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All power lost inside but still starts
Hi there. It is possible that hooking up the battery charger may have damaged an electrical relay if you have no power to accessory items. It's also possible that you have a damaged or faulty electrical wire that is creating...
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Hi, I got my corolla 2012 engine overheated due to bad radiator, I replaced the radiator but the engine pick is not the same.
Hi There, Depending on how severe the engine overheating before was, this may have resulted in a blown head gasket or a head gasket that may have partially caused a cylinder leak. When this happens, this can cause the compression...
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How do I turn the air bag indicator light off in my 2012 Toyota Corolla
Hello. The airbag light can come on for any number of reasons. The most common being that the clock spring in the steering column has failed. It loses its connection and causes the light to come on. It can also...
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New brakes squealing bad new rotors replaced and all lines bled and all shims in place
If you are not using OEM pads, rotors and shims, that can account for the squealing. If you want to attempt to resolve it as is, Permatex Disc Brake Quiet (Part No. 80729) might work. Use that compound sparingly though...
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Car not accelerating after I put iridium spark plugs and cleaned my throttle body.
When you cleaner the throttle body you most likely sprayed the cleaning fluid directly into the throttle body to clean it out instead of spraying a rag and wiping it out. The cleaner got into the throttle position sensor and...
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how much it is going to cost me to repair toyota corolla repair ?
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Intermittent failure to accellerate
Hi There, It sounds like you are describing the symptoms of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor monitors the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on the...
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1983 toyota corolla 69,000 miles. Not sure if it's a problem with fuel lines, fuel tank, or fuel filter.
If the exhaust smells like gasoline, the fuel mixture is either way too rich or you have a weak ignition system that is not burning the fuel efficiently. You can pull spark plugs out to check them and if they...
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1983 toyota corolla 69k miles on it and when I'm driving it acts like it wont take any gas.
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Unstable turning
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just got a oil change Car engine temp got really hot, oil spilled under the hood, loud screeching and smoke when the car is on
Hi there. I honestly hate hearing horror stories like this and am very sorry this has happened to you. There are several things that could have caused this issue, ranging from the oil service place forgetting to put the oil...
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When i put the key in, nothing turns on.
Hi There, It sounds like you have a faulty ignition switch that may be working intermittently. You may also have an ignition relay that is beginning to fail or work intermittently causing the power to be randomly existent as you...
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my gas mileage is decreased and i have random misfires, noisy lifters when cold but noise goes away once fully warm . o2 sensor?
Hi there. Thanks for writing in to YourMechanic.com about your issues the Toyota is experiencing. It is possible that you have two, independent problems that are causing two unique symptoms; the random misfire and the fuel economy issue. Although faulty...
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I have dry rot on all 4 tires on my 2007 Toyota Corolla. I bought the car several months ago and dealership said they would replac
Hello, thank you for writing in. Having the two front tires is typically priority for a couple of reasons. One being the front tires support the engine and transmission, meaning they hold a majority of the weight. The vehicle is...
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Lately, my car's starter doesn't give that starting sound anymore. Rather, i would hear a faint sort of "YAY" sound, and I would r
You should have your battery and cables cleaned and serviced first. Then have the battery load tested and then if it still turns slow then you will need to replace the starter. You may just have a weak battery that...
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My 2012 Toyota Corolla blows all over the road in the wind. What causes this? Is the car not heavy enough or is it not aerodynam
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Ignition is off but engine light is not getting off what happened? 2006 Toyota Corolla
Hello - your symptoms suggest the engine has overheated, and the Check Engine warning light that persists after you turn off the ignition is warning you of problems or damage that resulted. Wait until the engine has cooled, then add...
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Hi, I want to know how much it will cost if I have to replace the motor of the two windows in the back of my car. The windows are
If you are referring to the rubber wiper blades, those are inexpensive and just clip on. However, if the wiper system does not work at all the cost to repair the wipers ranges widely because the problem could be as...
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What should I replace before getting front end aligned? 2006 Toyota Corolla 140k miles.
Hi there. Before having an alignment performed on your car, check the ball joints, control arm bushings, and the tie rod ends. These items will cause the tires to wander around wearing out the tread fast. If your tires have...

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