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I took my Toyota Corolla LE 2009 into the dealer for

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I took my Toyota Corolla LE 2009 into the dealer for multiple recalls that included: accelerator pedal modification; smart stop technology; power window master switch; spiral cable replacement; Takata Front passenger airbag inflator. Car had been serviced September. Running fine - no issues. After the recalls were fixed, after driving for a short distance, the engine light is on and the VSC light is flashing and is on off. Took car back to dealer. They checked codes and said code indicates misfiring in one of the cylinders. They can't be sure why. Will do a diagnostic for $140 but does not have anything to do with recall work. Just a coincidence. Is this true? Never used the dealer before.

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you happen to know the code? Have you tried to reset the computer?

No. They did not give me the code. I did leave the car for the diagnostic work-up.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Corolla yourself? What have you tried so far?

No. I have no clue. I would prefer to take my car to the place that does my regular maintenance.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Not that I can think of.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Toyota
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11/15/2017
Toyota Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
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Toyota Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
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Did you notice any difference in vehicle's performance when the lights came on?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
No. I picked up the car from the dealership after service on Thursday. Drove it home. Drove it a short distance on Sunday. Did not drive again until this morning. Got into car and engine light on constant and VSC light blinking. Lights were not on before.
Toyota Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 8 months ago

Roughly how many miles do you have on the vehicle?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
65,000
Toyota Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 8 months ago

The list of repairs done by the dealer will not trigger the check engine light. At this low mileage if there is a code for misfire, it is usually when engine is due for tuneup. But since there is no engine performance issue, i wil recommend to clear the check engine light and check if it comes back on.

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Toyota Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
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Toyota Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
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