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2001 Toyota Camry repairs by problem area

Engine (51%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (18%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (13%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (4%)

Other (4%)

Chart based on 102 repairs.
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2001 Toyota Camry repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (10%)

$500 - $999 (13%)

$100 - $499 (43%)

< $100 (34%)

Chart based on 93 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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2001 Toyota Camry

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Toyota Camry in Louisiana, United States
Jan 2011 - Mar 2013
Nov 2012

85700 mi

US $900
Battery discharged. Battery, Serpentine belt replaced. 

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2001 Toyota Camry 4dr Sedan

194-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Camry in Colorado, United States
May 2010 - Oct 2015
Jul 2010

148000 mi
Routine maintenance, plus Check Engine light has been on for a long time. Was told it is related to some emissions sensor, and doesn't need to be dealt with unless it doesn't pass next emissions test. 
Toyota Camry in Arizona, United States
Dec 2008 - Jun 2016
Aug 2009

111000 mi
20K miles after I replaced struts, a nut worked loose on the sway bar link and generated loud sqeaking. Simple fix.  
Apr 2010

120500 mi

US $80
Sticking rear calipers required replacing slide pins. Caliper boot (covers pin) came loose on both sides, causing pins to rust and calipers to rust. Resulted in excessive pad wear. Replaced pin and sanded pin-hole on caliper. Replaced pads. Pins only available from the dealer.  
Oct 2011

152000 mi

US $150
Door lock mechanism broke and would not stay closed. Mechanism was $150, self installed. Aged plastic gave way. Only one dealer in the city stocks this part. 
Mar 2012

161000 mi

US $100
Rear Strut mounts replaced (trying to solve a squeak) 
Jul 2012

164200 mi
Rear light on deck lid had invisible leak at seam, allowing water to enter the light fixture and trunk lid. Removed, sealed and replaced. 
Dec 2012

171000 mi

US $400
Drivers side inner cc boot torn. Has to wait for part to arrive. Japanese camrys rare now 
Mar 2013

172000 mi

US $118
Wheel lug cross-threaded and damaged. 
Mar 2014

186000 mi

US $800
Valve cover seal - tried self repair and failed (back end of tranverse v6 is tough) Cracked and leaking boot - passenger side. 
Sep 2015

207000 mi

US $300
Cv axle replaced 
Toyota Camry in Tennessee, United States
Feb 2009 - Jun 2011
Jun 2009

184000 mi

US $500
CAT NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. 184,000 NOT GOING TO COMPLAIN 
Dec 2009

194000 mi

US $626
CV joints and short shafts replaced. 
Toyota Camry in Minnesota, United States
May 2012 - Jul 2012
Jul 2012

125000 mi

US $130
valve stem leaks oil into cylinder 
Toyota Camry in Vermont, United States
Jun 2013 - Jun 2016
Jul 2014

105500 mi

US $400
Caliper froze, needed rear discs 
Toyota Camry in Texas, United States
Sep 2014 - Oct 2014
Sep 2014

121000 mi

US $130
In hot weather, 2 of the power windows had limited operation. 
Oct 2014

121000 mi

US $1300
Car emitted a howl at speed. Two front wheel bearings replaced. Front brake pads & rotors replaced. Rear brakes cleaned & adjusted. 
Toyota Camry in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2010 - Jul 2012
Jul 2011

148180 mi

C $30
rear anti-sway bar mounting bushings required replacement. Also noticed that left rear strut was leaking -future repair required. 
Toyota Camry in Nova Scotia, Canada
Mar 2011 - Nov 2014
Mar 2013

122760 mi

C $200
tie rod ends repaired...front brakes also redone with one brake totally worn and the other almost intact...rotor had to be fixed (or replaced..not sure) 
Apr 2014

130600 mi

C $200
gasket is leaking replaced, still leaking, ordered new part, waiting for arrival 
Toyota Camry in Texas, United States
Nov 2014 - Dec 2014
Dec 2014

135000 mi

US $600
P0420: Bad catalytic convertor and MAF sensor. 

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2001 Toyota Camry 4dr Sedan

136-horsepower 2.2L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Toyota Camry in Maine, United States
Jan 2013 - May 2013
May 2013

171000 mi

US $420
Replaced Air/Fuel Oxygen sensor to clear check engine light. 
Toyota Camry in North Carolina, United States
Jan 2013 - Jun 2014
Jun 2013

99000 mi

US $980
Replace clutch (standard transmission) 
Toyota Camry in Illinois, United States
Feb 2012 - Dec 2012
Apr 2012

91500 mi
Door chime would intermittently go off and indicate that the door was ajar (open). it turned out to be a faulty door switch in the driverside door jamb. I was able to free it up some and wiggle it around a bit and it stopped chiming :-) water pooling into trunk from driverside of deck lid, a crack in the plastic adhesive that surrounds the trunk/deck lid 
Jun 2012

97000 mi

US $1850
engine began "rod knocking". the engine needed to be replaced. i cant afford a new engine so used instead. not happy with this car at all. too soon for maintained car to catastrophically fail. :-( 
Aug 2012

99800 mi

US $124
Power window motor and regulator assy quit working for. 
Toyota Camry in Massachusetts, United States
Dec 2011 - Oct 2013
Feb 2012

157000 mi

US $185
front pipe repair (converter on the Ft. pipe replaced) 
Mar 2012

159000 mi

US $442
Driver's rear wheel bearing + both left & right inner & outer tie rod ends replacement 
Jun 2012

162000 mi

US $165
Both left & right Front Sway Bar links 

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2001 Toyota Camry 4dr Sedan

136-horsepower 2.2L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Camry in Georgia, United States
Feb 2012 - Mar 2012
Mar 2012

132000 mi

US $65
Valve Gasket Cover 
Toyota Camry in California, United States
May 2012 - Feb 2013
Jun 2012

240000 mi

US $375
Caliper bolt fell off brakes. Whole car shook immensely. Required tow and replacement of brake pads and caliper. First unexpected maintenance for the car in its history. 
Feb 2013

256000 mi
Timing belt went out and took engine with it. My fault, as it was overdue. Choosing not to repair. 
Toyota Camry in Iowa, United States
Jan 2012 - Jul 2013
Jul 2013

179000 mi

US $10
The wire leading into the alternator was completed fried and no longer attached. 
Toyota Camry in Utah, United States
Oct 2013 - Jun 2016
Jul 2014

154000 mi

US $70
Rod bent. Had to be replaced 
Feb 2016

168300 mi

US $1500
Front catalytic converters and oxygen sensors had to be replaced 
Toyota Camry in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2015 - Jun 2016
Oct 2015

104780 mi

C $50
Worn sway bar end links, quick and easy diy repair 
Toyota Camry in Alabama, United States
Nov 2015 - Jan 2016
Jan 2016

283000 mi

US $1170
severe oil leak from oil pump 
Toyota Camry in California, United States
Sep 2014 - Mar 2015
Sep 2014

133000 mi

US $620
"Check engine" light diagnosis and repair. There was a problem with a sensor in the EGR subsystem. Replace timing belt and water pump. Technician heard whine of aging belt and suggested repair (during another service trip - it was not mentioned until pickup). I recalled that it was due on age of existing belt at this prompt. 
Toyota Camry in North Carolina, United States
Feb 2014 - Feb 2015
Apr 2014

173000 mi

US $400
Original water pump failed. 
Jul 2014

175700 mi

US $20
A/C/Heater blower only worked on high setting. A/C motor resistor changed. 
Feb 2015

184000 mi
Valve cover gasket needed replacing 
Toyota Camry in California, United States
Feb 2014 - Oct 2014
Oct 2014

164000 mi

US $1500
Transmission slips heavily on sloped hills causing the car to reverse, even when revving. 
Toyota Camry in Arizona, United States
Mar 2014 - Jun 2016
May 2014

142500 mi

US $130
Valve cover gasket was leaking 
Jun 2014

143000 mi

US $65
Misfire on cold start tripped code P301. Found #1 spark plug wire had a bare spot. Replaced wires and spark plugs, cleared code. Suspicious that previous repair shop caused problem. 
Oct 2015

150300 mi

US $15
Driver exterior door handle broke. Purchased a new one online with correct paint code and installed. 
Jun 2016

154000 mi

US $185
Regulator failed on rear drivers door. Purchased part and was installed by glass shop. 
Toyota Camry in New Hampshire, United States
Jul 2012 - Dec 2014
Aug 2012

110000 mi

US $50
after 11 years 2 of the a/c heater control bulbs finally went out. Had all the bulbs in the control replaced. 
Oct 2014

128300 mi

US $190
had power steering hose leak. 
Toyota Camry in Washington, United States
Nov 2010 - Sep 2012
May 2011

124200 mi

US $300
Broken tailpipe. 
Toyota Camry in Maryland, United States
Jul 2009 - Jun 2016
Apr 2010

134300 mi
Replaced all 4 struts, worn out 
Apr 2011

143000 mi

US $65
Rattling suspension part - strut bearing - needs to be replaced. 
May 2014

154900 mi
Struts making noise (were replaced with Monroe Quickstrut a few years ago). Mechanic said nothing broken so no reason to spend money on labor to replace (part has lifetime warranty). 
Jun 2015

158000 mi

US $650
Catalytic converter broke open (at the pipe end). Replaced full section of exhaust. Valve cover gasket leaking, as was cam oil seal. Replaced all top end gaskets, belts and water pump (bearings wearing out). Valve cover oil leak been going on for years; finally got bad enough to do something about it. 
Toyota Camry in Ohio, United States
Sep 2011 - Jun 2016
Aug 2015

141600 mi

US $200
Exhaust pipe repair 
Mar 2016

144000 mi

US $200
Exhaust pipe 
Toyota Camry in Texas, United States
Feb 2009 - Aug 2013
Mar 2010

108000 mi

US $650
Radiator crack led to engine beginning to overheat but I managed to get to the shop. Radiator was replaced.  Exterior door handle broke and needed to be replaced. 
Jun 2010

111000 mi

US $300
Replaced bad EGR valve 
Oct 2012

130000 mi

US $600
Leaking gasket valve cover -- replaced Driver's side electric window motor sluggish. 
Jun 2013

136000 mi

US $300
Accelerator requiring more than usual pressure to depress. Problem was a cracked air hose. 
Toyota Camry in Quebec, Canada
May 2008 - Mar 2010
Mar 2009

308760 mi

C $100
The muffler was damaged so it made some noises and mild incomfort. 
Toyota Camry in Arizona, United States
Apr 2008 - Feb 2016
Jan 2015

80300 mi

US $24
Trouble light came on. Ran OBD and got 0442 code. Removed negative battery cable for 10 minutes to clear code on dash. Replaced gas cap. So far, so good. 
Jul 2015

86300 mi

US $150
Seat belt receivers on both of the front seat belts became jammed and had to be replaced. Tried to lubricate the passenger side to no avail. Then the drivers side jammed 2 wks later and both replaced at repair shop w/ OEM parts. 
Feb 2016

92000 mi
Cannot clear the drive cycle monitors on computer to enable it to go through emissions. 
Toyota Camry in Virginia, United States
May 2008 - Sep 2013
Mar 2009

83000 mi

US $30
Sluggy acceleration-misfire, it was the Vacuum Solenoid switch. The switch is installed before the motor is inserted into the chassis. Replacement is ridiculous. Moved part to engine compartment, rerouting vacuum hoses. Make note to harm original engineer 
Jun 2009

86000 mi

US $110
Replacement of timing belt, water pump, power steering belt Upper transverse engine mount 
Dec 2010

98000 mi

US $1000
Water pump failed, no heated garage available to DIY, so in it went. On Toyotas, with water pump powered by timing belt, always change belt and pump at same time. 
Toyota Camry in Pennsylvania, United States
Oct 2009 - Jun 2014
May 2014

102600 mi

US $350
Replaced all four struts. Replaced sway bar links while it was apart. 
Toyota Camry in California, United States
Dec 2009 - Aug 2015
Mar 2010

126000 mi

US $150
valve gasket leaking 
Sep 2012

147000 mi

US $150
Car was hard to start,leaking valve cover gasket (which had previously been pointed out) (they also changed oil, spark plugs and wires) oil was getting to plugs 
Oct 2012

147500 mi

US $550
Prior fix of repairing leaking valve cover gasket, plugs and wire did not fix hard to start car. Problem returned after two weeks, when start was idling over 2000 rpm. Replaced idle control valve, cleaned throttle body. 
Oct 2014

162300 mi

US $227
valve cover gasket 
Toyota Camry in Washington, United States
Sep 2007 - Apr 2013
Jan 2010

105000 mi
Check Engine lights came on. P1780 Code. 
Toyota Camry in Georgia, United States
Jan 2011 - Sep 2013
May 2011

136000 mi

US $90
Battery died. Replaced. Window motor (driver's) also faulty. Haven't fixed. Battery died. Replaced. Window motor (driver's) also faulty. Haven't fixed 
Mar 2013

148000 mi

US $300
Radiator leak. Also replaced brakes at same time. 
Toyota Camry in Texas, United States
Aug 2010 - Feb 2011
Feb 2011

158000 mi

US $150
Radiator leak - radiator replaced and system flushed 
Toyota Camry in New York, United States
Oct 2010 - Nov 2014
Jun 2011

149000 mi

US $700
check engine light on-failed inspection-code po420 catalytic converters bad.Replaced front converter light did not stay off,replaced rear converter light stayed off 
Oct 2011

149000 mi

US $45
Replaced power steering return line Replaced power steering return line 
Jun 2013

170000 mi

US $300
brake line leak, repaced line gas tank leak,replaced gas tank 
Oct 2013

171000 mi

US $45
Check engine light on,code for oxygen sensor.Replaced oxygen sensor and reset code. 
Jun 2014

174000 mi

US $12
Low pressure power steering line rusted out. Replaced line 
Toyota Camry in California, United States
Aug 2010 - Mar 2016
Dec 2011

151000 mi

US $200
Engine was overheating. A sensor was replaced 
Apr 2013

168000 mi
EGR Solenoid and Valve replaced 
Feb 2014

181300 mi

US $200
Replaced cracked radiator, thermostat, and hoses. 
Toyota Camry in Illinois, United States
Dec 2010 - Sep 2014
Jan 2011

123000 mi

US $350
Exhaust was very noisy.Cat system was replaced 
Mar 2012

126000 mi

US $1500
Front and rear oxygen sensors and cat converters replaced 
Sep 2014

148000 mi

US $1000
Exhaust 

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2001 Toyota Camry 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Toyota Camry in United Arab Emirates
Sep 2007 - Jun 2009
Apr 2008

71300 mi

¤450
Alternator failed and took the battery with it. 
Toyota Camry in Illinois, United States
Feb 2009 - Jun 2011
Jun 2011

95000 mi

US $400
Oil pan gasket needed replaced 

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2001 Toyota Camry 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Toyota Camry in Virginia, United States
May 2007 - Mar 2010
Jun 2007

68000 mi

US $1300
Water pump. flow control. CV Joints. 
Toyota Camry in California, United States
Sep 2007 - Feb 2010
Feb 2009

118000 mi

US $90
Thermostat was sticking open just a bit... The computer detected that the car was taking longer than it should to warm up, and set the check engine light. Replaced Thermostat 

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