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2000 Toyota Camry repairs by problem area

Engine (48%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (2%)

Suspension and Steering (21%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (14%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (5%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 150 repairs.
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2000 Toyota Camry repair cost distribution

$2500+ (2%)

$1000 - $2499 (5%)

$500 - $999 (20%)

$100 - $499 (40%)

< $100 (32%)

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Chart based on 132 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2000 Toyota Camry

Engine not specified

Toyota Camry in Wisconsin, United States
Jan 2008 - Mar 2010
Feb 2008

112000 mi

US $750
Not fault of Toyota: replaced broken grille (road debris), installed after market stereo (stolen), oil change. Vehicle fault: repaired heater fan/control (main reason for dealer visit). 
Toyota Camry in California, United States
Jan 2010 - Dec 2011
May 2010

114300 mi

US $75
Passenger Side Outside Door handle 
Mar 2011

127000 mi
Engine Light was on, mechanic couldn't find any problem, so he just turn it off. No repair was done. 
Oct 2011

137500 mi

US $3000
Replaced timing belt, water pump, and some components I couldn't remember. Engine light was on and a local shop couldn't detect the problem so we took it to the dealer. 
Toyota Camry in Quebec, Canada
Dec 2009 - Jun 2011
Jul 2010

83700 mi

C $100
Check engine light on. Probably a co2 sensor. 

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2000 Toyota Camry 4dr Sedan

194-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed manual FWD

Toyota Camry in California, United States
Dec 2011 - Jan 2014
Apr 2013

140000 mi

US $400
replaced valve covers, pcv valve. 
Toyota Camry in Mississippi, United States
Aug 2010 - Dec 2013
Mar 2011

175000 mi

US $25
interior door handle broke. bought aftermarket item on ebay and replaced it myself. 
Jun 2011

180000 mi

US $8
replaced passenger door handle. previously replaced drivers door handle. both broke. 
Sep 2011

180000 mi

US $250
replaced worn passenger side tie rods: inner and outer bought the parts, less than $60- independent mech. installed for less that $200. franchised shop and dealer shop wanted over $500. 
Jan 2013

183300 mi

US $20
replaced exterior door handle. 

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2000 Toyota Camry 4dr Sedan

194-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Camry in Texas, United States
Jun 2012 - Sep 2013
Apr 2013

132300 mi

US $132
Spark plugs & spark plug wires 
Toyota Camry in Texas, United States
Jun 2007 - Sep 2018
Feb 2008

104000 mi

US $260
All four struts were replaced. 
Sep 2011

141000 mi

US $275
Original alternator failed --> replaced with new alternator Transmission had minor leak --> put in a new transmission kit and 5 quarts of transmission fluid 
Dec 2011

143000 mi

US $440
Replaced starter 
Jun 2012

148000 mi

US $1023
Oil was leaking in engine. Two valve replacements. 
Dec 2013

165000 mi

US $90
Pulled driver side door handle off the inside of the car. 
Mar 2015

179000 mi

US $300
alternator died/broke 
Toyota Camry in Ohio, United States
Feb 2012 - Jul 2013
Mar 2012

169000 mi

US $2146
Installed new battery terminal, corrosion on cable, $39.54. 
Sep 2012

176000 mi

US $534
Charcoal canister needed to be replaced. 
Toyota Camry in Texas, United States
Sep 2012 - Jan 2014
Aug 2013

254000 mi

US $1100
CV Axles noisy and boots were torn, wheel bearings also making noise and were replaced. Update: axles now vibrate at higher speeds. 
Toyota Camry in California, United States
Jul 2010 - Jun 2013
Sep 2011

114000 mi

US $550
new shocks in rear 
Toyota Camry in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2010 - Nov 2011
Apr 2011

126480 mi

C $400
Front suspension links and control arm bushing worn out, had to be replaced. 
Toyota Camry in Quebec, Canada
Apr 2009 - Mar 2013
May 2009

120900 mi

C $114
Rattle in the back every time going over a bump on the road. Bushings were replace in rear suspension. Running fine since. 
Mar 2010

134540 mi
Noise coming from under car. Whole muffler line had to be replaced. 
Jan 2011

141360 mi

C $685
Oxygen detectors x 2 replaced (check engine). 
Mar 2011

148 mi

C $778
All calipers replaced: rusty Replaced calipers on all 4 wheels. 
Jun 2011

154380 mi

C $195
MOO Sway Bar Link - Right Side - Replaced 
Jan 2012

166160 mi
Check Engine Code 400. Code was reset, did not reappeared. Check Engine Code 0420 Code erased. Problem reappeared and disappeared 2 weeks later. No error code since mid february. 
Mar 2012

168640 mi
Rear shock absorber leaking. Rear brakes worned. Engine oil and transmission oil replaced. 
Toyota Camry in Virginia, United States
Jun 2011 - Dec 2013
Sep 2013

190000 mi
Broken external door handle replaced with a brand new one. 
Toyota Camry in Wisconsin, United States
Aug 2017 - May 2018
Sep 2017

185200 mi

US $213
Valve cover gaskets, spark plugs tube seals, spark plugs, oil pan gasket replaced due to excessive leaks 
Oct 2017

185443 mi

US $697
Coolant flush, timing belt, tensioners, cam seals, water pump, accessory belts, oil pump seal replaced 
Toyota Camry in Alberta, Canada
Nov 2008 - Apr 2015
Jul 2009

70680 mi

C $350
Rear light burnout sensor on and reverse light (dash and rear) on when brake pedal was depressed. Cause is six wires were found torn in trunk (wear and tear) thus burning out fuse for brake switch. Thus can't shift out of park.  
Toyota Camry in New Jersey, United States
Apr 2008 - Oct 2011
Jun 2009

126000 mi

US $275
replaced radiator hoses 
Jul 2010

139000 mi

US $150
Replaced resistor on blower fan Replaced charcoal canister - check engine light had come on. Required three attempts. Cost for this - $400 
Jan 2011

144900 mi

US $28
Replaced rear strut and mount - same noise had arisen. 
Oct 2011

155000 mi
Catalytic converter bad when sold Rear tie rods bad when sold 

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2000 Toyota Camry 4dr Sedan

136-horsepower 2.2L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Toyota Camry in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2012 - Jul 2014
Apr 2013

86480 mi

C $5000
the clutch was getting old and worn out 
Feb 2014

90920 mi

C $300
wouldn't go into gear, they fixed some disconnected joint. 
Toyota Camry in Ohio, United States
Nov 2008 - Apr 2013
Dec 2008

104000 mi

US $435
Leaking water pump. 
Mar 2009

106000 mi

US $330
New struts, one leaked, others worn. 
Sep 2009

114000 mi

US $130
replace rear O2 sensor, got a check engine light 
Oct 2009

116000 mi

US $27
Heat/cool fan only worked on high. Replaced resistor pack for fan motor. 
Jul 2010

126000 mi

US $105
flex coupler replaced (stainless braided piece before cat) was told this is common 
Sep 2010

128000 mi

US $25
replaced leaking valve cover gasket, again.  
Jun 2011

140000 mi

US $230
evaporative emission code corrected by replacing a part on the gas tank, previously temporary fix was evap solenoid 
Aug 2011

142000 mi

US $20
rear anti-swaybar bushings replaced for thump/knocking noise 
Dec 2011

145000 mi

US $90
replaced tie rod ends outer, drivers side a little loose, passenger side precautionary 
Dec 2012

158000 mi

US $300
Had Exhaust system replaced, previously had a flex pipe repair. This time flex pipe was replaced, along with muffler and pipes. 
Feb 2013

160300 mi

US $110
replaced front stabilizer end links for noise, $55 next day replaced drivers window motor for noise, $55 
Toyota Camry in Washington, United States
Apr 2012 - Oct 2012
Oct 2012

212000 mi

US $4000
Valves blown. Recommendation to replace engine. Chose not to do these repairs and bought new Prius V instead, in August.  Also shocks and struts needed replacing. 
Toyota Camry in California, United States
Mar 2015 - Mar 2015
Mar 2015

240000 mi

US $600
Oil leak Radiator leak replaced oxygen sensor 
Toyota Camry in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2014 - Jun 2015
Apr 2015

100200 mi

US $80
idle was too low, so car stalled. 

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2000 Toyota Camry 4dr Sedan

136-horsepower 2.2L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Camry in Manitoba, Canada
Dec 2011 - Feb 2013
Jan 2012

C $330
Replaced 2 stabilizer links 
Sep 2012

138880 mi

C $325
Replaced the 2 bottom control arms. 
Feb 2013

140120 mi

C $250
passenger side wheel bearing replaced 
Toyota Camry in Maine, United States
May 2012 - Jun 2015
Mar 2014

117000 mi

US $500
Replaced lower control arms 
Mar 2015

125000 mi

US $950
Rear struts and Springs, sway bars all replaced.  Patched hole in muffler. 
May 2015

126000 mi

US $725
Timing belt shredded. Replaced belt, water pump, assorted belts & pulleys 
Toyota Camry in Pennsylvania, United States
Nov 2013 - May 2014
May 2014

56000 mi
Every time it would rain heavily and sometimes even a light rain here and there, my rear passenger wheel well was either wet or a portable fish bowl. Sealed rear tail light gaskets and drain plugs throughout trunk. Still having issue. 
Toyota Camry in Ohio, United States
Jun 2013 - Jul 2018
Jun 2017

104000 mi

US $250
Exhaust system: hole in the catalytic converter repaired 
Jul 2018

106000 mi

US $400
Alternator failed 
Toyota Camry in Kansas, United States
- Apr 2018
Apr 2018

267000 mi

US $32
Engine torque mount replaced (new) 
Toyota Camry in Massachusetts, United States
Nov 2017 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

303000 mi

US $600
replaced rear struts and springs, rear sway bar 
Toyota Camry in Virginia, United States
Jun 2014 - Jun 2015
Jul 2014

115000 mi

US $50
replaced 2 broken door handles, one interior one exterior. 
Sep 2014

117000 mi
Timing belt issue car noperable 
Toyota Camry in Minnesota, United States
Feb 2014 - Dec 2014
Mar 2014

157000 mi

US $189
Car was making noise like something was a little loose when going over bumps or dips. Sway bar replaced. 
Apr 2014

159000 mi
Water pump had tiny leak. Didn't need to be replaced, but we decided to replace it because the timing belt was already being replaced and we'd have to re-pay for the timing belt labor if we decided to replace the water pump at a later time. 
Jul 2014

162700 mi

US $895
Replaced entire front strut assemblies, since they were getting worn out. Price included alignment. 
Toyota Camry in Kentucky, United States
Oct 2013 - Feb 2014
Jan 2014

92000 mi

US $800
valve cover and pan gaskets; rotors and brakes 
Toyota Camry in Ohio, United States
Sep 2011 - Feb 2018
Mar 2012

106000 mi

US $300
Driver side rear window regulator replacement. Timing belt replacement, replacement of 12 y/o rubber on/around the engine, as well as valve re-alignment to fix engine clatter. 
Oct 2012

118000 mi

US $350
During routine inspections leading to an alignment, the mechanic noticed that the driver side sway bar was on its last legs (I verified at the shop). Replaced both. 
Sep 2013

124000 mi

US $620
While parking, the shifter went limp, and upon inspection the shifter cable was...simply...gone. Had it towed to Mikes Kar Kare (AAA Recommended) and it was repaired. OEM part was used upon recommendation by certified technician. 
Jun 2016

142000 mi

US $200
There was an exhaust leak in the flex pipe upstream from the cat. 
Nov 2016

146000 mi

US $300
Radiator was leaking up to a half gallon of coolant when under pressure per day. It was replaced. 
Toyota Camry in New York, United States
Nov 2013 - Jun 2015
Jan 2014

143700 mi

US $250
upstream and downstream O2 sensors 
Jan 2015

146700 mi

US $1000
full exhaust wheel bearing struts radiator 
Toyota Camry in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2013 - Mar 2015
Jul 2014

239000 mi

C $700
oil pan seal, oil pump, water pump, timing belt 
Mar 2015

243040 mi

C $1000
misfiring 
Toyota Camry in California, United States
Apr 2011 - Dec 2013
Oct 2013

155000 mi

US $300
Replaced intake valve stem seals. 
Toyota Camry in Quebec, Canada
Feb 2009 - Nov 2009
Mar 2009

60140 mi

C $600
High pressure power steering hose failed. PS fluid reservoir emptied rapidly. 
Aug 2009

62000 mi

C $750
Emissions system valves and other components needed replacement 
Oct 2009

63860 mi

C $120
An exhaust pipe section was installed just before sale -- it got a bit noisy. 
Toyota Camry in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2009 - Sep 2011
May 2010

242000 mi

US $30
Radiator fan was not operating despite high engine temperature when vehicle was stopped in traffic. I diagnosed a faulty radiator fan switch and replaced it myself. Fan now operates normally.  
Jun 2010

244000 mi

US $700
Noisy exhaust system due to exhaust pipe corrosion. A section of exhaust pipe was replaced. The new pipe is expensive because it includes a new catalytic converter. 
Jul 2011

267000 mi

US $23
AC would only work on highest fan speed. Internet search revealed that blower motor resistor was probably burned out. Replaced the resistor myself and problem was solved. 
Toyota Camry in Virginia, United States
Dec 2010 - Feb 2015
Apr 2011

113300 mi
The macpherson struts on all four wheels were replaced. 
Sep 2011

117000 mi
The A/C compressor and receiver/dryer were replaced (compressor clutch was nearing failure). 
Oct 2011

118000 mi

US $110
MIL illuminated with ~40% reduction in fuel economy. Code P1135 Air/fuel sensor heater circuit malfunction. Isolated problem to the sensor itself. Obtained new sensor locally from parts store. DIY diagnosis/repair took about half an hour. 
Jun 2013

131000 mi

US $841
Car had been making roaring noise from front, unconnected with gear or steering. Noise continued after tire and front brake pad/rotor replacement, so suspected wheel bearing. Independent shop confirmed, charged 5 hr. labor to fix. 
Jan 2014

115700 mi

US $5
My mom (former owner of the car) visited, noted car was "louder than she remembered." DIY found minor exhaust leak due to corrosion on mid-pipe of (factory original) exhaust system. Sealed leak using JB Weld Steel-Stik putty. 
Jun 2014

139000 mi

US $30
Computer threw a P0128 code (engine taking too long to warm up). Drained radiator, removed thermostat, confirmed it was stuck open. Replaced thermostat and gasket, re-filled radiator with new coolant, reset the malfunction indicator lamp. 
Feb 2015

143000 mi
Left inner tie-rod identified as loose. Slight side-to-side play in left front wheel. Totaled the car in a traffic accident before I could fix it. 
Toyota Camry in New York, United States
Jan 2009 - Aug 2009
Jun 2009

88000 mi

US $100
flex joint on exhaust pipe has be leaking for 7 months. very noisy. took it to an exhaust specialist for replacement. new joint welded in for only 100 bucks! 
Toyota Camry in Colorado, United States
Jan 2009 - Apr 2011
Apr 2011

190000 mi
Hard starting when cold; not diagnosed 
Toyota Camry in Kansas, United States
May 2007 - Apr 2011
Sep 2007

111000 mi

US $44
When repairing tire, mechanic at Sears broke off one of the wheel lug studs. I later had another mechanic replace it. 
Dec 2007

115000 mi
Steering made noise and was hard to operate. Shop tightened belt. Free! 
Nov 2008

135000 mi

US $304
Car ruined brake rotors installed in May. Problem: bad brake hoses. Solution: replace them. 
Feb 2009

140000 mi

US $660
Radiator was leaking severely. Smelled antifreeze in garage. Replaced radiator. As preventative item, also replaced thermostat, part $15, labor $69. Also flushed radiator and replaced antifreeze. 
Aug 2009

148000 mi

US $220
Outer handle of driver's door cracked. Plastic handle was broken 
Feb 2010

159000 mi

US $665
Water pump had leak. It was near timing belt, so replaced that as well as water pump. One year before, shop replaced radiator. Now it had a leak, and they replaced radiator again at no cost to me. 
Feb 2011

173000 mi

US $1074
Oil pump had big leak. Car needed 5 quarts of oil over 2 day period. Shop replaced oil pump and while in there, replaced timing belt ($35 part). Mechanic said he'd replaced oil pumps in several similar Camrys over the last year. 
Toyota Camry in Tennessee, United States
May 2007 - Oct 2013
Jun 2007

141000 mi

US $900
On previous trip to quick oil change shop oil pan drain plug improperly put back. Threads oil pan stripped so new oil pan/plug had to be installed with new oil. 
Aug 2007

145000 mi

US $1000
Leaking oil and water from bottom of vehicle. Replaced oil pump and gasket, water pump and assembly, and worn timing chain. 
Sep 2010

198000 mi

US $680
Starter (original equipment) malfunctioned and overheated to the point of actually beginning to melt. All electrical went out in vehicle and I had to be towed from interstate to dealer where repair was done. 
May 2011

210800 mi

US $35
Tightened loose tie rod. 
Toyota Camry in North Carolina, United States
Jun 2009 - Mar 2010
Aug 2009

120000 mi

US $524
replaced EGR VSV valve Brake light bulb replaced Fuel Injector cleaning & induction cleaning service 
Toyota Camry in Texas, United States
Jun 2009 - Oct 2012
Aug 2009

159000 mi

US $600
Check light on noise from at the back of the car 
Sep 2009

163000 mi

US $450
radiator crack 
Apr 2011

198000 mi
transmission problem 
Toyota Camry in Georgia, United States
Jun 2009 - Dec 2009
Oct 2009

95000 mi

US $99
Transmission has delayed engagement in reverse when engine/trans is cold 
Dec 2009

95000 mi

US $150
tranmission delayed engagement in reverse 
Toyota Camry in Tennessee, United States
Sep 2011 - May 2014
Oct 2011

174000 mi

US $45
Replaced valve cover gasket to repair an oil leak. Replaced valve cover gasket to repair an oil leak. 
Nov 2011

176200 mi

US $8
Right headlight won't stay lit. Replaced socket 2X with aftermarket. One of the terminals looks like it has been hot. Will try factory part next. 
Mar 2012

187000 mi

US $100
Water leak at thermostat housing. Replaced thermostat and seal. Radiator upper tank split, leaking coolant. Replaced with aftermarket product. 
Apr 2012

187000 mi

US $25
Replaced exterior driver door handle after it broke off. Replaced exterior driver door handle after it broke off. 
Jul 2012

191300 mi

US $100
Replaced timing belt, water pump, tensioner and idler pulley. 
Jul 2013

209000 mi

US $100
Replaced LR window regulator, self performed. Spent a little over $100 on parts. 
May 2014

218000 mi

US $20
Right headlight was always bad to melt at the socket electrical connection. Replaced the socket with a new one (OEM part from dealer), plus light bulb right before resale. 
Toyota Camry in Texas, United States
Jan 2011 - Mar 2012
Mar 2011

194000 mi

US $26
Blower motor resistor failed, where AC fan only worked in the highest setting. Easy DIY ($26 at autozone), remove panels underneath passenger glove box with small Phillips head screwdriver. Resistor is located bottom left.  Blower motor resistor failed, where AC fan only worked in the highest setting. Easy DIY ($26 at autozone), remove panels underneath passenger glove box with small Phillips head screwdriver. Resistor is located bottom left.  
Toyota Camry in Pennsylvania, United States
Jul 2010 - Jun 2011
Jun 2011

177000 mi
Oil leaks, including oil pump. Decided not to pay repair as it was going to cost about $1000. Was told exhaust system would need to be replaced to pass the next inspection. Quoted ~$1000 to fix. Decided (as this was also same trip as oil leaks) to get rid of the car due to high mileage and old age. 
Toyota Camry in California, United States
Mar 2010 - Jun 2011
Apr 2010

155000 mi

US $133
door key would not work. Had to replace the inside parts of the door lock. apparently this is a common problem on Toyotas according to the locksmith 
Toyota Camry in North Carolina, United States
Jul 2009 - Sep 2011
Jul 2011

163000 mi

US $435
Radiator leak (hole at top) and replacement 
Toyota Camry in District of Columbia, United States
Jan 2010 - Jul 2012
Apr 2011

105300 mi

US $533
EGR valves and gasket replaced 

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2000 Toyota Camry 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Toyota Camry in North Carolina, United States
Aug 2007 - Mar 2010
Oct 2007

60000 mi

US $75
Sunroof has not been responding. Took car do independent shop and was told it was going to be $1300 to fix. Decided not to repair since it doesn't leak. 
Toyota Camry in Ohio, United States
Sep 2008 - Mar 2010
Oct 2008

108000 mi

US $15
Replaced broken fuel filler door spring. 
Toyota Camry in Alabama, United States
Feb 2008 - Mar 2010
Apr 2008

80000 mi

US $232
My wife noticed that the CEL was lit & took the car to a mechanic who pulled the code. He tracked the problem to a malfunctioning EGR valve. After some research, it appears that this is a common malady, likely due to the sludge engine in this gen Camry. 
Toyota Camry in California, United States
Aug 2007 - Oct 2007
Sep 2007

77000 mi

US $430
The car stalled on me twice. We suspect that it's the fuel injection system, but the mechanic hooks it up on the computer, which tells him that the car is fine. Obviously it's not..... 

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