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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1998 Toyota Camry brakes problems

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1998 Toyota Camry Owner Comments (Page 1 of 2)

problem #29

Oct 191999

Camry

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Claim number 32-V073-594 - as consumer was leaving mobile station to have vehicle service for an oil change the brakes failed.

- Melville, NY, USA

problem #28

Apr 182000

Camry

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
While driving insured first noticed smoke and it appears that fire began in engine compartment, then lost control of brakes. Claim # 33-0210-256.

- Greenville, NC, USA

problem #27

Jul 281999

Camry

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brakes make a grinding noise. Also, had tsb stating brake pads had too much metallic contents. Took vehicle to dealer, and had rotors repaired, problem still occurred. Front brakes and rotors kept wearing prematurely. After consumer had the problem fixed, the front brakes still groan.

- Pt Jefferson Station, NY, USA

problem #26

Mar 102001

(reported on)

Camry

  • miles

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

Poor braking system and suspension; disappointing first Toyota buy.

- Kingshill St. Croix, VI, USA

problem #25

Jul 072000

(reported on)

Camry

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When making a sudden stop brakes will experience a longer stopping distance intermittently. Dealer cannot determine defect. Dealer would make so called adjustments, however would not remedy the problem, a brake specialist detected brake problem, but could not find the exact problem, consumer feels brakes are unmatching parts or something along those lines that does not allow for repair, the dealer has adjusted rear brakes, replaced brake pads, machined rotors, replaced rear wheel cylinders. Consumer states vehicle is too low to the ground, vehicle would scrape the ground while entering and exiting driveway that had a very small peak, dealer stated strusts were fine, consumer feels struts are defective. Vehicle has a loud engine noise and idles high on a cold start, dealer adjusted the timing belt. Left sun visor is loose, dealer tightened, visor mirrors were crackedm dealer replaced. Air conditioner has an odor when in use. Tires keep losing air, found tires were missing a valve stem. Engine light illuminated, dealer replaced air fuel sensor, engine stalls at times when starting, deale replaced the iac valve. Right headlamp is dim, dealer ordered new bulb assembly, bulb shorted. Consumer contacted previous owner of vehicle who stated that there were many brake problem that the dealer could not fix, manufacturer told her that some of these vehicles were made with an ill fitting part that would eventually be recalled, previous owner had returned vehicle due to these brake problems, when current owner bought vehicle Toyota hid the fact that vehicle was leased and that it had experienced these brake problems.

- Rialto, CA, USA

problem #24

Feb 252000

(reported on)

Camry

  • miles
Front brakes make rumbling noise after being fixed for the same problem due to excessive pressure.

- Valrico, FL, USA

problem #23

Dec 011998

Camry

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Brakes squeaking.

- West Covin, CA, USA

problem #22

Dec 131999

Camry

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brake failure resulted in a serious accident and injury.

- Cincinnati, OH, USA

problem #21

Sep 241999

Camry

  • miles
Brakes make grinding and clunking noise.

- Elmhurst, NY, USA

problem #20

Jun 011998

Camry

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brakes make noise.

- Tehachapi, CA, USA

problem #19

Nov 011998

Camry

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Brakes failed on three occasions.

- Rancho San, CA, USA

problem #18

Aug 011998

Camry

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brakes failed.

- Rancho San, CA, USA

problem #17

Jan 031998

Camry

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brakes make noise and experience extended stopping distances.

- Oceanside, CA, USA

problem #16

Jun 011998

Camry

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brakes makes rough noise.

- Temecula, CA, USA

problem #15

Aug 011998

Camry

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brakes failed.

- Bakersfiel, CA, USA

problem #14

Aug 201998

Camry

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brake update kit.

- Fallbrook, CA, USA

problem #13

Feb 011999

(reported on)

Camry

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brakes make squeaking noise.

- San Clemente, CA, USA

problem #12

Mar 011998

Camry

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brakes failed.

- Los Angele, CA, USA

problem #11

Feb 011999

(reported on)

Camry

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brake kit failed.

- San Diego, CA, USA

problem #10

Sep 011998

Camry

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brakes failed. Mjs

- Trabuco Canyon, CA, USA

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