1997 Toyota Camry - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 1997 Toyota Camry

676 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
35
  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
11
  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 676 while the average number of problems reported for the 23 model years of the Toyota Camry is 697.

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 Camry
30
  2017 Camry
29
  2016 Camry
84
  2015 Camry
109
  2014 Camry
264
  2013 Camry
212
  2012 Camry
483
  2011 Camry
524
  2010 Camry
604
  2009 Camry
1,228
  2008 Camry
1,003
  2007 Camry
3,248
  2006 Camry
465
  2005 Camry
956
  2004 Camry
936
  2003 Camry
923
  2002 Camry
1,187
  2001 Camry
391
  2000 Camry
634
  1999 Camry
756
  1998 Camry
743
  1997 Camry
676
  1996 Camry
564


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