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2002 Toyota Camry Repair Histories

163 TrueDelta members own a 2002 Toyota Camry. 50 of these members (30.7%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 151 repairs to 2002 Toyota Camrys--an average of 0.9 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Chart based on 151 repairs.

2002 Toyota Camry repair cost distribution

Chart based on 81 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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2002 Toyota Camry

Engine not specified

Toyota Camry in Texas, United States
Mar 2009 - Mar 2010
200000 mi US $21 Seat belt fastener would not secure and hold seat belt 

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2002 Toyota Camry 4dr Sedan

192-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Camry in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2007 - May 2012
85000 mi   Charcoal canister had failed 
102000 US $400 Replacement of front brake pads & rotors  loose plastic shielding on underside of car 
107500   Exhaust noise coming from front of car. Y pipe was replaced. 
Toyota Camry in North Carolina, United States
May 2007 - Jul 2014
74000 mi US $85 Steering shaft needed lubrication. It was dry causing groaning sounds when parking or u-turn. 
103000   Driver side front door interior plastic handle broke. Also replaced spark plugs 
115000   Check engine light was on. Dealer diagnosed it to be cylinder misfire, but could not recreate the problem. Asked me to use a tanks of premium and come back if light comes on again. It is running fine sice about 3 weeks now. 
130000   Starter failure after the usual drive back home on a weekday. AAA Battery check tested fine, had to tow the car to AAA next day for repair. 
Toyota Camry in Oklahoma, United States
Jun 2007 - Jun 2014
70000 mi US $850 Air conditioning not working had sensor module replaced. Also flushed and refilled engine oil, radiator fluid, power steering fluid, transmission fluid, and brake fluid. Plastic piece broke from the moonroof. Had it ordered. Plastic piece from moonroof replaced. On the return trip I was told that the air conditioning bearing was squeaking and should be replaced. Since this is one of the reasons for the first repair I decided to wait. 
86000   Timing belt. Transmission fluid flushed. window motor compressor repair Repaired seals. 
116000   The battery was 5 years old and the car wouldn't idle. I had the battery replaced, but it did not solve the idle problem 
116000   Local shop couldn't repair Camry and sent it to dealership. They replaced the electronic control module and the throttle control module. It took almost 2 weeks to diagnose and get parts and only a few hours to repair. Cost about $2,000. 

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2002 Toyota Camry 4dr Sedan

157-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Camry in California, United States
Feb 2009 - May 2009
134000 mi US $120 Front brake pads. 
Toyota Camry in British Columbia, Canada
Jan 2008 - Mar 2010
68200 mi C $125 determine all power door locks need to be replaced at a cost of 350 each 
69440   Replaced front passenger actuators left and right 
Toyota Camry in South Carolina, United States
Nov 2008 - Jun 2011
98000 mi US $700 mil on due to bad converter. Replaced bad drivers side wheel bearing. Drive axle replaced. 
132000   suddenly developed a shaking due to the rotors being warped, Than Brakes started to squeal very loudly. I have been trying to locate some bendix iq pads. but seems no one carries Bendix any longer, so I went to toyota dealer to get replacement pads 
156000   replaced cv axle 
211000   unsure right now think it is maf sensor 
Toyota Camry in Oklahoma, United States
Jun 2007 - Jun 2010
92000 mi   The computer had a trouble code of P0420 which is the catalytic converter/O2 sensor malfuntion. I am driving my usual 550 miles/week until Dec 20 2007 when I will have time to do something about the problem! 
95000 US $370 problem in the emission control system (error code P042). Replaced both the O2 sensors and reset the system for another reading. CEL is again so ordered the catalytic converter and am waiting for it to arrive. 
95000   CEL came on and displayed Code P0420. Replaced both the Oxygen Sensors. Light reset and came on again. Now in hot hot weather (above 55F) it comes on) otherwise remains off. Took out the + battery terminal to reset the CEL and hasn't come on since. 
102000   CEL on with trouble code P0420. Had gone off but started coming ON again on intermittent basis. have decided to replace the Catalytic Converter but NOT DONE yet. Cost is the main issue. Can't decide if I want to fix or sell the car! 
119000   CEL came on and the dealer ran a diagnostic. They told me that multiple parts in the emission system needed replacement at an estimated cost of $1900 (including parts, labor & tax). CEL wasn't reset. It went off in about 1 mile!!! 
Toyota Camry in Illinois, United States
Aug 2007 - Jun 2014
172000 mi US $236 Failed CV joint in axle, FIRST ever failure of any kind for this car in 170K miles! Axle was replaced. 
221000   Starter failed, replaced starter. 
225000   Rear Struts replaced  Also another CV axle replaced. 
248000   Replaced leaky valve cover gasket. 
249000   Battery dropped a cell. 
254000   Cleaned and adjusted rear brakes. 

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2002 Toyota Camry 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Toyota Camry in Puerto Rico
Apr 2008 - Mar 2010
122000 mi    

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