1997 Toyota Camry - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 1997 Toyota Camry

677 problems have been reported for the 1997 Toyota Camry. The following chart shows the 23 most common problems for 1997 Toyota Camry. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic with 120 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (106 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 1997 Toyota Camry

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Service Brakes
120
  Engine And Engine Cooling
106
  Suspension
71
  Air Bag
56
  Electrical System
38
  Power Train
36
  Seats
30
  Steering
30
  Vehicle Speed Control
29
  Structure
27
  Seat Belt
26
  Exterior Lighting
21
  Tire
16
  Gasoline Fuel System
14
  Unknown Or Other
13
  Equipment
12
  Visibility
10
  Latches/locks/linkage
6
  Child Seat
4
  Air Brake
4
  Wheel
3
  Other Fuel System
3
  Interior Lighting
2

small car iamge Problem Occurrence Trend

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 1997 Toyota Camry in 1997.

Table 2. Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2018
0
  2017
1
  2016
0
  2015
2
  2014
12
  2013
8
  2012
3
  2011
3
  2010
9
  2009
5
  2008
9
  2007
14
  2006
5
  2005
12
  2004
32
  2003
55
  2002
41
  2001
52
  2000
38
  1999
55
  1998
77
  1997
1

small car iamge Compare the 1997 Toyota Camry with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Toyota Camry, the following table can be used to compare the 1997 Toyota Camry with the Toyota Camry from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 1997 Camry is 677 while the average number of problems reported for the 23 model years of the Toyota Camry is 724.

Table 3. Compare the 1997 Toyota Camry with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 Camry
136
  2017 Camry
47
  2016 Camry
107
  2015 Camry
159
  2014 Camry
302
  2013 Camry
241
  2012 Camry
511
  2011 Camry
562
  2010 Camry
627
  2009 Camry
1,290
  2008 Camry
1,052
  2007 Camry
3,355
  2006 Camry
474
  2005 Camry
964
  2004 Camry
943
  2003 Camry
928
  2002 Camry
1,192
  2001 Camry
398
  2000 Camry
635
  1999 Camry
756
  1998 Camry
743
  1997 Camry
677
  1996 Camry
564


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