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Roomy inside without feeling large outside, the Toyota Corolla is also impressively quiet. Corolla also has excellent fuel economy, while still posting good acceleration times, handling competently and providing a comfortable ride. The one drawback -- some of our drivers were not comfortable with the driving position. Overall, though, the Corolla is a fine choice.
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Reliability

Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how used vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system.

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Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey for about 500,000 vehicles, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how 2000 through 2018 vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. NA indicates that we did not receive a large enough sample size to provide data for a specific year. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.

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Owner Reported Trouble Spots

The Reliability score is based on our latest subscriber survey of 2007 Toyota Corolla owners. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle.

Brakes

Antilock system (ABS), parking brake, master cylinder, calipers, rotors, pulsation or vibration, squeaking, brake failure or wear.

What Owners Say

Calipers

“the R F brakes were sticking and heating up very hot. Had caliper replaced along with hose & rotors. Brake fluid was also added at the time of repair”

Anonymous, RI (2007 Toyota Corolla Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“A piston on the caliper seized up causing car to vibrate/pulse when braking”

Keri B., MN (2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“The pins on the front calipers were rusted tight which caused the break pedal to have a lot of free play. The mechanic did not detect the problem and replaced the rear Rogers and the master cylinder. Later Toyota dealership detected problem. I had the work done at a different auto repair shop for 1/2 of the dealer's price”

K P., MD (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“One instance of brakes requiring more pressure than usual. Had it checked at the dealer, they found a problem with calipers that could have caused the brakes to bind. They replaced the calipers”

Anonymous, ON (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Have had calipers seize twice”

Anonymous, MA (2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Need to replace front calipers”

Carey S., CA (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Had to replace both front calipers because of sticking, leaking and heating”

Anonymous, PA (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Premature brake wear

“Our 2007 Carolla has always had premature brake wear. I don't know if it's the car's problem...or Really the quality of the replacement parts. We do not do excessive or severe braking...but have not been able to find GOOD brake/caliper parts”

Anonymous, NY (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Seems like I am always having brake problems”

Anonymous, MA (2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Had to replace front brakes after only 25,000 miles”

J L., IL (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Our family owns 4 toyota corollas and all of them go through brake pads and rotors. We believe it is because the pads and rotors are poorly made”

Anonymous, NY (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Lots of heavy LA traffic”

Anonymous, CA (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Rotors

“the R F rotor was replaced at the same time as the R F caliper was replaced due to the brake sticking and very hot and smelled of burning. Brake fluid was added at this time also”

Anonymous, RI (2007 Toyota Corolla Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“had the pads changed out as part of maintenance but not long after the rotors were warped and had to replace them and the pads again”

Anonymous, OH (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“This was an easy fix. No concerns”

Pat D., MI (2007 Toyota Corolla Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Dealership recommended replacing front brake pads and adjusting rear drums. We did this. Total around $275”

Cory M., FL (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“On-going issues. Spend $1,000 new brakes, better but still intermittent problem”

Anonymous, CA (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Calipers”

Anonymous, AR (2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“This was due to old brakes. Once we put on new pads and rotors, the problem was resolved”

Pat D., MI (2007 Toyota Corolla Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“breaks squeaking Replaced master cylinder, rotors, brakes Repair brokem heat shield”

Anonymous, PA (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Noise after brake and rotor change. Took it in and they gave excuse about the humidity. New from factory, there was no brake noise”

Anonymous, VA (2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Front right caliper is constantly squeaking. Have had checked several times and can't seem to find the problem”

Anonymous, PA (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“The brakes started making a loud sound within the last 12 months. Not squeaking--a loud sound similar to a car braking on snow. Replacing the brakes helped, but then it started crying making the sound again. The dealer can't figure it out. The brakes”

Anonymous, MO (2007 Toyota Corolla Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Antilock system (ABS)

“ABS is OK, its the electrical system failed with ABS, Brake, and TPMS warning lights on”

Barry B., NY (2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Squealing brakes. Needed brake pad replacement”

Sharon D., GA (2007 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“$1,100 in break repairs at 80,000 seemed high”

Anonymous, PA (2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Slight squeak from indicator, had brake pad and shoes replaced”

Jerry S., AR (2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Needed front brake pads and rotors”

Robert K., MN (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“brakes needed full replacement, not just pads at routine check-up”

Anonymous, CT (2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Paint/Trim

Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling), loose interior and exterior trim or moldings, rust.

What Owners Say

Loose exterior trim or moldings

“Front trims under on bumper have fallen off”

Anonymous, MA (2007 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Loose roof drain trim”

Anonymous, MD (2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“This may be the incorrect category, but the bottom horizontal bumper support has cracked, which is gradually causing the small vertical plastic pieces to slide out of place”

Anonymous, IL (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Spoiler became loose”

Anonymous, CO (2007 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Exterior trim piece came loose and hand to be secured”

Anonymous, TX (2007 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“front wheel shield rub against wheel and wore through”

Timothy B., IL (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“The bottom front spoiler has cracked on one side”

Anonymous, TX (2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Roofline plastic molding on one side of car will not seat to make a complete gap seal”

Anonymous, GA (2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“The rubber seals around the doors all came off. had to pay to then re glued”

Milton R., NY (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“The paint on both sides of the bumpers, on top by the hood is peeling”

Milton R., NY (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Original repaint at Toyota failed after just 3 years”

Robert B., NC (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Paint on roof of the passenger side is beginning to fade badly”

John E., IL (2007 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Paint on hood and roof developed spots that were starting to bubble up and rust. Had to have the hood and roof painted”

Anonymous, NC (2007 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“The paint job on my car is sub par. Any little thing leaves a bad scuff mark -- looks like only one layer of paint and no topcoat was ever applied”

Anonymous, IL (2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“The paint on the roof of the car has faded away and the primer is showing. Also, the paint and primer where the gas cap is has completely come off and this area is starting to rust”

Anonymous, TX (2007 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“The aluminum alloy wheels have had a problem with bubbling of the paint/finish for a number of years. Toyota replaced 3 under warranty but since the 4th displayed problems after the warranty expired, Toyota will no longer replace it. Aluminum should not bubble and rust unless there is a manufacturing defect”

Anonymous, CA (2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Overall Toyota does a very poor job with their paint and body work. Hubcaps never stay on the car and the paint scraped just by me placing a box on the trunk deck. The paint is very cheap and doesn't keep its color”

Frank G., VA (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Roof paint faded and then began to rust and had it repainted a couple of years ago along with the engine hood. Now the side rails and trunk hood are faded and very rough”

Anonymous, CO (2007 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Paint repairs before purchase were with POOR paint”

Robert B., NC (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“clear coat cracking on door handles, however car parked outside all the time”

Anonymous, CA (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“The paint chips easily rom routine freeway driving”

Anonymous, CA (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Looked like tiny blisters. Body shop said it looked almost like someone had thrown acid on it”

Oscar C., AZ (2007 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“The paint (dark red) is awful--fading on the plastic parts, crackling and peeling on all of the metal parts. The paint looks like skin when it has been badly sunburned. Toyota claims "acid rain" cause, but if that's true, what about our other car?”

Linda H., TX (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“paint job on passenger side cracking and fading. Have noticed this same problem with other Toyotas. Have owned other Toyotas and have not had this problem. Would not buy silver color again”

Anonymous, SC (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Someone scratched the side of the vehicle while me son was parked in a parking lot and immediately there was a rust spot”

Anonymous, MN (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Small spots toward the bottom of the driver's side rear door. Not surprising really. It is 10 years old!”

Laurie F., WI (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Some rust may, of course, be normal for a car with over 230,000 miles on it, even if it is only 8 yrs old”

Anonymous, IL (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“For a car of its vintage and the part of the country it's operated in, some rust is to be expected. I found some on the left quarter panel (between the door & wheel well). I hd this repaired. Recently, I found some on the right side, same area”

Mark H., IA (2007 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Body Integrity

Squeaks, rattles, wind noises, loose or cracked seals and/or weather-stripping, air and water leaks.

What Owners Say

“coolant leak at the water pump, resulting in a new water pump for the 2nd time”

James S., CA (2007 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“water pump leaked, cooling fluid was going down. Replaced water pump for $336”

Michael H., VA (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Water pump was leaking and needed replacement. Cost around $500. This was first major repair other than normal wear and tear”

Jamie B., MN (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Drivers side Back door weather stripping not long enough to be able to reattach”

John B., KS (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Wind noise

“Always have had wind noises”

John E., WA (2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Wind noise (squeal) around windshield dependent on speed and wind (starts between 60 and 75 mph dependent on outside wind speed”

Anonymous, IL (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“A lot of little problems. Seal around the window whistles, Door seals shrinking or wearing out, Interior light switch has never worked, Mirror ( Interior) came off, Gear shift cover fraying, and other problems”

Anonymous, NM (2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“When you go over over 80 mph you get noise from the window shield.Replaced wind shield, wipers and still the problem persist”

Anonymous, TX (2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“The weather stripping around the windows doesn't leak water, but at highway speed it does make wind noise that can grow tiresome”

Anonymous, FL (2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Squeaks or rattles

“Idler bearing makes noise after rain. WD40 makes it go away. Toyotas repair did NOT work”

Robert B., NC (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Something sounding like a loose timing belt coming from the engine”

Anonymous, PA (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Driver's side front window rattles when fully closed”

L M., CA (2007 Toyota Corolla)

“Only happens in warm or hot weather and not always. Comes from back but can not determin where exactly. Haven't talked to dealer about it . It definitely is a squeak”

Jack S., OH (2007 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“A bracket under the car had come loose. Easily fixed at service station”

Anonymous, NC (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Dash board rattling, and sliding seatbelt plastic panel has become loose and also makes noise”

Anonymous, FL (2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“rattles when shifting between gears”

Anonymous, CT (2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Exhaust

Muffler, pipes, catalytic converter, exhaust manifold, leaks.

What Owners Say

Loose/rattling heat shield

“Hit bump on road and loosened heat shield”

N V., AB (2007 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“A strap holding the heat shield corroded and broke so that the shield rattled. It was replaced by a Toyota dealer”

William H., DE (2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“became loose and makes rattling sound”

John H., IL (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Just a hanger below heat shield needed replacing. Midus Muffler charged only $20., for part and labour”

Dave G., ON (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Heat shield is essential BUT an expensive replacement part”

Anonymous, ON (2007 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Replaced previous system due to expected wear only in time for required annual NYS inspection”

Maureen M., NY (2007 Toyota Corolla Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“had to replace muffler, became very loud”

Anonymous, IL (2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“The pipes to the muffler rusted out and broke. They and the muffler had to be replaced”

Laura F., MN (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Catalytic converter

“Catalytic converter failed and needed to be replaced”

Anonymous, MO (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Transmission Minor

Gear selector or linkage, leaks, transmission computer, transmission sensor or solenoid, clutch adjustment, rough shifting, slipping transmission.

What Owners Say

Rough shifting

“failed solenoid caused transmission to shift very roughly”

Ronald L., NY (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“We took it to 2 service centers for checking transmission, neither could find any problem. Then we took it to toyota dealer, and they knew what the problem was right away. They hooked up the computer to their computer system and re set the system, pr”

Dave G., ON (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Clutch isn't fully disengaged unless it is depressed to the floor causing difficult shifting. A clutch should not have to be depressed this much to allow smooth shifting. It also takes "full to the floor" clutch depression to engage starter interlock”

Anonymous, GA (2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Transmission leaks

“Transmission cooling line leaking near radiator due to rust”

Anonymous, MA (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“The problem was under vehicle fluid leak. Corrected with replacement of an "O" ring”

Anonymous, CO (2007 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“got stuck in snow, tried too many times to get outy, damaged transmission”

Anonymous, NY (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Transmission sensor or solenoid

“failed solenoid could not be replaced, resulting in replacing entire transmission”

Ronald L., NY (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Computer throwing a P741 code. Cause by clogged transmission filter. Due to neglecting to change fluid and filter at specified intervals”

Anonymous, LA (2007 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Transmission Major

Transmission rebuild or replacement, torque converter, clutch replacement.

What Owners Say

Clutch replacement

“Clutch failed - expensive to repair”

Anonymous, MB (2007 Toyota Corolla Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Clutch had to be replaced. No other repairs since purchase in 2010”

Anonymous, TX (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“This clutch-pedal was traveling to the top of its range. I elected to install a new clutch, pressure plate, throw out bearing and pilot bearing before it was completely inoperable. I was planning a long drive and decided to be proactive”

Anonymous, WA (2007 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Teenage drivers slipped clutch on most gear changes, thus wore out clutch. Repair cost was not bad”

Anonymous, CA (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“This was far more expensive than expected”

Allen E., NC (2007 Toyota Corolla Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Bought the car and when driving home, the check engine light came on”

Anonymous, NC (2007 Toyota Corolla Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“have not replace it yet making noise tranmission shop told me to put a newer on in with 50k soon and my local mic said it wont hurt anything to wait tell problem gets much wourse which could be a year or more down road started hearning nose about 3 m”

Randy W., KS (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Suspension

Shocks or struts, ball joints, tie rods, wheel bearings, alignment, steering linkage (includes rack and pinion), power steering (pumps and hoses, leaks), wheel balance, springs or torsion bars, bushings, electronic or air suspension.

What Owners Say

Alignment

“Rear-wheel alignment. This is not adjustable, so special shims had to be ordered and installed”

Carey S., CA (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Dealer identified need for expensive repairs”

Anonymous, CA (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Power steering pumps and hoses

“Power steering pump failed, started to leek. Aftermarket pump had to be reinstalled twice because of defects”

Sandra F., MN (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“I had to replace the front structs in the Corolla after 40,000 miles - had the car service by Toyota day one. I was surprise that the failed around 40,000 miles”

Herb K., OH (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Grating noise caused by poor struts”

Anonymous, CT (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Needed replaced”

Sara W., IL (2007 Toyota Corolla Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Wheel bearings

“My wife drove over too many pot holes this past winter. She didn't realize they would cause probems, but a wheel bearing became loose that required replacing. It cost us $275 to replace”

Dave G., ON (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Electric System

Alternator, starter, hybrid battery and related systems, regular battery, battery cables, engine harness, coil, ignition switch, electronic ignition, distributor or rotor failure, spark plugs and wires failure.

What Owners Say

Cruise control

“cruse control switch in malfunctioning and is getting stiff so it is hard to operate”

Daniel F., CA (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Connections to the headlight bulbs both needed replacing. $5 each for the new sockets, I replaced them myself, both”

Dave G., ON (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“low beam on left side failed”

Ralph E., AB (2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Exterior lights (other than headlights)

“licence plate light burned out”

Anonymous, OH (2007 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Tail light electrical assembly had to be replaced”

Linda H., TX (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
12V power plug

“fuss blow very easy when removing items”

B M., SC (2007 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“The ports to charge just stopped working, followed by the interior lights and the upper part of the console. Something seemed to be burning. We changed out a few parts, but to this day, the plugs sometimes do not work to charge our phones or other d”

Anonymous, CA (2007 Toyota Corolla Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Climate System

Blower (fan) motor, A/C compressor, condenser, evaporator, heater system, automatic climate control, refrigerant leakage, electrical failure.

What Owners Say

Blower (fan) motor

“The blower motor began to fail to start with the car, but would eventually start after some period of time. Then it stopped starting all together”

Anonymous, MD (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
A/C compressor

“AC Compressor clutch failed, but replacement of only the clutch was nearly as expensive as replacement of the entire compressor, so I spent $1200 to have the entire compressor replaced”

James E., TX (2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“replaced due to leak/not working properly, also replaced freon. Works fine now”

Anonymous, RI (2007 Toyota Corolla Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“A/C was not functioning because it needed a new compressor”

Anonymous, PA (2007 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Losing refrigerant but cannot find leak”

Kevin B., PA (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“compressor had a leak, had to be replaced, freon replaced and is fine now”

Anonymous, RI (2007 Toyota Corolla Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Engine Minor

Accessory belts and pulleys, engine computer, engine mounts, engine knock or ping, oil leaks.

What Owners Say

“Dealership said engine leaking oil in 4 places. Quoted $2100 to fix. We declined the service”

Cory M., FL (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Main seal started leaking about 1 year ago. Minor leak, not going to repair at this time”

John E., WA (2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“engine gasket replaced”

Anonymous, NY (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Happened at the same day as the axle broke”

Anonymous, MD (2007 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“repeated adjustment and replacement of serpentine belt”

Anonymous, MO (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Engine Cooling

Radiator, cooling fan, antifreeze leaks, water pump, thermostat, overheating.

What Owners Say

Thermostat

“Car overheated and could not be driven. I had it towed to a garage and the thermostat was replaced. That resolved the problem”

Julie G., TX (2007 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Water pump

“leaked and it was replaced by my mechanic”

P A., CO (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“The water pump leaked twice and both times was replaced. The first time was under warranty but not the second time”

Anonymous, NY (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Water pump replaced at 140K It was leaking from pump shaft”

Anonymous, LA (2007 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Body Hardware

Power or manual windows, locks and latches, tailgate, hatch or trunk, doors or sliding doors, mirrors, seat controls, safety belts, sunroof, convertible top.

What Owners Say

Windows

“Window came out of track. It requires me to reseat it every time I use the window or it will NOT completley close”

Robert B., NC (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“Mirrors do not adjust by pressing the inside control. Thus, it's hard to determine if another car is coming when trying to move to another lane”

Anonymous, PA (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Sunroof

“Aftermarket sunroof improperly installed. Rusted out and leaked. Total replacement was $600. Opted to eliminate sun roof/fully enclose for $128”

Anonymous, NY (2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Fuel System

Check engine light, sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor), emission control devices (includes EGR), engine computer, engine computer, fuel cap, fuel gauge/sender, fuel injection system, fuel pump, fuel leaks, stalling or hesitation.

What Owners Say

Sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor)

“Sensor caused service engine led to come on due to intake head gasket leaks”

Anonymous, MA (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Fuel gauge/sender

“While driving my car, the fuel gauge read around 3/4 full. The nex time I looked at it (within a couple minutes), I noticed the low fuel warning light was on and my gauge read empty. I knew I had plenty of fuel in the tank, so I determined the pr”

Mark H., IA (2007 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Fuel pump

“I replaced fuel pump which is very expansive.It failed and the engine didn't start”

Toni B., CA (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

In-car Electronics

CD or DVD players, radio, speakers, GPS, communication system (e.g., OnStar), display screen freezes or goes blank, phone pairing (e.g. Bluetooth), voice control commands, steering wheel controls, portable music device interface (e.g., iPod/MP3 player), backup or other camera/sensors.

What Owners Say

CD player

“Does not shut off when the car is off”

Anonymous, IA (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“no longer works”

Kathy M., NY (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“error code comes up when I try to play a cd”

Anonymous, CA (2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Drive System

Driveshaft or axle, CV joint, differential, transfer case, 4WD/AWD components, driveline vibration, traction control, electronic stability control (ESC), electrical failure.

What Owners Say

Driveshaft or axle

“Replaced an axel”

Robert L., IN (2007 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

“I drove to work and on my way home stopped at the library. When I finished, the car would move. It started but I could not go forward or reverse it. Since it was dark, I left the car and called the tow truck the next morking. At the dealer shop I fou”

Anonymous, MD (2007 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Power Equipment

Cruise control, clock, warning lights, body control module, keyless entry, wiper motor or washer, tire pressure monitor, interior or exterior lights, horn, gauges, 12V power plug, remote engine start, alarm or security system

Engine Major

Engine rebuild or replacement, cylinder head, head gasket, turbo or supercharger, timing chain or timing belt.

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Recalls
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AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Aug 28 2019
An improperly inflated air bag increases the risk of injury during a crash.
Summary:
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2003-2008 Corolla, 2005-2008 Corolla Matrix, and Pontiac Vibe vehicles equipped with a front passenger air bag assembly replaced under a prior recall. The air bag may not unfold as designed during inflation under high temperature conditions, possibly resulting in the air bag not inflating properly.
What should you do:
Toyota will notify their owners. Pontiac Vibe owners will be notified by GM. Dealers will replace the front passenger air bag assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 25, 2019 for Toyota owners. Toyota owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota's numbers for this recall are K1Q and K0Q. Pontiac owners may contact GM customer service at 1-800-762-2737. GM's number for this recall is N192273760.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 19V627000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 219000
AIR BAGS
May 13 2015
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.
Summary:
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) notified the agency on May 13, 2015, that they are recalling 2005-2007 Lexus SC, Toyota Corolla, Corolla Matrix, Sequoia, and Pontiac Vibe, and 2005-2006 Toyota Tundra vehicles that were originally sold, or ever registered, in Florida, along the Gulf Coast, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Saipan and American Samoa. On June 16, 2015 Toyota expanded the recall to cover an additional 769,055 vehicles, including certain model year 2002-2004 Lexus SC, Toyota Sequoia, 2003-2004 Toyota Corolla Matrix, Toyota Corolla, Pontiac Vibe, and Toyota Tundra vehicles, as well the vehicles covered by the May 13, 2015 notification in the portions of Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas that were not previously included. The inflators in the front passenger air bags are susceptible to rupture in the event of a crash necessitating the deployment of the front passenger air bag.
What should you do:
Toyota will notify their owners. Pontiac Vibe owners will be notified by GM. Dealers will replace the passenger side front air bag, free of charge. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota began the recall on July 13, 2015. Pontiac Vibe owners may contact GM at 1-800-762-2737. GM began the recall on June 29, 2015. NOTE: This recacll supersedes recall 14V-655 in its entirety. For vehicles located in the U.S. states not listed above, please see Toyota recall 15V-285 which covers all other U.S. states.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 15V286000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1069055
AIR BAGS
May 13 2015
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.
Summary:
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) notified the agency on May 13, 2015 that they are recalling certain model year 2004 Sequoia vehicles manufactured August 18, 2003, to August 19, 2004, and 2003-2004 Tundra vehicles manufactured March 18, 2003, to August 25, 2004. On June 16, 2015, Toyota expanded the recall to include an additional 1,270,468 vehicles, including model year 2002-2003 and 2005-2007 Sequoia, 2005-2006 Tundra, 2003-2007 Corolla, 2003-2007 Corolla Matrix, 2003-2007 Pontiac Vibe and 2002-2007 Lexus SC vehicles. This is to address a safety defect in the passenger side frontal air bag inflator which may produce excessive internal pressure causing the inflator to rupture upon deployment of the air bag. This recall addresses both the passenger side frontal air bags that were originally installed in the vehicles, as well as replacement air bags that may have been installed as replacement service parts. A replacement air bag may have been installed, as one example, if a vehicle had been in a crash necessitating the replacement of the passenger side frontal air bag.
What should you do:
Toyota will notify their owners. Pontiac Vibe owners will be notified by GM. Dealers will replace the front passenger air bag. The recall began on July 13, 2015. Toyota owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Pontiac owners may call 1-800-762-2737. NOTE: This recall supersedes recall 14V-312 in its entirety.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 15V285000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1973468
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Aug 26 2010
THERE ARE A VARIETY OF WARNINGS AND CONSEQUENCES ASSOCIATED WITH THE DEFECT. THE ENGINE WARNING LAMP COULD BE ILLUMINATED, HARSH SHIFTING COULD RESULT, THE ENGINE MAY NOT START, OR THE ENGINE COULD SHUT OFF WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING DRIVEN. AN ENGINE SHUTOFF WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING DRIVEN INCREASES THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Summary:
TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2008 COROLLA AND COROLLA MATRIX VEHICLES. THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) FOR THE SUBJECT MODELS EQUIPPED WITH THE 1ZZ-FE ENGINE AND TWO-WHEEL DRIVE MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED. THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT A CRACK MAY DEVELOP AT CERTAIN SOLDER POINTS OR ON VARISTORS ON THE CIRCUIT BOARD.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE PRODUCTION NUMBER OF THE ECM AND REPLACE THE ECM IF NECESSARY. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. TOYOTA WILL MAIL AN INTERIM OWNER NOTIFICATION THE MIDDLE OF SEPTEMBER 2010 TO ADVISE OWNERS OF THIS DEFECT AND RECALL. THIS INTERIM NOTIFICATION WILL INFORM OWNERS THAT THEY WILL RECEIVE A FUTURE NOTIFICATION WHEN PARTS BECOME AVAILABLE TO HAVE THE FREE REMEDY PERFORMED ON THEIR VEHICLE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 29, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.
For more information:
OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> .
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V384000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1128659
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Feb 03 2010
A DRIVER MAY OVERLOAD A VEHICLE WHICH MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Summary:
SOUTHEAST TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2011 PASSENGER VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS." THESE VEHICLES WERE SOLD WITHOUT THE REQUISITE LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY MODIFICATION LABELS.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL MAIL TO CONSUMERS THE CORRECTED LABEL OR THE CUSTOMER WILL HAVE THE OPTION FOR DEALERS TO INSTALL THE LABEL FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 27, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SOUTHEAST TOYOTA AT 1-800-301-6859.
For more information:
OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> .
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V036000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 153418
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