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7.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
202,000 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

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1997 Toyota Camry transmission problems

transmission problem

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1997 Toyota Camry Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 212016

Camry CE 2.2L I4

  • Automatic transmission
  • 225,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

I initially had a blank odometer reading and it affected my transmission from shifting but whenever it comes on it shifts normal. I then had the instrument cluster changed but still same and this time it didn't shift at all. Been to different technicians and still not resolved; can anyone please tell me how to have this problem resolved because it's really depressing.

- , Lagos, Nigeria

problem #1

Jan 012010

Camry XLE V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 179,000 miles

The car started having transmission issues. I had a leak last year that was fixed (it caused transmission to start slipping). Recently, I've noticed that my car has trouble accelerating and decelerating between the first and second gears: it hesitates to accelerate and it doesn't feel as smooth as it used to. I have a 6 cylinder engine and it started feeling like a low grade 4 cylinder engine. The car also takes longer than previously to shift between rear and drive gears (just feels like it became slower). Any inexpensive suggestions on correcting the problem?

- , Columbia, MD, USA

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