Tag Archives: Corolla

Toyota Suspending Sales of 8 Models Due to Recall

I’ve lost track of how many cars Toyota is recalling. It involves at least 4 million vehicles, and there is some overlap among different problems. There were issues involving stalling engines and others, but most of the attention has been … Continue reading

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Headlight Bulb Change, Not So Fast

Well, if we thought all bulbs were easy to change quickly from the last time I did so, we’d be mistaken. Flashback to a previous model Toyota Corolla / Chevy Prizm (in this case a neighbor’s car) and we find … Continue reading

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Mechanic Horror Story: The Oil Change That Never Was

Here is yet another adventure in Corolla land. This one involves the second oil change that was done on the car. I still couldn’t remove the oil filter because it was on so tight. I needed a lift due to … Continue reading

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Mechanic Horror Story: The Brake Job

Here’s another adventure in Corolla land. This particular car has been nothing but a headache from Day 1. These have nothing to do with the car itself but it’s just been one incident after another. Once I was at the … Continue reading

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NHTSA Investigating Toyota Corolla, Matrix Automobiles

This is not a Toyota blog. It’s just that Toyotas are good used cars to consider so this is important information to know if you are considering buying one of these cars. So while I still remember this, Automotive News … Continue reading

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