2003 Toyota Camry Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Toyota Camry

2003 Toyota Camry Problems

Automatic Transmission May Not Shift Correctly at High Mileages

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.

Warped Front Brake Rotors Can Cause Steering Wheel to Shudder

As the size of the Camry vehicle gets ever larger, there is a tendency to warp the front rotors. This will be felt as a shudder in the steering wheel when braking. The front rotors can be remachined, if there is sufficient material left, otherwise the front rotors will need to be replaced. It is recommended to use factory quality rotors because cheap quality rotors warp very easily and tend to squeak and squeal.

Valve Cover Gaskets May Leak Oil

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

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2003 Toyota Camry Questions

2003 camry right brakes locking. Have replaced the calipers, drums and pads. What else could cause this problem ? (1 answer)

how much does an engine replacement cost? (2 answers)

Check engine light came on. Replaced started. Two days later it's back on. (1 answer)

A couple weeks ago my check engine light came on. We figured out it was the started and to get by until we could get a new one we would just bang on it and it would start. Finally, it said enough and we got a new one this weekend and put it in. The check engine light came off. Two days later the ...

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2003 Toyota Camry Recalls

Toyota 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.

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2003 Toyota Camry Reviews

Bought the Camry brand new. Very happy owner 4cylinder is smooth running like the ride although have the cheaper LE model this car is the best ever had. I am at 180,000 miles haven't noticed any problems with my Camry did get something fix in engine be a leaking oil pump cost $200.00 fixing add that with A/C need repairing at 67,000 miles nothing else hasn't gone wrong with car. It is comfortab...
Please i need someone to tell me what maintenance is to be done on 2003 toyota camry. the essential maintenance service it require and how long is best to give it. so the car can be in its best position.
2003 camry v6. I bought it new and never did anything other than regular maintainance exept never adj. valves. Still like new with 228,000 miles. Uses no oil, always ran mobile 1. I did just put struts on for the first time. I love this car

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