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The Toyota Camry is a series of mid-size (originally compact) automobiles manufactured by Toyota since 1982 and sold in the majority of automotive markets throughout the world. The name "Camry" is an Anglicized phonetic transcription of the Japanese word kanmuri, meaning "crown".

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1999 Toyata Camry AC works great half the time

Just recently my air conditioner decided it work when it want to. It will work when I first start the car for an indefinite amount of time blowing nice cold air, but then it will cut off showing a ...
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Bad battery connection as reason for failed alternator?

I'm totally new to car mechanics. The other day the battery died on my 2006 Toyota Camry. I jumped it but it would not hold a charge so I brought the battery into a mechanic to have it tested and they ...
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2005 toyota camry p0420 do I need to replace secondary catalytic converter?

I have a 2005 Toyota Camry, 2.4l engine. The P0420 code went on and after using catalclean and cleaning overnight with dish soap (didn't work), I've elected to replace the exhaust manifold catalytic ...
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Hella 450 foglights not working, possible ground issues?

Trying to diagnose where I went wrong in wiring my Hella 450s in my 1992 Toyota Camry LE: Lights themselves are grounded to the bolts on the front fenders, new 10mm steel bolts with copper washers, ...
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Engine misfires in drive at a stop but not in park

Why would my 4-cylinder 1999 Toyota Camry misfire in drive but not in park at a stop? It is not a constant skip just sometimes in drive. It is not getting worse maybe very very gradually. I am sure ...
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Brake pedal kicks back and crunching noises when I come to a full stop

So I have a 2008 Camry (v6, automatic) and this problem just started today. I was coming to a stop light and while pressing the brake it sorta kicked back at me a few times and there was a crunching ...
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(H-LP RH HI) On fuse panel. What is it used for?

What does "H-LP RH HI" mean for a 20A fuse? Where can I find the o2 sensor fuse? Toyota Camry 6 cylinder.
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Power steering tightening up

Why is My 2000 Toyota Camry's steering is tightening, fluid is full and pump not making sounds.
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Shall I replace strut?

2002 Camry LE, 150,000 miles. The rear passenger side leaks, but the rear driver side seems okay. They have been like these for 3 or more years. The riding experence has been okay, not bumpy. If I ...
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2005 Toyota Camry Auto Headlights stay on about 20 minutes

I have a 2005 Toyota Camry. The auto headlights stay on about 20 minutes after turning the car off. This MAY have started when I replaced the alternator, but I can't say for certain. Any ideas on what ...
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Why does my 2GR FE engine sound horrible when put in Drive?

I have a video showing the sound pretty well but the car sounds fine at idle in Neutral and Park but when put into drive it drops into this deep rumble. Take a listen: It's a 2007 Toyota Camry LE V6 3....
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1998 Toyota Camry brake caliper/caliper bracket mismatch

I have a 1998 Toyota Camry and trying to fix the front brakes. I found the driver's side front caliper to be bad (won't compress). I pulled a caliper off another 1998 Camry and it won't fit the ...
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Which bulb do I have to buy for 2011 Toyota Camry tail lights?

The car’s brake lights are working, but tail lights are not. What is the model number for 2011 Toyota Camry tail light bulb? And just curious, are the brake light and tail light bulbs same in this car?...
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Does Toyota Camry V6 (non-hybrid) use the same engine as Toyota Avalon

I am thinking of buying a used Toyota Avalon and would like to know if the main systems - engine and transmission are the same or different. I can understand Camry and Avalon having differences that ...
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Camry window problem

I have a Toyota Camry 2010. Each year it gets worse. The driver’s window always rolls down and up. But if it has been sitting there and it is hot the other three windows won’t roll down from the ...
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2005 Camry Runs Well, doesn't overheat, but coolant disappears

3 times now, in the last 2 weeks, I've added coolant to the reservoir on my 2005 Toyota Camry (125k miles) and after a few minutes of driving, it is gone. The car runs fine. Has never overheated and ...
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How to fix driver-side window controls malfunction [Toyota Camry XLE 2010]

I have a problem with my Driver side window controls Car: Toyota Camry 2010 XLE Situation: I took my car into an auto shop to get my tinting redone. After, they were done putting on the tinting (took ...
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Key Fob battery lasts a month or so before low battery but test shows battery is nearly full camry 2007

Can anyone help me w/this? I put a new battery in, it works well, but w/in a month or so the car thinks it is low battery and at that point it'll not work some of the time. Not long later it'll not ...
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Difference between normal oil and hybrid oil

Trying to buy some oil for my 2020 hybrid toyota camry after finding out its MUCH more expensive in the dealer and they only fill it with semi-synthetic oil. I found the same oil from shell, both are ...
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Sixth Generation Toyota Camry - HVAC Defrost Mode Actuator Installation Instructions Needed

I am working on my car, which is a sixth generation Toyota Camry. She's been great to me..so far. Mine in particular is a 2008. The issue pertains to the HVAC system. While hot (and cold) air does ...
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Radiator Leak Fix

2002 Camry LE, 4 Cylinder. My radiator leaks 1-2 drops per second. I’m not exactly sure about the leak position, but it seems to be somewhere between the plastic tank and the metal radiator core, and ...
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98 Camry Oil Pump: When does oil need to be replaced?

I removed a 98 Camry 2.2L 4-cyl oil pump to change the timing belt & seals: There seems to be wear in the red annotated area. The wear is only on that half section, not under the lobe with the ...
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Broken Coil Tabs Normal?

"All harness ends to the coils are missing the tab that secures them to the coil...." Is his statement accurate? This is what the service advisor wrote us and I question this broken tabs ...
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Does the alignment problem cause uneven tread wear in my case?

2002 Camry LE, 4 cylinder, Michelin premier a/s performance h/v purchased in 2017, 60,000 mile tread wear warranty. The tread reaches the end of the life only after 33,000 miles, and the tread wear is ...
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Why is my TPMS light solid after replacing all 4 sensors, reprogramming and verifying proper psi in live data?

2009 Toyota Camry SE V6. I replaced all 4 sensors after 1 died. I reprogrammed using my Autel MK808BT for the new sensors ID's AND verified each tire is reporting ~34 psi in the live data. However, ...
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Diagnosing EVAP leak P0400 Toyota Camry 2000

I am trying to diagnose an EVAP leak and I am running out of ideas. Following the diagram here: https://www.toyotanation.com/media/2000-camry-2-2l-vacuum-diagram.57333/ if the solenoid is working ...
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Headlight issues with 2009 Camry

The problem Im having with my 09 Camry is super dim low beams. The high beams work great but can't even see 10 feet ahead with lows. Fuses aren't blown and so far I've changed the housings the bulbs ...
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Low idle and stall

Why does my car idle low and sometimes die? I have a 2001 Toyota Camry and sometimes when I go to start it the car doesn't want to stay started and will die.It will only stay started after I rev the ...
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1999 Toyota Camry -- Unexplained fuel smell on startup

I drive a 1999 Toyota Camry, around 150K miles. The car is driven infrequently -- perhaps two or three times a week. I'm in the Southeastern US, where recently we've experienced mild but chilly ...
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How can I tell if my engine has oil sludge issues? (Toyota Camry)

Driving a 160,000 mile '99 Camry and I'm aware the first iteration of the 1MZ-FE (non-vvti) is notorious for having sludge buildup. How can I tell if the issue is already present? I am planning on ...
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Smoke coming from hood. Car turned off . wrong coolant was added..Why wont car turn on or what could be the issue

2011 Toyota Camry got an oil change and friend added coolant (dont think it was the right one). For a couple days when i would drive car would make loud noise. Drove it for couple days when one day ...
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Excessive engine noise and vibration in cabin 09 toyota camry 2.4l

I have had a 2009 toyota camry for about 3 years now and when I was accelerating onto the interstate I heard a loud pop under the car and i think it came from the drivers footwell, that's when I could ...
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Oil Light Flickered ... Have I Destroyed My Engine?

This happened on an 02 Toyota Camry. I had an oil leak, the oil light flickered on off. I added two quarts of oil to it. This happened three different times over 800 miles. The oil light would just ...
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New starter doesn't fit with tapping with mallet

I have a 2002 Toyota Camry. I replaced the battery about 4 months ago and things were going fine but now the car won't start. After some troubleshooting I identified the starter as a possible source ...
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2003 Toyota Camry Seat won't move back into upright position

My 2003 Toyota Camry seat is having issues where if you tilt for the seat to lean back it goes but when you tilt for the seat to return to an upright position it won't go. All I hear is the motor when ...
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How do I remove all this silicone on my used vehicle?

3 weeks ago I bought a used 2009 Camry le last week the engine light came on and the reading said change ignition coils and spark plugs im pretty handy watched a video and ordered the plugs and coils ...
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Will zip ties hold on a bumper for 200 miles?

I’m 200 miles from home for the weekend and an in-ground pipe in the parking garage tore off my front bumper (2016 Camry). We zip-tied the top of the bumper back on through the holes where the clips ...
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Battery died at a drive-in and the guy that jumped off the car with a jump box hooked a jump box up backward

After you hit the jump box up backwards I attempted to start the car twice before I realized that he hooked it up backwards it is a 2011 Toyota Camry now the car starts but it has no acceleration at ...
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Search pdf manual for "brakes" indicator 1999 Toyota Camry

The CAMRY electrical pdf manual is hundreds pages but is electronically searchable. Full manual complement (click here) The red "brakes" indicator on the dashboard is lit: several attempts ...
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93 toyota camry le 4 cylinder, brake locked up

Ok I've replaced the master cylinder , replaced brakes an brake hoses an the calipers but they still continue to lock up an smoke as I'm driving I've bled the lines they are bleeding just fine. 1993 ...
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Diagnosing 98 Camry red dashboard indicator: "brake"

98 Camry: A red "brake" indicator is lit underneath the speedometer. The emergency brake was engaged / disengaged several time to ensure that it is not the cause. I filled up power steering ...
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Mouse in Vehicle

My wife has a 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid. The car is in excellent shape. We live in a wooded area and she parks outdoors. She drives the car daily. The issue is that a mouse has taken up residence ...
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Can I apply dielectric grease to a blower motor resistor body?

I have a 2001 Camry (North America model) which (in)famously puts the open-body blower resistor in the ducting to cool it, which leads to enormous corrosion and burnout problems in humid/salty ...
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Toyota Camry sat for a year, what precautions should I take? [duplicate]

My 1997 Toyota Camry Auto has sat idle for about a year and I am wanting to ask what precautions should I take before running? I am going to try to dillute the 1/5 of fuel currently in there with ...
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Diagnostic procedure for `98 Camry Night-running Tail-light failure

98 Camry Tail light does not light. New bulbs were installed to eliminate bulb failure-mode. The manual indicates five enumerated failure-modes: Instrument Panel / Junction Box: Is the expectation ...
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Are 2003-2004 Camry Power Seats Interchangeable?

My 2003 Camry Drivers Power Seat stuck in the furthest back position and will not move forward. I've read many of the same problems on here and removed the seat to find the problem. The 'left' side of ...
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94 Toyota Camry. Car has good starter, battery and alternator yet it won't start. The starter just clicks once but won't turn over the engine

I have a 94 Toyota Camry, that used to run well until last week when the negative battery cable snapped from the terminal and caused the vehicle to lose power and ultimately die. I reconnected the ...
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2007 Toyota Camry Shaking

I have a 07 3.5 v6 with 213k miles on it. Recently the car started shaking when I got to about to about 60. I had been driving it for about 20 minutes and it didn't shake before at that speed. It ...
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2000 Toyota Camry P0155 Error Code

I have a 2000 Toyota Camry V6 with a California emissions package. I am getting a P0155 error on my OBD tool. This is either a O2 Heated Oxygen Sensor or An A/F sensor. I get confusing information ...
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What are the differences between the 1993 and the 1994 Toyota 2.2L 5SFE?

I need to get a new exhaust manifold for my 1996 Camry and I am only able to find manifolds that are specified to fit the '92-'93 vehicles. Is there any difference between the exhaust manifolds? If ...
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