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Hi I'm wanting to buy a used car for first time driver I was offered a 2000 Toyota Corolla for $1000 you think is worth it to buy
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My Toyota corolla 2009 model (1.8 GLI, Mileage 94000 Km ) is very good but since last 2 year on its Mileage 70,000Km, its steering
The issue with your vehicle is either the tires are low on air pressure and need filled up or the Electronic Power Control Motor has stopped working and is no longer allowing the vehicle to have a power steering. If...
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If speed not exceeding 80km/h what is the problem with the car?
Hello, and thank you for writing in. There may be several things happening. Depending on what exactly you had done to the suspension, a sensor or connection may have been unplugged or bumped. Check in the areas in which work...
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Remove rear armrest/cup holder.
You will have to take the seat and move it in the bend forward position to remove the arm rest. There are bolts that secure the arm rest to the sides of the seats at the base. Remove those bolts...
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Clicking noise in idle (link of Video of noise included)
Hi there. Although it is hard to pinpoint the exact source of this noise via a video, it sounds a lot like an exhaust leak. When the exhaust manifold of exhaust tubes age, they are exposed to elements, creating weakness...
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Car isn't starting today.
Batteries can be funny components. They can seemingly last forever, or they can last a short while no matter the warranty they have. I have personally bought a brand new "dead" battery - was dead on the shelf. I have...
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Check Engine Light on and off, reader gives P0446 error 1999 Toyota Corolla
Hello - the P0446 code is an indication that the evaporative emissions purge valve electrical circuit has had a loss of electrical power to the vent valve that allows fresh air to enter the evap cannister. This could be a...
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Clacking when turning.
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I have a 2000 Toyota Corolla. I keep losing oil and it's not leaking on the ground. I changed the spark plugs and found oil on the
Hello, thank you for writing in. While there are several pathways for oil to get to the spark plugs, the most common is the valve cover gasket, and the o-rings located in the spark plug wells. One or both of...
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Brake pad noise
Hi There, It may be possible that one of the brake pads may have been installed incorrectly causing this type of rubbing noise you describe. This kind of noise is not normal and should be inspected to be sure that...
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Rear drum brakes
Hi there. It is actually quite normal for some squealing or 'rubbing' noises to happen shortly after replacing rear brakes due to excessive brake dust trapped between the wheel hub and rear drum and shoe. This happens more frequently when...
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When car in park the engine accelerates
In the majority of vehicles, engine idle speed is controlled by an idle control valve (ICV). A faulty or blown fuse in other electronically controlled systems can cause the IAC motor to malfunction, leading to a higher than normal engine...
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How to enter trunk of 2010 Toyota Corolla with only interior access and a broken trunk lever?
Hi there. Unfortunately, there really is not an easy solution to this problem. Typically the rear seat is removed by loosing bolts in the trunk itself. You might be able to pull the cable to the trunk release with a...
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Car turns off while driving
You will need to have the engine ignition spark checked to see if there is spark when it stalls and will not start. The most common cause is oil leaking into the distributor and shorting out the igniter and coil...
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2006 toyota side skirt damage
Unfortunately, yourmechanic.com does not provide body repair services. A good local body shop would be the route to take.
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SRS light on
Hi there. The front seat position airbag sensor on the 2009 Toyota Corolla is consider a safety system device. As such, only a certified Toyota mechanic should remove or replace this device. Your best source of getting information on this...
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I drives Toyota corella S 2005 model.My check engine light is constantly on and I noiced there i
If the spark plugs have not been changed in 85K miles, then I suggest putting in new spark plugs. Also, you would need to put a fuel injection cleaner in the fuel tank to help clean out the fuel system...
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1997 toyota corolla remote for kill switch broken, how to disable it?
If your key fob remote stopped working most likely the battery failed and needs replaced. You cannot disable the remote ignition if its designed by the manufacture, however, if you have a remote starter switch that is aftermarket, then you...
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Only found 3 spark plugs on top of engine
You may have to just measure the distance from one spark plug hole to the next and find the lost hole. There are all about 3 inches away from each other and accesed from the top of the engine. ...
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Car rev's fluctuate when idling sometimes, happened twice in one week.
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like a dirty or faulty idle air control valve. The idle control valve reads the air intake into the throttle body and relays this information to the computer which then uses this information...

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