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2009 Toyota Camry repairs by problem area

Engine (34%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (4%)

Brakes and Traction Control (13%)

Suspension and Steering (14%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (14%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (13%)

Other (6%)

Chart based on 112 repairs.
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2009 Toyota Camry repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (12%)

$500 - $999 (29%)

$100 - $499 (55%)

< $100 (5%)

Chart based on 42 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2009 Toyota Camry

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Toyota Camry in Georgia, United States
Nov 2011 - Dec 2011
Dec 2011

45000 mi

US $2000
transmission fails to shift properly at 40 mph 

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2009 Toyota Camry 4dr Sedan

268-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Toyota Camry in Virginia, United States
Dec 2011 - Mar 2013
Mar 2013

34000 mi

US $430
Had to replace both original front struts. Struts developed leaks. 
Toyota Camry in Illinois, United States
Jan 2015 - Dec 2016
Feb 2015

63000 mi
Moisture in headlights. 
Apr 2015

67300 mi

US $422
Rotors were warped. 
Toyota Camry in Minnesota, United States
Mar 2012 - Dec 2016
May 2013

29932 mi
The audio volume knob would turn but it didn't change the volume. The buttons on the steering wheel still work so for the time being I plan on just using those. 
Aug 2013

33000 mi
Radio volume dial wouldn't change the volume. Pulled a fuse one night and a few days later the dial was working again. 
Toyota Camry in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2009 - Dec 2016
Dec 2011

40000 mi

US $1085
Corrosion on positive battery terminal discovered by service technician. Terminal was replaced. 
Apr 2013

60000 mi

US $242
Dealer replaced leaking rear shocks. Problem found during 60k service. Front brake pads were worn but would pass inspection. Dealer replaced front pads and resurfaced front rotors. 
Aug 2013

65000 mi
Rear passenger door would stick and open with a 'popping' sound. Door took more than normal force to properly close. 
Oct 2014

80300 mi

US $420
Front left Headlight seal Leaking left Front strut 
Dec 2015

95000 mi

US $1009
Noise coming from left side while driving. Replaced left side axle and axel seal 
Toyota Camry in Georgia, United States
Mar 2013 - Jul 2015
Jun 2015

85000 mi

US $650
Leaking Water Pump replaced Drive belt replacement 
Toyota Camry in Washington, United States
May 2016 - Jan 2017
Jan 2017

234000 mi

US $60
Bad o-ring on oil filter housing, quick repair but long diagnosis for oil leak 
Toyota Camry in Illinois, United States
Feb 2014 - Dec 2014
Feb 2014

108000 mi

US $500
Oxygen sensor replaced 
Mar 2014

110000 mi

US $600
Can oil sensor 
Apr 2014

111700 mi

US $550
Right rear break caliper bracket bent 
Aug 2014

127000 mi

US $250
Fuel tank heat shield fell off vehicle, heat shield replaced. 
Nov 2014

130000 mi

US $100
Battery failed 
Toyota Camry in Arkansas, United States
Jan 2014 - Dec 2016
Apr 2014

77300 mi
Right rear bearing bad. Replaced under extended warranty. 
Feb 2015

100700 mi
Stereo display blank, replaced under extended warranty. 

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2009 Toyota Camry 4dr Sedan

187-horsepower 2.4L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD

Toyota Camry in Tennessee, United States
Oct 2011 - Dec 2016
Aug 2012

51000 mi
Encountered vibration/noise from rear of car at 65-70 miles per hour. Problem was diagnosed as a bolt missing from the wind guard in front of the left rear tire. 
Dec 2012

53000 mi
Water pump beginning to leak. 
Toyota Camry in Michigan, United States
Feb 2009 - Dec 2016
May 2012

83500 mi
Replacement of leaking water pump. Replaced left rear wheel bearing. Replaced leaking struts: right front and right rear. 
Toyota Camry in Indiana, United States
Aug 2010 - Aug 2016
Mar 2012

54000 mi
Water pump 
Oct 2012

63000 mi
Oxygen Sensor 
Toyota Camry in Michigan, United States
Apr 2012 - Sep 2015
Sep 2015

163000 mi
Windshield leak allowed water into ECU compartment. Shorted out ABS control module and corroded main wiring harness and ECU connection. Car was totaled by insurance. 
Toyota Camry in California, United States
Sep 2012 - Oct 2014
Nov 2013

125000 mi

US $159
Replaced waterpump as preventative measure as it was starting to seep a little from the weep hole. 
Toyota Camry in California, United States
Jul 2009 - Mar 2014
Oct 2013

60000 mi

US $600
Engine water pump leaking. 
Toyota Camry in Florida, United States
May 2009 - Sep 2016
May 2014

80000 mi

US $150
Rear passenger wheel bearings 
Jul 2014

81300 mi
Driver's visor came loose and fell off - no warning - Toyota extended warranty for 7 years for the visor - defective. 
Sep 2014

82000 mi
2013 - Dashboard becomes soft and very sticky during the afternoon. Dealer and Toyota corporation refused to take responsibility. Same problem with another Camry hybrid I own. Heard a class action against Toyota for this problem. 
Toyota Camry in California, United States
Jan 2009 - Dec 2016
Sep 2009

9000 mi
Check engine light came on. Was due to gas cap, and light needed to be reset and gas cap tightened 
Jan 2013

31000 mi
Car was leaking a small amount of coolant. The dealer determined that it was coming from the water pump. Pump was replaced under warranty at to cost. 
Toyota Camry in Wisconsin, United States
Mar 2010 - Dec 2016
Dec 2011

29000 mi
Dash rattle 
May 2015

62000 mi

US $500
Water pump "weeping" at shaft. Replaced pump and drive belt. 
Toyota Camry in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2009 - Jun 2011
Jun 2010

14000 mi
odometer has 5% error. 
Toyota Camry in Rhode Island, United States
Jun 2010 - Jul 2014
Jul 2010

15000 mi
fuel neck filter leak 
Aug 2012

41000 mi
Front struts leaking 
Jul 2014

65000 mi

US $525
Worn intermediate steering rod 
Toyota Camry in Manitoba, Canada
Aug 2008 - Aug 2010
Jun 2010

25420 mi
Water Leakage 
Aug 2010

25420 mi

C $250
Engine water pump seal leak 
Toyota Camry in North Carolina, United States
Apr 2009 - Dec 2016
May 2010

5500 mi
Check engine light was decoded as "Code P1423 Fuel tank gross leak, needs fuel filler neck" Fuel filler neck was replaced by dealer, cost of ~$350 billed to Toyota under original warranty (currently 5k miles, 12 months since delivery). 
May 2015

27000 mi

US $400
Water pump began leaking coolant. 
Toyota Camry in Washington, United States
Sep 2011 - Mar 2015
Aug 2012

99890 mi
Hybrid battery cooling fan went out. 
Toyota Camry in Nebraska, United States
Oct 2013 - Dec 2016
Jun 2016

77000 mi

US $300
left front axle seal 
Toyota Camry in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2014 - May 2015
Sep 2014

45260 mi

C $1260
Replaced Pads, Rotors front and rear 
Feb 2015

46900 mi

C $600
Starter battery was bad. You have no choice but to purchase the battery from Toyota which cost $600.00. Given parts for the hybrid is expensive I will be trading in the Camry for a 2015 Subaru Impreza. 
Toyota Camry in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2015 - Nov 2016
Dec 2015

96720 mi

C $900
ABS Failure and sensor on back wheel. 
Jun 2016

105400 mi

C $1800
Front Breaks 
Toyota Camry in California, United States
Aug 2013 - Dec 2016
Feb 2016

98000 mi

US $366
Replaced oxygen sensor and reset air flow sensor 

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2009 Toyota Camry 4dr Sedan

158-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Toyota Camry in California, United States
Nov 2013 - Aug 2016
Feb 2014

60000 mi

US $1300
needed new clutch 
Jun 2014

65000 mi

US $544
replace front McPhearson struts 
Mar 2015

75000 mi

US $300
needed new water pump 
Mar 2016

85000 mi
strut leaking fixed by shop on their warranty 
Toyota Camry in Virginia, United States
Aug 2009 - Jan 2012
Sep 2009

28000 mi
drivers seat stopped being able to move up and down window seal was coming loose and i could hear air coming in while driving they replaced seat they replaced window seal on drivers door 
Jan 2012

89000 mi

US $350
the window motor went out 

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2009 Toyota Camry 4dr Sedan

158-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Camry in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2009 - Sep 2015
Jul 2015

48760 mi
Front rotors rusted through. Installing new ones + pads. Rear brakes are OK. According to Consumer Report brakes on this model year are prone to be repaired. e 
Toyota Camry in Florida, United States
Jan 2009 - Dec 2016
Dec 2015

69000 mi
Replace serpentine belt 
Toyota Camry in Virginia, United States
Jun 2010 - Jan 2017
Jan 2017

84000 mi

US $775
Replace failed water pump, thermostat, belt. Refill coolant 
Toyota Camry in California, United States
Aug 2016 - Nov 2016
Nov 2016

134000 mi

US $300
bad rotors. fixed before, weight of car too much so rotors deform. 
Toyota Camry in Virginia, United States
Oct 2015 - Jun 2016
Jan 2016

154500 mi

US $300
I don't know. My buddy who is a mechanic orders a part and installed it. 
Toyota Camry in Maryland, United States
Feb 2014 - May 2015
Sep 2014

87000 mi
All struts needed to be replaced 
Toyota Camry in Florida, United States
Jan 2015 - Jul 2016
Oct 2015

51700 mi
Replaced defective driver side sun visor. 
Toyota Camry in Alabama, United States
Apr 2013 - May 2014
May 2013

63000 mi
rubber trim around driver door loose. wind noise. 
Toyota Camry in Arizona, United States
Jul 2009 - Dec 2016
Aug 2010

21000 mi
During test drive dealer mechanic noticed vibration under freeway braking. Due to this and a TSB on the vehicle front rotors were trued and pads were replaced. 
Toyota Camry in Connecticut, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2011
Jan 2011

24700 mi
Pronounced vibration from brakes, car was virtually unstoppable (I would have to literally stand on the brake pedal to stop the car). Dealer claimed rotors needed adjustment.  
Toyota Camry in Florida, United States
May 2010 - Feb 2012
Jun 2010

39000 mi
Engine light off came on. Took it to the dealer since under warranty. They replace an oxygen sensor. 
Sep 2010

39000 mi

US $1500
Car just stopped on I-95. Had to get to towed to the Toyota Dealership on Oakland Park. They had to order a part since it was not in stock (took 48 hours) then 2 more days for the labor. Not happy about the reliability of Toyota so far... 
Mar 2011

46000 mi

US $850
Window regulator broke down on the driver side. 
Toyota Camry in Iowa, United States
May 2009 - Dec 2016
Jan 2010

35000 mi
Defective A/C condensor caused frequent moldy/musty odor (replacement ordered).  Loose trim between windshield and driver's door (replacement ordered). Back right window rubber strip defective (replacement ordered.) (Waiting on accelerator pedal repair.) 
Mar 2010

37000 mi
rubber trim strip replaced new part order and installed but was not installed correctly Major repair-entire A/C coil unit in car had to be replaced. Replace under warranty following manufacturers TSB. Is much better. No mildew smell! 
Jun 2012

72000 mi

US $150
Vibration experienced whenever brakes were applied. Our independent mechanic found that the front rotors were warped. Rotors were removed, turned and reinstalled. 
May 2014

101000 mi

US $400
Brake rotors badly warped. This is the 2nd occurrance of this problem in 2 years! Severe shake upon braking. This is a well-known problem with this generation of Camry. 
Aug 2014

104000 mi

US $300
Camber kit installed to remedy uneven tire wear-bad wear on inside edge of tires. This was especially noted on back tires (uneven wear and cupping). I hope this will remedy the ongoing tire wear issue! Time will tell. 
Jul 2016

136000 mi

US $570
Scraping sound noted from rear wheels of car. Rear brake pads worn to 10%. Mechanic noted that front CV joint boot had cracked. Not repairing it yet. Transmission fluid flushed. Rotors, calipers and brake pads replaced. 
Toyota Camry in New York, United States
Feb 2009 - Jan 2010
Jan 2010

16000 mi
Radio had terrible tone quality. Replaced with new radio which is better, but not great. 
Toyota Camry in New York, United States
Aug 2009 - Apr 2013
Apr 2009

8000 mi
The standard AM/FM/CD radio would intermittently not work for 5 min. up to several hours. The radio was replaced by Toyota. 
Jul 2011

36000 mi

US $35
Engine light came on. Brakes and filters were checked as part of an oil change and tire rotation. No problems were found. Light was reset. 
Aug 2011

37000 mi
Water pump making noise and had to be replaced. 
Nov 2011

39000 mi

US $550
Serpentine belt was replaced because of wear. 
Toyota Camry in California, United States
Nov 2010 - Dec 2016
Aug 2011

50000 mi

US $491
Water pump leaking. Replaced under CPO warranty. Front strut found leaking hydraulic fluid. Replaced and realigned. battery tray corroded - replaced 
Nov 2012

60500 mi

US $92
right side winshield washer nozzle clogged. Replaced with new one 
Aug 2013

67000 mi

US $410
Steering wheel vibrates/shakes when braking around 65mph. Cause was warped brake rotors. The shop machined the brake rotors and replaced front & rear disc pads. 
Sep 2015

86000 mi

US $98
Driver side sun visor cannot stay up, turns out clip was broken. Replaced with a new sun visor. 
Oct 2015

86300 mi

US $317
windshield washer not squirting fluid. Diagnosed clogged windshield washer pump and replaced 
Mar 2016

89000 mi

US $310
Right rear lower control arm bent. Replaced. Muffler and resonator pipes bent 
Toyota Camry in Virginia, United States
Jul 2013 - Aug 2013
Aug 2013

41000 mi
Left CV Joint (should have lasted 100,000 + miles). Water pump (warranty) and tires ($800). 
Toyota Camry in Oklahoma, United States
Mar 2013 - Mar 2014
Mar 2014

101000 mi

US $300
Water pump leaking 
Toyota Camry in New York, United States
Mar 2011 - Dec 2016
Dec 2012

39000 mi
Water pump replaced under warranty for drivetrain. Rattling noise at idle was isolated to water pump before taking to dealer to avoid gouging for unrelated repair. 
May 2015

70000 mi

US $50
replaced worn brake pads 
Toyota Camry in Kentucky, United States
Mar 2011 - Jan 2014
Apr 2012

41300 mi

US $430
Water Pump gasket failed and water pump had to be replaced. According to mechanic, this is a recurring problem for the Camry - he called it "the weakest part of the car." Sign was leaking anti-freeze, source found by pressure test. 
Toyota Camry in Texas, United States
Apr 2011 - May 2012
Sep 2011

52000 mi

US $25
Sway bar bushing needed replacing. Alternator needed replacement. 
Toyota Camry in Maryland, United States
Mar 2013 - Apr 2015
Apr 2015

87000 mi
oil consumption test 

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