1. Home
  2. Advice
  3. Tags
  4. Corolla

Showing articles & questions for topic
Corolla

Related articles

The Top 5 Selling Cars in California in 2012
California natives are notably environmentally conscious, and this often shows in their choices of vehicles as well. While trucks rarely make it to the top spots, hybrid vehicles are frequently on...
Top 10 Best-Selling Cars of 2016
Ford F-series pickup trucks, Toyota Camry, and Honda Civic are some of the best-selling cars of 2016 and all deliver on reliability and efficiency.
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Toyota Corolla
Not only does the 2012 Toyota Corolla continue to be one of the best-selling compact sedans in the United States, but it also continues to maintain very high resale values. If you want...
2012 Toyota Corolla vs. 2012 Honda Civic: Which One Should I Buy?
Compact cars are the unsung heroes, slightly larger than a subcompact, but not quite big enough to be classified as a mid-size sedan. These vehicles have a small wheelbase of no longer than 109 inches with between 100...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a Pizza Delivery Guy or Gal
If you deliver pizzas, you want to be sure that your car is reliable and won’t break down. After all, you have hungry customers waiting, and you don’t want the pizza...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a Personal Trainer
As a personal trainer, you either operate out of a gym, or you go to your clients. Either way, you probably don’t have to haul any more gear than what fits...
The Best Used Cars to Buy for Towing Light Loads
Towing is tricky business and depending on the weight you’re dealing with, it really determines what vehicle is best for you. If it’s light loads you’re looking at towing, we’ve put...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Have a Tiny Parking Space
In many cities parking spaces come at a premium, so you only want to purchase one small space. This small space will end up dictating what vehicle you purchase, so we’ve rounded up some great candidates. Must-haves Arm...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Need to Haul a Motocross Bike
Of course you would love to be able to ride your motocross bike everywhere, but the reality is, at some point you're going to need to transport it. A cargo van of...
The Best Used Cars to Buy for Highway Driving
Do you spend hours each week on the highway for work? Maybe you just live in a very rural area and have to drive for 30 or 45 minutes to get...
The Best Used Cars to Buy That Can Be Towed Behind an RV
Summer is a great time for a road trip, but often travelers like bringing all the conveniences of home along, in the form of an RV. Then they tow...

Related questions

Question
The Thermostat keeps going up and down but not overheating although the water keep keeping out
If you believe that your cooling system is losing coolant, I would recommend having your cooling system pressure tested. A pressure test pressurizes the cooling system with the engine off and makes it much easier to determine the source of...
Question
When I start my car the RPM needle shoots up to 3 how come it's kinda freaking me out.
You may be having trouble with your Throttle motor. The throttle is supposed to open up for a fast idle when you start, but not that fast. Then when the car warms up, it's the throttle motor's job to regulate...
Question
2012 toyota corolla green circle with an arrow half way on in the car not on dashboard
The light on your dash that looks like a green circle with an arrow at about the 10 O'clock position is the cruise control turned on light. Check to see if your cruise control is turned on.
Question
Ticking from inside like card in bike spokes
If it sound like its coming from somewhere in the dashboard, you might have a leaf or some other small piece of trash in your ventilation fan. try turning the fan speed up and see if the sound changes. Turning...
Question
Sometimes in the mornings my car wont start. The Engine cranks but wont start. But if it starts i, it stays ok the rest of the day
Hi Vivek. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Before you attempt repairs or start replacing parts, I think your smartest option is to first have your symptoms correctly diagnosed. Although the hard to start issue is happening in the morning hours...
Question
My car turned off while driving and check engine light went on,oil,and battery light and after I turn on and it was all fine
After disconnecting the battery in order to service a problem you may encounter stalling or other issues while the computer relearns idle. If you continue to have running issues after a couple days of driving then you will need to...
Question
My 1993 toyota corolla over heated made a lock sound now wont start. Clicks one time when i try to start it
If the engine was severely overheated then you may have seized the engine cam or other component and broke the timing belt. You will need to have the leaks and problem checked by a mechanic like one from YourMechanic to...
Question
Car shifts harder than usual wen shifting from drive to reverse. Slight jerk. Automatic trans. 07 corolla. Please help
Hi Landis. Thanks for sending in your question today. A rough shift can be caused by multiple issues, but most commonly in an automatic transmission is debris trapped in the hydraulic lines. Having the transmission fluid flushed and filter changed...
Question
i want to get rid of the ac compressor of my 2006 toyota corolla , do i need a shorter sempertine belt or what ?
You cannot just put on a shorter belt since the a/c compressor pulley keeps the belt routing correct and bypassing it would cause belt to not turn all the other pulleys correct without tearing up the belt. You will need...
Question
I left my car in a garage for 4 days and it seems to have lost all of its power.
Hi Myron. Thanks for contacting us today. It's quite possible that something was left on by accident or that your battery has what's called a parasitic drain. This is when an open electrical relay is continually drawing power from the...
Question
My buddy put 10w-30 in my old 2001 Toyota Corolla and my car is acting up is it the oil
Hi Troy. Thanks for contacting us today. It depends on what you mean by "acting up". Usually adding a small amount of 10w30 to an engine that usually uses 5w30 is not that harmful. The thicker bottom viscosity could cause...
Question
My husband replaced the water pump in our 1996 toyota corolla but it is still leaking! Why or what should he do?
There are only two reasons the water pump will leak after installing a new one. First the gasket was not cleaned off from engine side good and is not sealing at new gasket or new O-rings were not used. the...
Question
I have a 1996 toyota corolla changed the fuel pump and fuel stainer and he turns over trying to start but wont. Checked battery, s
Hi Cindy. Thanks for contacting us today. I am assuming that the fuel pump was replaced because it was diagnosed as being damaged. If this is the case and was the initial reason why the car would not start before...
Question
After replacing my brake pads sway bar link and battery terminals my car won't urn on and shifter is loose asked by Yashira G on O
If the shifter is loose, such could implicate the neutral start safety switch thus explaining the no start. Try "manipulating" the shift level when in park while turning the key and see if that makes any difference. With a fully...
Question
Car not accelerating seems like brakes are holding car from moving
Hi Yashira. Thanks for contacting us today. There could be multiple issues that are causing your acceleration problems. Obviously, if the brakes were recently replaced, it is likely that they are sticking. This could be due to a malfunctioning caliper...
Question
My car is shifting badly and making a noise
Hi Danielle. Thanks for contacting us tonight. The most common reason a manual transmission would jump out of gear is due to low or contaminated fluid, worn synchronizers inside the transmission, or improperly adjusted shift linkage. It's also possible that...
Question
After replacing my brake pads sway bar link and battery terminals my car won't urn on and shifter is loose
Hi Yashira. Thanks for contacting us today. If you turn the key in your ignition and you can hear the engine crank over (meaning the starter is engaging), then your issue is either a fuel or ignition system component. If...
Question
Were my rotors really replaced?
The vibration you are talking about can indeed be caused by bad brake rotors and solved by replacing them. However, there are a few parts of the job that, if done incorrectly, can cause the problem to return very soon....
Question
what does it mean when the eps light and engine light comes on for a 2014 toyota corolla s
The EPS light is for a problem in the electronic power steering system and you may also get the check engine light coming on. This is an indication of a problem with power steering and will need to have computer...

Need a mechanic?

Our certified mobile mechanics make house calls in over 700 U.S. cities. Fast, free online quotes for your car repair.

Get a quote

Post a question and get free advice from our certified mechanics.


Ask a question