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: 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 safercar.gov (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.

CarComplaints.com typically receives more complaints per day about vehicles than the NHTSA does, but the news media did not repeatedly say "go to CarComplaints.com 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.

9.6

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
881 miles

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.

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2007 Toyota Corolla Owner Comments

problem #2

May 072007

Corolla

  • 20 miles

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

I leased this Toyota Corolla ce in May 2007 (new) & since that first day the driver's seat constantly moves out of position 1/2 inch or more in all directions.. every time I get in to the car I have to re-adjust the seat & I cannot figure out why this happens.. I hope no one ever hits me in the rear because the seat will move in some direction & out of alignment with the air bag if that even opens.. I thought I was the only owner with this problem until I just read another complaint for the same issue on the same vehicle.. I have filed 4 lemon law complaints on this vehicle for various issues including the tires & Toyota claims these complaints are all the result of 'design flaws' & refuses to fix any of the complaints & passes the tire problem off to Goodyear who then passes the problem back to Toyota.. this vehicle is the worse car I have ever owned and is a death trap even the seat belts don't work correctly..

- Bradenton, FL, USA

problem #1

Dec 102006

Corolla 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 1,742 miles
Driver seat moves forward approximately 1/8 inch, dealer replaced seat assembly, problem remains, checked other new cars on the dealer lot, all cars of same model had movement of drivers seat to different degrees.

- Gualala, CA, USA

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