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2012 Toyota Corolla repairs by problem area

Engine (0%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (0%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (71%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (0%)

Other (14%)

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2012 Toyota Corolla repair cost distribution

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$100 - $499 (0%)

< $100 (100%)

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Chart based on 5 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2012 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sedan

132-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

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. 
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 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. 

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2012 Toyota Corolla Repair Histories

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