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

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2009 Toyota Corolla body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2009 Toyota Corolla Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 012009


  • 500 miles


The contact owns a 2009 Toyota Corolla. The contact stated the vehicle trunk would fall back down on him extremely hard when opened. The dealer stated that the trunk was designed that way and advised the contact to be careful when opening the trunk with limited force. The contact was concerned that if the trunk fell back onto his head, it could potentially cause severe injury. The failure mileage was 5,000 and the current mileage was 7,000.

- Ypsilanti, MI, USA

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