Ideally they should do a service according to the manufacturers service manual as well as all the checks. Many motorists assume that the dealership is owned by whatever car company. So the light stays on, but I just ignore it. So wanted to get it checked out. I've also read studies to this effect that came to the same conclusion. Regardless, standard transmissions also have a lubricant that should be periodically replaced.
I also do my own work so I don't have any labor costs, and already have all of the tools I need. The tensioner is a relatively expensive part, but the belt itself is cheap. So wanted to get it checked out. My 09 Corolla runs like new 79k now, got it when it had 72k. Chase Maintenance should not be a mystery, and that is the reason why every car manufacturer provides a maintenance schedule. Timing belts have various recommended replacement intervals from car manufacturer to car manufacturer ranging from 100,000 miles to about 150,000 miles and are a pivotal maintenance item. Apart from that give Toyota a call and ask what they charge.
Your Corolla comes with a maintenance log. I can buy the parts from Discount Auto Parts. Im just about ready to graduate from a HeavyMedium Duty Diesel Program in college. Your car has a timing chain, not a timing belt. I was in the same boat as you. Btw, I don't know if the engine oil will suit a corolla? Call around in your area - Antifreeze; if it's never been replaced, it would be wise to do so.
Tell them no you're not interested, they are only trying to get extra money out of you. The 20th oil change is due in about 100 miles, so I'll include that for the hell of it. It's a good idea to replace the fuel filter at least every 50,000 miles, along with new transmission fluid and filter at the same mileage. Proper maintenance on a car can virtually make it last forever and is always less costly than replacing that car with a new car. The contact was unable to shift the gear lever from park to reverse or drive. With the spark plugs, my personal recommendation is to at very least to remove them and inspect them at 50,000 mile intervals.
Regarding maintenance costs, I once had a customer who owned a 1979 Pontiac Grand Prix with bucket seats, console and T-tops. If the spark plugs in your Corolla engines with 120,000 and 168,000 miles are the original factory spark plugs, they are way past due to be replaced, look at the recommended maintenance list in the owners manual. The paint around the grill is chipping a bit. I figure some of the stuff he will be able to help me with and the rest we will find someone else to do. Honestly they have only seen a real mechanic when we had a recall and nothing was said about them needing work.
It has over 100,000 miles on it, and has continued to run strong with recommended maintenance and few other repairs needed. Have you tried Repco to source for parts? Small store, Big store any store. It was a problem with the fuel line. Yours should be no where near 1k i can even point you in the direction of a few good repairer's that dont charge the world either. The failure mileage was 74,000. Your shocks and suspension are definitely worn by now, they have to be, even if your roads are perfect.
Still has the original shocks and struts, almost comically, and they don't even seep oil or anything. I can buy the parts from Discount Auto Parts. Its fast, handles like its on rails and gets amazing gas mileage 34+mpg. Many vehicles have water pumps that are very easy to replace when the timing belt is replaced and water pumps don't last forever, so it is not at all a bad idea to replace the water pump as well, so you wont pay double for labor when the water pump eventually fails, if it's not replaced at the same time the timing belt is. Good on ya m8 not many would extend a hand.
So wanted to get it checked out. The consumer had the necessary repairs made at the dealer at her expense. I've never had a problem with the car before. Check your maintenance book to see when the timing belt is due to be done. For general items they're okay i.
If it's never been done at 120,000 and 168,000 miles, it's well overdue. I get very good discount being as ive been in the game many years now and know alot of ppl. Bake fluid is hygroscopic which means it absorbs moisture from the atmosphere and the more water it absorbs, the lower the boiling point of the brake fluid. I sustained a crush injury to my right side, fracturing all of my ribs in multiple places flail chest. That should be serviced its pan removed and filter changes about every 30K miles. Some of the interior beading around the doors is coming loose, and the exterior rubber shield for the fog light wells didn't last much beyond the dealership lot. Neither has had any issues at all with the exception of needing new bulbs for the headlights.
For alternatives, look in the yellow pages of your phone book and make some phone calls. This problem was a known issue to Toyota and it was such an issue, there was a tsb technical service bulletin written to help mechanics diagnose the problem. I'd be very surprised if the automotive technicians that look at your car were as thorough as the list I gave you. I was standing next to the car on the phone and when it started to roll didn't realize how fast it was moving so I tried to jump in to stop it. For older Corollas, you may need to change the oil more frequently. Undercoating can be purchased in cans at most auto parts stores and sprayed onto any area's that are showing rust. Again, I checked the Product Application Guide for your car and fortunately for you it doesn't have spark plug wires, so you wont have to worry about that at all.