Too bad Toyota doesn't recognize it publicly. Very frightening not knowing what was going on. Of course, if your coolant is so old that it freezes in the block, your Toyota Corolla water pump will be worn out the second you try to start your car. I am done with Toyota. This will be my last Toyota I purchase! I'm pretty certain they quit the timing belts on the Corollas in 01, is this correct? I hope others may learn from this incident.
The contact that the vehicle began to idle abnormally and was followed by a the check engine light illuminating. Thanks The Dealer doesn't have to perform the repair. Replacing your Toyota Corolla water pump is especially a good idea when you can get pumps at prices like ours. Although once diluted you might get a pink out of it. The mechanics could not get the same results, so they said they couldn't do anything.
Had an expensive tow back to mogadore from new philadelphia, ohio. Was this the dealer or a quick lube place? The dealership I purchased the vehicle from refused to even look at the vehicle a week later when I complained about it misfiring. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic for diagnostic testing. When it happens, I have to glide over to the shoulder and hope theres a place where I can park the car. P will learn how to be a better Service Manager.
Some Corollas will have a rattle or knocking sound on cold starts which usually only last a brief second or two. He gradually slowed down and pulled to the side of the road, raised the hood and discovered the flywheel for the water pump sitting on top of the engine. Either way, I need to get this fixed asap. The contact had not spoken with the manufacturer to-date. Since it's under warranty I would think it should be covered. Had to have it towed to a mechanic who will replace the water pump tomorrow, December 29, 2014.
The service intake person verified the presence of a whine noise but could not identify its cause, suspecting that it might be the alternator. It would be easy to how bad the leak is this way. Luckily I was able to get the part for free since it was under warranty and under 2 years old, so all I had to pay for was labor. Quote from LiquidRetro : How many miles? Preselect station buttons sometimes don't work or turns radio off. So, I researched it online and found a Youtube video Amir that had the same problem.
So I'm pretty certain you would not have to mess with that. Both times I've had a pump crap out, they spewed coolant all around the respective side of the engine including the belt, so be sure to clean things up really well before putting new equipment in. However, if I pop the hood, there is pretty apparent that something has been leaking because there is like pink bubbly stuff on the side where the coolant is. Spider cracking on all top surfaces. The pleasant and refined Corolla provides a comfortable ride, an improved driving position, and a roomier rear seat, compared with the previous model. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. In some areas it looks as if paint has faded! Toyota does not stand behind there products.
The highest quality materials are used, creating stronger body design and resistance to corrosion. I have mixed feelings about this. He walked back up the highway in an attempt to locate what fell from the vehicle. After my insurance towed it the next day we found out the water pump had become detached and the serpentine belt had begun to fall off it completely fell off when the tow truck dropped it in my garage. After two minutes, I am able to start driving the car again. If nothing falls to the ground, don't worry.
Had Geico breakdown and they wouldn't honor it. Aided by electronic stability control, handling is responsive and secure, though not sporty. The technician echoed your same thoughts about the engine light. The light illuminated again and the dealer replaced the water pump. Do you change your brake pads? We thought we hit some metal, so we slowed down and changed to the slow lane, then the car started slowing down by itself, and the steering wheel couldn't move freely.
P calls back and says they got the recalls fixed and their Tech said the noise was the Cam Shaft Timing Gear Assembly! Ganley, the owner, would not even talk to us when we requested an appointment. The contact also stated upon inspection they saw coolant leaking. Then showed him the water pump and told him the sound the car made was gone. There are more areas and each one small, under 1 cm. Since the serpentine belt fell off it stopped charging the alternator and battery which caused the battery to die.
So, I wrote that I wanted these recalls fixed also and to check the noise. He was told that the electronic control module and fuel air sensor needed to be replaced. Some auto centers offer credit card offers where they will provide you six months interest free financing, which can really help pay for an unexpected repair like this. Quote from Initial Z : 63000 miles. Was first told it was the serpentine belt.