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My car engine shuts off after the engine is warm.
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My car has been pinging for months now and I need your professional help
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How do I silence the horn beep when using a remote lock for a Toyota Corolla?
Hi there. You cannot silence the beep on the Toyota as it is part of the security system and it will make the security system trip off. The sound is a charm built in the security system to acknowledge the...
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Toyota Corolla misfire on number two.
In many cases, misfires can be diagnosed by swapping components from the missing cylinder with the components of a functioning cylinder. Then you check the scanner to see if the misfire moves. It can be time consuming, but most auto...
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My car smoked and now it will not start. 2003 Toyota Corolla
Hello. From what you are explaining it sounds like you have a serious internal engine failure. If you got smoke coming from the tailpipe prior to this occurring and if the engine will not crank over then you more than...
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Corolla with a whine.... 2002 Toyota Corolla
Hi there - a whining noise could be caused by several faults - low power steering fluid, serpentine belt idler/tensioner pulley, alternator bearings, etc. You have at least narrowed it to an engine-specific noise - well done! I would recommend...
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How much we would tail light socket and wiring cost
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Violent jerking at stop lights
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Front bumper
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Sometimes when I get to an intersection my car will die unless I keep my foot on the gas a little. Also, when I try to go up hills it will try to stop.
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My radio does not work.
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I changed my distributor an I am not getting no power wen accelerating an my temperature gauge rises very fast?
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Loss of compression on all 4 cylinders
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The gasket is deteriorated in the intake manifold gasket
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Stalling at low speeds and idle.
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Car kind of starts but remove the key and it goes ape s**t
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how much for outside door handle?
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Would low engine oil cause the check engine light to come on in my 2002 Toyota Corolla
Hello. Typically low engine oil will not cause the check engine light to come on in your vehicle. Unless the oil level is low enough to cause a drop in engine oil pressure, the oil light will not even come...

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