Valve cover leaks 2003 : The oil baffle inside the valve cover may be bent or broken by careless or improper insertion of the oil-fill nozzle on some bulk oil-fill equipment, thus possibly causing leaks around the valve cover. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. I am wondering if the excessive oil burning is actually clogging my cats. Then it was the rotten egg smell, they could not find anything wrong. One thing led to another including 3 engine rebuilds, but after everything I lost that engine, since then its synthetic for me, initially i did 0w40, then i moved to 5w40 and now I am on 5w30 and while I have covered many many more miles since then and driven the car very hard even redlining it a couple of times, I have had no more chain rattling. While driving various speeds, the air bag warning indicator inadvertently illuminated and the horn inadvertently failed to function.
Also, fob system quit working for locking and unlocking. So had they kept the car ,knowing they couldn't remedy the problem,our monies would have been more. I talked to my coworker about it and she said she had a similar issue with her 2004 Saturn Vue and it was something about a manifold, but couldn't remember what it was called. The work was completed and it had a engine noise which I was told was normal. Please start using the recommended oil from now on and stay away from anything like oil treatment, ap visco, mobil xhp or any other heavy oil. Caused vibrations which affected acceleration and steering. If you want a second opinion, you can try ivan at igarage.
Meanwhile it happens only at cold start. Where can I get one in Lagos pls? Any advice from any members? A lot of camrys, highlanders and rav4s with this engine are beginning to display the symptom you are having now owing to years of abuse by their owners. But yes, a engine mount is cracked. Drivers side needed to replace axle to accomplish repairs. The failure recurred several times. Find out why, and learn about our other top new-car values.
We contacted Toyota and they refused to do anything unless we paid to have the car towed to them and pay them to diagnose the problem. All editions of the 2005 Toyota Camry received minor changes inside and out, including standard steering-wheel audio controls and a rear center headrest. We noticed abnormal noises coming out of the engine and brought the car to our local mechanic. An independant garage replace the seal and welded adjoining parts together for about 75. May 5th, 2015 1:10 amT-Lex isn't dealer. Neither the dealer or manufacturer were contacted. Brought to Toyota who made an adjustment that failed in short order.
I would expect for Toyota to pay for a new engine plus a comporable rental car until my car is fixed along with offering a extended or new warrenty sine the same problem seems to be reoccurring. I am afraid for my safety and of course lots of inconveniences because I cannot use this car for many activities involving my family or just anywhere past 10 miles of my house. Please how do I stop this as it's giving me concern. Now it is the tires and alignment the alignment is completely off that the tires are destroyed with only 17,250 miles on them, yet the car shows no sign of the alignment being off, it drives straight stays in one lane and the steering wheel is even straight, so how after one year with low miles is the alignment off and the tires are destroyed, and why was it unnoticed when I had my tires balanced and rotated 2 months earlier at 15,000 miles? I have had to also replace my cat and 4 months later my engine light comes on and it is reading the same cat code when I had it checked. So i checked it, and it was tight.
Consumer no longer owns the vehicle. By 2006, Camry sales were back to record levels: 448,445 units for the calendar year, an impressive showing against Toyota's 1. You don't state what oil filter is used on your engine during an oil change. The contact also stated that the engine consumed a quart of oil weekly. Then, called triple aaa, and towed vehicle to the dealer. It is not the key fob. Meanwhile it happens only at cold start.
That's the only word I can think of. I, of course, am a bit concerned still because compared to my Volvo's inline 5 with 110k more kilometers and is 5 years older, well the Volvo still sounds perfect and as good as new while the Camry doesn't. Reaching into the storage compartment, I accidentally touched the ev button which turned off the gas engine. To my utter surprise, there was absolutely no oil on the stick when the auto zone guy checked my oil levels. On the other hand, belts that are too loose can often squeal because they will not stay on the pulleys as it spins.
I had the vehicle towed to the nearest Toyota dealership for warranty repair. These group of owners, believe so much in roadside mechanics that whatever the so called mechanics tell them is right. This was about 7K ago. I took it to my local dealer for the test, of course my engine failed the test. The vehicle was towed to an authorized dealer. Step 3 — Check your power steering pump There might be air in the system. The failure and current mileage was approximately 90,000.