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Old 12-06-2017, 07:17 PM   #73
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Approaching 50K miles and have replaced the battery and tyres... and the hatch lift supports (under warranty).
Above post referred to my 2007 and was written on 10-04-2010.

I sold the 2007 with over 90K miles, and the car ran like new. Additionally, I had to change a worn out belt, the battery a second time, the wipers, and the tyres again.

I would consider my 2007 to be a completely trouble free car... except the clear-coat paint was peeling.

Now, my 2014 has over 60K miles. I've changed the battery, wipers, and tyres. The car runs like a champ. I love it every time I get behind the wheel. The 2014 is also proving to be trouble free.
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Old 12-07-2017, 12:54 AM   #74
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I have 2010 yaris 1.3 dvvti semi auto at 140k, so far I've it fixed/changed:
Brake pads numerous times
Front rotors last month for the first time.
Brake fluid 3 times,
Filters "oil,air,intake" 13 times.
Clutch last weekend for the first time.
Spark plugs at 100k for the first time,

Never breaks down never trouble anything.
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Old 12-07-2017, 01:20 AM   #75
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Forgot to say my sister has had an audi a3 hatchback 2008 AT for 6 years at the same milage of mine and her car's steering wheel locked while I was driving 4 years ago at that time milage was like 60k and I was terrified(It happened twice). We have it fixed 2 times and transmission also broke down twice. Today a3's engine check light is still on(have never seen it off) I scanned DTCs MAF sensor, Fuel pressure sensor and O2 sensor broken down I have just ordered sensors to fix it. She is looking for a yaris today...
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Old 12-08-2017, 11:59 AM   #76
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Oh yeah the car needs to pass TÜV Inspection this Friday, so wish my luck haha.
My Yaris passed the inspection. They only had to change the rear brake pads.
(Every 1.3l french build car has rear discs instead of drums, as far as i'm concerned)

I'm just curious as to why the back brake pads worn out quicker than the front ones.

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Old 12-08-2017, 07:19 PM   #77
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I've had my Yaris since December 16th, 2010. Zero problems, excluding normal wear and tear. Does it get any better than this? Don't think so. In terms of reliability, it's the best car I've ever owned. I'll probably end up giving it to my nephew when he graduates high school in 4 years, and then I'll get another one. If not new, used.
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Old 12-08-2017, 09:04 PM   #78
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brake pads rust corrosion dirt front versus rear

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My Yaris passed the inspection. They only had to change the rear brake pads.
(Every 1.3l french build car has rear discs instead of drums, as far as i'm concerned)

I'm just curious as to why the back brake pads worn out quicker than the front ones.
Because the rear rotors are more contaminated/corroded? Like everything else at the rear of the car...from spray off the front tires. Notice how much thicker the crud layer on the backside of the rims is on the rear vs. the front? (Can see this on the outside of rims too.)
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(Every 1.3l french build car has rear discs instead of drums, as far as i'm concerned)
You are wrong I have a french build 1.3 yaris 2010 which doesnt have rear disks.
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And XP13 1,3 +1,4 diesel french build also has rear drums but Hybrid has rear discs and bigger front discs.
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