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pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
65,000 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
  2. replace door lock actuator (1 reports)
2003 Toyota Corolla accessories - interior problems

accessories - interior problem

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2003 Toyota Corolla Owner Comments

problem #2

Jun 142008

Corolla LE

  • Automatic transmission
  • 60,000 miles


The door lock actuator is a little piece of metal that allows your door to open with the clicker, or unlock as needed. My driver's door went out and I had to pay to have it fixed. Toyota told me this was a rare issue and assured me it was unlikely to happen again. Ironically this happened right after I took it in to be repaired in the recall (there was a problem with the bolt in the window). Two weeks after I fixed my drivers lock actuator, the rear left passenger lock went out making it very difficult to unlock the door.

- , Novato, CA, USA

problem #1

Oct 012008

Corolla LE

  • Automatic transmission
  • 70,000 miles

I feel that a definite problem exists with Toyota's supplier of the power actuators when both the driver's and passenger side door fail. Need to know "cause and effect" and why.

- , Mission Viejo, CA, USA

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