2005 Toyota Camry Repair and Maintenance

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

2005 Toyota Camry Problems

Power Steering Pump and Hoses May Leak and Need Replacing

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 Component

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.

Automatic Transmissions May Hesitate When Accelerating

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 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

Bought 2005 Camry 4 cyl used with 15000 mi in 05 now has 90000 havent had a problem until i took it in for 90k checkup and found out it had leaking water pump and 4 broken motor mounts. Yes i said 4 which the Toyota service center quoted me $1400 to replace. I have been very diligent over the years changing oil, rotating tires, replacing brakes and getting the front end aligned . I feel the ...
My wife bought my 2005 Camry XLE V6 new in 2005. She rear ended a pickup truck once taking out the hood, headlights, radior and such. Loved the car and was afraid they would total it, but it as about $500 short of being totalled. Had the thing fixed at the dealer and you can't even tell it was wrecked. This car is still awesome. I took it over with 92,000 miles on it and it now has 103,000 on i...
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.

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