2005 Toyota Camry Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Toyota Camry

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2005 Toyota Camry Problems

Power Steering Leak From Pump and/or Hose

The power steering pump and power steering hoses tend to develop leaks, particularly in the V6 models.

Check Engine Light Due to Failed Oxygen Sensor

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.

Hesitation on Acceleration

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.

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2005 Toyota Camry Questions

Oil indicator is ON (1 answer)

Hello... please i need ur help.. i bought a used toyota camry 2005 model.. the oil indicator flickers and turns on when car is running.. the car temperature ia excellent and does not even reaches the 3rd line of its gauge....i already changed the oil and filter plus this issue happened when the h...

rack leaking on right. when turning left & back steering "sticks" a little . (2 answers)

Rack and pionion replaced few years ago. Power stearing pump, water pump, timing belt, alternater & dual fans replaced 1-2 year ago. Started hesitating when turning left at times-slwo speed. Is this realated to rack & pinion.

My car has had a problem starting but it hit a bump and would not start ..it kicks when I turn the ignition but will not start (1 answer)

The starting problem which requires my keeping the key turned until the engine starts. It's been like this for over 6 weeks.

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2005 Toyota Camry Recalls

Various Issues Due to Failed Crankshaft Pulley

The amount of adhesive applied between the inner and outer parts of the crankshaft pulley may be inadequate. If this is the case, the outer ring may become misaligned and/or not properly rotate with the inner ring, causing an abnormal noise and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light. In some cases, the power steering belt could come off resulting in a loss of power steering assist, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the crankshaft pulley and replace it if necessary.

Load Carrying Modification Label Missing

These vehicle were sold without the required load carrying captivity modification label. Dealers will mail the corrected label to vehicle owners. Owners have the option of requesting that the dealer install the label. This recall is expected to begin on May 27, 2010.

Southeast Toyota Recalls 2005–2011 Vehicles Due to Incorrect Tire Labels

Southeast Toyota is recalling 2005–2011 models for failing to comply with federal safety standards on tire selection and rims. Affected models were sold without the proper load-carrying capacity modification labels, which may cause the driver to overload the vehicle, increasing the chance of a crash. Dealers will mail the correct labels to the customer or install the label free of charge.

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2005 Toyota Camry Reviews

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I have a 2005 Camry xle v 6 3.0.liter. The car overall is great except for the door lock actuater went out on the driver door. The main issue i have is the alignment.First, I've had the alignment done 3 times and shortly after being fixed the car goes in either direction to the right or left. This occurs when I get the tires rotated and the allignment goes to the left, it's is this endless c...
My car has 98,000 miles on it. As a stay-at-home mom, I use it sparingly during the school year, and on long-distance car trips each summer. It's been a great car for us.
I have a 3.3L 05 Camry SE. Love it, drives so smooth compared to the newer camry. The water pump leaking seems to be a recurring problem from this message board and what my car has.

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