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2013 Toyota Corolla repairs by problem area

Engine (19%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (4%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (0%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (27%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (19%)

Other (23%)

Chart based on 26 repairs.
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2013 Toyota Corolla repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (12%)

$100 - $499 (28%)

< $100 (60%)

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Chart based on 25 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2013 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

132-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Corolla in Florida, United States
Jul 2015 - Jun 2018
Aug 2016

19000 mi

US $20
Noticed that one of the map light covers was out of place, took it off and noticed that the plastic clip broke off not allowing it to clip in anymore. The second cover looked fine but when pressed on it, fell off. Covers were replaced 
Feb 2017

20000 mi

US $128
3 days prior, car did not start. Jump started okay. Thought it was battery, replaced it. Next day, happened again. Took it to mechanic, after tracing the electrical systems, found that the grounding wires broken. Replaced grounding wires. 
Toyota Corolla in United Arab Emirates
Feb 2013 - Jul 2015
Sep 2013

20460 mi
Dealer said it needed new fuel injectors because it was not starting at the very first turn of the key. It hesitated often. 
Toyota Corolla in Georgia, United States
Feb 2013 - Aug 2020
Mar 2014

9000 mi
motor for the windshield washer system failed 
Dec 2014

13000 mi
fake chrome coating on door handles pealing 
Jul 2015

17300 mi

US $33
Windshield washer spray failed. 1 to 2 splitter valve for washer fluid to windshield failed. Could only get a replacement from Toyota. Small plastic T was $25. Seriously? 
Jun 2017

35000 mi
Manual trunk release did not work. Adjusted and now it works 80% of the time. 
Dec 2017

39000 mi

US $125
Front bumper came lose at the side at two connection points. Glove compartment chases became lose and would not longer align to close properly. 
Apr 2018

41000 mi

US $28
Passenger windshield washer sprayer clogged. Had to disassemble and clean and reassemble. Sprayer nozzle chipped and had to replace. 
Jun 2018

42000 mi

US $45
Manual trunk release fails 50%. Electronic works reliably. This is the third attempt to correct and still it fails intermittently. 
Jan 2019

44000 mi

US $250
Both my key/fob batteries died or nearly. Replaced both at batteries plus. Not smart to have non replaceable batteries . 
Apr 2019

47000 mi

US $12
Passenger side windshield washer line splitter failed and could not unclog. Replaced it with new non OEM. 
Toyota Corolla in California, United States
Dec 2012 - Jun 2018
Dec 2014

22000 mi
CD player intermittently fails to read discs. Dealer checked but could not reproduce. 
Toyota Corolla in California, United States
Oct 2015 - Jun 2018
Sep 2015

50610 mi

US $126
Car would suddenly no longer start, within 2 hours of still working and starting properly. Called AAA. They diagnosed that one cell in the battery failed and exchanged battery. 
Nov 2016

61800 mi

US $75
Heat shield below engine was partly loose and caused rattle. 
Jun 2017

68000 mi

US $556
Front rotors were badly warped. Replacement of front rotors, shims and pads. 
Toyota Corolla in Kentucky, United States
Jan 2013 - May 2015
Apr 2014

23700 mi
Knocking noise coming from the engine at low idle once engine is warmed. Cause not found. Was told to bring back if it got worse. 
Toyota Corolla in Hawaii, United States
Sep 2014 - Mar 2020
Mar 2020

53000 mi

US $800
Car was noisy, shop replaced water pump, drive belt. 
Toyota Corolla in Manitoba, Canada
Oct 2015 - May 2019
Nov 2017

17980 mi

C $610
Rust at the truck lid. Removing of rust and repainting. 
Mar 2018

19911 mi

C $119
Engine Check and Track Off lights has come ON. After diagnostic testing, CODE P0441 Evap System purge flow. Inspect VSV, purge VSV. Removed VSV and cleeaned debris from purge VSV. Cancel lights. 
Apr 2018

19840 mi

C $18
Replaced wiper blade, damaged ( passenger side). From winter to hybrid type. 
Toyota Corolla in California, United States
Sep 2016 - Sep 2018
Aug 2018

95000 mi

US $245
recall for computer upgrade. Upgrade caused transmission to malfunction immediately. Dealer replaced transmission for free 
Toyota Corolla in Florida, United States
Apr 2018 - Sep 2018
Jun 2018

52000 mi

US $17
AC not blowing cold. Dealer recharged the system. They never stated what they did to fix the problem. A/C not cooling well when fan speed set to high. Added 1 12oz can of R-134a refrigerant to the system. Now system cools down to 38F 
Sep 2018

55000 mi

US $65
Water leaking into trunk due to shrunk gasket. Replaced original factory gasket with a new one. 
Toyota Corolla in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2018 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

54000 mi

US $250
ABS module went out causing all three lights on the dash. Installed a used module due to the dealer cost being close to $700 new. 

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2012 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

132-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Corolla in Georgia, United States
Oct 2014 - May 2016
Jun 2014

13400 mi
Dealer replaced the passenger power window track assembly under warranty 
Toyota Corolla in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2015 - Apr 2016
Nov 2015

68100 mi
Airbag sensor light stays on after car is on. Airbags did not deploy in accident with a semi-truck that caused serious injuries to myself and my daughter's back and neck. 
Toyota Corolla in Nevada, United States
Aug 2016 - Dec 2017
Sep 2017

61000 mi

US $20
Trunk latch wouldn't close, due to two loose 10mm bolts. Dealership fixed for free. Rear left brake light went out at 60800 miles. 
Nov 2017

64000 mi
Battery was beginning to corrode. Finally got the Takata airbags replaced. Fourth notice. 
Toyota Corolla in Ohio, United States
Apr 2018 - Jun 2018
Mar 2018

93000 mi

US $90
Car wouldn't turn over. It seems the engine was just flooded and I was eventually told that if I had tried to start the car with the gas floored then it would have started. Spark plugs we're also replaced while the car was in. 

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2011 Toyota Corolla

Engine not specified

Toyota Corolla in Nova Scotia, Canada
Jul 2011 - Sep 2011
Sep 2011

26040 mi
Engine light came on and at same time car was noisy and gear changes not smooth. Brought car to dealership and told there had been a transmission problem leading to a recall that we weren't aware of. Problem fixed the same day, no charge. 

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2011 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 124hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 6-speed manual FWD

Toyota Corolla in Czech Republic
Oct 2013 - Dec 2015
Jul 2015

53200 mi
Battery 

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2011 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

132-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Toyota Corolla in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2011 - Jun 2018
Jun 2013

45880 mi

C $150
The battery had to be replaced as it would not hold a charge. Service manager thought it might be because some plate was shorting out. 
Feb 2014

55140 mi

C $35
Had a rattle under car. Turned out to be the heatshield. Rusted out around screws. Dealer refastened with large washers and new screws. 

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2011 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

132-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Corolla in Alaska, United States
Aug 2011 - Jun 2018
Oct 2011

1200 mi
Odd transmission shifting (possibly fuel cutoff). Hardly noticeable but found TSB that described the issue perfectly, asked to have it applied. 
Toyota Corolla in Georgia, United States
Apr 2013 - Jun 2018
Jan 2017

US $900
had to replace battery and battery terminals rattle inside at 70 mph or higher 
Toyota Corolla in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2011 - Jan 2012
Nov 2011 Computer recalibrated to correct slight engine surging while driving. 
Toyota Corolla in Texas, United States
Apr 2011 - Jun 2018
Jan 2014

10700 mi

US $16
Three attempts made to start car, engine turned over but would not start. Shop ran diagnostic and did not find a problem. Cleaned fuel system. Items broken, but not worth the cost of repair: the driver's foot rest came loose from the mount, the passenger's sun shade mounting bracket broke, the center console storage door broke, and the passenger's door guard has come loose. Replaced car antenna. Rusted out. 
Jun 2016

64364 mi

US $125
Replaced battery 
Jul 2016

64400 mi

US $149
Replaced rear window tinting due to bubbling. 
Feb 2017

72800 mi

US $1311
Remove and replaced lower control arms and CV joints. 
Apr 2017

74000 mi

US $190
Standard brake service on front brakes. 
Nov 2017

81000 mi

US $1307
Shock and strut replacement. That the old ones were worn was noticeable in the handling. 
Toyota Corolla in Colorado, United States
Sep 2014 - Sep 2017
Apr 2015

24700 mi
Ticking sound under acceleration. Dealer replaced both VVT cam gears. Problem fixed. 
May 2017

64000 mi
Clicking sound from front pads....back brakes had thumping noise. Dealer said nothing they can do (bull) and wait till the pads need to be replaced. 
Toyota Corolla in West Virginia, United States
Oct 2015 - Dec 2018
Sep 2017

83000 mi

US $100
Replaced battery 
Toyota Corolla in Indiana, United States
May 2017 - Jun 2018
Jun 2017

73000 mi

US $300
Replaced brake pads 
Toyota Corolla in Massachusetts, United States
Sep 2016 - Oct 2017
May 2017

70000 mi

US $700
brakes replaced 

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2010 Toyota Corolla

Engine not specified

Toyota Corolla in Quebec, Canada
Dec 2014 - Sep 2015
Aug 2015

73320 mi

C $400
AC condenser leaking (replaced) 
Toyota Corolla in Georgia, United States
Mar 2012 - Mar 2013
Aug 2012

64600 mi
car would accelerate. brakes have always been a problem. 
Toyota Corolla in Arkansas, United States
Oct 2015 - Feb 2017
Feb 2016

143600 mi

US $300
Timing chain tensioner o-ring leaking and spark plugs replaced. Replaced both. 

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2010 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

132-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Toyota Corolla in Pennsylvania, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2018
Oct 2015

51500 mi

US $10
Exhaust shields coming loose - rusted through where they attach. Fixed with a fender washer and nut. 
Toyota Corolla in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2014 - May 2017
Mar 2016

150040 mi

C $300
Shifter linkages loose due to rubber gaskets wearing. Replaced with brass gaskets. Problem manifested as difficult gear changes. Manjual transmission Exhaust system. A flexible joint between exhaust and engine was worn causing noise particularly at start up 
Toyota Corolla in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2014 - Jun 2015
Sep 2014

140120 mi

C $96
Battery was becoming weak and needed to be replaced before winter. 
Toyota Corolla in North Carolina, United States
Nov 2009 - Sep 2014
Sep 2013

124000 mi

US $320
Water pump locked up. Had to replace the water pump, pulley and serpentine belt. 
Jul 2014

146200 mi

US $325
Replaced water pump 
Toyota Corolla in Quebec, Canada
Sep 2009 - Jul 2018
Mar 2015

50220 mi

C $300
Rattling under passenger side rear door. 
Jun 2017

67580 mi

C $450
Brake change 
Jul 2018

73160 mi

C $750
Exhaust replaced rusted 
Toyota Corolla in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2009 - Jan 2017
Jul 2014

40300 mi

C $160
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.  
Dec 2016

75020 mi

C $1100
Water Pump replaced. Heat shields on bottom of car were attached once more. 

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2010 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

132-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Corolla in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2012 - Nov 2016
Feb 2016

77500 mi

C $985
car lost power when driving on the highway and had to be towed back to the dealership. see previous - car lost power and dealership replaced battery ( to run diagnostics as they said the battery was defective). Then informed the alternator was bad and had to be replaced as well. 
Toyota Corolla in Alberta, Canada
Dec 2011 - Apr 2018
Dec 2013

19220 mi
There was a clicking noise when turning the steering wheel coming from the steering column. Took it to the dealer and the steering column was replaced under warranty. This is apparently a fairly common issue with 2009/2010 models. 
Toyota Corolla in Washington, United States
Dec 2012 - Jun 2018
Dec 2014

65000 mi

US $250
Failed power door actuator replaced (not LF) 
Feb 2015

67000 mi

US $120
Replaced failed LF power door actuator 
Toyota Corolla in California, United States
Feb 2013 - Jul 2018
Mar 2015

88000 mi

US $360
Leaking drive axle boot Lump in driver seat cushion. 
Nov 2015

107000 mi
Brief engine knock on startup, when warm or hot. Leak from drive axle boot Vibration felt in steering wheel at all speeds. 
Dec 2016

132000 mi

US $400
Weak trunk lid springs, causing lid to self-close and strike us. Only learned of a secret warranty extension. Now they're asking us to pay $250. Passenger seat bolster foam has a lump. The foam was replaced in the bolster. 
Toyota Corolla in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2013 - Jan 2014
Jan 2014

C $150
Replace battery 
Toyota Corolla in New York, United States
Dec 2012 - Jul 2019
Jun 2015

56000 mi
2 warning lights for ABS and traction have been coming on, plus the check engine light has been coming on. Lights went off after 3 normal starts, then came back on two weeks later and went off on their own. Dealer could not find an issue. 
Dec 2016

71000 mi

US $95
Had the heat shield tightened and missing bolts replaced. Replaced the cabin blower motor. 
Oct 2017

84000 mi

US $35
Reattached heat shield 
Jan 2018

86000 mi

US $750
Replaced battery terminals 
Toyota Corolla in Texas, United States
Jan 2013 - Oct 2015
Jan 2014

41000 mi
Radio shortened out. Was able to replace under pre-owned warranty. 
Jun 2014

49000 mi
Was told the belt was causing an oil SEEP. No parts have been replaced as of yet due to warranty specifically stating "LEAK" and not a seep. 
Jun 2015

71000 mi

US $600
Had to replace the alternator. Nothing really since this is just standard maint. I suppose? 
Toyota Corolla in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2010 - Aug 2018
Jul 2015

84940 mi

C $35
Loose covering on catalytic converter 
Jul 2017

89900 mi
Replaced brake pads and front rotors. 
Toyota Corolla in Massachusetts, United States
Sep 2011 - Nov 2013
Oct 2011

24800 mi
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. 
Toyota Corolla in Florida, United States
Mar 2011 - Dec 2013
Oct 2012

39000 mi

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 British Columbia, Canada
Apr 2011 - Jun 2018
Jun 2013

11160 mi

C $25
Audio speaker drivers side door not seated properly. Removed part and installed again. Also, silencing strips on both sides of dash were visible. These were moved into proper position so they cannot be seen. 
Toyota Corolla in Georgia, United States
Mar 2011 - Dec 2013
Jun 2011

3000 mi
Bluetooth activation button was not working properly. New part ordered and system successfully replaced. 
Toyota Corolla in British Columbia, Canada
Nov 2010 - Apr 2015
Mar 2010

875 mi
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

3357 mi
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

13640 mi
Car had hard time starting & check engine light lit along with VSC light flashing. Dealer had to flash computer. Car had hard time starting & check engine light lit along with VSC light flashing. Dealer had to flash computer. 
Mar 2012

24800 mi
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

28200 mi
Timing chain cover was leaking. Parts replaced. 
Sep 2012

29760 mi
Car had a difficult time starting. Technician performed test and discovered battery was defective. Battery replaced under warranty. 
May 2014

52700 mi
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

54560 mi
Engine makes grinding noise when started from a cold start. 
Sep 2014

57660 mi
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

58160 mi
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

60760 mi
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. 
Toyota Corolla in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2012 - Jul 2013
May 2013

58680 mi

C $1000
AC stopped working 
Jul 2013

59520 mi
AC not working 
Toyota Corolla in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2010 - Mar 2013
Mar 2013

56420 mi

C $400
Oxygen sensor malfunction caused engine warning light. New sensor needed. 
Toyota Corolla in Kentucky, United States
Aug 2011 - Mar 2018
Dec 2011

43000 mi
Timing belt squealing on cold start. 
Feb 2015

104172 mi

US $168
Serpentine belt replacement Replaced cracked, worn serpentine belt 
Sep 2015

115000 mi

US $127
Battery was critically low and needed replacing. 
Dec 2016

135000 mi

US $289
Experienced and uneven, whirring noise while driving. Mechanic replaced left wheel bearing. Charged for wheel bearing and wheel bearing assembly. 
Sep 2017

145670 mi

US $496
Car shut down while driving and battery indicator light came on. Car was towed to the dealership and diagnosed with a bad alternator. Alternator was replaced and routine oil change was performed. 
Dec 2017

150000 mi

US $125
Battery died and needed to be charged due to a sudden surge of cold weather. Car was driven to AutoZone for battery diagnostic test, and was diagnosed with a bad battery. AutoZone installed a new battery. 
Toyota Corolla in Arizona, United States
Aug 2010 - Jun 2017
Feb 2013

41900 mi

US $322
replace starter 
Jul 2015

70000 mi

US $500
replaced cv axle shafts; had been monitoring since boots had been leaking for some time - wanted to repair before failure 
Sep 2016

82000 mi

US $250
replaced alternator; repaired engine ground strap 
Toyota Corolla in Ohio, United States
Mar 2011 - Sep 2012
Aug 2011

11000 mi

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 Washington, United States
May 2015 - Jul 2017
Apr 2017

98000 mi

US $150
Body gap around trunk tightened, trunk resealed. 
Toyota Corolla in Quebec, Canada
Oct 2013 - Sep 2018
Nov 2017

49600 mi

C $175
It was time to change disk and pad 
Toyota Corolla in Alabama, United States
May 2017 - Jul 2017
Jul 2017

178000 mi

US $1600
timing belt cover replaced 
Toyota Corolla in Ohio, United States
Dec 2009 - Jun 2018
Jul 2017

21503 mi

US $404
VSC off light flashing, TRAC light on, check engine light on, engine missing. Replace (1) ignition coil and (4) sparkplugs. 
Toyota Corolla in West Virginia, United States
Jun 2015 - Jul 2017
Jul 2017

78000 mi

US $250
noisy brakes 
Toyota Corolla in New York, United States
Nov 2011 - Mar 2018
Aug 2017

77000 mi

US $600
Front brakes & rotors 
Dec 2017

80000 mi

US $450
Alternator bearings worn out, noticfible whining noise, failure imminent 
Toyota Corolla in Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Mar 2017 - Jun 2018
Aug 2017

62000 mi

$500
Alternator replacement 
Mar 2018

74400 mi

$500
engine mount tire suspension 
Toyota Corolla in California, United States
Dec 2016 - Jun 2018
Feb 2018

135000 mi
i don't fucking know 
Toyota Corolla in Connecticut, United States
Aug 2017 - Jun 2018
Feb 2018

92000 mi

US $50
Replace both CV joints and drive-axle assemblies 
Toyota Corolla in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2010 - Jun 2018
Mar 2018

23000 mi

US $238
Passenger detection system for airbag and front passenger seatbelt sensors were not operating properly, had to be recalibrated 
Toyota Corolla in California, United States
Jun 2013 - Jan 2015
Feb 2013

38000 mi
Alternator replacement 
Toyota Corolla in Massachusetts, United States
Jul 2010 - Jun 2018
Apr 2017

100000 mi

US $525
The hand brake got stuck and rotor was replaced 
Toyota Corolla in Ohio, United States
May 2014 - Mar 2016
Sep 2015

58000 mi
small leak at crankshaft seal. 
Toyota Corolla in Illinois, United States
Jun 2013 - Jan 2017
Mar 2014

62000 mi
Engine made a grinding noise shortly after being started. Starter was not disengaging properly. Replaced starter. 
Jul 2014

75500 mi

US $403
Lights would flicker when the car was running. Alternator replaced. Lights would flicker when the car was running. First dealer replaced the alternator. Did not fix problem. 3 days later, the car would not start - obvious electrical/relay noises. Had to be towed - 2nd dealer found broken ground wire. 
Mar 2015

98000 mi
Main seal oil leak. Per dealer, I am suspicious of this finding. Warranty paid for part and labor. They charged for 6 hours labor, but only had the car for 4. Shop reported left front axle seal leaking. Replaced under warranty. 
Feb 2016

125600 mi
Noise from driver's power window. Replaced motor and regulator under warranty. 
Mar 2016

129000 mi
Radio quit working. Would not power on. Oil leak from timing chain tensioner gasket. Replaced timing chain tensioner and the gasket. 
Sep 2016

150000 mi

US $20
Air conditioner not blowing cold. Hooked up a manifold set and added approximately 1 pound of Freon and dye. Will reevaluate later. 
Toyota Corolla in Maryland, United States
Dec 2013 - Jun 2015
Feb 2014

57000 mi

US $486
Heater blower motor went bad, had to completely replace it. check engine light came on with code PO138(oxygen sensor) they replaced twice and then had to call Toyota cause eng light kept coming back on, then replaced air fuel sensor also because they were both bad. 
Toyota Corolla in Massachusetts, United States
Sep 2013 - Jul 2018
Aug 2014

60000 mi
Heat shield loose 
Toyota Corolla in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2014 - Jun 2018
Nov 2014

55180 mi
air baffle under engine was starting to come loose, they replaced some plastic clips air baffle under engine was starting to come loose, they replaced some plastic clips 
Feb 2015

58678 mi
Engine made scraping sound on cold start. replaced camshaft timing gear.  Engine made scraping sound on cold start. replaced camshaft timing gear. vehicle still under warranty 
Mar 2015

58280 mi
Grinding sound on cold start. Starter motor not disengaging, starter was replaced. 
Jan 2017

C $40
A heat shield came loose on the exhaust. The mechanic added some washers to the bolts to hold it in place. 
Jul 2017

91760 mi

C $560
Growling noise similar to propeller air plane and vibration in gas pedal. Replaced Front Right Wheel Bearing 
Toyota Corolla in Maryland, United States
Nov 2014 - Jun 2018
Dec 2014

116000 mi
Extended warranty service for weak trunk torsion bar spring. No cost to owner. 
Jun 2018

178000 mi

US $55
Replace Aux jack 
Toyota Corolla in New Hampshire, United States
Jun 2014 - Dec 2018
Jun 2015

102000 mi

US $300
Oxygen Sensor just before the catalytic converter stopped working and needed to be replaced. 
May 2018

138000 mi

US $30
horn repaired 
Toyota Corolla in Washington, United States
Feb 2012 - Mar 2018
May 2012

30000 mi

US $26
New DRL bulb 
Feb 2016

92300 mi
Trunk lid torsion bars replaced (weak) 
Toyota Corolla in Michigan, United States
Dec 2014 - Jul 2018
Mar 2015

141000 mi
plastic cap for oil filter had been stripped--needed to be replaced 
Toyota Corolla in Quebec, Canada
Aug 2013 - Jun 2018
Jun 2016

69440 mi
Electric window switches replaced. Garage claims valve cover leaking at rear of engine as well as another seal leak. Decided that the estimated $900 repair cost was a little high for minor seepage. 
Toyota Corolla in Illinois, United States
Nov 2009 - Jan 2012
Apr 2011

21800 mi
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 Colorado, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2018
May 2011

18000 mi
mechanic discovered oil leaking from front of engine. 
Jun 2011

19000 mi
Gasket was bad on timing chain cover. Small amount of oil leaked as a result.  
May 2014

57700 mi
Timing chain cover and gasket replaced due to oil leak. 
Jul 2014

59500 mi
Leak on Timing Chain cover. O-ring was replaced. Previous dealer didnt fully repair it. 

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2010 Toyota Corolla 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Toyota Corolla in Washington, United States
Dec 2013 - Apr 2017
Apr 2015

88200 mi
Battery was low enough to preven the car from starting 

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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

22940 mi

$100
Battery change 

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2009 Toyota Corolla

Engine not specified

Toyota Corolla in Oklahoma, United States
Apr 2012 - May 2012
May 2012

37000 mi
The locks(where you insert key) were not turning very well. It was hard to unlock car 
Toyota Corolla in Alberta, Canada
Mar 2011 - Dec 2012
Aug 2012

48640 mi
Water pump replaced under warranty 
Toyota Corolla in Nova Scotia, Canada
Nov 2008 - Jun 2010
Dec 2008

4960 mi
Front door seals do not seem to be that airthight. Some road noise and wind seems to be heard in the cabin. The dealer says there are no issues. 
Sep 2009

12400 mi
They had to refinish the alloy wheels due to some pitting. 
Toyota Corolla in Colombia
May 2011 - Jul 2011
Jun 2011

19840 mi

$500
Problem with the accessories V Belt and Tensor 

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2009 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

158-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Toyota Corolla in California, United States
Apr 2010 - Sep 2011
Jan 2010

8000 mi
Diagnostic test and road test performed. Throttle surged up and down in icy road conditions. Problem could not be traced or repeated. 
Sep 2011

28000 mi
Glue leaked through headliner fabric. Headliner replaced. 
Toyota Corolla in Illinois, United States
May 2014 - Jun 2018
Sep 2015

28000 mi
Exhaust shield broke 
Sep 2016

50000 mi

US $1200
Clutch replaced 
Toyota Corolla in Alberta, Canada
Mar 2008 - Jan 2016
Aug 2008

4340 mi
Apron on under-side of moonroof came loose and would not stay when pushed back into place. A very minor issue. 
Oct 2012

40080 mi
The coating is bubbling up off all the wheel rims. Toyota is not accepting any responsibility on the basis that the warranty had expired (it had been >3 yrs). Problem was noticed at 58,000 km (60,000 km being the other warranty limitation). 
Jun 2014

52080 mi

C $1000
All wheel rims had rusted to the point where tires had a slow (2 week) leak in them. I notified Toyota of the problem at 62,000 km (2,000 km + 1 year past warranty) but they refused to help in any way. This will be my last Toyota! 

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2009 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

132-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Toyota Corolla in Quebec, Canada
Jun 2009 - Sep 2011
Jul 2010

16120 mi
Rattle in the roof light. 
Apr 2011

27280 mi
Defective wiper control arm so the wipers won't turn on when sub-zero temperature, but afer heating the cabin the controls were caming back. Replaced the control arm and controls seem OK for now. 
Toyota Corolla in Washington, United States
Apr 2008 - Mar 2010
Nov 2009

21000 mi
During the hot summer months, the radio would start ejecting all the cds and if you tried to go to a new station it would turn off. This happened nearly every time we would start the car. 
Toyota Corolla in Kentucky, United States
Mar 2008 - Jun 2018
Feb 2010

35000 mi
Ticking noise in windshield. Toyota has issued a TSB for the problem. Parts ordered. Clutch pedal makes a clicking noise. Dealer says noisy clutch pedal is normal. Engine rattles on warm restarts after being driven and sitting for about an hour. Dealer could not reproduce. Ticking noises in windshield continued after repair specified in TSB. TSB specifies work for upper and lower part of windshield. I suspect dealer only did one or the other and not both. 
May 2010

39100 mi
Rattle on warm engine startup. 
Jun 2010

38000 mi
Appealed diagnosis of engine noise to regional office and they ordered a repair. Parts ordered, but no follow-up from dealer. 
Oct 2010

47800 mi
Replaced camshaft gear assembly under a manufacturer TSB. Intermittent engine knock/rattle on warm starts continues. 
Dec 2012

88000 mi
Squeaky linkage. 
Mar 2013

93000 mi
Squeaky linkage and clutch. Nothing done. 
Toyota Corolla in Texas, United States
Aug 2013 - May 2015
Jul 2013

27299 mi
Water Pump Replaced 
May 2015

34000 mi
Axle popping from time to time. Dealership could not duplicate. 
Toyota Corolla in Oregon, United States
Dec 2008 - Oct 2013
Oct 2009

37000 mi
Ck Engine Light came on. Smelled H2S at tailpipe. Dealer updated computer. I have noticed no change in performance. First and only problem in 37k of highway commuting. Getting 38 mpg highway 
Toyota Corolla in New York, United States
Jul 2010 - Jun 2015
Sep 2013

82000 mi
Transmission makes a clicking noise noticeable at low speeds that goes away when clutch is engaged. Common problem on corolla forums. Dealer could not replicate so they did not repair under extended warranty. 
Jan 2014

103300 mi

US $500
My throw out bearing started squeaking (a known issue on this corolla) and its replacement was covered under my extended warranty. While they were in there I had them replace the clutch which I paid for out of pocket. 
Apr 2014

95300 mi
So my radio stops working when it gets cold out. Once the car warms up it starts working again. I took it to the dealer and they were unable to replicate so I have to wait for next winter! 

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2009 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

132-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Corolla in West Virginia, United States
Aug 2010 - Jun 2018
Oct 2010

17300 mi

US $6
Excessive rust on engine sub frame at rearmost lower A arm attachment points, both sides. Applied rust remover solution, sanded, and applied Krylon rust preventative paint. Reported to Toyota. No reply. 
Nov 2011

24900 mi
3 instances of hard shifting, months apart. diagnosis revealed no problems. Feel 'adaptive' trans gets confused, resulting in hard shifts. Was told electronics was likely culprit, but no known problems exist. Info logged into dlr database. 
Nov 2016

43300 mi

US $90
Water pump failure. 
Toyota Corolla in Arizona, United States
Mar 2009 - Dec 2014
Apr 2009

11000 mi
LCD display on radio would fade when cold. Radio replaced. However, replacement radio only has ONE band of 6 presets, while the old one had THREE bands of 6 presets. 
Jul 2009

14000 mi
Malfunctioning CD changer replaced. 
Oct 2012

51700 mi

US $200
Terminal corroded completely off. 
Toyota Corolla in Minnesota, United States
Dec 2009 - Jun 2018
Mar 2010

12000 mi

US $200
Black plastic engine shroud cracked when I tried to reinstall at about zero degrees. Four shroud holes must exactly line up with four posts on the engine and then snap into place. Dealer denies that there is a design/materials problem. I disagree. 
Toyota Corolla in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2009 - Mar 2011
Jul 2010

38440 mi
 
Toyota Corolla in Georgia, United States
Jun 2008 - Feb 2010
Jun 2008

3001 mi
Both front seats off track. Replaced both seat tracks. 
Jul 2008

3200 mi
FP panel rattles. Replaced the whole panel 
Aug 2008

4001 mi
Dashboard Rattles 
Jul 2009

11000 mi
Rattles from Dashboard. Dealer refuses to fix and States that rattles is normal in Corolla. Rattles from both seatbelts. They tried to fix but rattles still exist. 
Aug 2009

12000 mi
Seat track can't hold the seat Coolant leak around the radiator cap 
Sep 2009

12000 mi
Water Pump Leaks sometimes it won't start. ECU reflashed 
Oct 2009

13000 mi
Car can't start. Reflashed ECU again 
Dec 2009

14000 mi
A/C Smelly. Replaced Sub-Evap.  Seat track. Problem still exists and they told me other Corollas are the same which the seat would move slightly until you push the seat real hard. hard. Brake booster fault. Replaced. 
Toyota Corolla in Florida, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2011
Sep 2010

28000 mi
Windshield wipers were hitting the body of the car. The dealer adjusted. The battery had died the day before and had to be jumped. Dealer replaced with new battery. 
Toyota Corolla in Texas, United States
Jul 2009 - Dec 2013
Aug 2011

42800 mi

US $50
Alternator bearing out. Replace alternator. 
Toyota Corolla in Virginia, United States
Feb 2009 - Jun 2018
Aug 2014

65000 mi

US $120
Replaced leaking water pump. 
Sep 2017

93000 mi
A/C condenser drain clogged which caused back up of condensate and leakage onto floor as well as PCM. This caused the Check Engine light to come on as well as the VSC and Traction Control lights. Cleared hose, drained water and dried out PCM. Cleared DTC codes and all warning lights went off and stayed off. 
Toyota Corolla in Missouri, United States
Jul 2008 - Jun 2018
Sep 2008 Exhaust shield rattle. Dealer repaired under warranty in about half an hour. 
Dec 2009

3400 mi

US $52
oil fluid/filter change 
Jan 2017

52000 mi

US $750
Timing chain gear replaced by dealer after Toyota accepted responsibility for faulty parts. This was part of a service bulletin issued by Toyota. Repaired for free outside of warranty because of car's low mileage when problems began. 
Toyota Corolla in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2008 - Jul 2010
Mar 2010

17980 mi
replaced wheel bearing 
May 2010

22320 mi
replaced computer 
Toyota Corolla in British Columbia, Canada
Aug 2008 - Jun 2018
Aug 2012

38440 mi
Pink Rad fluid sprayed around engine bay, Dealer replaced water pump under warranty 
May 2018

67580 mi

C $210
Alternator was not charging, battery died. Battery light was intermittent for 1 day before. Would have expected it on constantly. Replaced with remanufactured Wilson brand 
Toyota Corolla in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2008 - Jun 2011
Feb 2009

12400 mi
Lower glovebox would not close. Cabin air filter cover behind glovebox had come off jamming glove box open. Fixed in 10 minutes no charge. 
Toyota Corolla in Maryland, United States
Jun 2008 - Dec 2011
Sep 2010

55000 mi
Front right wheel bearing. 
Oct 2011

90000 mi
Right CV joint went bad. Warranty repair, using extended warranty. 
Nov 2011

90000 mi
valve cover gasket leaking. Repaired under Toyota extened warranry. Repair would have been $900 
Toyota Corolla in New York, United States
Mar 2008 - Feb 2015
Jul 2013

52700 mi

US $144
Loud noise from sepentine belt area (passenger side of engine). Had dealer identify the cause as a defective water pump. I purchased an OEM water pump on line and replaced it myself. 
Sep 2013

56000 mi

US $220
Battery light illuminated constantly. I replaced alternator with Autozone 110Amp unit. Old alternatod was totally dead. No Output. 
Toyota Corolla in Texas, United States
Apr 2008 - Dec 2012
Feb 2012

48000 mi
water pump had a small leak 
Toyota Corolla in Michigan, United States
Oct 2008 - Apr 2011
Oct 2008

81 mi
The very first day I owned the car, it began having intermittent issues with the passenger air bag and seat belt. The seat belt sensor on the passenger seat was bad, and was replaced. Took the dealership 5 days to diagnose (didn't take complete info). 
Sep 2009

10000 mi
When coming to a stop in cool/cold weather, car shudders/idles rough. Has not stalled. Gas door won't stay open. Dealer states this is normal, but door stays open on other cars on lot. Dealer states those are "corroded." Salesperson who sold me the car says it's not normal and the hinge needs to be replaced. 
Mar 2010

16000 mi
Car idles very rough, especially in cold weather. Was told that the idle is controlled by the computer, and that the computer reports nothing wrong. "They all do that." Gas door hinge allows gas door to flop freely. Dealer stated that the only way to replace is to replace entire gas door, and the paint won't match. Decided to just leave it the way it is so it doesn't look horrible. 
Oct 2010

22700 mi
Display on car stereo turned completely black. Dealership ordered new stereo - states will arrive in approximately 1 week. 
Mar 2011

27000 mi
Took the car to a car wash. Trunk full of water after leaving. "Can't find anything wrong with it." 
Toyota Corolla in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2008 - Sep 2018
Nov 2009

11200 mi
Rear speaker rattle. Bolts tightened. 
Dec 2010

24800 mi
Left rear door could not be opened from inside. Dealer fixed it. 
Mar 2011

27280 mi

C $79
The oil filter cap assembly ( plastic!) had welded itself to the aluminum housing and had to be broken to remove. Toyota dealer service mgr.admitted this is not an unusual problem due to proximity of the cap to heat from the engine. 
Nov 2014

68560 mi
Trunk lid spring made stiffer to keep up. 
Toyota Corolla in Quebec, Canada
Feb 2009 - Jun 2015
Aug 2009

2480 mi
Vaccum line to brake booster could freeze, connection to hose changed out ( TSB) Vaccum line to brake booster could freeze, connection to hose changed out ( TSB) 
Sep 2009

6820 mi
The engine was noisy at start up when cold for a few seconds, kind of grinding noise, there is a TSB related to that problem, they replaced the variable valve timing drive pinion 
Mar 2011

26660 mi
driver window not coming down correctly jamming in track 
Dec 2011

33480 mi
3 Car speakers rattling and not sounding right, they are already very poor imagine when they go bad Speaker vibrating badly in driver door  
Mar 2013

61380 mi
water pump leaking 
Sep 2013

66340 mi
Recall for trunk lid retaining spring (torsion bar). Previously the lid was always falling on our head. 
Toyota Corolla in West Virginia, United States
Feb 2009 - Mar 2010
Jan 2010 ABS, Traction control and VSC lights came on. Diagnosed as faulty wiring harness. Harness replaced but problem persisted. Wheel hub assembly replaced due to faulty wheel speed sensor. 
Toyota Corolla in Florida, United States
Jan 2008 - Apr 2012
Nov 2008

10000 mi
I had the radio replaced under warranty because the display went dead sporadically. They replaced the radio under warranty and the new one has pulled the same crap a few times. I have a friend that had a 2009 Corolla that had the same problem. 
May 2010

40700 mi

US $100
The bearing in the alternator failed. Toyota dealer quoted $720. Bought salvaged part on ebay for $65 and replaced it myself. Not covered under power train warranty! 
Sep 2010

49000 mi
Automatic Transmission made high pitch whine. Dealer said that it was an internal failure and replaced it under the power train warranty. Also gave me a free rental on a Camry for the day. 
Oct 2010

50000 mi
Brief Engine Knock/Rattle Noise at Cold Startup. T-SB-007-09. 2009 Toyota Corolla made horrible noise when started. Dealer replaced the camshaft timing gear and associated gaskets. 
Jan 2011

33700 mi
When idling in drive, the RPM's drop from a normal level at about 900 down to 600 and then back up again, independent of the a/c being on or off. Car shake when its at 600 RPM. Dealer "Cleaned the injectors" but it did not help. 
Apr 2012

82000 mi
Still had uneven idle and terrible noise when first starte when sold. Rust was starting in 3 spots right above the windshield. Bubbling up, not from a chip in the paint. Also light rust around the trunk opening, like the paint was not thick enough.  
Toyota Corolla in Texas, United States
Jan 2009 - Mar 2010
Feb 2009

US $1000
Steering Wheel Problem - The car tries to veer left or right while trying to drive forward. It's as a kid turning handle bars backwards while riding a bike. 
Toyota Corolla in Texas, United States
Dec 2008 - Feb 2012
Jan 2012

24000 mi
Battery change 
Toyota Corolla in Colorado, United States
Dec 2008 - Jun 2018
Nov 2016

138500 mi

US $90
Timing chain tensioner slight oil leak--replaced seal. 
Toyota Corolla in North Carolina, United States
Mar 2009 - Jun 2011
Apr 2009

18000 mi
Engine burning 1 quart of oil very 2000 miles. Toyotas fix is reprogramming computer to change timing. Now engine has less power, lower gas mileage and still burns oil. 
May 2010

36300 mi
Engine uses over a quart of oil between oil changes even after reprogramming which caused fuel mileage and power to decrease. Engine shakes violently and has loud metal on metal noise when started after two to three days without running. Also has loud tappet noise when started after idle for two or more hours. 
Oct 2010

43000 mi

US $96
Problem with AC odor noticed when new but told it was normal. Searched on line and saw there is a TSB for odor but car was out of warranty then. Was made to pay part of bill to correct. 
Toyota Corolla in Massachusetts, United States
Jan 2012 - Jun 2013
Feb 2013

64400 mi

US $674
Cooling system; water pump leaking; replaced with recommended Toyota upgraded water pump; system flush/coolant replacement 
Toyota Corolla in Texas, United States
May 2015 - Aug 2015
Aug 2015

100000 mi
Poping noise driver side. Most likely outer CV joint needs replacement 
Toyota Corolla in Florida, United States
Jun 2015 - Sep 2015
Sep 2015

66000 mi

US $300
Alternator 
Toyota Corolla in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2015 - Apr 2015
Apr 2015

229400 mi

C $60
alternator broke 
Toyota Corolla in Virginia, United States
Mar 2014 - Apr 2015
Apr 2015

60000 mi
check engine light, and got P0354 code from OBD scanner. (ignition coil D). I guessed that it was the 4th from the left. replaced the coil, and all 4 spark plugs. 2 days went by, check engine light and now it's P0351 and P0354 (A and D) . 
Toyota Corolla in Minnesota, United States
Apr 2014 - Oct 2017
Aug 2014

108700 mi

US $400
water pump completely broke down 
Toyota Corolla in Ohio, United States
Dec 2014 - Jun 2015
Mar 2015

62000 mi

US $500
CV boot replacement 
Toyota Corolla in Texas, United States
Sep 2015 - Jan 2016
Oct 2015

59500 mi

US $456
Alternator is dead, my previous 1995 Corolla had the same issue in 2005. 
Toyota Corolla in Michigan, United States
Jan 2017 - Jan 2017
Jan 2017

151000 mi

US $560
Timing gear making grinding noise on cold start-up. Removed and replaced the timing gear per service bulletin. 
Toyota Corolla in California, United States
Jul 2017 - Apr 2020
Dec 2017

164000 mi

US $30
Replaced coolant hose that was leaking. 
Jun 2018

162000 mi

US $350
Replaced Driver Side Front wheel bearing 
Sep 2018

165000 mi

US $60
Replaced 1 Ignition Coil after CEL code reading. Replaced all 4 spark plugs. 
Toyota Corolla in Alberta, Canada
Jun 2017 - Jul 2018
Jul 2018

64480 mi
Adjusted rear brakes manually, to fix long foot pedal and emergency lever travel. 
Toyota Corolla in California, United States
May 2012 - May 2015
Jan 2012

50000 mi

US $481
replaced free under extended warranty 
Toyota Corolla in Illinois, United States
Jan 2013 - Apr 2017
Jun 2013

105000 mi

US $210
Replaced water pump after it began to leak. It wasn't leaking a lot, just weeping some fluid and it was being thrown on the underside of the hood. 
Toyota Corolla in North Carolina, United States
Mar 2016 - Jun 2018
Apr 2017

102000 mi
Left rear wheel bearing assembly replaced under used car warranty. 
Apr 2018

115000 mi

US $186
Replaced a faulty coil pack 
Toyota Corolla in North Carolina, United States
Mar 2010 - Jul 2018
Apr 2017

141000 mi

US $350
Right front axle worn out. Replaced. Catalytic converter replaced. 
Aug 2017

149000 mi

US $800
Crack in ignition coil. Blown fuses. Replaced both. 
Toyota Corolla in Massachusetts, United States
Oct 2010 - Aug 2014
Jul 2013

90500 mi

US $100
battery failed to keep charge 
Oct 2013

94900 mi
Weird cranking, grinding noise at start, T-SB-0087-09. Replaced camshaft timing gear assembly. 
Jan 2014

99426 mi

US $661
Replaced starter motor to correct grinding noise when starting. Unclear if same as the earlier noise. Replaced starter motor 
Toyota Corolla in Pennsylvania, United States
Sep 2014 - Oct 2014
Oct 2014

61000 mi
would not start. towed to dealer for required computer repair 
Toyota Corolla in North Carolina, United States
Oct 2012 - Mar 2016
May 2015

46000 mi

US $20
Drain was clogged and needed to be cleaned out. 
Toyota Corolla in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2012 - Jun 2018
Sep 2016

35960 mi

C $830
Replace leaking water pump 
Toyota Corolla in South Carolina, United States
Aug 2012 - Jun 2018
Sep 2014

53000 mi

US $300
water pump failure 
Dec 2016

75000 mi

US $250
Horn system repaired 
Jan 2018

83000 mi

US $400
Water pump, hoses, belt, radiator flush 
Toyota Corolla in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2012 - Jun 2018
Apr 2014

67140 mi

C $200
On a rainy day the Alternator gave away. 
Mar 2018

175460 mi

C $100
Alternator went bad. 
Toyota Corolla in New Jersey, United States
Mar 2011 - Apr 2018
Jun 2012

81000 mi

US $390
The water pump went bad. It was replaced with a new water pump. 
Jun 2015

172000 mi

US $1300
Front struts were worn out, one of them leaking. Had both front struts replaced. 
Jul 2015

173200 mi

US $900
Problem: Sudden, extremely loud shrieking noise from the front of the engine. Resolution: Alternator replaced. Problem: Alternator went bad (repaired same trip). Resolution: Serpentine belt replaced. 
Dec 2015

184000 mi

US $332
Check engine light went on, checked my AAA SmartTrek email notification for immediate replacement of: P0352 - Ignition Coil "B" Primary Control Circuit/Open 
Jan 2016

164300 mi

US $884
Headlight bulb and a tail light bulb. Check engine light went on & my AAA SmartTrek emailed the diagnosis for 1 coil replacement. I replaced the remaining 2 coils @ same time as a preventive measure. 
Jul 2016

201000 mi

US $2032
The exhaust sheared completely off (rust) at the muffler. Had to replace entire exhaust piece from catalytic converter to tailpipe. 
Feb 2017

216000 mi

US $115
Replaced driver's side headlight bulb Restorative service for both headlight covers 
Dec 2017

242000 mi

US $771
Replaced dipstick holder (it was rusted and broke off at the bottom of the engine while getting an oil change) Replaced driver's side headlight bulb 
Apr 2018

247400 mi

US $800
1 ignition coil replaced; all spark plugs replaced; oil change; fuel injection service 
Toyota Corolla in Wisconsin, United States
May 2012 - Mar 2013
Jun 2012

58000 mi

US $400
Right front strut was leaking oil and needed to be replaced. Caused tire to "chatter" and a rough ride 
Toyota Corolla in Massachusetts, United States
Jul 2014 - Jun 2018
Jan 2015

109500 mi
Battery purchase at COSTCO not fully chargeable 
Toyota Corolla in Nova Scotia, Canada
Dec 2012 - Sep 2013
Jan 2013

C $163
A quarter of a strip of my rear defroster burned out 
Mar 2013

63860 mi
A short but loud squeel everytime I started my car. Sounded like a drive belt. After many attempts over more than a year to identify the problem it was finally figured out that it was the timing belt and pulleys that needed changing. It is fixed now... 
Jul 2013

70120 mi
Trunk lid hinge replaced 
Aug 2013

71120 mi

C $400
I have been complaining about my breaks being to soft or the past year with a reply of "there is no problem with them" Then the front breaks finally went. Had to replace everything. Not cool when they keep passing the buck. 
Toyota Corolla in North Carolina, United States
Dec 2012 - Jun 2018
Aug 2014

73000 mi

US $335
Trunk lid latch failed, replacement part installed by dealer. Still working out if covered by extended warranty or not. 
Jun 2016

103000 mi

US $90
Replaced water pump when I noticed the pulley sounding loud. Coolant crusted inside the pulley wheel as well. 
Nov 2016

111600 mi

US $275
Awful rattling noise at startup when cold, had to replace intake cam phasing gear with new model. Aftermarket part didn't work, must buy brand name Toyota part 13050-0T050. Also replaced valve cover, VVT, and timing chain tensioner gaskets. 
Jun 2017

112000 mi

US $85
Engine started to hemorrhage oil 10 minutes into commute. Stopped in time, had it towed home, still ~1qt left in sump. Incorrectly installed oil filter o-ring determined to be the cause - failed after ~2000 miles into current oil change. Replaced filter, oil, cleaned the car and it works fine. 
Toyota Corolla in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2014 - May 2017
May 2015

52700 mi

C $100
Replaced noisy water pump with new updated design. 
Toyota Corolla in Oklahoma, United States
Sep 2013 - Jun 2018
Dec 2016

76000 mi

US $40
Hard to start, engine would turn over but not fire. Eventually started. Took to shop where they checked for codes. Code for throttle position sensor led them to check the throttle body, which was carbon-fouled. Throttle body was cleaned. 
Nov 2017

81138 mi

US $550
Left side CV boot split and slinging grease. Boot replaced. 
Mar 2018

84000 mi

US $1500
Starter bendix going bad, making noise on startup. Replace with OEM starter Rear struts wearing out, replaced with aftermarket KYB items 
Toyota Corolla in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2010 - Dec 2010
Dec 2010 Brought it 3 times to dealer could not repair rattles and squeaks 
Toyota Corolla in Sonora, Mexico
Jan 2013 - Jun 2018
Feb 2013

53000 mi

$60
change brake pads myself, i bought the brake pads at the dealer for $800 pesos, about 60 dollars. 
May 2014

61380 mi

$100
changed motor mount 
Mar 2017

78120 mi

$250
4 shocks and struts, and lower ball joints 
Jun 2018

86800 mi

$20
Change coolant hose and thermostat. It was just preventive, I live in a very hot climate, in mexico, south of Arizona, the coolant hose looked a little inflated. 
Toyota Corolla in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2013 - Mar 2013
Mar 2013

27900 mi

C $415
Battery ran out of power and could not be jump-started; had to be replaced. System also had to be reset because security "feature" rendered electronic keys useless after battery was drained. 

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2009 Toyota Corolla 4-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

Toyota Corolla in New Zealand
Jan 2014 - Sep 2018
Jun 2017

65720 mi
Under recall the window winding mechanism was replaced 
Toyota Corolla in Florida, United States
Apr 2008 - Mar 2010
May 2008

1000 mi
Driver's rear door would not open from inside. 

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2009 Toyota Corolla 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Toyota Corolla in Virginia, United States
Nov 2011 - Jan 2018
Dec 2011

71000 mi

US $600
replace water pump 
Oct 2013

114500 mi
Fuse kept blowing and car would not go into gear, no brake lights. Replaced fuse multiply times. Kept blowing. N shop now, trying to find cause of problem 
Sep 2014

135000 mi

US $365
ignition. car would not start. 
Oct 2017

209000 mi

US $92
Battery light kept flicking on and off. Checked battery and all components. Tightened everything. No problem found 
Toyota Corolla in North Carolina, United States
Apr 2008 - Jul 2008
May 2008 small rattle in dash that was never fixed by dealer 

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