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:
2 / 3
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
73,767 miles

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2007 Toyota Camry Owner Comments (Page 7 of 8)

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problem #31

Sep 022012

Camry 6-cyl

  • 67,300 miles


Driver side sun visor flops down and cannot be raised to up position.

- Lewisville, NC, USA

problem #30

Aug 112011

Camry 4-cyl

  • 80,000 miles
Driver's side sun visor broke for no apparent reason. Defective part. I used to own a 1997 Toyota Camry and drove over 200,000 miles and the sun visor was fine. I was searching on the web to find a replacement part but instead found a website that other people have posted having same problem with this defective part. additionally, I received a letter from Toyota regarding a recall about the accelerator problem and tried to set up an appointment through an email with courtesy Toyota service center and they did not respond to my inquiry nor willing to set up an appointment to cure the recall issue. Courtesy Toyota 9210 adamo drive tampa, fl 33619

- Riverview, FL, USA

problem #29

May 092009

Camry 4-cyl

  • 19,980 miles
The sun visor hangs down obstructing the driver's view through the front windshield, naturally, creating a hazard. The item has been replaced twice prior to now (5/9/09 & 6/24/2010) for the same complaint.

- Miramar, FL, USA

problem #28

Sep 052011

Camry 4-cyl

  • 66,700 miles


Driver side visor replaced last year (2011) due to same issue: Visor directly impacted driver's view. Sun visor on passenger side now drooping after shifting position to put sun shade in place. Exact same problem. Droop getting worse; visor does not stay in position and impedes driver's peripheral view.

- Mesa, AZ, USA

problem #27

Aug 102012

Camry 4-cyl

  • 42,196 miles
The driver's side sun visor broke. The arm that goes into the sun visor came out of the sun visor. It seems that it broke the plastic inside the visor that holds it in place. This caused the visor to keep falling and not stay in place. It had a good chance of creating a hazard so I completely removed the visor. The tab on the bar that allows the visor to snap into place has become very stiff to where it is very difficult to rotate around. The stiffness of the arm seems to be what probably broke the plastic.

- Austin, TX, USA

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problem #26

Jul 012012

Camry 4-cyl

  • 60,000 miles
While driving, the sun visor fell to the down position and remained in that position, which completely blocked the driver's vision of the road and traffic. The visor would not remain in the up position.

- Bakersfield, CA, USA

problem #25

Aug 082011


  • miles


The visor mirror dropped down and will not stay up. This blocks my visibility by 80% and it will not pass inspection. This is a danger because I cannot see at my full potential.

- Harrisburg, PA, USA

problem #24

Aug 082012


  • miles
Driver side sun visor started to drop and will not stay in place. It has broken inside the plastic case. It impairs the drivers vision and I've seen on the web that this is a common problem with 2007 Camry.

- New Orleans, LA, USA

problem #23

Jul 232012

Camry 4-cyl

  • 99,500 miles
Sun visor was fine, and not experiencing any problems. While driving in moderate traffic the sun visor just flopped down obscuring my vision. It would not stay back up. I had to hold it up with one hand and drive with the other until I got home. It is now taped onto my sunroof with duct tape. Not good at all!

- Decatur, IL, USA

problem #22

Jul 202012


  • 84,217 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Toyota Camry. The contact stated that the driver side sun visor would not remain secured in its housing. The visor would continuously fall, obstructing the driver's view of the roadway. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where the sun visor was replaced however the failure persisted. The manufacturer was not contacted. The failure mileage was 84,217 and the current mileage was 220,000.

- Augusta , GA, USA

problem #21

Jul 192012


  • 23,800 miles


The contact owns a 2007 Toyota Camry. The contact stated that the driver side sun visor would not stay closed and in position will driving. The sun visor would impair the contact's vision of the roadway. The contact did not take the vehicle to the dealer for repairs. The failure mileage was 23,800.

- Red Wood City, CA, USA

problem #20

Jul 172012


  • 48,000 miles
The driver side sun visor is drooping and will not stay in place. I was driving on the highway when the problem first occurred and almost got into an accident.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #19

Jul 202012


  • 58,000 miles
Driver side sun visor dangling. Passenger side sun visor fell off.

- Frisco, TX, USA

problem #18

Feb 072012


  • 50,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Toyota Camry. While parked, the contact noticed that the driver's side sun visor would not remain secure in an upright position. The malfunction obstructed the contact's vision whenever driving. The vehicle had not been repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the problem. The approximate failure mileage was 50,000.

- Estero, FL, USA

problem #17

Jul 172012


  • 129,396 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Toyota Camry. The contact stated that while driving 30 mph, the driver side sun visor became partially detached obscuring the vision of the driver. The contact was waiting for diagnosis from the dealer. The failure and current mileages were 129,396.

- Bacula, GA, USA

problem #16

Sep 012010


  • 24,000 miles
Driver's sun visor will not stay in place, dangerously blocking driver's vision. About 7 months later, the passengers also broke. Toyota refuses to acknowledge this defect that creates a safety hazard.

- Mesa, AZ, USA

problem #15

May 102011

Camry 4-cyl

  • 80,000 miles
The drivers sunvisor will not stay up. It drops down and obstructs your vision. This is a common problem with these cars and is very dangerous.

- Newton Falls, OH, USA

problem #14

Jul 042012


  • 127,000 miles
Visor on drivers side fell down blocking a forward view.

- Hardeevilledrh, SC, USA

problem #13

Mar 152012


  • 70,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Toyota Camry. While parked, the front driver side sun visor would not remain closed and continually fell down, obstructing the contact's vision. The contact stated that the front passenger side visor would also fall down. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer for diagnostics. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 70,000.

- Tucson, AZ, USA

problem #12

Jun 172012

Camry 6-cyl

  • miles
Our driverside sunvisor started drooping and the light stopped working!

- West Wendover, NV, USA

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