2000 Toyota Camry Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Toyota Camry

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.

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

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Do Camry's keep going much longer beyond 200,000 miles? Is it really worth trying to keep an old Camry running with 200,000 plus miles......?

only occurs sometimes and only when using left turn signal. When the buzzing happens, the flasher is not going.

Someone mentioned the switch on the steering column,while someone else mentioned swapping a relay.
Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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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.

Toyota is recalling 2000 Avalon, Camry, and Solara models because an improper heat treatment may cause the rear axle to be weaker in some areas. After extended use of the vehicle, the rear axle shafts could fail or break. Dealers will inspect and replace the rear axle hub assemblies.

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engine oil leak. today I replaced valve cover gasket but engine oil is still leaking.Can you tell me what are other places the engine oil might be leaking from. I paid mechanic $ 120.00 for repair now he wants open the timing belt area which will cost me about $500.00 again. before I spend another dollar I want to make sure that mechanic is being honest about repairs he is recommending.

The best I have ever owned, change the oil every 3000-4000 miles,flush the transmission,..

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