1998 Toyota Camry Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Toyota Camry
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1998 Toyota Camry ProblemsPower Steering Leak From Pump and/or Hose
The power steering pump and power steering hoses tend to develop leaks, particularly in the V6 models.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate because a component of the oxygen sensor stops working. As a result the engine computer is unable to determine the proper ratio of air to fuel for the engine. Replacing the failed oxygen sensor should correct this concern.
One or more motor mounts may wear out on cars with high mileage. This will put extra stress on the other mounts, and the faulty mount(s) should be replaced.
1998 Toyota Camry QuestionsCould my ignition switch be stuck in the cranking position (1 answer)
Pushrod thanks for the advice, I pulled out the clip, and put the tester on it, and it lit up. I didn't even have the key, in the ignition.
I was driving my 98 Camry when the wipers, just came on in the wash wiper mode. I tried the controls , but they didn't work. I pulled over turn the key off, but it kept trying to crank. I checked the wires, changed the wiper switch, and pulled out the starter, and had it checked. I pulled th...
steering wheel will spin freely.without actually turning the wheels
1998 Toyota Camry RecallsToyota Recalls 2001 Camrys for Deformed Accelerator Cable Housing
Toyota is recalling certain 2001 Camry models equipped with cruise control and V6 engines because the accelerator cable housing could be deformed at the cruise control actuator-to-throttle body connection. This may cause the accelerator inner-cable to wear and eventually break, allowing the throttle to return to idle or remain in its most recent position, regardless of pedal operation, which increases the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the accelerator cable.