused a NON defective canister to fail. Toyota knew about this defect in November of 2007 and choose NOT to correct it in cars in service. Integrity at it finest. 
Jun 2011

103000 mi

US $680
Water pump, $130. Cam timing control module, $550. 

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2007 Toyota Yaris 4dr Sedan

106-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Toyota Yaris in Texas, United States
Aug 2010 - Mar 2012
Feb 2012

70700 mi

US $65
Rear O2 sensor fouled. 
Mar 2012

72000 mi

US $400
Evaporator sensor and component in neck of fuel tank fill point. 
Toyota Yaris in Indiana, United States
Feb 2011 - Sep 2014
Jan 2012

79000 mi

US $50
Battery light on, likely bad voltage regulator in alternator. 
Dec 2012

93000 mi

US $32
Rattling rear heat shield. 
Jun 2014

110000 mi

US $800
Clutch replacement 
Toyota Yaris in Kansas, United States
Nov 2007 - Jun 2011
Feb 2010

38000 mi
Warped Head - leaking antifreeze into cyl #3 only during start up. 
Toyota Yaris in Alabama, United States
Sep 2009 - Mar 2016
Apr 2012

103000 mi

US $335
Alternator started to whine periodically, but continued to function. Decided to go ahead and replace. Alternator was a remanufactured one and replaced at a local shop. 
Sep 2012

113000 mi

US $483
Fuze block and wire harness on positive side of battery corroded. High voltage powered items would not function. Hardly anything worked, no power assists, limped to dealer. Part replaced from back order. Water pump functioning but leaking. Pump replaced. 
Toyota Yaris in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2013 - Dec 2014
Nov 2013

76880 mi

C $1250
Rust bubbles within paint on the front passenger door. Bad steel according to the shop. It was just past warranty for rust repairs.dealer would not help. The rust was so bad that it caused holes right through the steel. 
Dec 2013

78120 mi

C $695
Squeaking noise from the front at very low speed on bumpy surface 
Nov 2014

86640 mi

C $550
Alternator and water pump were replaced 
Toyota Yaris in Quebec, Canada
- Nov 2007
Nov 2007

5456 mi
Oil change, car doesn't start well, cranks too much. Toyota will not do anything about this. 
Toyota Yaris in Quebec, Canada
Apr 2007 - Jul 2012
Mar 2007

3220 mi
Repaired cracking noises in dash and cluster *under warranty 
Toyota Yaris in Colorado, United States
Oct 2013 - Dec 2013
Dec 2013

54000 mi
In slushy weather, the ABS light would come on and the ABS system stopped working. It would go on and off throughout the winter. I never got it fixed. 
Toyota Yaris in Illinois, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2011
Feb 2010

110000 mi
Two of the studs in a front wheel broke off, causing a noise in the front end. Tires rotated 10k miles ago, so unsure of the cause. 
Toyota Yaris in Illinois, United States
Mar 2009 - Jan 2016
Nov 2012

68000 mi
Car wouldn't turn over, original battery needed to be replaced. 
Mar 2013

71000 mi
Replaced Front Suspension Lower Arm No. 2 Bolts due to noises from accumulated effects of road salt. Received extended warranty notice from Toyota in the mail. 
Oct 2013

77300 mi

US $900
Battery light kept coming on and going off. Dealer found alternator was going bad and replaced it. 
Nov 2013

77700 mi

US $500
Heard weird noise coming from engine, passenger's side. Dealer determined water pump was failing, replaced, along with drive belt that was worn. 
Toyota Yaris in Quebec, Canada
Apr 2012 - May 2012
May 2012

54560 mi

C $200
ABS sensor light always on. Problem with corrosion on sensor. Had to change whole hub assembly and wiring 

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2007 Toyota Yaris 4dr Sedan

106-horsepower 1.5L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Yaris in Nova Scotia, Canada
Sep 2013 - Mar 2016
Jun 2014

88660 mi

C $600
Ac compressor 
Nov 2014

91140 mi
Exaust gasket leak 
Dec 2014

91760 mi

C $130
Exhaust gasket after the manifold 
Nov 2015

94860 mi
Air bag light on Code says clock spring asembly . 
Toyota Yaris in Illinois, United States
Apr 2007 - Jun 2013
Feb 2008

26000 mi
ABS brake light came on. Dealer reports malfunctioning ABS sensor. Dealer replaced ABS sensor. 
Apr 2011

130700 mi

US $1035
ABS system working intermittently. Parts ordered two days after the major Japan earthquake. Told to expect 1 week + for delivery. Replaced ABS computer. 
Toyota Yaris in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2007 - Aug 2014
Aug 2007

4960 mi
Replaced front wheel bearing under warranty 
Oct 2012

69927 mi

C $100
Water pump failure. Replaced faulty water pump, installed new accessory belt, installed new coolant. 
Aug 2013

76880 mi
Driver airbag clock spring or spiral wire is broken. Seems systemic with Yaris between 60,000 to 80,000 miles. 
Jun 2014

84320 mi

C $275
Replaced driver/passenger rear ABS harnesses and passenger wheel hub w/integrated ABS sensor 
Jul 2014

84320 mi

C $115
Airbag warning light on. Dealer diagnosed it as a faulty bumper mounted sensor. Part ordered. 
Toyota Yaris in British Columbia, Canada
Dec 2008 - Mar 2016
May 2009

62000 mi
Since the car was 17 months old it has leaked water in through plugs and seams. They have resealed almost every thing, it's been a huge pain. I had three people in the back seat in Oct who came out with wet butts, AWFUL. 
Sep 2009

71300 mi

C $48
leaking n the trunk again 
May 2015

185040 mi

C $91
engine light on, broken charcoal canister to be fix at later date. they did quot me 918.32 to have the canister filter replaced... seems a bit steep. Air bag lights been on for over a year and half, when i asked about it before we were looking at 900 and some, it came up as a recall, i got it done for free.... 
Toyota Yaris in Nova Scotia, Canada
Sep 2011 - May 2015
Aug 2014

84940 mi

C $285
Muffler replacement 
Oct 2014

86800 mi

C $340
Pads and rotors replaced 
Toyota Yaris in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2014 - Jun 2015
Oct 2014

66100 mi

C $1200
ABS sensors corroded; new wheel hub assembly required for both left and right brakes. 
May 2015

73000 mi

C $60
One of the struts blew out 
Toyota Yaris in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2009 - Sep 2015
Mar 2009

20460 mi

C $250
Drivers rear ABS sensor replaced under warrany 
Toyota Yaris in Ontario, Canada
- Aug 2009
Jun 2009

20708 mi
o2 sensor 
Aug 2009

21080 mi
odor in hvac system. They didn't do the TSB on it, but they did fog the system. Worked for about a week 
Toyota Yaris in California, United States
May 2010 - Oct 2015
Oct 2015

225000 mi

US $1200
4th time I had to replace the E-Vap system for this car. Besides that this car has been great. 
Toyota Yaris in Massachusetts, United States
Apr 2011 - Jul 2011
May 2011

81000 mi

US $36
Replaced Water Pump 
Toyota Yaris in Illinois, United States
Jul 2012 - Sep 2014
Apr 2013

74300 mi

US $750
Abs sensor went out on passenger rear side. They had to replace the whole hub, and wireing harness. Common problem on 07 and 08, should be a recall. 
Toyota Yaris in Kansas, United States
Nov 2009 - Jan 2013
Jan 2010

31950 mi
Catalytic converter needed to be replaced. Still under warranty. 
Toyota Yaris in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2007 - Jun 2011
Jun 2009

35340 mi
Gauge cluster cover rattling due to being held in place by plastic clips. 
Toyota Yaris in Minnesota, United States
Jan 2007 - Sep 2014
Jun 2011

55000 mi

US $130
passenger seat airbag always off & seat belt light blinking = recalibrate sensor. 

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2007 Toyota Yaris 4dr Hatch

106-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Toyota Yaris in Quebec, Canada
Jul 2009 - Mar 2016
Mar 2009

14260 mi
Failed ABS brake sensor, rear drivers side, Toyota dealership repaired it under warranty at no cost to me 
May 2012

30160 mi
2nd gear syncro needed replacing 
Mar 2013

32240 mi

C $80
Replaced a bad MAF sensor 
Sep 2013

35340 mi

C $400
Replaced doughnut connecting exhaust manifold to the exhaust system 

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2007 Toyota Yaris 4dr Hatch

106-horsepower 1.5L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Yaris in Quebec, Canada
May 2015 - Mar 2016
Dec 2015

27900 mi

C $325
while doing my yearly tune-up the technician noticed that the front brakes were below allowed tolerance. I had the front brakes done including pads and rotors. I am very satisfied. 
Toyota Yaris in Ontario, Canada
May 2008 - May 2012
Aug 2008

4960 mi

C $480
Window trim on driver's front door snapped - poor design. Front driver's fender was not aligned properly at delivery - did not make an issue of it, but door-to-fender gap was small. Eventually, fender moved-in to rub paint. Dealer refuses to repair and blames owner for fault (including future rust from scraping) 
Sep 2008

6200 mi
Check engine light came on during mild highway cruising (steady 40mph). Code diagnosed as exceeding allowable emissions. Could not locate source of problem. Check engine light reset, and told to return if it re-appeared. 
Oct 2008

6200 mi
Check engine light appeared again. Engine light disappeared on route to shop. Told no time was available to check, and appointment booked for November 12th. Appointment on November 12th discovered it was the same code for excess emissions again. 
Nov 2008

7440 mi
Engine light appeared again, assuming for excess emissions. New appointment booked for December fourth. Expect no positive outcome again. 
Dec 2008

9920 mi
Final diagnosis is a bad catalytic converter. Appointment booked for January. Until then intermittent check engine light is still present. 
Jan 2009

10220 mi
New catalytic converter installed. Fuel economy worse afterwards. 
Feb 2009

10540 mi
Block heater cord short-circuited and replaced. Insulation in side door panel can create a fire hazard. Removed by dealer without issue. 
Dec 2009

19840 mi
Violent bee-like vibration droning in and out at highway speeds, car unbearable to drive for more than an hour at a time. Lots of makeshift bushings added to the air intake system to dampen, has mostly resolved the issue. 
Jan 2011

36580 mi
Door check causing grinding noise. Door makes a "grinding" noise, when in the last "notch" open. Part ordered, told to return for repairs in the future. 
Mar 2011

36580 mi
Door check was replaced with remainder of bumper-to-bumper warranty. 
Sep 2011

40300 mi
Driver's side fender out of alignment by approximately 3/4" inch. Suspect 'play' caused rough regional roads. 

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2007 Toyota Yaris 4-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

Toyota Yaris in Quebec, Canada
Feb 2016 - Apr 2016
Apr 2016

60140 mi
calliper jammed due to dirty road condition and car used not often. 

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2007 Toyota Yaris 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Toyota Yaris in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2011 - Mar 2016
Oct 2011

54560 mi

C $120
The Engine started to shake the car violently. Once they were able to duplicate the problem they replaced an ignition coil and spark plug and everything was working Bought the car used, heard a banging noise from front end over bumps. Mechanic found large exhaust bolt and spring lodged in suspension, probably from the factory. Previous owner ignored the sound. 
Mar 2012

59520 mi

C $85
Hand brake didn't seem as tight as it was a year ago 
Feb 2014

84600 mi

C $42
Side marker light was hanging out of Fender. Replacement part was $38 plus tax and snapped in easily. 20 second repair. 
Toyota Yaris in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2007 - Mar 2009
Feb 2009

53940 mi

C $350
Voltage regulator busted. 
Mar 2009

53940 mi

C $330
ABS speed sensor (rear right). 
Toyota Yaris in Alberta, Canada
Jan 2012 - Mar 2016
Feb 2012

40300 mi
water pump leaking around pulley 
Nov 2012

48340 mi
ABS light came on, after checking online found that this is common on the yaris and is due to dirty or corroded wire contacts at the rear wheel sensors. I removed the wire conectors, cleaned them and re-installed them with di-electric greas. 

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2007 Toyota Yaris 2dr Hatch

106-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Toyota Yaris in New York, United States
Jun 2008 - Jun 2011
Jul 2010

54000 mi
Clutch makes creaking noise upon being depressed. Dealer lubed clutch slave cylinder and fork which successfully eliminated the creak for 3 days. Problem persists intermittently.  
Toyota Yaris in Alberta, Canada
May 2007 - Mar 2010
Mar 2008

28520 mi

C $30
Rough engine idle. Whirring noise at mid range RPM. 
Toyota Yaris in Missouri, United States
Jun 2009 - Mar 2014
Aug 2010

75000 mi
Alternator pulley bearing failed. Alternator still functioning properly, but pulley bearing seizure imminent. 
Apr 2011

81300 mi

US $25
Heater fan failed, causing overheat of the water pump, which also failed. Replaced under warranty, $25 deductible. 
Jan 2012

100000 mi
Clutch failed, detected due to suddenly and near-complete slippage at 30mph in 3rd gear on an incline. Lining wore down/out it appears, but little/no overheating signs on the pressure plate. 
Toyota Yaris in New Hampshire, United States
Oct 2014 - Mar 2016
Nov 2014

164000 mi

US $1700
Generator light on 
Sep 2015

182000 mi

US $400
Replaced front brakes. 
Toyota Yaris in Indiana, United States
Feb 2009 - Oct 2011
Aug 2009

65000 mi

US $768
alternator replaced  
Toyota Yaris in Washington, United States
Jan 2007 - Mar 2016
Jun 2013

88000 mi

US $115
Had serpentine belt replaced. It was visibly cracked, and near mfg recommended replacement mileage. Used $40 coupon dealer had recently sent me. 
Toyota Yaris in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2007 - Mar 2010
Mar 2007

11780 mi
Noise coming from the center stack where the heating controls are. It's likely the plastics rubbing on each other, I'm told. If I apply pressure of the plastic, the noise stops. At this point, I'm really annoyed they haven't been able to solve it yet. 
Toyota Yaris in Florida, United States
May 2014 - Mar 2016
Sep 2015

151000 mi

US $460
Water pump making a loud whining sound. 
Toyota Yaris in Arkansas, United States
Oct 2008 - Apr 2016
Nov 2013

94000 mi

US $423
Had to replace driver side control arm. 
Apr 2014

99000 mi

US $1300
Clutch started slipping about a month before then in 2 weeks it completely quit working. 
Mar 2015

111000 mi
Clock spring replaced due to recall. The SRS light had been on for at least a year. 
Apr 2016

126000 mi

US $175
Replaced front brake pads 
Toyota Yaris in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2007 - Jun 2011
Jun 2008

25000 mi
Ignition switch wouldn't turn with key inserted, found to be broken part inside, replaced cylinder assembly Driver's seat wouldn't slide back and forth, rail assembly replaced 
Toyota Yaris in Quebec, Canada
Jan 2007 - Mar 2010
Feb 2007

3720 mi
On very cold morning, car was drive for 10 minutes then the engine was shut down. Upon restarting and driving the car, the power steering and the airbag lights would not shut off and the steering wheel would not turn. Ignition switch relay was changed s 
Toyota Yaris in Florida, United States
Nov 2008 - Jun 2009
Jun 2009

40000 mi
repaired the right fender turn signal housing in which the clip broke 
Toyota Yaris in Florida, United States
Dec 2009 - Dec 2014
Aug 2011

119000 mi
A/C condensate tube was clogged with dirt and leaves. Was leaking water on the floor. Used wire and shop vac to clean tube. 
Toyota Yaris in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2008 - Feb 2015
Sep 2009

90000 mi
front left headlight bulb (hours to replace, had to remove the whole headlight unit from the car to replace the bulb!!). 
Jan 2011

141000 mi

US $10
Replaced Rt headlight bulb.Low beam defective. Major project removing light module in order to replace bulb. Cannot get your hand conveniently behind module for bulb replacement. 
Feb 2011

141000 mi

US $10
Replaced left headlight bulb. Low beam defective. Once again; major project removing fender in order to remove light module unit for bulb replacement. Over an hour of labor for a bulb. Repaired. 
Apr 2011

149000 mi

US $55
In the process of rotating tires noticed the brake pads on the piston side worn to a point where replacement was required. 
Mar 2012

179000 mi

US $360
High miles causing soft ride & not handling bumps well.Replaced all four struts.Purchased spring compressor for front; rear not required.Must remove wiper motor,grillwork etc. at firewall to access top of struts. Use manual but not difficult 
Nov 2012

202500 mi

US $240
Gasket between header pipe and exhuast system worn causing loud operation. Gasket and attachment bolts replaced. At dealer for two hours. 
Sep 2013

231000 mi

US $120
Replaced worn shoes & drums (rear axle) 
Dec 2013

239000 mi

US $165
Replaced defective alternator (not charging). 
Jun 2014

252000 mi

US $15
Had to replace both headlight lamps (see history). Wouldn't always light. Bang on lamp would light it but then that didn't even work. Therefore replaced both lamps. may have been contact issue. 
Oct 2014

267700 mi

US $30
Hole in exhuast system prior to muffler. Repaired with patch kit.  Also another headlight inop. Decided to replace. 
Toyota Yaris in Massachusetts, United States
Jul 2011 - Jul 2012
Jun 2012

84000 mi

US $50
During regular maintenance found out axle seal broke. have extended warranty and only paid deductible. 
Toyota Yaris in South Carolina, United States
Sep 2012 - Dec 2014
Nov 2012

71000 mi

US $700
Water pump replaced Broken engine mount 

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2007 Toyota Yaris 2dr Hatch

106-horsepower 1.5L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Yaris in Tennessee, United States
Jan 2007 - Jun 2011
Jun 2009

22000 mi
Rattle in hatch. Problem came back a couple of weeks later. Will return to dealer for another look. 
Aug 2010

32000 mi

US $170
Throttle body clogged; car intermittently heavily hesitated on acceleration. 
Toyota Yaris in Vermont, United States
May 2010 - Mar 2016
Jul 2013

139700 mi

US $150
Replaced master cylinder 
Apr 2014

149300 mi

US $35
Adjuster would no longer adjust, replaced it along with brake hardware while I was at it. 
Oct 2014

155000 mi

US $50
Still working on it. Leak on high and low. Will be replacing O2 sensor first to make sure that didn't short. 
Jul 2015

162000 mi

US $23
Replaced speed sensor. 
Mar 2016

172000 mi

US $25
Replaced serpentine belt. Used a cheap one and ended up paying for it. 
Toyota Yaris in Quebec, Canada
Mar 2011 - Jun 2014
Nov 2011

65100 mi

C $500
To change alternator 
Jul 2013

87180 mi

C $360
ABS sensor rear tire attacked by corrosion 
Toyota Yaris in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2009 - Mar 2010
Sep 2009

41540 mi
need new rotor, shaking when brake alternator rear bearing caused the noise 
Toyota Yaris in Northern Territory, Australia
Sep 2009 - Dec 2013
Dec 2009

24180 mi

A $70
Air conditioning emitted a funny smell. The air con system was cleaned with chemicals. 
Toyota Yaris in Mississippi, United States
Jan 2007 - Aug 2014
Mar 2007

15 mi

US $13200
None yet. 
Mar 2010

22000 mi
None yet 
Toyota Yaris in Virginia, United States
Nov 2008 - Jul 2011
Jul 2011

103000 mi

US $450
Rear brakes needed to be replaced, front brakes still good 
Toyota Yaris in Ontario, Canada
- Feb 2009
Jun 2006

4960 mi
Re-connected third brake light 
Feb 2009

55800 mi
Under body heat shield re-attached 
Toyota Yaris in Ohio, United States
Nov 2007 - Oct 2015
Jun 2011

173000 mi

US $250
Replaced left & right front wheel hub assemblies including wheel bearings. 
Toyota Yaris in Alabama, United States
Nov 2013 - Apr 2016
Jan 2014

66700 mi
tranny cable secured to hanger to avoid noise per the TSB. 
Jul 2015

79700 mi
A/C condensate tube was clogged with dirt and leaves. Was leaking water on the floor. Used wire and shop vac to clean tube. 
Apr 2016

85000 mi

US $5
Body plug missing. Wet floor. Plug replaced. 
Toyota Yaris in Michigan, United States
Mar 2011 - Jun 2013
Jun 2011

138000 mi

US $10
Pass. side headlight (bulb) out. Had to remove front end/bumper of car to remove headlight unit in order to remove and change the bulb. 
Dec 2011

154000 mi

US $15
Replaced headlight. This is the second time this headlight has been replaced and it is not an easy fix on a Yaris. 
Toyota Yaris in Montana, United States
Jan 2008 - Mar 2016
Nov 2014

45000 mi
water pump went bad 
Jan 2016

57000 mi

US $800
car had to have the brakes replaced. And caliper, plus I got the transmission oil changed. 
Toyota Yaris in Florida, United States
Mar 2007 - Mar 2016
Apr 2010

34000 mi
Discovered coolant on the underside of the hood and on the left side of the engine under the belts. Dealer found defective water pump and replaced the water pump under warranty. 
Toyota Yaris in Washington, United States
Aug 2014 - Mar 2016
Apr 2015

153000 mi

US $400
Front axles replaced, front brakes and rotars 
Jun 2015

154000 mi

US $640
Ac compressor went out at 153,998 miles. 
Toyota Yaris in Illinois, United States
Nov 2009 - Feb 2014
Jul 2013

66000 mi

US $140
serpentine belt replaced 
Toyota Yaris in Florida, United States
Mar 2011 - Sep 2012
Apr 2011

77000 mi

US $50
Heard a clanking type noise from the engine compartment. After this noise there was a louder knock, then the accessory belt came off. Further inspection showed the shaft for the water pump had been sheared completely off. Replaced easily. 
Dec 2011

90000 mi

US $420
Wheel bearings on the front went bad and were replaced. 
Toyota Yaris in Massachusetts, United States
Aug 2011 - May 2012
Apr 2012

79500 mi

US $550
CV joints failed, requiring replacement of both front axles. Both front brake pads replaced After replacing front axles due to torn boots, transmission has been leaking. 

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2006.5 Toyota Yaris 2dr Hatch

106-horsepower 1.5L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Yaris in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2007 - Nov 2013
Jan 2008

24800 mi
ABS Sensor Replacement 
Nov 2010

63440 mi

C $300
Replaced alternator. 

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2007 Toyota Yaris Repair Histories

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