1991 Toyota Camry Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1991 Toyota Camry

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1991 Toyota Camry Problems

Power Steering Leak From Pump and/or Hose

The power steering pump and power steering hoses tend to develop leaks, particularly in the V6 models.

Burning Smell Due to Valve Cover Gasket Leak

The valve cover gaskets have a tendency to leak oil, especially the one near the firewall.

Annoying vibration while stopped and in Drive.

After much research and replacing all the motor & transmission mounts I discovered the solution. "Exhaust Hanger Replacement." Wait till you see what Toyota is charging for these little babies. Essentially there are 5 hangers. Front, mid and front muffler hangers are all permanently attached to spindles and a small metal hanging chassis. Replacement is easy and can be done with just a socket wrench. The local dealer here charges $63 a piece (w...

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1991 Toyota Camry Questions

OK the rear lights are staying on with the car off (2 answers)

What could be causing these to happen

Brake lights are out, replaced stop light switch, bulbs are new, still a problem (1 answer)

So Im trying to fix these brake lights, Ive never traced a wire problem in a car, but I got a multimeter, how do I read an electrical diagram and find the source of my problem? Ive fixed parts related to the problem but I think its a wire, Im tracing wires, any tips? thanks :)

my altenator is good but it is not charging the battery what could be causing this (1 answer)

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1991 Toyota Camry Recalls

Toyota Recalls 1991 Models Due to Possible Short Circuit in Radio

Toyota is recalling 1991 Camry and Previa models because the failure of a specific electronic component in the radio may cause an electrical short circuit. If this happens, it may result in a passenger compartment fire. Dealers will repair the radio.

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1991 Toyota Camry Reviews

I currently built and drive a 1991 DX 3SFE 5sp. Purchased as a beater to keep city miles off of my Cummins. I have had 1986 (SOHC is super reliable but lacks power), 1987, 1989, 1997, 1998, and 2010 Camry, with a 2004 in the family that I maintain. 1986 and 1987 were purchased new in the family and my 1986 lasted to 268K and the 1987 still runs with a broken speedo showing 232K. I wanted an...
My 91 now has almost 260,000 and is still going strong and looking good. Just now replacing a couple of motor mounts and the radiator just developed a seal leak around the top, but parts for all this cost me only about $150. Overall this has been THE best car I've ever owned hands down. Not fancy but ALWAYS runs. CHange the oil and fluids and the absic maintenance items (alternatorm starter, ma...
I just bought my 1991 Camry and it has 136,668 miles on it and runs perfect. All it needs is a tune-up and a paint-job, and I will probably change out the belts just to be on the safe side. It's a perfect little car.

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