2012 Toyota Camry Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2012 Toyota Camry

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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.

After much research and replacing all the motor & transmission mounts I discovered the solution. "Exhaust Hanger Replacement." Wait till you see what Toyota is charging for these little babies. Essentially there are 5 hangers. Front, mid and front muffler hangers are all permanently attached to spindles and a small metal hanging chassis. Replacement is easy and can be done with just a socket wrench. The local dealer here charges $63 a piece (w...

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My Toyota Camry 2012 has a P0500 Vehicle Speed sensor A code.

I happens when I drive through bumps or rough terrain. The check engine light come on and the digital speedometer(at left bottom corner of windshield) stops working. The analog speedometer still works fine. After a while hitti...

This was an added remote device. The repair shop said they would have to take all the wires loose to check it for $356.00. Is this a normal diagnostic charge and is my warranty now void?

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As part of normal operation of the air conditioning system, condensation will accumulate in the condenser housing behind the dashboard. A drain is incorporated so that excess water can drain out. This drain hose can become plugged, the accumulated water can leak onto the airbag control module. This can result in an electrical short in the control module. If this were to occur the airbags could become disabled or deploy unexpectedly. Improper airbag operation increases the risk of personal injury and/or a crash. The power steering assist could also become inoperable resulting in increased steering effort. Dealers will seal the air conditioning condenser housing and install a protective cover on the airbag control module to correct this concern.

Vehicles that have had accessories added to the seats such as seat heaters, seat covers or DVD headrests may not have the occupant sensor system of the passenger seat calibrated properly. This can affect passenger air bag operation in a crash. Dealers will test the sensitivity of the occupant detection sensors and recalibrate them as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Purchased in late 2011 has few problems. The car has been acting up lately like won't start loss acceleration and A/C smells like mildew. Took in this week to shop because engine makes a loud noise at 30 mph mechanic did some coils but nothing showed also experience transmission problems the car will get stuck into 3rd gear I am taking in to a specialist about this problem. I bought this car be...

This is a great car. Currently have 31,000 miles on vehicle. Great gas millage, average on Hwy. 30 plus mpg. The front lower fiberglass piece below the grill on the front is easily damaged if you strike any type of road debris. Have had 2 repairs. Not cheap!!!! That's my experience with a 2012 Toyota Camry. Hope it helps in your decision making.

The car seems to be made with cheap plastics on the inside. even the chrome part scratches very easily...Lord only knows how long the engine will last. will it last as long as the older model camry. i don't know. lets wait and see.

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