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#62 of 1009 Re: Major issues so far? [pennyarcade]
May 04, 2008 (10:44 am)
Thanks for asking about our car shopping. Actually we did locate an XLE but it was over 300 miles away and the dealer was going to drive it from Durango to Denver, mountainous terrain and my wife said no.
We own two Toyota's and two Honda's, but the last car my wife had was a 2000 Civic, so when it came to signing on the dotted line, my wife had her heart sat on a Civic in Royal Blue Pearl.
We went to pick it up and the dealer found a really small dent in the roof (not sure how it happened) only two miles on the car. So we can pick it up in a couple of days after the body shop works on the dent. Hopefully no trouble.
Glad you enjoy your XLE-great professional looking color. I would have chosen the Corolla but it will be my wife's car so she had the final choice.
#63 of 1009 How to remove door panel 2009 Corolla?
May 04, 2008 (7:06 pm)
Can you tell me the steps to remove the front and back door panels on a 2009 Corolla with manual window cranks?
Thanks for your help!
#64 of 1009 09 corolla questions
May 06, 2008 (9:06 pm)
Just pruchased a 09 Corolla LE. I have 2 questions.
1) I have noticed that he car idles a little higher then most i've seen. Between 600 to 900 and with AC on, 1000. Is that normal, what has your experiences been?
2) Does this car use a timing belt or chain?
#65 of 1009 HOW DO PICKUP AND MPG COMPARE TO THE ALTIMA?
May 07, 2008 (8:57 pm)
I have a '96 Altima and I know the '07 Corolla felt severely underpowered in comparison.
Is the '09 Corolla's pick up and passing power close to the '93 Altima?
How is the MPG compared to he Altima?
#66 of 1009 Re: HOW DO PICKUP AND MPG COMPARE TO THE ALTIMA? [smallcar1]
May 08, 2008 (4:07 am)
After having bought and am now stuck with a 2007 Corolla I could never recommend a Toyota ...
Buy smart buy a Ford Focus a great car and I am sorry that I got talked into a Corolla
#67 of 1009 Re: HOW DO PICKUP AND MPG COMPARE TO THE ALTIMA? [nanapat2]
May 08, 2008 (11:23 am)
Can you expand on the issues you have experienced with your Corolla?
I have gone back and looked at the postings, but I only found 1 specific about the tilt steering wheel.
#68 of 1009 Re: Power steering headache [m6user]
May 09, 2008 (9:12 am)
I too notice this when driving on the highway. I've just accepted this as characteristic of the car.
#69 of 1009 fuel injectors, creaking sunroof, and power steering
May 12, 2008 (9:28 am)
">I'm really questioning my impulse buy on the 09 Corolla S. I was all set to buy a Civic, but the new 09 Corolla model looked really sharp... and everyone has Civics. I really liked how the Corolla test-drove compared to the Civic and it was a lot more spacious in the interior. I also liked the availability of options.
I purchased the Corolla in March. At 400 miles my car sporadically was having trouble turning over when I tried to start it. The dealer couldn't duplicate the problem so I drove it for a few more weeks. The problem persisted (2000miles) so I went back to the dealer. Turns out I need all of my fuel injectors replaced! It's in the shop right now (after waiting 2 weeks because the parts were on backorder).
I also noticed trouble with the steering on the highway. I am constantly battling with the car to keep it between the lines. It's very tiresome.
I also noticed that my sunroof is creaking when I turn the corner or hit a small bump in the road (3000 miles). Right now I'm just concerned with the fuel injectors, but I'm sure my car will be back in the shop soon to deal with the sunroof. I have an 09 Corolla loaner at the moment and entire front roof panel (in front of the sunroof) has a persistent squeak! I pushed up on the panel and it was really loose. Hopefully that doesn't happen in my car!!
I'm thinking I should have went with the trustworthy Civic.
#70 of 1009 Re: fuel injectors, creaking sunroof, and power steering [mlenhart]
May 12, 2008 (10:18 am)
LOL with Toyota USA, your dealer and the car.. I picked up my new '07 Toyota Corolla on 5/30/07 (see my previous post's).. Corolla's are made at the NUMMI factory in Calif. which is now in the middle of a whistleblower lawsuit for permitting "known defect's" on the car's produced there to still leave the factory.. I am about to report my car again for rust forming around the trunk which could be the same rust problem that has now caused the recall of the Toyota Tacoma's also produced at this same factory..
Yes you should have bought the Civic and I should have stayed with Ford Motor Product's..
#71 of 1009 Re: fuel injectors, creaking sunroof, and power steering [nanapat2]
May 12, 2008 (2:47 pm)
Where do you report your problems...Toyota USA?