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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
45,000 miles

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2001 Toyota Corolla steering problems

steering problem

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2001 Toyota Corolla Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 092005

Corolla 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 45,000 miles


: the contact stated while driving at a normal highway speed the steering wheel suddenly became difficult to maneuver. There was no warning prior to the incident. The contact took the vehicle to two independent repair shops, and both determined the rack and pinion steering wore out and needed to be replaced. Updated 2/7/2006 -

- Jacksonville, FL, USA

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