2006 Toyota Camry Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Toyota Camry

2006 Toyota Camry Problems

Valve Cover Gaskets May Leak Oil

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

Motor Mount on Passenger Side May Wear Out on Higher Mileage Vehicles

One or more motor mounts may wear out on cars with high mileage. This will put extra stress on the other mounts, and the faulty mount(s) should be replaced.

Steering Rack & Pinion leak

The proper repair for a leaking Steering Rack & Pinion is replacement with a new unit.

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2006 Toyota Camry Questions

Check ENgine light on not flashing. (1 answer)

I noticed check engine light is on in my 2006 toyato camry. Any solutions. thnaks.

Why so much smoke or steam (1 answer)

I have taken the oil fill cap off of more than five vehicles. On this 2006 vehicle when I remove the oil fill cap smoke or steam just pours out I've never seen this before on any other vehicle and I've been working as a hobby on cars for 45 years. I showed it to the Toyota Service Center...

head gasket leaking coolant. how much for repair (1 answer)

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2006 Toyota Camry Recalls

Seat Heater

Southeast Toyota is recalling certain vehicles because the seat heater element may become damaged as a result of compression of the seat cushion. The damaged element could short causing burning of the seat cushion, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will disconnect seat heaters with copper strand elements and refund the purchase price of the seat heater accessory to correct this concern.

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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2006 Toyota Camry Reviews

Purchased new, now have 128k miles--runs flawless. Just keep your fluids flushed. First set of brake pads lasted almost 80k miles and that's driving from burbs to city daily. 800-900 mile trips one way is a breeze in this 4 cylinder. This is my 3rd Camry since 1989. My 1989 Camry had the same plugs (platinum) and wires until I traded @ 190k miles.
This is my wife's car. She does a lot of driving and the car has been very reliable. I think the paint job could be better, but engine and transmission have been great. In 47000 miles, we've changed brakes, oil changes and tires. Not bad!

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