really awful
Crashes / Fires:
3 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
3 / 0
Average Mileage:
45,019 miles

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problem #74

Feb 262015


  • miles
El carro tiene muchos defectos de fabricante Y quisiera me ayudaran

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #73

Jun 302017


  • 95,000 miles
I have been change oil by Toyota dealer, regularly on and off, since bland new. But once a while, I took different shop to change parts. About 2012 I learn that I have problem with strut, when I was replacing tires. So I went back and I complain about the strut to kearny mesa Toyota, san diego, but they told me it is still okay to drive as it is, but about 2014, I starting having problem with my tires, so I went to Toyota poway, they told me I need to replace sturt along with tires, so I request to replace strut and tires and they called me the bearing need to be replace as well. I was really mad and I contact the Toyota, and kearny mesa Toyota contact me they will replace bearing for me. Now after 2 and half years with a little over 20K mile on the vehicle it started to having strut leak problem again. I contact the Toyota poway, they told me I need to replace strut need to replace again. I contacted the Toyota and they don't want to help this time.

- San Diego, CA, USA

problem #72

Nov 032016


  • 177,000 miles
Driving down a hill after leaving home, when the brakes were applied, the vehicle swerved back and forth violently almost changing lanes. Afterward, it wobbled side to side and up rocked up and down as I limped it home at very low speed. The lower right rear control arm, the one that can be adjusted, was extended causing the right rear wheel to be cocked inwardly at the leading side of the wheel and tire. A week or so later, the car was towed to les schwab tire center, 10340 sw canyon rd, beaverton, or 97005, (503) 643-9446. They reported the long threaded adjusting sleeve had its threads stripped and the part failed. This shop had last inspected the car in August of 2016 during a tire rotation. They performed a 4 wheel alignment in conjunction with the purchase of a set of tires in about prior to that. I have photos of the condition as I discovered it on my phone. I can E-mail or text them separately. At present, I do not know how to download them into my computer to include them with this report. I have instructed les schwab to keep the part for me. They will repair and align the car today or tomorrow. I will take the part to beaverton Toyota for inspection when the work is complete. There was no incident, accident, abnormal curb contact, etc. With the car. The car's mileage is 177+K. after I determined the car needed repair, I kept it at home until I could inspect it and determine the problem. I had the car towed to les schwab today.

- Beaverton, OR, USA

problem #71

Sep 152016


  • miles
Brought my 2007 Toyota Camry in for routine check up, tires rotation and alignment. I was informed that the struts are leaking. I only have 78,000 miles on the car.

- East Greenwich, RI, USA

problem #70

Jun 222015


  • 50,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Toyota Camry. While the vehicle was in the shop being serviced, the mechanic observed that the struts leaked. The mechanic stated that the struts needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 50,000. The VIN was unavailable.

- Placentia, CA, USA

problem #69

Sep 122015


  • 62,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Toyota Camry. The contact stated that the front struts on both sides of the vehicle were leaking oil. The dealer confirmed that the front struts needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 62,000.

- Corrol Springs , FL, USA

problem #68

Jul 032015


  • 36,000 miles
I am contacting you to report the issue I am having with my Toyota Camry. I had to spend ~$2,500 to replace all four struts with only 36,000 miles on the car. This should not happen on a well maintained car (I follow the maintenance schedule regularly) at such a low mileage. This issue can make driving hazardous since it will impact breaks and traction. I had the maintenance done in Nov 2014 at my regular dealership in green brook, NJ and also got the car inspected for NY registration renewal in March 2015. Both assessments reported that everything was ok with the car. However, during my visit to the dealership on July 3rd 2015, I was told that I need to replace all fours struts, a total cost of ~$2500. I have driven only ~ 2,000 miles between my two visits to the dealership. I was completely stocked to hear this. When I researched online, I saw several complaints about strut issue at low mileage with 2007 Camry. And it is not a normal situation for struts to leak at such a low mileage. Being a responsible driver, I have gotten all the repairs done. However, this appears to an issue with this model and not just my car. And potentially defective model/part. I am hoping that you will look into this and help identify whether Toyota should take responsibility for this repair/replacement. Not every person with this issue will be willing to spend such a hefty amount to get appropriate repairs done immediately. And many may not even realize that there is an issue. This is a safety concern not just for the owners but also others.

- New York, NY, USA

problem #67

Jul 062015


  • 88,000 miles
Car has for some times been making clunking, knocking noise from steering. Car was inspected by my mechanic and was told the steering intermediate shaft must be replaced, called Toyota & was told no coverage to cover the repair.

- El Segundo, CA, USA

problem #66

Jun 032015


  • 150,000 miles
Struts on Camry having been leaking before warranty expired. Seems like everyone I know with Camry has same problem. Why has there not been a recall?

- Norwalk, CA, USA

problem #65

May 202015


  • 59,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Toyota Camry. The contact stated that the rear strut on the passenger side was leaking oil. The failure recurred. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic for diagnostic testing. The mechanic stated that the rear passenger side strut needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The contact also stated that the windshield was making an abnormal squeaking sound while the vehicle was in motion. The failure recurred multiple times. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 59,000.

- Hackensack, NJ, USA

problem #64

Nov 012013


  • 53,000 miles
All the 4 struts are leaking. I took the car for tire rotation at Goodyear service station. They told me that all 4 struts are leaking and need replacement. I then took the car of ntb they said same thing. It's unusual for carmy with 50000 miles to have all 4 struts leaking. I see lots of people have this problem with the Camry. The ride is bumpy. This should be a recall.

- Dublin, OH, USA

problem #63

Feb 202015


  • 106,775 miles
I am going through my second set of struts in 4000 miles. Contacted Toyota dealership, they said that the oil from struts sometimes leaks. To my surprise I am not the only one who deals with strut problem on 2007 Camry. Many people in blogs report that the struts just give up at 10000 miles, 20000 miles. Mine gave up at 4000, I just changed the whole front set a week ago and it makes noise again!!! I do not understand how such poor quality parts are allowed to be installed on vehicles sold on us market.

- Astoria, NY, USA

problem #62

Jun 012013


  • miles
My dashboard is sticky and melting. Nothing can be put on it. The windshield protector so it doesn't get real hot inside got stuck to dashboard and not big hole in the dashboard. When I am driving sometimes the glare is so striking that it gives you a blindspot. This is very dangerous and I would like to know if you all are going to replace it.

- Tampa, FL, USA

problem #61

Sep 012014

Camry 4-cyl

  • 65,000 miles
Toyota dealership recommended immediate repairs (replacement) of front, left, and right strut (part # 48520-09F40 and 48510-09M90). Total repair cost estimated is $719.73. This is my third Toyota Camry. 2004 Camry became "lemon" for brakes problem, 2005 Camry became "lemon" for engine problem. And now on my third Camry, after driving only 65000 miles, front struts of my car have leaking oil. My car was not involved in any accident. I see on website many complaints for leaking oil on struts on 2007 Camry. I suggest to Toyota making recalls for this issue.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #60

Dec 292012


  • 76,520 miles
On December 29, 2012 the dealer told me that the water pump was leaking and needed to be replaced as well as the 4 front struts. February 2014 took the car for an oil change 85 thousand miles. Told that my card did not have much oil, of course I blamed them, I thought they were lying. Because I always have my oil change every 5 thousand miles, so I asked them to check their records. I took the car to be inspected another mechanic, the car has no oil leak. I took the car to be inspected another mechanic, the car has no oil leak. I mechanic told me that problems is with piston rings and it will cost me a lot to fix it. Since I cannot effort to get it fix I been adding 1.5 quarter of oil every 2,000 miles.

- Fallbrook, CA, USA

problem #59

Oct 012013

Camry 4-cyl

  • 74,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Toyota Camry. The contact stated that the struts were found to be leaking. The vehicle was taken to the dealer to have a diagnostic performed that confirmed the struts was leaking however, the dealer advised that the struts did not need to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 74,000 and the current 75,250. Updated 07/28/14 MA the consumer no longer owns the vehicle. Updated 07/29/14

- Freeland , MD, USA

problem #58

Jan 302014

Camry 4-cyl

  • 65,000 miles
My mechanic showed me all 4 struts(F&R) are leaking too much and that they have to be replaced. I called manhattan beach Toyota and they said it is not covered under any recall or warranty & it will cost over $1400 to replace. It took the mechanic over hours to complete replacing all 4 struts. I am really shocked by this finding, it shouldn't have happened, and Toyota should take care of this problem.

- El Segundo, CA, USA

problem #57

Oct 172013


  • 65,500 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Toyota Camry. The contact stated that while driving approximately 60 mph, the vehicle exhibited a loud thump. The vehicle then started to vibrate. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic, who diagnosed that all four struts needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the problem. The approximate failure mileage was 65,500.

- Lilburn, GA, USA

problem #56

Aug 232013


  • 91,808 miles
This is not fair to consumer: Suddenly my Toyota Camry 2007 has suspension leak (struts) at both front and rear at level 2 (per the inspection of regular vehicle maintenance at a Toyota dealer). They asks for 1700 usd to fix these. I know that I keep the car very good, no accident, not a minor accident; and the last maintenance only a few months before from also the Toyota dealer, they check green mark at suspension. So why suddenly the car has issue with both front and rear of suspension leak (struts) at level 2? I searched the internet, and found out that it looks like Toyota has this issue already in the car but with less severe level, and so there is no warning to the consumer/buyer. Now, after a few years of purchasing, the suspension leak become severe up to the level they ask the consumer to pay to fix, that is not a honest business. This should be a recall!

- San Jose, CA, USA

problem #55

Oct 292011

Camry 4-cyl

  • 36,379 miles
On 10/21/11 an independent mechanic informed me that all 4 struts were leaking and told me to take it to the dealer for inspection. On 10/29/11 the dealer inspected it and stated that there was "residue" which is normal and no repair was needed at this time. The dealer did not state that it was not covered under warranty only that it was normal to have some leakage. The independent mechanic stated that it is not normal to be leaking and it should not be leaking at 36,000 miles. Several times the independent mechanic stated that the struts were leaking. The last time on 9/27/13 he said the leakage was past the perch. So I took it to the Toyota dealer again on September 27, 2013. They admitted that the struts are now leaking. However both the dealer and Toyota customer service stated the repair is not covered under our extended warranty package. If they had started leaking during the normal warranty period of 3 years/36,000 miles, it would have been covered. Again, in 2011, they never stated it was not covered under warranty, just that it was normal to have "residue". I will probably have the struts replaced at the dealer in case there is some future resolution/reimbursement offered on this issue. I don't want to keep driving the car with leaking struts. The funny thing is they offer a lifetime warranty on strut replacement after the first replacement. Hmmm, do they build them to fail"?"

- Monterey, CA, USA

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