hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
74,663 miles

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problem #2

Sep 132010


  • 50,586 miles
2002 Camry with only 50,586 miles driven very easy by my wife. Vsc trac off lights come on and stay on after car is in motion which I am told means the vehicle stability control is not working. In certain situations am told this can possibly cause an accident or injury. Took car to a Toyota dealer and am told it needs a skid control ECU and yaw rate sensor at a cost of $2600 plus tax. Have called Toyota customer assistance center and all they will do is contact the dealer's customer relations person to see what they are willing to do. I guess Toyota isn't willing to do anything. I am reporting this because I have heard there have been issues with Toyota's vehicle stability control.

- Rotonda West, FL, USA

problem #1

Dec 282009


  • 98,740 miles
Wife driving 2002 Camry for smock inspection. I am following behind. Camry stalls - engine just dies. Steering is locked. Wife stopped and tried to restart. After ~2mins, car restarted. Continued ~2 miles and engine dies again, steering again locks. Wife able to start again. After car starts, vsc and trac off lights are now on. Took car to Toyota dealer next day. A skid control computer is down per Toyota. Toyota unable to duplicate engine dying, but admit faulty computer could be cause. Skid control computer costs $1453 to replace + $xxx for labor. I have read this is a common issue for 2002 Toyota so am filing a complaint. Why has Toyota not recalled/fixed this yet" if this occurred on freeway, steering wheel lockup at 55+ mph? are they crazy"

- San Ramon, CA, USA