2002 Toyota Camry Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Toyota Camry
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2002 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.
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.
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...
2002 Toyota Camry QuestionsSparkplug look like black smock (1 answer)
Sheykin n no wanna go the 2 sparkplugs it's like burning
high idle in park and in drive
I didn't get an owner's manual so don;t know.
2002 Toyota Camry RecallsToyota Recalls 2002–2004 Camrys Due to Defective Air Bags
Toyota is recalling 2002–2004 Camry models with curtain shield air bags (CSA) because one or both curtain air bags may be twisted near the inflator. If this occurs, the air bag may not deploy rapidly enough when activated in a side impact collision, failing to provide intended head protection. Dealers will inspect the CSA and replace the air bag assembly if necessary.
The improper tires may have been installed when upgraded wheels were installed on the vehicle. Dealers will inspect and replace all five tires as necessary to resolve the concern.