2003 Toyota Camry Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Toyota Camry
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2003 Toyota Camry ProblemsIgnition Coil May Fail After 100,000 Miles
On higher mileage vehicles, an engine misfire may develop and/or the Check Engine Light may illuminate due to a failed ignition coil. It is not uncommon to replace all the coils when the first one fails in order to prevent return trips to the repair shop.
Cars equipped with an automatic transmission might experience a hesitation when accelerating. Revised software for the on board computer is available which may correct this problem. Software revisions are commonly most helpful on newer vehicles. once the mileage builds up a worn component could cause similar problems. Whenever major transmission work in performed, the transmission software should be updated as necessary.
The valve cover gaskets have a tendency to leak oil, especially the one near the firewall.
2003 Toyota Camry QuestionsRight side of the engine ticks very loudly & ticks faster when I increase speed (1 answer)
2003 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.