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Toyota Corolla 2003 Problems

Are you having problems with your 2003 Toyota Corolla? Let our team of motoring experts keep you up to date with all of the latest 2003 Toyota Corolla issues & faults. We have gathered all of the most frequently asked questions and problems relating to the 2003 Toyota Corolla in one spot to help you decide if it's a smart buy.

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First you need to know the total weight of the trailer when it's loaded with everything you want to take with you when you go camping. It could easily sneak up to close to the Corolla's limit of 950 kg. You have to think of safety when towing, and it doesn't matter that you will only tow short distances or do it twice per year. I would tend to go for the Camry, it has a higher towing rating, it is a heavier vehicle and therefore more stable, and I think safer for your needs.

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E10 in 2003 Corolla

Given that it runs well once started it's most unlikely that it's the fuel pump or damaged fuel lines as the mechanic has suggested. If it's a fuel problem it's likely to be a sensor that's not telling the computer how much fuel to inject into the engine at start-up.

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