All cars » Toyota » Camry » 1998

1998 Toyota Camry - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 1998 Toyota Camry

743 problems have been reported for the 1998 Toyota Camry. The following chart shows the 22 most common problems for 1998 Toyota Camry. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic with 135 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (102 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 1998 Toyota Camry

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Service Brakes
135
  Engine And Engine Cooling
102
  Vehicle Speed Control
86
  Suspension
78
  Air Bag
52
  Tire
45
  Structure
37
  Steering
34
  Seat Belt
34
  Electrical System
34
  Exterior Lighting
18
  Power Train
16
  Unknown Or Other
13
  Gasoline Fuel System
12
  Equipment
12
  Visibility
10
  Latches/locks/linkage
7
  Wheel
5
  Air Brake
5
  Other Fuel System
4
  Child Seat
2
  Seats
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 1998 Toyota Camry in 1998.

Table 2. Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  1998
4
  1999
76
  2000
35
  2001
47
  2002
37
  2003
47
  2004
33
  2005
22
  2006
19
  2007
14
  2008
12
  2009
25
  2010
23
  2011
4
  2012
5
  2013
6
  2014
3
  2015
5
  2016
4
  2017
3

small car iamge Compare the 1998 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 1998 Toyota Camry with the Toyota Camry from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 1998 Camry is 743 while the average number of problems reported for the 22 model years of the Toyota Camry is 702.

Table 3. Compare the 1998 Toyota Camry with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2017 Camry
8
  2016 Camry
61
  2015 Camry
81
  2014 Camry
222
  2013 Camry
195
  2012 Camry
447
  2011 Camry
484
  2010 Camry
572
  2009 Camry
1,160
  2008 Camry
957
  2007 Camry
3,113
  2006 Camry
459
  2005 Camry
932
  2004 Camry
922
  2003 Camry
917
  2002 Camry
1,174
  2001 Camry
387
  2000 Camry
628
  1999 Camry
749
  1998 Camry
743
  1997 Camry
674
  1996 Camry
564


Switch Make/Model/Year:
,   ,  

Related:  
Toyota Camry Service Bulletins
Toyota Camry Safety Recalls
Toyota Camry Defect Investigations
Toyota Camry fuel economy