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2007 Toyota Camry repairs by problem area

Engine (27%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (10%)

Brakes and Traction Control (18%)

Suspension and Steering (7%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (19%)

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

Other (6%)

Chart based on 361 repairs.
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2007 Toyota Camry engine repair cost distribution

$2500+ (17%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (19%)

$100 - $499 (49%)

< $100 (15%)

Chart based on 53 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2007 Toyota Camry

Engine not specified

20000 mi

US $400
bad coil pack 
224000 mi

US $4500
vvti failure 
93000 mi

C $140
faulty PCV VALVE threw codes for plugs, ABS, traction control, ignition coils, misfires and CEL. Cleaned front brake sensors, replaced plugs, intake gaskets upper and replaced spark plugs. 

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2007 Toyota Camry 4dr Sedan

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

61000 mi

US $500
Oil line on recall. I had to pay collateral damage it caused. 
73000 mi

US $300
dump all it oil on garage floor 
32000 mi Replaced oil cooler hose that prematurely broke. Recall. 
132000 mi

US $165
The car was running very rough, shaking in the engine. The engine, ABS, and oil warning lights were alight. We replaced one ignition coil assembly; the code indicated a problem with a heat sensor, testing with a DVM specified bad coil. Fixed 
77000 mi

US $450
Radiator was leaking coolant out into the engine resulting in the radiator being unable to keep the engine cool during operation. 
75000 mi

US $250
Engine shaking and smoking upon startup. Dealer thought it was bad gas and did a fuel injector clean and the problem improved. 
88040 mi

C $50
Check eng on, 1st visit $50. to get computer scan and erase the code intermitent. Next day check eng lt back on. Next visit told nbr 1 cyl ign coil intermitent no part until next day. Re-book repair mid Jan 2011. 
88660 mi

C $410
Replaced ignition coil. 
58000 mi Pinhole oil leak in unknown part of engine,I noticed very minor oil leak, later check engine light came on, then bright red idiot oil light came when I turned a corner (all occured within one hour) leak resulted in damage to camshaft assemblys which ... 
93700 mi

US $350
The ignition coil on one of the cylinders had to be replaced. 
6000 mi Brand New updated 6 speed transmission installed to fix the "flare" between the 3rd & 4th gear on cold start ups, "Rattle Kit" for the dashboard. 
40700 mi

US $300
Camshaft was 'bent' or simply damaged. It would have been a $3200.00 repair but was covered under the 5 year Powertrain Warranty. (If that had been expired then the Extended Warranty would have covered it.) My expenses ($300) were for brakes. 
52000 mi

US $400
Needed an Oxygen Sensor replaced. 
64000 mi

US $300
VSC Warning. Needed a new coil on the 5th plug. Since the car is basically 8 years old I had them replace all 6 spark plugs. 64K miles and a LOT of city driving. Not that expensive to replace plugs. 
56000 mi

US $50
water pump replaced under certified used toyota powertrain warranty 
34000 mi

US $120
Coil on #4 cylinder needed replacement. 
47300 mi

US $100
#1 Coil went bad - You DO NOT need to remove upper intake manifold. To access - Remove window wipers, window wiper motor assembly, firewall panel and upper manifold bracket from back side of engine to access from the backside of engine. 
40000 mi Bad air flow meter covered under warranty 
78000 mi

US $85
Failed ignition coil, replaced coil 
36000 mi Computer error caused battery to not be charged. Reprogrammed computer and had to replace the battery. 

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2007 Toyota Camry 4dr Sedan

187-horsepower 2.4L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD

187000 mi

US $4000
At 186K, Camry Hybrid battery failing - wouldnt keep charge - warning code on dash alerted me. New battery replacement 3500 plus 500 labor, guaranteed for another 100K. 
88000 mi

US $600
Water pump leaking 
52000 mi Water pump replaced. No cost to me as they honored the warranty even though it was two months out of warranty. 
84320 mi

C $20
Excess engine oil consumption. 2.5L engine oil added. 6000 km driven since last oil change. 
142000 mi

US $695
High Voltage Hybrid Battery was replaced 
111160 mi

C $300
Replace leaky water pump. 
83000 mi Dealer showed where water pump may have been leaking. It was covered under extended warrant to repair was ok'd 
38000 mi

US $140
Exhaust manifold down-pipe cracked in front of the flange joining it to the rear exhaust system assembly. Dealer quoted $2800 to fix (replacement of entire down-pipe assembly). Took the car to a local mechanic who welded the join. Fixed. 
49000 mi Hybrid battery replaced under warranty. 
86000 mi

US $800
Hybrid system check and VCS System failure affecting traction and breaking system. Two ignition coils for hybrid system were replaced. 
52700 mi

C $375
Water pump had a small leak and was replaced 
57500 mi 2nd attempt to get antifreeze leak found and repaired. 1st time could not find anything. 2nd time I saw yellow dust spun off water pump shaft. Was leaking intermittently. Had to argue to get it repaired under extended warranty prior to total failure. 
75000 mi

US $400
Water pump leak. Pump replaced. 
74000 mi

US $450
Water pump was leaking and needed to be replaced. 
45000 mi

US $450
water pump leak 
75000 mi

US $305
Water pump (gas engine, not the inverter pump) had a slight leak, no coolant drips on the garage floor. I noticed the coolant reservoir level had dropped about an inch. Service tech noticed coolant seepage from the water pump. 
28000 mi We saw a small puddle of coolant on the floor in the garage. It ended up being the water pump. 
53320 mi

C $650
Replaced fuel cap and fuel filler pipe. Computer "diagnosed" fuel problem and the above items replaced. 
62000 mi

C $105
Small hole in gas tank indicated by gas "stain" under car. 
40000 mi

US $6
Dealer noted water pump had slight leak at previous scheduled maintenance but had no hybrid tech that day to repair. Rescheduled the warranty repair at my convenience. 
95000 mi

US $250
Leaking water pump replaced under extended warranty. 
80000 mi

US $450
water pump leak and engine belt worn. Both were replaced 
93700 mi Slow leak, water pump replaced. Never a puddle, but coolant was slowly disappearing since new. ~93,000 miles. 
54700 mi Check engine light, stalled, required tow. Faulty sensor/broken fitting, replaced and repaired. 
98000 mi Intermittent stalling starting in March. Into the shop in March twice, once in April, and a final time in May. Each time the repair technicians at Ourisman Toyota in Chantilly were able to see the computer failure codes, but seemed unable to resolve it. 
92000 mi

US $350
Leaking water pump replaced leaking water pump 
136000 mi HV battery error code 
138000 mi Replaced high voltage battery for hybrid drive system 

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2007 Toyota Camry 4dr Sedan

158-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

93000 mi Idle low and wants to die while in park/neutral. Never actually dies, but can't find the idle speed it wants. Starts @ 1500rpm, drops to 500rpm, and back again within a 5 minute period. Mechanic nor me could correct it after several attempts 
7002 mi Reprogram ECM calibration to correct transmission hesitation - TSB EG7031 
14000 mi Transmission shifts inappropriately, up and down constantly. TSB applied and problem still not solved. 
15000 mi Ninth trip to dealer for this and similar transmission problems. No response when accelerator "floored" nearly causing accident. Downshifting at 65 mph when taking foot off accelerator. Dealer could not duplicate and did not repair. Going Lemon Law route. 
68200 mi

C $600
Pipe replacement under car. 
79760 mi Oil pan leak 
2000 mi Car was at the dealer at least 6 times for jerky shifting transmission, lag upon acceleration, and horrible road manners on the highway - upshifting, downshifting at the slightest hill. Told "operating as designed" Worst car ever on the highway. 
28900 mi The ECM was flashed to improve throttle response and transmission shifting. Worked fantastic; transformed the car. Work covered by Toyota TSB. 
109740 mi

C $50
Small hole on the exhaust, 60$ for welding.... 
145000 mi

US $120
Replaced water pump due to failing bearing. 
74000 mi

US $400
new radiator 
71300 mi

C $220
replaced rad due trans fluid coolant line leaking. The line is unserviceable, had to replace the whole rad. 
75400 mi

C $40
Exhaust cracked behind flex pipe. welded to fix 
77500 mi Needed an O2 sensor. 
102300 mi

US $50
Valve cover Gasket 
77000 mi

US $900
Water pump leaking onto the block. Oil leaking from valve cover gasket and oil pan gasket. 
125000 mi

US $3000
Check engine light appeared and heat sensor read completely cool while on freeway. Ended up driving too far for a simple fix and had to replace the radiator and engine entirely. 
139300 mi

US $350
cathalitic converter wor. engine light on 
145300 mi

US $20
Mass airflow sensor and throttle body dirty causing poor idle. 
19000 mi

US $278
idle pulley defective. Needed to replace pulley, shield and belt 
58280 mi Water pump was slightly leaking, replaced under warranty 
69220 mi

C $600
Water pump was replaced - it was completely dead. 
140740 mi

C $500
Dealer found that water pump is leaking and needs replacement 
22000 mi leaking water pump replaced. 
88400 mi

US $500
Oil pan gasket was damaged and oil was dripping. The gasket was replaced the same day. car is working normal 
22000 mi The transmission tended to downshift hard and sometimes hesitate when accelerating. Reflashed the electronic transmission. Better, but not perfect. Would never buy this car again if it has the same transmission. 
2480 mi When coasting and trying to reaccelarate lag in accelaration. Like the first 3 to 5 percent of throttle was nul. Toyota reprogram PCM. Known defect TSB 2650 and TSB EG 056-06. That fix the problem, accelaration is now normal. 
2480 mi Still the same problem as before: 
2000 mi Took my Camry in to inspect a "acceleration problem". The dealer stated that the problem was normal since the Camry uses a "drive-by-wire" system and that such a problem will go away once the Camry's DBW system "gets used to the way I drive". 
34100 mi

C $200
Leaking waterpump. Fluid leaked onto alternator belt. Waterpump and alternator belt replaced under warranty. Coolant flushed and refilled at owner's expense. 
63240 mi Replaced engine under warranty. Excessive oil consumption. Mechanic said this is much more common on this model than in previous years. 
9000 mi It was for the Hesitation Issue on the I4/5 speed drive by wire. This was done the day I sold it back to the dealership and bought a different Camry. I bought a XLE Camry. It had 6K miles and was the General Manager's Demo. 
41000 mi

US $3350
water pump went out. Engine overheated and failed to notify dashboard. Resulted in requiring a replacement engine from a salvage parts shop. Car was no longer in warranty. 
120700 mi

US $240
water pump leaking and replaced 
101000 mi

US $15000
2.4 engine started consuming oil at 1 qt per 1000 miles. dealer said toyota has problems with these engines useing oil. since the warenty has expired it would cost me about 5000 dollars for new pistons. instead we traded for new 2013 camry 
50000 mi

US $300
Water pump failed and was replaced. Dealer quote $494. 
55000 mi

US $80
During recall service, the adviser informed me that the water pump was slowly leaking. This was visible as pink crust on and near the pump and weep hole. I purchased a new water pump, liquid gasket, and coolant at a local parts store. 
41220 mi

C $720
Replaced water pump and serpentine belt. 
55000 mi

US $3500
Engine needed new piston rings due to incorrect design Toyota issued a TB regarding this in 2011, would have cost $3,500. 

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2007 Toyota Camry 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

101340 mi

C $148
Replaced ignition coil on cylinder #2 - had problem diagnosed for free at Mr. Lube, purchased ignition coil from dealer and replaced it myself. 
102300 mi

C $148
Another coil failed, and we considered replacing the other 4 as a preventive measure, but after some research decided to trade the car for a 2011 Camry (our 16th Toyota product, all of which have been relatively trouble free). 

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