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2012 Toyota Corolla Base 4dr Sedan Man (Natl)

2012 Toyota Corolla
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
27 (Est) mpg city / 34 (Est) mpg hwy
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I have valve clatter when the temperature is cold. how do I pin point the part to replace.
When the engine is cold The valves clatter for about five minutes. When the engine warms up the valves don't make nearly as much noise. Would it be a bad oil pump- worn bearings(16...
Asked by Rodney M January 25, 2015, 4:24 am 0 reply
car keeps overheating but don't know the problem
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Interior noise
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my car won't turn over after I saw one of my freeze plugs come out.why is that
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my check engine light has been on since I owned my car and is now blinking?
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Car alarm sounds when turning ignition off
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manufacture date of battery
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Pass Emissions Test?
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