Toyota Camry Repair and Maintenance

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

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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.

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.

Annoying vibration while stopped and in Drive.

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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Toyota Camry Questions

My 1999 Camry won't start, i replaced fuel pump, fuel rail & injectors, fires ok (1 answer)

I checked all injectors and they all work and good spark in all cylinders, my scanner gave me code for Fuel and air sensor OL which the parts shop say it's oxygen sensor. Whenever i spray starting fluid in air filter it's runs good until it shuts off when it dries.

Can I safely drive/ignore my transmission problem of hesitating acceleration? (1 answer)

Hello, My 07 Camry hesitates when I accelerate between 10-20mph and takes a while to do it. If I gas slowly there's not an issue gaining speed and once I'm above that rpm I don't have any issues, I have even gone on some long driving trips. Rather than expensive repairs I've bee...

dash lights go out when headlights are turned on and lights around the radio. (1 answer)

at night when I turn on my headlights on my dash lights go off and the lights around the radio used to light up automatically when driving at night and now they don't.

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Toyota Camry Recalls

Load Rating Label Inaccurate After Accessory Installation

The vehicle certification label may have the incorrect load carrying capacity listed on it. Toyota will provide owners with a corrected label, and dealers will aid in installation if necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

Seat Heater Wiring Shorts And Causes Fire

For vehicles equipped with aftermarket accessory seat heaters, the seat heater elements may short circuit when the seat cushion is compressed, and result in a fire hazard. Dealers will disconnect the seat heaters and refund the purchase price of the seat heaters free of charge to resolve the concern,

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Does Not Deploy In A Crash

The occupant classification system may not appropriately detect an occupant in the passenger front seat, and as a result will not power the passenger frontal and knee air bags for deployment in an accident. Dealers will re-calibrate the occupant classification system free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Toyota Camry Reviews

I'm just giving a run down of most of the service I've had done to my '07 V6 Camry (which I bought new) to show how expensive it has been to keep it running properly. I really didn't think I'd have this many problems. I've previously owned 2 other Camry's and did not have this many issues. 118,000 - both alternator ($740) AND water pump need replacing (pump not replaced yet) 115,000 - rep...
I bought my used 1995 Toyota Camry LE sedan 4-cyl with 82K miles- maybe in 2008. The inside was in great condition, but was that dated light blue color. I immediately replaced the water pump & timing belt because the previous owner had not - that was about $600. Still, I got a good car for a total of $3500. It has never had any rust. As of 2016 this car has been a trooper, it has 171K. The A/c ...
I bought my 2004 Camry in 2009 with 40,000 miles. Still going 158,000 miles later with regular maintenance and very little repair. Plan to keep my Camry as long as it runs! Love my Camry!!

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