TSB List for the 1998 Toyota Corolla

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1998 Corolla are official communications between Toyota & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

  • STEERING
  • STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
  • SUSPENSION
  • SUSPENSION:FRONT
  • SUSPENSION:REAR
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
  • PARKING BRAKE
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
  • POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
  • VISIBILITY
  • VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)
  • AIR BAGS
  • SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
  • STRUCTURE:BODY
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID
  • SEATS
  • BACK OVER PREVENTION
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES
  • EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:WRECKER AND WHEEL LIFT DEVICES
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
  • UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • STEERING

    STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

    • TSB #ST00598

      Date Announced:
      NOV 13, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603026

      CONCERNS OF STEERING COLUMN NOISE. *YC Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #ST00100

      Date Announced:
      JAN 28, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #610070

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A SQUEAKING NOISE FROM THE FRONT SUSPENSION. *TT Read More »

    SUSPENSION:FRONT

    • TSB #395

      Date Announced:
      DEC 06, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #616080

      SUBJECT REGARDING FRONT SUSPENSION PLATE WASHER. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #SU00400

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #616120

      INFORMATION REGARDING A PROCEDURE DEVELOPED FOR REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION OF THE FRONT SHOCK ABSORBER ON CERTAIN VEHICLES DUE TO THE ADDITION OF PLATE WASHERS BETWEEN THE FRONT SUSPENSION SUPPORT AND SUPPORT NUTS. Read More »

    SUSPENSION:REAR

    • TSB #394

      Date Announced:
      DEC 06, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #616079

      SUBJECT REGARDING REAR SUSPENSION SUPPORT. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #SU00300

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #616119

      SUBJECT REGARDING PART NUMBER CHANGES MADE TO THE REAR SUSPENSION SUPPORT SUB-ASSEMBLIES AND SUSPENSION SUPPORT NUTS. *TT Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS

    • TSB #BR00200

      Date Announced:
      MAR 10, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #610950

      INFORMATION CONCERNING A NEW FRONT DISC BRAKE PAD KIT FOR FRONT BRAKE VIBRATION. *TT Read More »

    PARKING BRAKE

    • TSB #T-SB-0141-13

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10061620

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0141-13

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131984

      A new Special Service Tool (SST 09709-00002) has been introduced to aid in the inspection procedure for certain vehicles equipped with a floor pedal-type parking brake system. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #T-TT-0010-10 Rev

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10132812

      Tech Tip: Low battery voltage can contribute to a MIL "ON" condition for P0335 (Crankshaft ... Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #T-SB-0134-14

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109492

      TSB: The purpose of this bulletin is to provide precautions to follow when installing an automatic transmission/transaxle assembly to avoid MIL "ON" shifting issues and/or transmission damage. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0071-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10132084

      The purpose of this service bulletin is to provide precautions to follow when installing an automatic transmission/transaxle assembly to avoid MIL ?ON,? shifting issues, and/or transmission damage. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #T-SB-0014-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109404

      TSB: The purpose of this service bulletin is to provide information regarding the installation of the correct torque converter bolts during automatic transmission/transaxle assembly replacement. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0134-14

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109492

      TSB: The purpose of this bulletin is to provide precautions to follow when installing an automatic transmission/transaxle assembly to avoid MIL "ON" shifting issues and/or transmission damage. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0071-11

      Date Announced:
      JUN 13, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10061578

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #EL00698

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #602842

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A DELAYED UPSHIFT TO OVERDRIVE AFTER CRESTING A HILL WITH CRUISE CONTROL ENGAGED. *YC Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

    • TSB #T-SB-0014-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109404

      TSB: The purpose of this service bulletin is to provide information regarding the installation of the correct torque converter bolts during automatic transmission/transaxle assembly replacement. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSB018217

      Date Announced:
      JAN 06, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152205

      TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes SB No. T-SB-0101-11. Applicability has been updated to include 2016 ? 2017 model year vehicles. Service Bulletin No. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0101-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111197

      TSB: When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0101-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111390

      TSB: When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #EL00798

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603030

      SUBJECT ON DRL RELAY SENSITIVITY IMPROVEMENT. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #EL00498

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601607

      REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE FOR THE SPOILER LIGHT. Read More »

    • TSB #EL00498

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #610054

      INFORMATION ON THE SPOILER LIGHT REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE. *TT Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

    • TSB #021899

      Date Announced:
      FEB 18, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #605169

      SUBJECT REGARDING DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHT RELAY SENSITIVITY IMPROVEMENT. *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #T-SB-0185-13

      Date Announced:
      DEC 19, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131988

      The following procedures are recommended during routine maintenance or in the event of a customer concern for wiper performance. Read More »

    VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #T-SB-0218-17_Rev

      Date Announced:
      JUL 20, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10132410

      TSB: REVISION NOTICE July 20, 2017 Rev1: Applicability has been updated to exclude 2007 ? 2017 model year Avanza vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #T-TT-0213-13

      Date Announced:
      JAN 14, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131961

      Toyota vehicles are equipped with Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS), including various airbags and in some models, seat belt pre-tensioners, to help reduce the risk of injury in a collision. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0122-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10132055

      Beginning in 1998, Toyota introduced side airbags as optional equipment. Toyota does NOT recommend replacement of original seat covers with non-Toyota leather or other seat cover materials on vehicles due to the following: Seat covers ... Read More »

    • TSB #T-TT-0213-13

      Date Announced:
      JAN 03, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133915

      Toyota vehicles are equipped with SRS, including various airbags and in some models, seat belt pre-tensioners, to help reduce the risk of injury in a collision. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-0122-11

      Date Announced:
      SEP 06, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10042555

      TOYOTA: INFORMATION PROVIDED FOR REPLACING THE SEAT COVERS FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SIDE AIRBAGS. *PE Read More »

    SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

    • TSB #BO02601

      Date Announced:
      OCT 19, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #627195

      SUBJECT REGARDING SHOULDER BELT ANCHOR TAPE SET. *YD Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY

    • TSB #BO02698

      Date Announced:
      SEP 25, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603848

      EXPERIENCING WATER LEAKING INTO REAR CAB. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #980827

      Date Announced:
      AUG 27, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #602517

      INFORMATION ON DECK LID CLOSING EFFORT. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #980825

      Date Announced:
      AUG 25, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #602512

      THE CENTER CONSOLE STEREO COVER OPENING ASSEMBLY HAS BEEN IMPROVED TO INCREASE THE STRENGTH AND DURABILITY OF THE COVER HINGE. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #BO02598

      Date Announced:
      AUG 21, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #602187

      CENTER CONSOLE STEREO COVER OPENING ASSEMBLY HAS BEEN IMPROVED TO INCREASE THE STRENGTH AND DURABILITY OF THE COVER HINGE. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #BO02498

      Date Announced:
      AUG 14, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #602181

      TO REDUCE DECK LID CLOSING EFFORT ON VEHICLES STARTING WITH VIN 1NXBR12E1WZ042704, THE LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT WEATHERSTRIP HAS BEEN IMPROVED. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #970822BO0025

      Date Announced:
      AUG 22, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #54416

      SEAT COVER REPLACEMENT FOR SIDE AIR BAG EQUIPPED VEHICLES. *YC Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #T-SB-0304-17

      Date Announced:
      OCT 27, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123420

      TSB: Vehicle replacement certification labels (the vinyl label installed on the driver door or door post) and VIN plates (the metal plate riveted to dashboard) may be available from Toyota, provided the request meets one of the criteria ... Read More »

    • TSB #BO01498

      Date Announced:
      MAY 22, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601613

      INFORMATION ON INTERIOR DOOR LINK IMPROVEMENT. *YC Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID

    • TSB #AX00101

      Date Announced:
      MAR 09, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #619097

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN REGARDING RETRO-FIT INTERNAL TRUNK RELEASE KITS. *TT Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #T-SB-0122-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10132055

      Beginning in 1998, Toyota introduced side airbags as optional equipment. Toyota does NOT recommend replacement of original seat covers with non-Toyota leather or other seat cover materials on vehicles due to the following: Seat covers ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-0122-11

      Date Announced:
      SEP 06, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10042555

      TOYOTA: INFORMATION PROVIDED FOR REPLACING THE SEAT COVERS FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SIDE AIRBAGS. *PE Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION

    • TSB #T-TT-0010-10 Rev

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10132812

      Tech Tip: Low battery voltage can contribute to a MIL "ON" condition for P0335 (Crankshaft ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #T-SB-0304-17 Obs

      Date Announced:
      APR 07, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174891

      TSB: OBSOLETE NOTICE April 07, 2020: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0032-20. Replacement Certification Labels and VIN Plates Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0032-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174890

      TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin Nos. PG021-88, PG015-89, PG0015-90, PG002-91, PG002-93, PG005-97, PG007-01, PG007-07, PG006-01, PG004-97, T-SB-0144-08, and T-SB-0304-17. Read More »

    • TSB #PG004-97-Obsolet

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145748

      Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17. Read More »

    • TSB #PG006-01-Obsolet

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145749

      Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0304-17_Rev

      Date Announced:
      JUL 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143953

      TSB: REVISION NOTICE July 31, 2018 Rev2: ? The Supersession Notice has been updated. January 11, 2018 Rev1: ? The Supersession Notice has been updated. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0057-18

      Date Announced:
      JUL 06, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143927

      TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin No. T-SB-0043-14. ? Applicability has been updated to include 2017 ? 2018 model year Toyota vehicles. Service Bulletin No. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0304-17_Rev

      Date Announced:
      JAN 11, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131713

      TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin Nos. PG021-88, PG015-89, PG0015-90, PG002-91, PG002-93, PG005-97, PG007-01, PG007-07, and T-SB-0144-08. Service Bulletin Nos. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0144-08_Obs

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133649

      TSB: OBSOLETE NOTICE November 21, 2017: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17. Read More »

    • TSB #Safety Recall an

      Date Announced:
      JUL 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145776

      Update on Technician Certification Requirements. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0122-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10132055

      Beginning in 1998, Toyota introduced side airbags as optional equipment. Toyota does NOT recommend replacement of original seat covers with non-Toyota leather or other seat cover materials on vehicles due to the following: Seat covers ... Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0141-13

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131984

      A new Special Service Tool (SST 09709-00002) has been introduced to aid in the inspection procedure for certain vehicles equipped with a floor pedal-type parking brake system. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0054-13

      Date Announced:
      APR 23, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10132287

      California (CA), Federal (FED), and 50 State Certified emission control underhood labels (emission labels) may be obtained through your dealership?s Parts Department utilizing standard replacement parts ordering procedures. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #T-SB-0043-14 Rev

      Date Announced:
      JUL 23, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111416

      TSB: The Immobilizer and Smart Key Reset is a feature that allows the registration of new keys when all master keys are lost. Once the system is reset, all previously registered keys will be erased. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0043-14 Rev

      Date Announced:
      JUL 23, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111126

      TSB: The Immobilizer and Smart Key Reset is a feature that allows the registration of new keys when all master keys are lost. Once the system is reset, all previously registered keys will be erased. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0101-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111197

      TSB: When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

    • TSB #T-SB-0043-14 Rev

      Date Announced:
      JUL 25, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10132715

      TSB: The Immobilizer and Smart Key Reset is a feature that allows the registration of new keys when all master keys are lost. Once the system is reset, all previously registered keys will be erased. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0043-14

      Date Announced:
      JUL 07, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10132708

      TSB: The Immobilizer and Smart Key Reset is a feature that allows the registration of new keys when all master keys are lost. Once the system is reset, all previously registered keys will be erased. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:WRECKER AND WHEEL LIFT DEVICES

    • TSB #AX00499

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #604667

      SUBJECT REGARDING TOYOTA DINGHY TOWING GUIDE. *TT Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

    • TSB #PG004-97-Obsolet

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145748

      Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17. Read More »

    • TSB #PG006-01-Obsolet

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145749

      Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17. Read More »

    • TSB #T-PG006-00 Obsol

      Date Announced:
      APR 23, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10132295

      This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0054-13. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #00304

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10006608

      A/C COMPRESSOR INSTALLATION PROCEDURE. *MR Read More »

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

    • TSB #BO01099

      Date Announced:
      APR 23, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #604942

      INFORMATION ON FRONT CUPHOLDER VERSATILITY ON VEHICLES WITHIN CERTAIN VIN RANGES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #970829PG007

      Date Announced:
      AUG 29, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #54395

      GENERAL INFORMATION ON PRE-DELIVERY SERVICE FOR SATISFYING YOUR DEALERSHIP'S NEW CAR CUSTOMERS. *YC Read More »

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