Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety. Notes: An increasing number of Toyotas are experiencing excessive oil consumption and the 2007 Camry seems to be leading the charge.

Owners are reporting that their engines are deprived of oil halfway through their maintenance schedules and in some cases the damage is so bad that entirely new engines need to be installed, paid out of pocket. The issue may be a result of defective piston rings and is the possible target of a class-action lawsuit.

Toyota has issued a TSB for this problem, but maintains their stance that vehicles equipped with a 2AZ-FE engine are burning through a “normal” amount of oil.


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
3 / 0
Average Mileage:
53,360 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2007 Toyota Camry windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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2007 Toyota Camry Owner Comments (Page 15 of 15)

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problem #8

Sep 242009


  • miles


On 24 Sept 2009 my passenger side sun visor fell off, the mounting is completely free of the roof, on 25 September 2009 the driver side sun visor (although still attached to the roof) is sagging and inhibiting my line of vision. I attempted to hold the driver side sun visor up by a rubber band attached to the handle above the door. This failed on 26 September 2009 causing the sun visor to impair my vision and I narrowly avoided a collision with another vehicle. I have contacted Toyota, was told that my VIN number is associated with a tech safety bulletin (T-sb-0284-09) however since my vehicle is out of warranty the company will not replace the defective components.

- Lithonia, GA, USA

problem #7

Sep 172009


  • 70,000 miles
I have a 2007 Toyota Camry that was purchased new from a Toyota dealer. After only 2 years, the sun visor will not stay up. This is a serious distraction and dangerous while driving. I did not expect this lack of quality from Toyota and was also surprised that they charge me to replace it.

- Apex, NC, USA

problem #6

Sep 082009


  • miles
2007 Camry, sunvisor will not stay up.

- Orlando, FL, USA

problem #5

Aug 262009


  • 42,400 miles


Driver side sun visor will not stay up. Flops down unexpectedly and obstructs driver's vision of the roadway, overhead road intersection traffic lights, vehicle being followed, pedestrians in the vicinity, etc. Condition started on the "approximate incident date" and continues intermittently while vehicle is in motion. Brought to dealer and complained that condition is a safety issue and possibly a design defect but repair/replacement charge was astronomical. Requested dealer to remove sun visor instead. Broken part is with owner.

- Lakewood, CA, USA

problem #4

Jul 282009


  • 40,000 miles
Sun visors will not stay up and flop down during driving - Toyota 2007 Camry.

- Punta Gorda, FL, USA

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problem #3

Jul 152008


  • miles
The sun visor on my 2007 Camry will not stay up. It is on the driver side, so it actually is a hazard in that it blocks my view while driving.

- Canton, GA, USA

problem #2

Apr 182007

Camry 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 2,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Toyota Camry. The vision in all the windows was restricted due to the glare of the sun. The windows were tinted a greenish color. The dealer removed the tint; however, the failure continued. The tint was replaced. The contact has pictures of the reflections. The failure mileage was 2,000 and current mileage was 5,500. Updated 4/11/08 the consumer stated depending upon the light conditions a different percentage of failure. Updated 04/11/08

- North Las Vegas , NV, USA

problem #1

Oct 022006

Camry 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 100 miles
: the contact stated while driving various speeds, the vehicle hesitated when accelerating from a stop. The vehicle was taken to a dealer who was aware of the problem but could not determine how to fix it. The contact was directed to continue to use the vehicle until the factory can determine how to remedy the problem. There were no accidents yet but there were 3 close calls. Also, the sun visors does not remain up.

- Saint Petersburg, FL, USA

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