I dealt with Toyota company and they denied. We have the largest stock of Used Toyota Engines in United States. Could it be a stuck valve? Another note is my car is also burning lots of oil. The paint is already peeling and fading with rust coming up in some spots I have a six year paint protection but the dearler says its my fault the way I washed it or rocks in the road alot of excuses. Other models and years have been included in a class action suits that was successful for the exact same issue, but I can't find that this vehicle has been successfully addressed.
This problem has existed since the car had about 55,000 miles on it and local Toyota garage has either denied there being a problem or they have tried to sell me on numerous other expensive repairs such as front and rear main bearings and seals, allegedly warped head, etc. The car had just under 51,000 miles on it. I will contact the dealership, though judging from the posts here I also have no confidence that anything will come of that. I also own a 2000 Corolla 215,000 miles My check engine light came on about a little more than your mileage and produced the same codes. Is there anything else besides the gas tank cap or filler neck I can consider? There is no puddle on the driveway and no tell-tale smoke as if it were burning oil, but still the oil was gone. I own a 2000 Toyota Corolla with a 1. This car started using oil around 80.
Vehicle now has close to 100K miles. I have a 2 month old daughter in a vehicle I do not feel safe driving. My car now has a new problem of losing power at idle engine shakes hard and full acceleration, also the check engine light fades on and off as the car drives. We will monitor the oil level. The dealer really screwed me because the code is not specific according to them. First they said it was the routers that needed to be replace. After she told me, I got my car checked and the document said that oil leaks at head gasket on the back side of engine.
The car was functioning fine most of the time however it sometimes shuts down its engine immediately with or without much notice. Trusting Toyota's reputation, I bought this car for my 17-year-old daughter to drive. It is knocking like a well is being pounded, started it up it had a little tap as driving and never romping on the damn thing it started to get worse and worse and worse, Toyota has so many complaints out there about this engine and yet they don't do anything! For three months now, I have spent countless of hours at their mechanics trying to fix these issues. I continue to have tire wear and the car is all over the road after hitting 55mph I should be on my second set of tires there is also no shock absorbant on this car even going slow you just hit hard reguardless. I have 72,000 miles on the car and I have already replaced the tires 4 times the first set originals after only 12,000 miles I have had it alignments front and back twice. Today, May 4, we took it to our local mechanic, less than 30 days from the date of purchase.
I have had to replace several catalytic converters due to becoming clogged from the amount of oil burning through the engine. They have only just changed the oil two times on the car, drove it around the block and -to them- found nothing. I bought the car used 8512 miles for 5 years I managed a repair facility then owned my own so I performed the oil changes never over 3000 miles between. We have been serving Portland, Vancouver and the surrounding communities of Orchards, Battle Ground, Brush Prairie, Hockinson, Camas and Washougal for many years. Mechanic said the car had no oil in it. I file this complain and hope that a recall can be ordered.
I bought the car new with 5 miles on it, in my opinon this car should not be burning oil after 2 years not to the point you have no oil in your engine 2 weeks after an oil change. To buy a particular engine, you may or call our sales canter at 1-866-612-9788 with the stock number. The light will go out and stay off at least a year or 2. The vehicle will not now pass state emissions inspection and is essentially worthless. One mechanic suggested that the problem is with the computer, and there is nothing he can do about it but to replace the whole computer. It happens like once a month or so.
Three weeks later my daughter noticed it was running rough and she began to hear noise from the engine. The mechanic told us we were very lucky the engine hadn't seized or blown up--the oil was almost completely gone. I am afraid it could be sludge build up or maybe the exhaust system again. It happens like once a month or so. We have not yet involved in any crashes or accidents yet because we only use the car locally since we found out about the problem. Not only do they inspect the car at their own dealer but also continue to name things that could be wrong with the car that aren't the problem.
Any idea how to get Toyota responsible for this? Toyota Corolla is very famous all over the world. Will never own another toyota again, If this isn't taken care of, Another company the does not stand behind their products. Toyota acknowledges a sludge problem however my car was assembled in California plant not included in recall and 6000 miles over powertrain warranty. Several hundred miles before the next oil change was due, I noticed a clicking noise. I have seen several similar complaints on this site for this model year and am frustrated and angry. The dealer told her that some Toyota Corolla cars around 1998-2001 have the gasket problem inside engine. After I replaced them, the problem was still on going and they have yet to fix the check engine light or the problems the vehicle has given me.