That was the big rattle. Disassemble the valve body and use a flat edge to check it for straightness. Sometimes bad vibrations in the engine will cause the plate to develop a crack and eventual fail. My car ran into a tree head first. Comfortable to drive, we love interior, including a standard blue-tooth and cruise control.
The spots have peeled away slightly. I have visited the dealership dublin Toyota twice in other to find out the problem, they said everything is up to spec. At our event a journalist had just come from a Nissan vehicle test drive. If you have room to continue accelerating this will happen up to 7 times according to Toyota, mimicking an 8 speed transmission. The vehicle was not repaired. It has four forward speeds.
I drive almost all highway and conservatively. The failure continued to recur until the vehicle stalled. The springs that go underneath the accumulator pistons may also be broken. This out of pocket expense is ridiculous for a car that was built in 2010 and for myself owning it for two years. The approximate failure mileage was 90,000. The vehicle was speeding out of control and unfortunately he hit a commercial van. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where the failure was unable to be duplicated.
Natural wind, wind produced by cars, small bumps on the roads, concrete separating lines. Thank god, my 1 year old son was not in the backseat or else he would have been fatally injured with those airbags. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer for a diagnosis. This is good for replicating a natural shift feeling and will appeal to the majority of buyers. Again: give it 8 speed automatic transmission and it will be perfect. Recall released within one month of ecm repair.
That is dead in the middle of hybrid territory and this car is not a hybrid. It is also sometimes referred to as a flex plate. Today I was driving in the city streets in South beach, miami and suddenly the car tried to turn by itself one side and when I tried to put it back in straight direction it was very stiff like and old car. A faulty solenoid could be causing this symptom. In summary, this writer is an enthusiast who enjoys a stick shift.
With the new Corolla, that is now a thing of the past. Keep track of the number of times you take it to the dealer for attempts at fixing the problem. Anybody else have this problem? In case of heavy traffic this will become a huge risk for driver and other cars behind. We hope you will still write though. I heard a loud pop, then the clutch began to grind horrifically.
Had to have the car towed to the dealer. I really feel unsafe in the car and I have tried everything including loading up my car with weight in order to make heavier. Also in Florida and happens both while engine cold its always over 80 or hot. Light wenf off after a month, car still running fine. The vehicle was towed to the dealer where he was advised the new transmission had failed.
When you use them, they work just like the paddle shifters on all other Toyota and Lexus cars. I knew when I purchased the car it does not have gears. They are a in the rare event you may need to contact them. Toyota has had recalls in the past and this could have ended my life. Car being used only for short local travel until owner can pull transmission for rebuild. Overall: it is very reliable and well made car, and with a good maintenance it will get you from point A to B without any troubles.