1996 Toyota Camry Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Toyota Camry
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1996 Toyota Camry ProblemsSteering Rack & Pinion leak
The proper repair for a leaking Steering Rack & Pinion is replacement with a new unit.
At higher mileages, (125,000-150,000) the automatic transmission may not shift correctly. This can be caused by the throttle position sensor being out of adjustment or a shift solenoid needing to be replaced. Typically the transmission does not need to be completely overhauled.
The valve cover gaskets have a tendency to leak oil, especially the one near the firewall.
1996 Toyota Camry Questionswhat is the torque spec for the valve cover after replacing the gasket on2.2L (2 answers)
2.2L 4 cylinder engine
I accidently touched my negative post with a socket wrench and now my car has no power.
I own a 1996 Toyota Camry with 199,215 miles on it. I need all four struts replaced at a cost of $1400. Should I repair the Camry or get a new vehicle.
1996 Toyota Camry RecallsRecall 99V307000
Toyota is recalling 1996 Camry models because the plastic material of the bulb holders of the rear tail light assembly does not have sufficient heat resistance. When the bulb is illuminated, the resulting high temperature can cause the bulb holder to deform. This may cause the bulb to lose electrical contact and become inoperative, increasing the risk of an accident. Dealers will inspect and replace the bulb holder and harness if necessary.
Toyota is recalling 1996 T100, Camry, Celica, Corolla, and Tacoma models because the cruise control system may fail to hold the speed set by the driver and can accelerate above the intended set speed. This can increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the cruise control assemblies.