2008 Toyota Camry Toyota Camry 2008

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2008 Toyota Camry repairs by problem area

Engine (26%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (2%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (15%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (30%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (10%)

Other (9%)

Chart based on 91 repairs.
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2008 Toyota Camry engine repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (4%)

$500 - $999 (13%)

$100 - $499 (39%)

< $100 (43%)

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Chart based on 23 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2008 Toyota Camry 4dr Sedan

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

126000 mi

US $435
02 sensor was bad. It was replaced at the local Pep Boys auto. They were nice enough to give me a 15% off discount even though I forgot to bring the coupon with me. The check engine light turned on along with the traction control light going off and a fairly scary message check VSC (that message and the other indicators going off is normal for this vehicle, But I didn't know that). 
12000 mi V6 engine "flare". At cold start, when passing 20 mph, transmission can rev noticeably, tach shoots from 2000 to 3500 and back down quickly, car seems to lose power for a second. Told -again- it's Drive By Wire, "supposed to do that". Similar to 2007's? 
78000 mi

US $460
Also replaced gas tank heat shield, knocked off by winter ice and snow on roads 
109120 mi

C $1350
Exhaust noise got progressively louder over the week. Shop diagnosed and replaced front pipe which included catalytic convertor. 

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2008 Toyota Camry 4dr Sedan

187-horsepower 2.4L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD

55000 mi water pump leaking, replaced at no charge under warranty. 
89000 mi

US $300
Fuel flow sensor 
59000 mi Brought the car in for an oil change, and upon inspection, technician found the water pump was leaking. Was replaced under warranty. 
46600 mi

US $350
Water pump seeping coolant. Preventative replacement. 
55700 mi water pump leak 
49000 mi

US $70
Noise from engine compartment. It was a loose air filter 

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2008 Toyota Camry 4dr Sedan

158-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

127000 mi

US $990
Water pump replacement, rear brake pads and rotors, transmission flush. $990 
91760 mi

$400
One of the ignition coil went bad causing a vibration and reduced power. One ignition coil replaced 
92752 mi

$385
Replaced radiator top tank due to a leak. 
96100 mi

$410
one of the ignition coil malfunctioning causing the vehicle to vibrate. spark plugs and one ignition coil replaced 
141000 mi

US $400
Warranty rebuild 
90000 mi

US $400
Radiator required replacement 
95500 mi Consuming Oil, about 1 qt per 2500 miles 
51000 mi Replace water pump 
182000 mi

US $669
Loud above 3200 rpms and lack of take off power. Cleaned throttle body and engine lubricant cleaning. What came out of oil pan looked like lumpy gravy after the cleaning. 
61000 mi I cleaned the sensor on top of throttle body 
65000 mi

US $25
Oil change. Car was still running rough. I cleaned throttle body. Took care of problem 
156000 mi

US $460
Fuel pump went bad. 
129500 mi

US $663
Replaced radiator that had a crack.  

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2008 Toyota Camry 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

46000 mi Water pump was failing. 

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2008 Toyota Camry Engine Problems

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