Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety.

CarComplaints.com Notes: There must have been something in the water at the plant where they built the eighth generation Corollas, especially the 1998 and 1999 model years.

Outside of airbag problems being reported to NHTSA, this is about as dependable a car as you’ll find. But good luck finding one; owners say they want a new car, but can’t justify trading in their Corolla because the darn thing just keeps rolling.

7.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
$300.00
Average Mileage:
85,000 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. got two new rear shock absorbers fitted problem solved (1 reports)
  2. not sure (1 reports)
1998 Toyota Corolla suspension problems

suspension problem

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1998 Toyota Corolla Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 202008

Corolla GS 1.6L 4a-Fe

  • Manual transmission
  • 113,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

This problem although a serious one if you do not get it fixed, is not that big an issue really as it can be expected with a 10yr old car that there might be some part replacement needed a friend of mine had to have the same done with his car and that was only 3yr old so i don't think i can really complain about it in my car.

I only posted this complaint as more of a way to fix it then an actual complaint

- , Cumbria, England, England

problem #1

Aug 222002

(reported on)

Corolla LE

  • 57,000 miles

My car all of a sudden started acting like a clown car. The front felt like it was going straight and the back end felt like it was going in the opposite direction.

- , St. Paul, MN, USA

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