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my car engine turned off while driving and is now knocking
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Hi Patel. Thanks for contacting us tonight. While synthetic oils are typically longer lasting than a conventional oil, the engine and ECU can't predict or detect the oil in the engine. This is why the warning light illuminates. I still...
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Where is my odometer button in my 2016 Corolla
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If my wife didn't touch my wife cables to make my car not crank what could she touch or remove
Hi Wardaja. There are several things that can cause a car not to crank - but most of them mechanical, and not your wife's fault likely. If your battery has worn out, or alternator/starter damaged, this will cause the car...
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2001 corolla can i disable auto lock / unlock function? It locks when i turn key to ON, and unlocks when i turn the ignition to of
There are only two ways to disable the auto lock/unlock feature: through the body control module, if that is even a programmable option or by re-wiring the door lock circuit(s) on the vehicle. As to the first option, a Toyota...
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2002 toyota corolla start after reving up
The maximum oil capacity in the 2002 Corolla with a 1.8L engine is 3.7 quarts, that is just slightly under one gallon. The oil level should never be above the full mark as too much oil will cause engine operating...
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HORRIBLE vibration @ any speed 2000 corolla VE. had shocks struts replaced. recent clank when changing P,R N D. not tires.
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Hello. I have a 2007 Toyota Corolla. My car stalls a bit and sounds like it is about to die if its been idle for a while. ideas? T
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Constang rattling while idling, driving, ect
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Brake squeaks when reversing
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'91 Corolla making rapid rattling sound under hood. Is something loose?
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Weird noise on start?
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I noticed that my vehicle's paint is chipping off, the problem is that my is only 3 years old so what can i do?
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I have a new battery and a new starter and car will not start. No lights either. Does that mean i need an alternator?
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Seat Cover
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can the emergency break "seize up" and cause a screeching sound even when the hand break isn't engaged? this is a 2004 Toyota Cor
If you have not touched the emergency brake, it cannot activate or seize on its own. The emergency brake mechanism, if not regularly used, will tend to get corroded and sticky but if you have not used it prior to,...
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Oil Change
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My car vibrates when stopped
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