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#5462 of 5646 Re: 2007 Camry Squeaking noise around Serp Tensioner [harrystamberg]
Oct 05, 2011 (12:57 pm)
I had the same issue on my 2007 Toyota Camry LE with 135k miles. Mine turned out to be the alternator. When replacing they noticed the waterpump needed to be replaced also so I went ahead and did that. The dealership wanted $1000.00 to do the work. I went ahead and had a fellow mechanic swap out the waterpump and alternator for me. I took it to the dealership because of your missed diagnosis by the mechanic. Thanks for the help on the blog. Mine has been maintence free to 135k. Mine has the original trans fluid which is supposedly good for 150K? Mine does burn a qt of oil between changes but still runs great. My one complaint is the noisy valves probably when the oil is a bit low. Anyone have issues with valves??
#5463 of 5646 Re: 2007 Camry Squeaking noise around Serp Tensioner [2007camry135k]
Oct 05, 2011 (1:44 pm)
Try the pennzoil ultra. I think of all the oils that I tried it is the best in terms of the noise produced by the valves.
#5464 of 5646 Re: Ignition coil [chuck28]
Nov 04, 2011 (5:15 am)
I just had this same problem myself. I was driving and saw all three lights (VSC, Traction Control, & Check Engine) come on at the same time. I took the car to Advance Auto to have the code read, but it spit out 15 different codes and the worker said I would probably just need to take it to the dealer because they would be the only ones to figure out what the problem was. So I did. When Toyota dealer called to tell me what the problem was they told me it was a bad ignition coil. It only cost me $230, but I would have rather fixed the problem myself for half the cost. If I had not had them fix it, it would have cost me $100 for the diagnostics.
#5465 of 5646 Re: Stereo System Challenges [notmybmw]
Nov 06, 2011 (3:44 pm)
I have and it actually damaged a new speaker... I'm going to attempt to modify the bars using a pipe Bender.. I would love to hear any alternatives...
#5466 of 5646 Re: Stereo System Challenges [grincherino1]
Nov 06, 2011 (5:23 pm)
I took my car back to FutureShop and they had another run at installing my speakers properly.
This time, although I wasn't there to see, based on what I saw in the trunk when I got the car back, I'd say they must have removed the trunk-lid torsion bar and bent it in a vise; it had a distinct "kink" in it which allowed it to take a "detour" around the speaker magnets.
The bend they put in made it possible for them to drop the speakers all the way down......flush with the rear deck......where they HAVE to be to produce proper base response.
Let me know if you need pics and I'll arrange to send you a couple.
#5467 of 5646 Re: Stereo System Challenges [notmybmw]
Nov 07, 2011 (3:31 pm)
Yes please send or post some pics... I installed a 1/2" grommet for the speakers however i am now faced with a distorted set of torsion bars.. i can be reached at grincherino1Gmail.com
#5468 of 5646 Re: Stereo System Challenges [notmybmw]
Nov 07, 2011 (3:32 pm)
Btw new torsion bars run $65 each fyi
#5469 of 5646 Re: Low Idle RPM's Camry 07 [mazo3]
Nov 07, 2011 (8:05 pm)
I got exactly the same problem to my Camry LE 2007 4 cylinder with 106K miles now, and can't figure out what's up with it. I think is better to keep it like this:)
#5470 of 5646 Re: Ignition coil [litllady]
Nov 22, 2011 (11:09 am)
We have the same issue on a 2007 Camry SE with the V6. I just replaced the second one at 54,000 miles (first one was around 40,000 miles as well). Fortunately, both were on the front bank and only required the expensive part (I wised up and bought the lifetime warranted one at O'Reillys Auto Parts for $85), a 10-mm socket, and a flat blade screwdriver to pry the tab off of the electrical connector. A 3-minute job. I shudder to think what will happen when one of the rear bank ones fails. I will pay someone to dismantle the top of the engine and will probably replace all three (and spark plugs at that time).
#5471 of 5646 Leak under Passenger Seat
Nov 26, 2011 (11:59 am)
Hello. I am the original owner of a 2007 Camry SE that has about 75K miles on it. In vacuuming the car the other day, I noticed a wet spot underneath the front passenger seat on the base of the car. There is no visible water in from the sides and the outside is dry. There is a AC vent close by and I am wondering if it is related - maybe a clog or something. I have tried to dry it by having a wet towel on the base and the wetness comes and goes. It is not related to rainy weather and I haven't been able to nail it down to having the AC on or off. Has anyone else had this problem ? It is water for sure as it doesn't smell like any other fluid. Cannot detect color, so not sure. Please help.