About Toyota Corona
Toyota Corona is a compact and mid-size car manufactured by Toyota from 1957 to 2002. The first Toyota Corona was introduced in May 1957. It was one of the Toyota's first international exports and available in North American market from 1974 to 1982. Until Toyota Corona was announced to stop production in 2002, it had been through eleven generations.
The fifth generation Toyota Corona (T100, T110, T120; 1973-1979) was introduced on 31 August 1973 under the T100-Series. In North America, it offered trim levels 1600GL, 1800 SR and the 2000SR as 2-door and 4-door sedan as well as 2-door hardtop coupé and 5-door station wagon. Available powertrain included 1.6 L, 1.8 L, 2.0 L and 2.2 L inline 4-cylinder engines fitted along with 3-speed, 4-speed, 5-speed manual transmissions and a 3-speed automatic transmission. September 1978 saw the introduction of the sixth generation Toyota Corona (T130; 1979-1983). It was the last Corona to be marketed in the USA because it was replaced for the 1983 by the Toyota Camry sedan and 5-door hatchbacks. In North America, Toyota Corona was available in Base and LE trims as a sedan, wagon or liftback. It added new 1.9 L and 2.4 L inline 4-cylinder engines and a 4-speed automatic transmission.
Toyota Corona Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
Even Toyota Corona is made of solid steel; it still could not withstand the erosion and rust brought by nature. After Toyota Corona reaches at a certain mileage, some problem on it starts to pop out:
First, braking and transmission problems. Braking system is used for slowing or stopping a moving vehicle, which means it plays a vital role in driving safety. While in Toyota Corona, drivers found that rear brakes would be locked up especially on wet surfaces, which is very dangerous. And brake proportioning valve often needs a thorough inspection. As for transmission failure, it often is caused by a broken output shaft bearing.
Second, cooling system issues. Cooling system in a vehicle is to cool down the engine to make sure engine keeps working longer and properly. While according to Toyota Corona owners, the temperature gauge readings are always very high or change erratically. Sometimes, due to leaking coolant, the left coolant often boils over from the reservoir to make the engine overheating. Once your Corona is suffering from overheating, you had better check your Corona thermostat, thermostat gasket and radiator cap thoroughly.
In order to sustain your Toyota Corona for a longer lifespan, there are more you need to take care. Seat belt can protect occupants of a vehicle against harmful movement that may result during a collision or a sudden stop. It should always work well to function to reduce the likelihood of death or serious injury in a traffic collision. Likewise, wiper blade is designed to make sure driving safety by sweeping off any obstacles for driving vision.
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