Toyota Corolla 2006 Problems

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Toyota Corolla: Good first car?

Answered by CarsGuide 30 Oct 2015

You have a good budget, so your choices are numerous. The Corolla is a very good choice. I would steer clear of the European brands, which includes the Ford Fiesta, as they tend to be more troublesome than cars from Asia. All I would suggest is that you stick to the tried and true Japanese brands, Toyota, Mazda and Honda.

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Toyota recalls 300,000 cars in Australia for faulty power window switch

Toyota recalls 300,000 cars in Australia for faulty power window switch

21 Oct 2015 · by Joshua Dowling

This will go down in automotive history as one of the weirdest automotive recalls of all time.

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What's a safe first car for $10,000?

Answered by CarsGuide 11 Sep 2015

The Impreza is a good choice with all-wheel drive safety and a raft of airbags, so too is the Corolla, but you could also consider the Mazda3. It's best to stick with the recognized Japanese brands, European brands can be appealing, but they tend to be more troublesome and more expensive to service.

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Toyota Corolla: Airbag recall

Answered by CarsGuide 1 Jun 2015

The recall continues to get bigger but Toyota spokeswoman Bec Angel says: "There have been no incidents or injuries reported in Australia as a result of this condition. We will be contacting all impacted Toyota motorists in the coming weeks to let them know when parts will be available. Mari should call the Toyota recall helpline on 1800 987 366 to check whether her vehicle is impacted, quoting the Vehicle Identification Number from her car."

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Toyota Australia recalls 180,000 vehicles over airbag shrapnel fears

Toyota Australia recalls 180,000 vehicles over airbag shrapnel fears

14 May 2015 · by Richard Blackburn

Toyota Australia has recalled more than 180,000 vehicles over fears that faulty airbags could spray shrapnel when deployed.

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Replacing a Corolla?

Answered by CarsGuide 27 Oct 2014

The Corolla has been overtaken by better rivals, led by the Volkswagen Golf and Mazda3 which both get The Tick. You should test drive them before committing to any Corolla, even the Levin ZR.

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Toyota Corolla: Stalling engine

Answered by CarsGuide 28 Mar 2014

You have to be familiar with your engine's torque curve to takeoff smoothly in a manual, particularly a four-cylinder. It could well be that at the revs you are using at takeoff coincides with a flat spot in the torque curve, It could be the calibration of the throttle system, but it's more likely a case of getting used to it.

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