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Brake Abs Warning Light Problems of Toyota Camry



Toyota Camry owners have reported 28 problems related to brake abs warning light (under the service brakes category).

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2007 Toyota Camry 1
Failure Date: 09/05/2014

The brake and abs indicator light started to come on intermittently. I checked the brake fluid container and it was extremely low. I added brake fluid. This concerned me because I had my car serviced less than two months and felt they should have noticed that the fluid level was low. The brake and abs indicator light continued to come on intermittently. I took my my car to the dealership; a diagnostic test was performed and I was informed that I needed to replace the brake actuator. Total cost was $2,086. 40. Since I've had the brake actuator replaced, I've noticed that the delayed brake response no longer exists.

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car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2007 Toyota Camry 2
Failure Date: 08/01/2014

When driving brake and abs light comes on and speedometer goes to 0 mph also ac stop working. Went to a Toyota dealer they say it's the battery. Tested the battery got 12v, told them I'm not stupid. Toyota forum shows a lot of people having the same problem. What Toyota waiting for to place a recall for this problem that can be fatal ?.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2007 Toyota Camry 3
Failure Date: 07/30/2014

The contact owns a 2007 Toyota Camry. The contact stated that while driving 40 mph, the abs light illuminated and the brakes failed. The contact mentioned that during the failure the vehicle began to jerk violently. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where the diagnostic was unknown. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 115,000. The VIN was unavailable.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2007 Toyota Camry 4
Failure Date: 07/02/2014

I actually just bought a used 2007 hybrid Camry last Monday. There were no indicators on the dash and it looked great. 2 days later the check vsc system and abs lights come on the dash. I took to the dealer immediately and the problem is the same as everyone else here, failure in brake accumulator. The technician was very adamant about me parking the car immediately until repairs are completed. He said the brakes can go out at any time, vehicle is unsafe to drive. The repairs are going cost over $1500.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2007 Toyota Camry 5
Failure Date: 06/09/2014

For two years now, the "check vsc" light will come on intermittently. It has happened both when I am in motion as well as stationary. At that time, several other lights on the cluster such as the abs light will come on. The brakes become very sluggish but I can ultimately stop the car. The warning lights will eventually go out, usually after I turn off the car and restart it. Once the warning lights are off, the brakes work normally. The brakes are now making a barking sound when depressed. My mechanic says I need a new abs system which will cost thousands of dollars.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2007 Toyota Camry 6
Failure Date: 05/22/2014

The contact owns a 2007 Toyota Camry. The contact stated while driving at various speeds, the gauges fluctuated intermittently. The contact also stated that the abs light illuminated and the temperature gauge dropped to zero. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who stated that there was an electrical wiring issue and the abs system was defective. The vehicle had not been repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 125,000.


car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2007 Toyota Camry 7
Failure Date: 04/15/2014

Tl-the contact owns a 2007 Toyota Camry. The contact stated that when they applied the brakes, the abs would sporadically engage, and the abs light would illuminate. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where the contact was advised that the abs actuator needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified. The approximate failure mileage was 110,000. Kmj.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2007 Toyota Camry 8
Failure Date: 02/05/2014

Customer states abs light on, (dealer) diagnostic code c1391, abnormal leak in accumulator. Recommend replacement of accumulator and brake flush. $3642. 00 inc. Tax. Part is described as accumulator/hydraulic control/ecu assembly, part number 44050-30660, by dealer. (foregoing provided by service invoice at date/time of diagnosis, 02/05/2014). (awaiting possible action by NHTSA as a safety related matter).

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2007 Toyota Camry 9
Failure Date: 11/29/2013

The first incident, the abs light came on, I turned off the car and started it again it stayed on and when I got on the road, I had to press the brakes all the way to the floor to get the car to stop. The next time, it did the same thing and after driving a while it will just release and the brakes will be back to normal. I took it to the dealership and they couldn't find anything wrong the first time because the light was off. The next time the light came on I brought it back but by the time they got the car to the back to test, the light was off again and they can't get the computer program to give an error message again. The third time, I brought it in and he came to the lane and tested it and told me it was the brake system accuator, like so many others I have been reading about. Each time this happens I have to push the brakes all the way to the floor to stop, I'm afraid I may be on the highway going a faster speed when it happens and have an accident. At this point, the car has disengaged the air bags so if there is an accident the air bags will not engage, which is another concern. $2200. 00 to repair, nearly 10% of the cost of what I paid for the car. I drive two teenage girls, my daughter and an International student who resides with us and I worry constantly about the brakes failing while we are driving due to this safety issue that I feel like Toyota should fix because of the high rate of failures. I've been saving for the repair but haven't gotten it all yet.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2007 Toyota Camry 10
Failure Date: 10/13/2013

The contact owns a 2007 Toyota Camry. The contact stated the temperature gauge and rpm gauge readings fluctuated. In addition, the brake and abs warning light illuminated simultaneously. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnosis where the technician was unable to diagnose the failure. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 141,000.


 
car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2007 Toyota Camry 11
Failure Date: 07/25/2013

The contact owns a 2007 Toyota Camry hybrid. The contact stated that while driving 50 mph, the abs warning light illuminated as the rear brakes seized. The vehicle was towed to a dealer where the mechanic diagnosed that the abs control module needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the problem. The VIN was unavailable. The approximate failure mileage was 160,000.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2008 Toyota Camry 12
Failure Date: 06/24/2013

The abs light on my 2008 Toyota Camry came on on Monday, June 24th. The ac started blowing warm air, and the rpm and temperature gauges started fluttering. Stadium Toyota in tampa, FL had me bring it in and diagnosed that the abs actuator had gone out. This backfeeds electricity into the entire vehicle. I did some research online and have found this is a fairly common problem on Toyotas. I have to pay $2300 for the repair, which is for a computer of which I had nothing to do with it malfunctioning. The abs is obviously one of the most important features, and I can't imagine everyone can afford it. Is Toyota setting up the roads to be filled with vehicles without abs?.

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car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2012 Toyota Camry 13
Failure Date: 04/27/2013

Power steering make grinding when turning,brakes squeaking when backing,a/. C have bad smell when I turn off the a/c leak lots of water,when I stop and took off the car skid and a light abs light on the panel. I spoke to the mgr and he toll me was normal when a/c off open the outside air to the smell go away. And for the steering he sad the car has electronic power steering and for brakes cause dirthy and out of adjustment. On Feb 16 I took the car again for brakes then nothing wrong stillmaking the clicking noise then a month after I get a letter for the recall but same problems still there I just want know if any recalls on this issues that I write in this letter for my concerns and safe which I don't feel safe driving this car it has 18. 000 miles.

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car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2007 Toyota Camry 14
Failure Date: 08/15/2012

The contact owns a 2007 Toyota Camry. The contact stated that when the brake pedal was depressed the vehicle would shake abnormally. The vehicle was taken to a local mechanic who replaced the rear rotors however, the failure was not corrected. The abs warning light was illuminated and the brake pedal had to be depressed several times in order to bring the vehicle to a stop. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The approximate failure and current mileage was 72,000.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2007 Toyota Camry 15
Failure Date: 04/07/2012

I bought this car new and have had nothing but trouble since leaving the lot. Biggest issue being in April 2012 began having issues with car burning/loosing oil. Car would loose 1 quart or more with in 200 miles. Have taken it to mechanicsville Toyota on different occasions and had a oil consumption test done only to be told I need to replace the motor and it is not covered under warranty not only due to mileage but not being a loyal customer and not having my service work done there. My husband is a mechanic and has done all the service work by the book. My issues happen at various speeds where the car will jerk, shake, accelerate and decelerate while the abs light, traction control light comes on and the check engine light comes on and will blink well over 20 times before staying lit. I had to drive around with a case of oil in my car never knowing when I would need to add. I have had to borrow a car from my family as I no longer feel safe driving this one. It can at any given moment leave me or just stall while driving. I have kept detailed notes from going back and forth to the dealer. As you can see by the other complaints this is a know problem with Toyota with the piston rings/seals, etc. Even though I know my ar is no longer covered under warranty, I feel Toyota being such a well known company and harping about safety should step up and do something with or without government assistance, and do something about this. I know I will never buy another Toyota vehicle as they do not stand behind them.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2004 Toyota Camry 16
Failure Date: 05/22/2010

My 2004 Toyota Camry has started to "hold back" when I drive it. Then the abs light came on and started flashing and when I stepped on the brakes, the flashing light went off. I called the lancaster PA Toyota dealer and the service department said that as long as it is intermittent and not constant, it is nothing to worry about. But I wonder how many other Toyota customers have had problems with their anti-lock braking systems.

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car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2010 Toyota Camry 17
Failure Date: 12/15/2009

I have a 2010 Toyota Camry. Abs light and vsc light illuminates insistently on dashboard when pressing on brake. This is happening for 4 months.

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car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2003 Toyota Camry 18
Failure Date: 12/08/2007

Brake-abs-vsc-trac off lights in my dash have been coming on for the last couple weeks with increasing frequency. First just once, then a week later every couple days, finally 3 times in one morning. When I took it to my personal mechanic, they said there were no codes. Then I called the dealer where purchased and someone suggested venting the gas cap. It still came on again later that day, and I took it to the dealer with the lights illuminated. I have been told my brake, abs/vsc and trac off lights have been coming on in my 2003 Camry lev6 because the vsc computer needs replacing for almost $1,800. On a car with only 25k miles that is absurd and I refused!! the dealer consultant even said that was odd. There is obviously a defect for this to go bad. I have read on-line forums where many truck and SUV owners are experiencing this same problem. I feel that this is a safety concern and a problem Toyota is responsible for. I am not about to spend this much money on a problem that should not have occurred in the first place. Some owners say they have been told that various sensors could be at fault and not the whole computer. One owner said he found it was a bad brake pad! I think the sensors should be checked for replacement. Whether it is the sensors or the computer, it is a factory defect, and Toyota should pay for it.

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car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2003 Toyota Camry 19
Failure Date: 11/02/2004

While applying the brakes ,the pedal went to the floor. The consumer noticed less of braking power. The abs light appeared on the dashboard and remained on. The consumer drove to the dealer to have the vehicle inspected. The mechanic was unable to duplicate the problem. Please fill in additional information.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2000 Toyota Camry 20
Failure Date: 09/08/2004

While driving at any speed abs warning light illuminated and stayed on until the vehicle was turned off. Dealership was notified, but did not resolve the problem.

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car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2004 Toyota Camry 21
Failure Date: 03/19/2004

The abs light came on while I was driving the car after having this part repaired the previous week. Toyota did a final repair attempt on the car in compliance with the north carolina state lemon law for a resonable number of attepmts. The yaw sensor was replaced and the light went off. The traction control system in the car was not working until the part was replaced.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2001 Toyota Camry 22
Failure Date: 02/07/2003

The brakes on Toyota Camry le models are not functioning properly. In each of three different Camry cars that I have owned (1996,2000, and 2001) the brakes make a rumbling sound when slowing down from a speed over 50 miles an hour. Furthermore, on my 2001 Camry the abs light came on during use on icy roads, I took it to the dealer who said that this happens and that he had five other complaints about the very same thing that day. He attributed this to one of the sensors "sticking", and that all I had to do is turn the car off and let it "cool " down and the light would go off. This is true, this did happen, but what good are abs brakes if they malfunction on the very icy roads that they are supposed to protect you from? it seems to me that if a sensor is "sticking" the sensor should be replaced and that the car should not have to be allowed to "cool down" especially since this happened in the middle of a parkway on icy road conditions. Also, during the time the abs light was on one of the wheels brakes locked preventing the wheel from spinning further causing a more dangerous situation.

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car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2002 Toyota Camry 23
Failure Date: 03/11/2002

Abs light would stay on while driving. Vehicle taken to dealer on two occasions, and were unable to duplicate the problem.

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car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2000 Toyota Camry 24
Failure Date: 03/10/2000

Abs light came on. Braking distance was extended and brakes were squeaking. Dealer replaced pads and front rotors. 2 months later, abs light came back on. Please add further comments. 8ak.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 2000 Toyota Camry 25
Failure Date: 10/01/1999

Abs system light came in. Dealer replaced abs system, but had me drive car while system was on order. Brakes responded poorly without system and didn't drive due to concern of failing brake. Rear system failed rear struts replaced . Gas tank has loud thud when tank full to half tank, thud intermitent when tank under half. Dealer said car may just have thud/siad some cars designed with baffles that thud.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 1998 Toyota Camry 26
Failure Date: 06/25/1999

When brakes are applied, sounds like metal to metal grinding. Had taken vehicle to dealer. After repair work was performed, abs light came on & vehicle would skid when brakes were applied. Brakes had been modified.

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car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 1998 Toyota Camry 27
Failure Date: 06/01/1999

While driving the abs light comes on unexpectedly, indicating a problem with abs system. Also while braking, there is a noise, and extended stopping distance which may resultin a crash. Dealer cannot determine the cause of the problem. Please provide further information and VIN#.

car image   Brake Abs Warning Light problem of the 1998 Toyota Camry 28

Abs light malfunctioned. Yh.