2014 LE (Eco). I bought my Corolla the end of June of this year. Several times (4) I have had no acceleration from a dead stop and had to pump the gas peddle to get any response from the vehicle. Is there anything I can do at this point. Pretty scary with an 18 wheeler on your tail...

Asked by Aug 15, 2014 at 12:29 PM about the 2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco

Question type: General

No acceleration from a dead stop, this has happened 4 times since June 2014.  I just
purchased the vehicle then and this happens very often to me.  Twice just this week.

6 Answers

66,045

Under The Lemon Law a new car dealer has 3 tries to fix a warranty issue such as this. If, after the third try they still can't fix it they're obligated to buy back the car and give you a new one for the same price and everything as the lemon. Invoke your rights under The Lemon Law and get rid of it! HTH. -Jim

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

In California at least you don't even have to prove a defect. Just keep taking it back saying it's not fixed, You hear odd noises,They can't replicate it. But they have to give you another vehicle of same make and model, brand-spanking new, I don't know if that;s a Calif law or DOT, NTSB Federal Lemon law

3 of 3 people found this helpful.

Go here and click on your State.....http://www.bbb.org/council/programs-services/dispute-handling-and-resolution/bbb-auto-line/learn-more-about-state-lemon-laws/

3 of 3 people found this helpful.

Pasted from Calif site: The manufacturer is required promptly to replace the vehicle or return the purchase price to the lessee or buyer. The purchase price that must be returned includes the price paid for manufacturer-installed items and transportation but does not include the price paid for nonmanufacturer items installed by the dealer. The lessee or buyer is completely free to choose whether to accept a replacement or a refund. Whatever the choice, the manufacturer is also responsible to pay for sales or use tax; license, registration, and other official fees; and incidental damages that the lessee or buyer may have incurred such as finance charges, repair, towing, and rental car costs.

3 of 3 people found this helpful.

I was just looking at different States, out of curiosity, and wow they vary. Kentucky for example new cars only that a title has never been issued and the Lemon law does not include Motorcycles or motor homes, DriveTrain or chassis. I did not look at all 51 (I know, DC has their own). North Dakota includes USED cars bought from a manufacturer's franchise, but not from a licensed used car lot, and specifically excludes motor homes. California yes RV's and bikes. Jim is right for many States,but some are vague, not 3 attempts but "a reasonable number"..that could get gray, but that why God invented Lawyers. TEXAS is really tough. They even include Big-Rigs..i.e. Peterbilt, K/W, and such and from any dealer, manufacturer franchise or not. Tennessee, covers everything unless you are married to your first cousin, then dealers are Lemon law exempt. So nobody in Tennessee has any protection. Just wondered if anybody was paying attention

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
4,335

Hahahahha first cousin pricing? Laws vary by state here in colorado its three visits plus the amount of time dealer has had possesion ! My daughter had to use it for her Nissan Pathfinder with a crazy CVT, request an update to the firmware to the ETC AND MAKE SURE sorry you get a receipt for every event! IOW YOU need documentation to prove your case!

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Corolla

Looking for a Used Corolla in your area?

CarGurus has 73,830 nationwide Corolla listings starting at $1,995.

ZIP:

Search Toyota Corolla Questions

Toyota Corolla Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 2,400
#2 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 1,810
#3 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 1,660
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Camry
998 Great Deals out of 90,917 listings starting at $650
Used Honda Civic
654 Great Deals out of 88,603 listings starting at $995
Used Honda Accord
812 Great Deals out of 84,287 listings starting at $1,050
Used Toyota RAV4
740 Great Deals out of 71,773 listings starting at $1,895
Used Nissan Altima
1,027 Great Deals out of 81,564 listings starting at $1,200
Used Nissan Sentra
479 Great Deals out of 54,266 listings starting at $900
Used Hyundai Elantra
569 Great Deals out of 52,575 listings starting at $1,499
Used Toyota Tacoma
541 Great Deals out of 40,814 listings starting at $2,495
Used Mazda MAZDA3
231 Great Deals out of 31,863 listings starting at $1,495
Used Toyota Prius
163 Great Deals out of 17,001 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda CR-V
896 Great Deals out of 61,171 listings starting at $988
Used Toyota Yaris
105 Great Deals out of 4,833 listings starting at $2,400
Used Ford Focus
538 Great Deals out of 57,171 listings starting at $1,095
Used Chevrolet Cruze
883 Great Deals out of 75,037 listings starting at $2,991
Used Hyundai Sonata
776 Great Deals out of 51,051 listings starting at $1,400

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Toyota Corolla LE Eco For Sale
645 listings starting at $16,136
2015 Toyota Corolla LE Eco For Sale
50 listings starting at $11,970
2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 174 listings starting at $9,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.