Car Stall Problems of Toyota Corolla - part 1



Toyota Corolla owners have reported 76 problems related to car stall (under the engine and engine cooling category).

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2008 Toyota Corolla 1
Failure Date: 12/31/2015

Stalls while driving, faulty ecm. Heavy traffic, had to push car out of traffic.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2006 Toyota Corolla 2
Failure Date: 12/04/2015

Tl-the contact owns a 2006 Toyota Corolla. The vehicle was repaired under NHTSA campaign number: 10v384000 (engine and engine cooling), however, the contact stated that while driving approximately 40 mph the vehicle stalled without warning. The vehicle did restart and the check engine warning indicator was intermittently illuminated. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and was diagnosed that the engine control module was faulty and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure recurred on 3 other occasions. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 120,000. The VIN was unavailable. Sw.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2014 Toyota Corolla 3
Failure Date: 10/14/2015

I have attempted for the last 14 months to get a noise fixed when my car starts up. I have made 10 repair efforts with Toyota and Toyota corporate. I have filed lemon law on my car and Toyota has sent me letters twice stating they have reviewed my repair orders, inspected the car, and it is working as designed. While the letters are being sent to me I have open appointments to get the car repaired for this issue. I called the Toyota field rep and he stated that my case is closed because they do not know what is wrong with my car. The noise happens when starting the car after it has been sitting for at least 20 minutes. It sounds like something is broken inside the engine. On the last trip to the dealership Toyota replaced the starter on my car and it did not resolve the issue. I am very concerned that something is wrong with the engine itself in my car since the starter has been replaced. I am afraid my car is going to stall out on me while driving causing me to have an accident. I have recorded sounds of the noise occurring and I would like to submit them when I am contacted.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2013 Toyota Corolla 4
Failure Date: 09/18/2015

My vehicle does not accelerate properly it almost stalls I thought the battery was bad but even after replacing it im having the same issues Toyota does not admit having any issues with this car for this particular problem. Also the air copressor is needing to be replaced but the vehicle is so new its hard to find the part.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2013 Toyota Corolla 5
Failure Date: 07/10/2014

The contact owns a 2013 Toyota Corolla. The contact stated that while driving 50 mph, the power steering intermittently failed without warning. The vehicle became increasingly difficult to maneuver. Also, the contact mentioned that the vehicle stalled. The vehicle was taken to a dealer. The technician was unable to duplicate the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure and current mileage was 19,800.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2009 Toyota Corolla 6
Failure Date: 06/30/2014

While I was driving the car started stalling really bad and losing power, the engine light came up and I couldn't speed more than twenty five miles, because the car started trying to shut off on me in the middle of the street again. I took the car to get checked out and the troubleshooting codes came out as being the ignition coils due to the engine harness being bad, (difficult to believe I said ), cables don't go bad like that in florida.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2009 Toyota Corolla 7
Failure Date: 12/02/2013

Engine idle speed causes flutter and stall-like feel when stopping and stopped. Vehicle has had all routine maintanance per Toyota user's manual. Vehicle has had a "tune-up" from automotive shop per Toyota's specs. No problems have been found to eliminate this issue. Idle speed (rpms) drop below 500 and appear to need adjustment.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2006 Toyota Corolla 8
Failure Date: 06/28/2013

The contact owns a 2006 Toyota Corolla. The contact stated that while traveling approximately 65 mph, the vehicle suddenly stalled. The vehicle was able to be restarted but the failure recurred. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was found that the ecm had failed. The contact also mentioned that the vehicle was previously repaired under NHTSA campaign number 10v384000 (engine and engine cooling). The manufacturer was contacted about the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 110,000. The VIN was not available.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2011 Toyota Corolla 9
Failure Date: 01/22/2013

· it occurred in our parking at 11. 30pm, 24 hrs after the last time we drove. · we didn't install anything in the car. · the car had mirrors that fold and immobilizer (installed by Toyota here in israel) · the glasses exploded to the outside (according to the fireman) · the fire started near or at the battery (according to the fireman) · the fire moved from the front part, to the passengers part (according to the fireman).

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2004 Toyota Corolla 10
Failure Date: 04/14/2012

I was driving at 70 mph on the interstate when the car stalled out. We were able to pull to the side of the road luckily. It did start again but stalled again if I went over 40 mph. I had replaced the transmission the week before and had a transmission place check it out. They said the transmission is fine and that the error code is for the ecm. I had taken the care back to my transmission place (certified transmission in bellevue ne. ) and he had the same answer for me. I attempted to work with Toyota on this through their customer complaint dept. They referred me to nick anderson (customer care manager) at bellevue Toyota. He didn't care that the car is unsafe to drive or that it stalled on us going 70 mph on the interstate. All he cared about is that the care is over miles on the extended warranty (80,000) and he wouldn't do anything for me at all. I believe in companies that back there product and I no longer believe in Toyota. I have found out that there is a very strong chance that the reason I had to replace the transmission on this auto is because of the ecm that was misdiagnosed as transmission issues. I believe this to be true because I am having the same stalling issues that I had before the new transmission was put in. I feel that Toyota should at the very least repair/replace the faulty ecm at no additional cost to me.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2011 Toyota Corolla 11
Failure Date: 10/12/2011

I bought a used 2011 Toyota Corolla from beaver Toyota in santa fe, new mexico in September 2012. From the beginning I noticed a slight hesitation while driving. It felt like all of a sudden the car would slow down for just a couple of seconds, like a delay of some kind. I took it to the dealer and they felt nothing. It kept happening and I took it back and they drove and felt nothing. Finally, I was driving back from church in the daytime, thank god, and it just stalled like someone has just unplugged it (and its not electric) and all the engine lights came on and I made it to the emergency lane scared to death. I called aaa and they said let it sit for few minutes and try again and it started right up. He suggested I drive to a service station but it was Sunday and no one was open. I went into the dealer later that week and they didn't feel anything, no hesitation at all. I kept feeling it and my roommate drove it once thought she felt something. Took to back again and sat 5 hours while they ran diagnostics and said it showed nothing. They did replace a bolt I noticed the head had broken off on the license plate . . . Just mentioned in passing & that was $110 because the service rep said they had to drill thru the back plate to remove and put in new one! I would have never agreed to that. I looked on line and found an indpendant Toyota authorized repair shop that had great reviews and went there. Toy automan. They took me in at my appt time, one hour later the nice owner came out and handed me a release from Toyota dated September 6, 2011 that stated 2011 Corollas may exhibit a "monetary rpm decrease above 40 mph and/or reduced engine braking". I'm so tired of going into this dealer and getting nowhere. They had to know about this notice from Toyota and I must be naive realizing that a Toyota service dept. Would put a customer in danger for money. Help!.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2006 Toyota Corolla 12
Failure Date: 10/01/2011

Letter from senator hagan on behalf of constituent, re defective engine control module in his 2006 Toyota Corolla the consumer stated the defective engine control module caused the vehicle to not stop or just completely stall while driving. The consumer stated he did not receive a recall notice, until a week after paying for the repairs. He is seeking reimbursement.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2003 Toyota Corolla 13
Failure Date: 09/05/2011

The contact owns a 2003 Toyota Corolla. The contact stated that while driving approximately 25 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The contact mentioned that the vehicle was unable to be restarted. The vehicle was towed to a private mechanic where it was diagnosed that the engine needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage and current mileage was 125,700.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2009 Toyota Corolla 14
Failure Date: 09/01/2011

When I stopped at a stop sign, it stalled and has done so on several more occasions since. I also had a problem on the freeway when I was going about 65 mph and it pulled back like it was going to stop but then finally went back up to speed. I just bought the car on 8/31/11 from a car dealer. I went on the Toyota owners website to register the next day and noticed that the previous owner had a stalling problem as well and had it looked at and nothing was found.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2006 Toyota Corolla 15
Failure Date: 02/24/2011

The contact owns a 2006 Toyota Corolla. The contact stated that while attempting a right turn, the vehicle stalled without warning. He was able to restart the vehicle but after a few minutes the failure recurred without warning. The vehicle was not taken to a dealer for inspection nor was it repaired. The manufacturer was not contacted. The failure and current mileage was 51,076.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2005 Toyota Corolla 16
Failure Date: 01/10/2011

Tl- the contact owns a 2005 Toyota Corolla. The contact stated that the vehicle stalled without warning. The contact stated that each time the vehicle stalled the check engine lamp illuminated on the instrument panel. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer and was told the engine control module needed to be replaced for a third time. The contact then asked the manufacturer about NHTSA campaign id number: 10v384 (engine and cooling) and was told that the vehicle was not included in the recall. The failure mileage was 60,000 and the current mileage was 130,000. Rl.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2005 Toyota Corolla 17
Failure Date: 01/09/2011

The contact owns a 2005 Toyota Corolla. The contact was driving approximately 25 mph when the steering wheel became very stiff and difficult to turn. The vehicle began to veer off into another lane and the contact stated that the engine began to exhibit signs if it were going to stall. Once the engine recovered, the steering wheel shifted and turned the vehicle back into its original lane. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where the contact was awaiting a diagnosis. The failure and current mileage was 137,000.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2007 Toyota Corolla 18
Failure Date: 10/01/2010

The contact owns a 2007 Toyota Corolla. The contact was driving approximately 5 mph when the entire instrument panel illuminated and the vehicle stalled without warning. The contact was able to restart the vehicle. As the contact was reversing into a parking space, the vehicle stalled again. The vehicle was towed to an authorized dealer where the contact was informed that a catastrophic computer failure had occurred. The repairs were performed under warranty. The current and failure mileage was approximately 9,200. Updated 01/18/11 after the incident, the consumer contacted the manufacturer via phone. The consumer discovered a recall notice on the Toyota website regarding the engine control module that was issued on August 26, 2010. The consumer received a recall notice 2 weeks after the incident. Updated 02/22/11.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2004 Toyota Corolla 19
Failure Date: 09/22/2010

Car suddenly stalls, sometimes while at a stop but has happened when moving. Won't start for a little while then will start. Has happened 3-4 times in the past 5 months.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2004 Toyota Corolla 20
Failure Date: 08/30/2010

My 2004 Toyota Corolla suddenly had engine problems while driving, making a horrible metallic clanking as the car stalled. After having it towed to the nearest repair facility, the diagnosis was that pieces of the engine literally broke apart as if the metal was fatigued. The mechanic could not explain how this happened with only 117,000 miles on the car. It took over a month to find a used engine and scrape together the money needed for repairs. The entire engine was replaced, for a total of $2500. I was also forced to rent a car during this time, and the car rental amount is around $600.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2006 Toyota Corolla 21
Failure Date: 08/11/2010

I have a 2006 Corolla sport with 52,000 miles on it. Yesterday in my way home it stalled in the middle of the traffic. The car was towed to the nearest dealership. The service manager called me today stating that the computer or ecm had to be replaced. According to NHTSA action number : pe09054 NHTSA recall campaign number : n/a make / models : model/build years: Toyota / Corolla 2006 Toyota / Corolla matrix 2006 wondering how many owners of this type of vehicle had same problems, yet Toyota has not issue a recall to fix these issues. Serious accidents could happen if these issues are not addressed in timely manner.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2007 Toyota Corolla 22
Failure Date: 08/11/2010

On August 11, 2010, while driving our 2007 Toyota Corolla at about 40 mph the engine suddenly stopped running. We coasted and were able to get pulled off the road safely. The engine would not restart. We called our Toyota dealer service department and explained what was going on. They said there was a problem with the computer in the 2007 Corollas and that was probably what we were experiencing. We were instructed to have the car towed to the dealer and if that was the case, I. E. , computer failure, the tow charge and the repair would be covered under the vehicle warranty, they would hold a service spot open for us that very day and it would be taken care of when we arrived. They quoted a repair time of about 1 hour. We had the car towed to the dealer. It was a computer failure. The repair was completed in about the stated time. If this had happened on the highway in a construction zone where both sides of the road are lined with concrete abutments and there is no place to pull off our outcome may have been very different. It is frightening to think what could have happened to us with a stalled car in a highway construction zone with no way to get out of the flow of traffic. I think the fact that the car can just stop running while being driven has been underplayed.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2005 Toyota Corolla 23
Failure Date: 08/04/2010

The contact owns a 2005 Toyota Corolla. The contact stated that the vehicle would stall when decelerating. The vehicle would restart almost immediately. The vehicle was taken to a local repair facility yet the mechanic was unable to duplicate or diagnose the failure. The manufacturer was not contacted. The vehicle was not repaired. The VIN was unavailable. The failure mileage was 85,000.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2002 Toyota Corolla 24
Failure Date: 08/01/2010

My Toyota Corolla 2002 keeps wanting to stall. I've taken it in several times and mechanics says there is no problem. Not sure what to do.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2005 Toyota Corolla 25
Failure Date: 08/01/2010

Bought a used Toyota Corolla in texas at a Toyota dealer, on the way home to NY, after a few hundred miles, it died on the interstate and myself and my son spent the night in it, like the key was turned off. Loaded on a roll-back, and taken to a Toyota dealer, they said that they didn't know why, but they reprogrammed the computer. Now, $60 dollars poorer, down the road I go, another couple hundred miles, again it dies on the interstate, spent another night in it, onto another roll-back to another Toyota dealer. These folks tell me that I have bad computer sensors in the throttle body, they install a new one, charge me $1,300 dollars, and off I go, until a hundred miles down the road, it quits again on the interstate, this time on a dangerous spot on a blind curve. A police officer provided protection from on coming traffic until the tow arrived. Another rollback ride to the Toyota dealer. They do something more to it, down the road I go, finally making it home. Now I know that its not just my car. I think the Toyota company should have repaired the computer sensors in the throttle body at no charge. All three times that the Corolla quit, we were in a heavy traffic situation in the middle lane of a multi-lane interstate, and moving at the speed limit. We were extremely lucky that no one was hurt.

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