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. Notes: Beware of the NHTSA complaint data for the 2007 Corolla. It is almost certainly misleading.

The problem with NHTSA data for the 2007 Corolla is that for months on end, the news media repeatedly told the public that several Toyota models have an unintended acceleration defect, & to go to (the NHTSA's website) to file a complaint.

So, the NHTSA received a disproportionate number of complaints about Toyota unintended acceleration issues because of the national news media attention, to the point where now the NHTSA data is unreliable taken in context with any other vehicle that did not receive national news attention. typically receives more complaints per day about vehicles than the NHTSA does, but the news media did not repeatedly say "go to to report your Toyota acceleration problems" like they did about the NHTSA -- so although we have less complaint data than the NHTSA for the 2007 Corolla, our data for the Corolla is a far more statistically accurate representation of the Corolla's reliability than what the NHTSA data shows.


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Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
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About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2007 Toyota Corolla accessories - exterior problems

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2007 Toyota Corolla Owner Comments

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Jan 012009


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2007 Toyota Corolla experiencing throttle surging. The consumer stated the vehicle took off suddenly. He applied the brake as hard as he could, but before the vehicle stopped it crashed into a heavy tool box and some other containers and into the back wall of the garage. The bumper was damaged. The second time, while backing out of the garage, the vehicle suddenly took off again. He immediately applied the brake forcefully, but the vehicle did not stop before he reached the street. There was no damage. The third time, the vehicle suddenly surged forward in the midst of stop and go traffic. Fortunately, there was space between it and the car ahead, so he was able to stop before contact. The consumer also stated he had problems with the door and ignition. He had four different batteries in the vehicle since it was purchased. He was told that the first two had bad cells in them.

- Katy, TX, USA

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