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How do you change a tire because my boyfriend has to come and change it for me when I get one?
The tire pressure monitor constantly lights up on my 2005 Toyota Corolla. And just as frequently I check and adjust the pressure on all four tires. The pattern of low/adequate pressure is random - sometimes the tires will be fine, sometimes one or more will be off by 1-4 pounds. The history is this: I don't use the car that much. When I had my 3,500 mile ...
I'm considering purchasing a used car but suspect that the owner is not being truthful about the odometer reading. My mechanic suggested that it looks as if the mileage has been tampered with. How can I verify that he's being honest? Is this a crime if he's lying?
Hello there, I'm currently leasing a 2007 Toyota Corolla for five years. I'm interested in changing the lease to just financing to own. Do you think it is wise to change it over or would be more costly in the end? Thanks
How do I get the lowest interest rate possible with purchasing my used car? Are there any lenders you may know of, besides going through the dealership's financing? My credit score is 680, and the salesman says he can give me 7.5 on a 4 year loan for a 2003 vehicle. Thank you!!!
I have a Nissan Sentra it is 10 year old and need repairs the brake, brake line and the rotor cust and it will cost to much since it has 206,000 miles on it
and I looking at a Toyota Corolla 2007 which just came out. Should I wait until April or get it now. Since Toyota is not a Women friend I have to bring a male since I not married.
I have a challenge. For the past 2 1/2 yrs. a 1985 Toyota Corolla with apprx. 120K miles has been sitting in my garage. Not driven once, nor started once during this timeframe. Am interested in your opinion. Do I clean it up (wash and inside cleaning), no maintenance, and sell it as is? Would it be beneficial to donate it? Would you consider having ...
Do you have info on battery care and maintenance, jump start, etc.
I have a 2001 VW Jetta with 75,000 miles. It's a turbo "fully loaded", and a standard, which I love. Though, I love this car in nearly every way, I'm concerned that I'm not making the most economical decision to keep it. I'm trying to compare annual repair/maintanance costs to weigh out if I'm better off selling this car and replacing it with ...
I have a 99 Toyota Corolla that has been sitting in my Grandma*s garage for 18 months. It was in excellent condition when it went into storage. It is started monthly, but has only been driven every fews months. A friend would like to buy the car, is this something you would recommend after taking to a garage for an overhaul or do you forsee mechanical ...
It was really hot in my 1997 Corolla today so I turned on the air conditioning. The fan got louder but no strange noises and the air was not cold at all. It was only then that I remembered that at the end of last summer, the air didn*t seem as cold as before.
How do you know whether I just need to get the Freon topped up or if there*s a bigger ...
While we hear the same tips about improving gas mileage all the time, we never hear theme rank ordered from the best to the least helpful. Number 1 is non-agressvie driving. Got that! But is tire inflation really that helpful? How to resolve the conflict bewtween the tire*s molded PSI pressure of 42 max PSI and the Toyota Corolla door frame lable which ...
My manual transmission on a 1990 Toyota Corola is quite sticky and it\\\*s getting worse. Would a transmission oil change help it? Should I do anything else on this old car?
When you take your car to be inspected and you have a list of what is required by your State, other than enrolling in auto-mechanic school, are there precautions you can take to keep from getting ripped off when they mention that something on the list needs fixing? In other words, are there red flags, etc. that tell us that they are ...
Hi! I have a '98 Corolla, 137K miles. It's been a great car for me. Recently it's been "stuttering" or hesitating occasionally when I press the gas pedal (after being at a stop.) I thought fuel injection cleaner might be the solution, but it hasn't helped. I only used it once, though. Should I try again? Also, it has that old car sound to it. You ...
My 99 Corolla has developed a noise in right front over uneven road surface.I suspect the right strut.Can they become noisy as they wear out?Everything else appears fine in steering linkage.Sounds like a metal on metal noise.Thanks Mark
I have never owned a car before. I am college student and I work part time. I have $1,000 with which to purchase transportation. I have almost no credit history. I don
Most used car dealers list vehicle prices excluding tax, title, brokers fee, license & registration. Do you have any idea what the ball park figure for these additional items tend to average?
Is there a list of SAFETY mandates that are required by any agency before a car may be sold as a used car? We bought a used car as is no warranty. Didn
My engine sounds like it is struggling to run. I want to take the car to the Toyota dealer to have it checked out. I am planning a long road trip and I want to know that every thing in running up to he fullest potential. The thing is I do not know what the name of the service I need is. Is it a tune up or a diagnostic. I Want everything checked including ...
Why do most women let their Husband Check their car Oil for them and why do you think my mom sat in her car one morning while my dad checked the oil in her car?
Why do you think my mom lets my dad check the oil in her car for her, i really need an opinion and one more opinion is why do you think she sit in her car one morning while he checked it for her. I have always been amazed at why women let a man check their car oil for them so if you all know i would appreciate if you would let me know.
How do I replace the engine serpentine belt on 03 corolla?
I dumped my ash tray out and now the light doesn
I have a 99 Toyota Corolla.I replaced my passenger side strut mount. It was worn and cracked and would have broken at any time, so I went ahead and did it at 120,000 miles. My car is now at 147,987 and the same strut mount is broken. This time, it is wobbling in its spot. I have to wait for my next pay to buy the mount and install it. How dangerous is it to ...
I have a Toyota Corolla 07. How often should the tires be rotated?
After hearing a grinding noise in the left front wheel whenever starting up a hill from a standing stop, we have finally taken the car to our mechanic. He says the CVJ (Constant Velocity Joint) may be broken, as he can spin one wheel much farther than the other while the car is on the hoist. How common are these types of brakes, and would the car stop dead ...
Why would an auto owner want to change their own oil and filter regularly... like every 3000 miles. I have heard from a former dealer mechanic that increased mileage between oil changes was only a stroke of a pen... that the engines have not been improved.
I just installed a k&n cold air intake in my 94 corolla. I want to see a big effect and it makes a lot of sense that the effect would be more noticeable if I had a modified exhaust system. Do I need to replace the whole thing or just a certain part, cause the one I can find for my car is like 200 dollars.Thanks in advance
My 95 Corolla has always needed a tune up shortly after being serviced. But now, my husband is driving it 40 miles back and forth to work, as the lowest mpg car, but it is hesitating and missing. There is no obvious cause, except if he stops at a light or has to climb a hill, it is barely able to make it up and over. He has changed the spark plugs, air ...
I have tried every recommendation possible I think concerning an engine light that just wont go out. It goes out for about one week and like clock work two days after I fill up the gas tank the light comes back on. replaced spark plugs, oxygen sensors, cleaned out air filters, and hoses leading to air flow. The only way the light goes out is if I ...
I want to get an older Toyota Corolla, maybe 1995 with a mileage over 100,000 and I wanted to know what I should be aware of. Should I be worried about the timing belt? All I know is that the belt needs to be changed at 100,000. Are there other issues I should look out for?
Thanks for your help,
I have a 1999 Toyota Corolla. I had the oil pan and gaskets replaced last year
11/07 to be exact.. Just recently I was told by the same mechanic I had a terrible oil leak (that didn't show on the ground because it was being absorbed by the gaskets / rings) and I needed to get the oil pan and gaskets replaced. I did and 340.00 later I come across a receipt ...
My friend is blaming her mechanic for her transmission going. She says he should have changed the fluid when he did the oil change in august. He said he checked the level and it was fine. He has not serviced her vehicle in two months and she has driven several thousand miles. Can he be blamed? I trust him because he is my mechanic too.
What is a common/fair price for a front brake job for a 2007 Corolla? I have been quoted $195 and $280 both include smoothing rotor...Thanks a lot..
My light to my console drive indicator is burned out - I understand that it is a time consuming and costly thing to replace the bulb. I also have my cigarette light that comes on and off (basically moody. Is it something that I can painlessly replace or is it a nightmare to replace. I can go without it but in the winter in Minnesota it gets pretty dark ...
I purchased a new 2010 Toyota Corolla 2 weeks ago and I am very unhappy with it. The seat is not adjustable and I feel like I am driving a bus. It is a very bulky car and find that not only am I getting sciatica and back pain from this car due to the small amount of space in the front, but my judgment is impaired when I drive the car and I do not feel ...
What would be the approximate cost to repair brake wires that a rodent has eaten through..causing the ABS light to come on?..Thank you
My car value only $ 500 I have check engine sign and felt like transmission problem(like automatically increase and decrease speed),thus I like request if know then give approx.free estimate to repair my car in terms of value and time frame.
My check engine light came on and the shop that I took it to said I had a code of P0442. They said I had to replace my canister, purge valve, and my gas cap. I was told I had to replace all three and if I didn't then it could affect my spark plugs. The hoses to my canister where dry rotted as well.
I just replaced my gas cap and the engine light went off. ...
My 2005 Toyota Corolla has 41,055 miles on it, so I am averaging a bit over 5,000 miles per year. I have been taking it in for an oil change about every 6 months and I think my husband took it in for 1 (or 2) tune up. Is there general guidelines on how often (in miles or months) my car should get a tune up and oil change?
The seatbealt will not buckle in my 97 Toyota Corolla. I tried cleaning the inside with alcohol and q-tip,spraying it with computer air and spraying it with WD-40. It still will not buckle and click. The local Toyota dealership gave me a quote for $190 in parts and one hour labor. Apparently you would have to take the seat out in order to replace this ...
How much does it cost to replace the radiator on my 2007 Toyota Corolla? Emmanuel Opoku. Alexandria VA.
When I was driving my 2009 Toyota Corolla I ran over something in the road. Now my oil pan has a hole in it. Does the whole motor have to be taken out to replace it or can you replace it from underneath?
The battery light on my 1995 Toyota Corolla came on. I had the battery checked and got a new one, but the light was still on. I had the diagnostic done and said alternator was bad, so I got a new one and put it on.
I had to take the AC loose to get to it, and now the car doesn't do anything, like it doesn't have a battery in it, no light, buzzers etc. ...
Hello! I was excited to find your service listed on Angie's list. As a single mom, living on a teacher's salary, I'm always concerned about finding honest car repeat services. I have used (My mechanic, name removed) for years, and they usually seemed very fair until I needed to have my catalytic converter replaced. They quoted me $2000 while I was able to ...
The dealership gave me a $545 quote to replace oil pan on my Toyota Corolla. I was told the screw that holds the gasket in place is stripped. Does the entire pan need replacing? Is this a reasonable quote?
Just purchased a 1997 Toyota Corolla and drove it to Bay Area over the altamont and would only go 50 miles an hour up hill, what could cause this and what can I do to fix issue?
I have a valve noise with a cold start when it warms up it goes away what is the cause of this? what are possible fixes?
While waiting for the signal, can i put the car in stop mode till the signal changes just by using the hand brake?
i bought a 2010 corolla and then the radio went bad and the dealer replaced the radio. now there is a red flashing light of two padlocks flashing on console below radio on center console
Hi there I was just trying to get opinions on what tires to buy all season that has the best job winter performance and other stuff to you know like the tread life and all that stuff that goes along with it but I don't want to get winter tires and summer Tires because of the storage I was looking into the Goodyear weather assurance and Continental ...
Actually it pertains to two categories. Suspensions and tires How do I know when it’s time to get my suspensions checked and when to get new tires.
About the Toyota Corolla
The Toyota Corolla is a line of subcompact and compact cars manufactured by Toyota. Introduced in 1966, the Corolla was the best-selling car worldwide by 1974 and has been one of the best-selling cars in the world since then. . Toyota reached the milestone of 40 million Corollas sold over eleven generations in July 2013. The series has undergone several major redesigns.
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