1994 Corolla was hit by a car going 10 mph drivers door.its vibrating and making a rattling/rumbling noise when the accelerator is held down. what is wrong?

Anthony Smit
215

Asked by Anthony Mar 18, 2013 at 12:35 PM about the 1994 Toyota Corolla DX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

There is no pulling or shaking when accelerating or deceleration, only when holding speed and it seems to disappear when going
65 or faster. the sound and shaking is on the drivers side front of car.

8 Answers

tenspeed
51,045

It got hit. It is now rattling and rumbling. You want to know what's wrong? --- It's really hard to diagnose accident damage using a keyboard. It's probably damage to the wheel or suspension. Did you have it checked out before you risked your life by taking it on the public highways at 65 mph?

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
judge_roy
Not Active

GET that inconsiderate driver's info, and take 'em to court...will glady pay the cost of repair rather than be dragged through the justice system-

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
DavidH25
Not Active

Really, TS. Tony we would have to see the car to make an accurate assessment of what is going on with your car. This is one of those. The door and front fender are out of alignment, and going down the road, sure, it will shake rattle and roll. 10mph does not sound like a lot, but my insurance had to pay out $400 on a 1mph bump, Lincoln Town Car vs. uh, good grief now I can't remember what it was..small. And ditto, do not drive at 65 or even less 'till it's fixed, and a 94 could be totaled.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
judge_roy
Not Active

Does your steering have excessive play? you know you are crazy for continuing to drive this...like my cohort says "risking your life"....well y'know, mine tooo-

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
DavidH25
Not Active

It's worth under $2k. Maybe totaled.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
judge_roy
Not Active

@DavidH25 how you likin' the lincoln? is it as mattressy as all that, and bouncy like a quinn-martin production 70s car?

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
DavidH25
Not Active

I got rid of it after I bought my Corolla, becoming a a money pit. a '90. But I loved it.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
Anthony Smit
215

Thanks guys. I am going to get it checked out tomorrow

Your Answer

Related Questions

Corolla
Looking for a Used Corolla in your area?
CarGurus has 45,479 nationwide Corolla listings starting at $990.
ZIP:

Search Toyota Corolla Questions

Toyota Corolla Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,120
#2 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 960
#3 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 630
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Camry"
2,068 Great Deals out of 73,893 listings starting at $999
Used Honda Civic"
858 Great Deals out of 48,022 listings starting at $1,295
Used Honda Accord"
1,404 Great Deals out of 73,643 listings starting at $1,000
Used Nissan Altima"
1,763 Great Deals out of 73,482 listings starting at $1,587
Used Nissan Sentra"
690 Great Deals out of 28,416 listings starting at $1,495
Used Hyundai Elantra"
704 Great Deals out of 46,689 listings starting at $1,799
Used Toyota Tacoma"
465 Great Deals out of 17,856 listings starting at $2,450
Used Volkswagen Jetta"
990 Great Deals out of 43,187 listings starting at $1,595
Used Hyundai Sonata"
1,163 Great Deals out of 50,081 listings starting at $990

Used Cars For Sale

2014 Toyota Corolla For Sale
64 Great Deals out of 12,848 listings starting at $13,998
2013 Toyota Corolla For Sale
358 Great Deals out of 6,979 listings starting at $11,399
2012 Toyota Corolla For Sale
168 Great Deals out of 3,156 listings starting at $9,488
2011 Toyota Corolla For Sale
226 Great Deals out of 3,332 listings starting at $8,977
2010 Toyota Corolla For Sale
195 Great Deals out of 2,793 listings starting at $5,978