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Brake Light On Problems of Toyota Camry - part 1



Toyota Camry owners have reported 87 problems related to brake light on (under the service brakes category).

car image   Brake Light On problem of the 2007 Toyota Camry 1
Failure Date: 09/18/2016

My 2007 Toyota Camry is having abs and brake lights on, and this seems to be a safety hazard, mileage on the car is 138000. I have heard from many people, also this can be seen in carcomplaints. Com that this situation is commnly seen on 2007 Toyota Camry. This seems to be a manufacturing defect. I feel very unsafe to drive this car, but I cannot afford to repair this as I study that the repair cost is high. Do I need to suffer this loss since I bought Camry or can Toyota recall this and provide free service.

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car image   Brake Light On problem of the 2009 Toyota Camry 2
Failure Date: 08/18/2016

The abs light and the red bold brake light came on and then off and the next day the abs light and the brake warning light came on and the the speedometer went to zero, the tachometer went to zero when I was driving on the freeway, also the air conditioner would not work, after a few minutes the warning lights went off and everything worked for a few minutes and the same thing happened again. I drive the car immediately to the repair shop and then checked the owner's manual and read it's the abs system is malfunctioning for the car.

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car image   Brake Light On problem of the 2007 Toyota Camry 3
Failure Date: 07/20/2016

July 2016, check engine light came on. Diagnostic indicated code p171. Was advised it was a laundry list of systems to check for this code. ( replaced the following; flex pipe, 02 sensor, spark plugs and fuel pump. For a total of 1400. 00) while driving on I-95 at 60 mph, airbag light, brake light, abs light and seat belt light all illuminated at the same time. Techometer surged out of control, engine temp gauge displayed no reading and speedometer went to zero. Oh and yeah, the ac that was blowing very cold air switched to warm or hot. All of these issues happened at the same time on the highway at 60 mph. Ironically, the check engine light did not illuminate and the mechanic is unable to determine the cause as there is no code issued from the computer for this very dangerous problem. This problem happens randomly and there is no warning. The engine performs normal during this issue with the exception of the ac that fails every time. This issue can and has happened when the car is sitting parked with engine running and while in motion. I am so afraid that this eventually will cause a serious accident or death. And the most annoying part is no mechanic can tell any of us why this happens or how to fix it. Please, please, help us before the worst happens.

car image   Brake Light On problem of the 2012 Toyota Camry 4
Failure Date: 07/07/2016

Abs, brake light came on.

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car image   Brake Light On problem of the 2009 Toyota Camry 5
Failure Date: 06/25/2016

I started to back out of the parking spot at the hotel I was staying to go out for dinner with my friends, I release the brakes and put the car in reverse. Then all of sudden the dash board lighted up then disappeared briefly when I put it in forward. As I was driving away from the hotel the lights on the dash board was lighted again. Then as I proceed to get on the freeway the dashboard lit up with warning check vsc system. (the hotel to the freeway ramp was a block away) I was driving in the right hand lane for several miles on the 580, because I noticed the brakes felt weird. The lights on the dash board remained lighted. The red indicator light for my brakes were on indicating the brakes were not released, but it was. At this point I was tensed and scared as I drove on the 580 freeway. I exited off the freeway slower than normal and I would press down on the brakes lightly and it would jerk and rock. It would bounce myself and friends in a rocking motion. We were all scared when I told them that I was not pressing on the brakes as it rocked. I was not playing with the brakes. My friend sitting in the front passenger side, confirmed to my friend sitting in the back I was not doing anything with the brakes as we rocked while driving or at the stop signs. I was driving cautiously on the streets due to I was afraid I might rear end someone. Every time I made the stop it would rock. So from the restaurant to the hotel I drove the streets and stayed off the freeway. The "check vsc "and indicators lights remained on the whole time. The following day, my husband drove out to get the car and drove it home for me. We took the back roads home to avoid freeway driving. As I drove behind him, I notice the brake lights stayed on most of the time. He too noticed the lights on the dash board remained on and the brakes were not working correctly.

car image   Brake Light On problem of the 2007 Toyota Camry 6
Failure Date: 05/28/2016

Periodically when driving or at a stop, the speedometer goes to zero, the emergency brake and abs lights go on, temperature gauge occasionally goes to cold, and the tachometer gauge fluctuates. Toyota dealer says it's the brake actuator ecu which, just for the part, runs around $2000. I see a recall for the hybrid but not my model and noticed other owners complaining about the same issue on the web. My car is only worth about $5000. I have owned Camrys in the past but this is the first time I have any real issues with this year model. I have a 1989 that is still running with almost 350,000 miles on it. My present vehicle only has a little over 160,000.


car image   Brake Light On problem of the 2012 Toyota Camry 7
Failure Date: 05/17/2016

This situation have been going on for a month. When I have sitting at a light or on idle. My trac, abs and brake light continue to come on every other week or so. I have seen this complaint before from other Camry's owner online. When they go to the dealership, they tell them it is a sensor. But it is never resolved. Can anybody tell me what is going on with the car? I only had this car for a year. This is scary for me due to me having 2 kids.

car image   Brake Light On problem of the 2007 Toyota Camry 8
Failure Date: 05/13/2016

While running (sitting still or moving) the dashboard gauges will go crazy. The speedometer will go to 0, the brake and abs lights will come on and the rpm may bounce around. The temp gauge may also drop to c. Otherwise, the car appears fine. This can happen at any time (engine cold or warm, driving in city or highway). The length of the episodes vary from a second (or less) to 20+ minutes. From a little research, I can tell other Toyota Camry (around the same year) owners have also encountered this issue.

car image   Brake Light On problem of the 2016 Toyota Camry 9
Failure Date: 04/06/2016

The brake lights do not illuminate when the adaptive cruise is on and the vehicle is slowed by braking maneuvers performed by the adaptive cruise when a car turns into the lane ahead. For example, the car may slow rapidly 10-15mph and no brake lights will turn on. This may increase the risk of a crash as a result of no warning to the car immediately behind me. This was confirmed today by Toyota who investigated and stated (george) the brake lights only come on in the event of an imminent crash (in front), despite the fact that this create a problem for the driver behind.

car image   Brake Light On problem of the 2007 Toyota Camry 10
Failure Date: 03/13/2016

I was driving my 2007 Toyota Camry le and the abs and brake lights came on and the rpm gauge bounce around and speedometer stops working and stays on zero and I have read a lot of complaints and should be a recall on the problem and Toyota should be held responsible for this happening to a lot and several 2007 Toyota vehicles like the Camry. My name is james sexton my cell is 901-417-2817.


 
car image   Brake Light On problem of the 2008 Toyota Camry 11
Failure Date: 02/25/2016

Tl-the contact owns a 2008 Toyota Camry. The contact states that while driving at approximately 25 mph, the master warning light, the brake warning light, electrically control brake warning light, the abs warning light and the vsc slip indicator warning light illuminated. In addition, an error was on the dashboard stating check vsc system. The contact mention the brake pedal was harsh depressing but it stop the lights to from illuminating. The vehicle was not taken to a dealer or diagnosed. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 102,000. Ak.

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car image   Brake Light On problem of the 2007 Toyota Camry 12
Failure Date: 01/23/2016

The abs and brake lights of my Toyota 2007 Camry come on and off intermittently. When the lights are on, the whole dashboard readers; the speedometer, rpm, engine temperature and other gauges jump and flicker, the light markers for transmission gear and parking go off. The ac unit also did not work. I went to dealer to get it checked out but there were no codes to diagnose the issue. I was told to come back again when it happens for longer than a day. It keeps happening at various times of the day (morning and evening), when the car is stopped or moving, and on all types of roads and driving conditions (city streets, highway, at a stop light, at a stop sign, when I am turning). I have noticed that Toyota has already issued a recall for the same issue for the 2007 Camry hybrid. Given the sheer number of complaints I have read about this issue for the regular Camry 2007, it seems ridiculous that Toyota has not issued a recall for this for the 2007 Camry.

car image   Brake Light On problem of the 2007 Toyota Camry 13
Failure Date: 12/13/2015

Vehicle having problem with abs module. Same as many other complaints on NHTSA website. At random times, brake and abs lights come on and speedometer drops to zero. May last for one or several minutes and eventually returns to normal. Alternates between functioning and not but has been malfunctioning more than it works. Mechanic diagnosed problem as abs module. Brakes seem to be functioning correctly but not sure if working in abs mode. Based on complaints on website, can't believe NHTSA has not forced a recall.

car image   Brake Light On problem of the 2007 Toyota Camry 14
Failure Date: 10/26/2015

This morning I was taking my kids to school driving in a straight line under 30 mph on a neighborhood paved road. As I was approaching the 4 way stop, my dash read "check vcs system" plus all these light came on my dashboard such as a brake light, a circle with an exclamation, a few other lights that im not sure what they are and my brakes were extremely difficult to stop . I ended up rolling through the 4 way stop and was able to stop on the side of the road in a ditch. I was able to drive back to my house going very slowly and with an extremely large amount of space to stop. I then took my car to a local auto parts store to read the codes but they were unable to read them because it was not an engine code. On my way back to the house, all lights disappeared and the local Toyota shop said it would be difficult to do a diagnostic without any lights. I am extremely thankful my kids and the kids walking across the cross walk at the four way stop were not injured!.

car image   Brake Light On problem of the 2015 Toyota Camry 15
Failure Date: 09/09/2015

While driving my brake alarm went off and the brake light would not go off. The brakes where hard to press and to stop. I took the car to Toyota and found that the "brake boosters" have failed. I was told Toyota knows about the issue but not enough cars to do a recall. They only posted a bulletin for them . I can't believe my life was in their hands and was never told because not enough people are having an issue. They replace the part but now I feel unsafe in a new car. . .

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car image   Brake Light On problem of the 2007 Toyota Camry 16
Failure Date: 08/23/2015

Tl-the contact owns a 2007 Toyota Camry. The contact stated that while driving at 40 mph, the abs, the brakes lights illuminated. The speedometer was stock on zero, the rpm and the thermostat needed was bouncing up and down. The air condition was blowing hot air. The anti brake light failed to illuminated. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was diagnose that the anti lock brake needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 120,000. Aw.

car image   Brake Light On problem of the 2008 Toyota Camry 17
Failure Date: 07/18/2015

While this vehicle in the dashboard the rpm keep on flapping up and down , speedometer stayed still in the lower position , the a/c keep on turn on and off on its own and the abs and brake light came on and stayed on.

car image   Brake Light On problem of the 2007 Toyota Camry 18
Failure Date: 07/15/2015

4t1be46k07u678126 my 2007 Toyota Camry le four door automatic sedan has intermittent erratic problems with the instrument control panel: the abs and emergency brake lights come on and the tachometer, thermometer and other gauges bounce up and down the events last for a few seconds to ten minutes, episodes occur sporadically and the car continues to drive normally during the events. I called Toyota (800) 331-4331 and asked for a warranty extension to repair the problem, denied by Toyota. I was instructed to take it to a dealer to identify the problem. On July 1, 2015, central florida Toyota in orlando, florida tried to charge me $59. 00, I refused to pay and they eventually proceeded to determine the problem without charge. The repair estimate given to me says, "$2,217. 05 for abs actuator assy. , r&r. ” the mechanic said this is serious; the brakes can lock up while I am driving. There are numerous identical complaints on the internet but Toyota corporate said this problem is not subject to a recall or a reported problem. (just google, "2007 Toyota Camry abs and brake light on". Consumer complainants allege that the bosch abs ecu has a flaw in circuit board design. ) this is very expensive problem and so common as to indicate that it is a manufacturer's defect and should be repaired free by Toyota. I am the original owner.

car image   Brake Light On problem of the 2008 Toyota Camry 19
Failure Date: 07/10/2015

The speedometer suddenly stopped working, my abs/brake light came on and then ac suddenly went out. Toyota stated I needed a brake actuator. The repair cost $2615. My question to them is why was there a recall for the same part on the2008 Toyota Camry hybrid. I have never had or heard of a repair on this part. Of course, my warranty had expired.

car image   Brake Light On problem of the 2007 Toyota Camry 20
Failure Date: 06/29/2015

My 2007 Toyota Camry le four door automatic sedan has intermittent erratic problems with the instrument control panel: the abs and emergency brake lights come on and the tachometer, thermometer and other gauges bounce up and down this problem started two days ago, the events last for a few seconds to ten minutes, episodes occur sporadically and the car continues to drive normally during the events. I called Toyota (800) 331-4331 and asked for a warranty extension to repair the problem. I was instructed to take it to a dealer to identify the problem. On July 1, 2015, central florida Toyota in orlando, florida tried to charge me $59. 00, I refused to pay and they eventually proceeded to determine the problem without charge. The repair estimate given to me says, "$2,217. 05 for abs actuator assy. , r&r. ” the mechanic said this is serious; the brakes can lock up while I am driving. There are numerous identical complaints on the internet but Toyota corporate said this problem is not subject to a recall or a reported problem. (just google, "2007 Toyota Camry abs and brake light on". Consumer complainants allege that the bosch abs ecu has a flaw in circuit board design. ) this is very expensive problem and so common as to indicate that it is a manufacturer's defect and should be repaired free by Toyota. I am the original owner. . Read more...

car image   Brake Light On problem of the 2007 Toyota Camry 21
Failure Date: 06/14/2015

When driving downhill with foot depressed on brake the vehicle was trying to accelerate, abs light game on and brake light simultaneously , speedometer stopped working, tach went crazy and car began to idle roughly and try to surge forward with foot on brakes.

car image   Brake Light On problem of the 2007 Toyota Camry 22
Failure Date: 06/07/2015

On April 1, 2015, I reported that brake and abs lights came on frequently and the air conditioner goes off. Since that time, I have also noted increased stopping distances when having to stop fast. I am concerned that in an emergency stopping situation, the abs will not work properly which will cause a crash. As I reported previously, the dealership indicates they have no knowledge of the problem, but this is hard to believe in light of all the entries on the internet. Also, there has been a recall for the Camry hybrid for the same issue.

car image   Brake Light On problem of the 2007 Toyota Camry 23
Failure Date: 05/15/2015

The primary safety concerns regarding my complaint are a malfunctioning speedometer and a malfunctioning anti-lock braking system; however, there are others, which I will describe. While I was driving home, the instrument panel went completely crazy. Specifically, the speedometer went to zero (as I was driving 40mph) the tachometer started bouncing up and down between 0 and 2 or 3, the brake and abs light came on. Then, everything went back to normal before I could pull over. I soon realized additional problems like the temp gauge going limp and the air conditioner blowing hot air along with other things. All of this happened all together but on and off at random intervals. I did some research, which led me to the abs issue. According to others with the same problem the repair is $2k-$3k and many had stories of dealers making various costly repairs that didn¿t fix the problem. I work for minimum wage, this is my only car, and it is 110 degrees in my town. Driving without air conditioning here is a safety hazard. One person suggested unplugging the faulty abs module to regain air conditioning. When I did this the air conditioning did in fact start working along with the tachometer and temp gauge. The speedometer, odometer, and seat belt alarm still do not work. Furthermore, this is no longer intermittent but constant and the brake light, abs light, and check engine light all remain on. An abs malfunction could be disastrous in wet weather. The lack of a speedometer is a safety problem on city roads for obvious reasons and not to forget the seat belt alarm or the odometer, which no longer logs the mileage. My 2007 Camry had low miles for its age (<70k) when these problems first occurred; the car has been garaged and well maintained. I have read many other complaints from those with the very same problems and it seems like a faulty product is to blame.

car image   Brake Light On problem of the 2014 Toyota Camry 24
Failure Date: 05/10/2015

Brake light is on when car started. Checked emergency brake on and off. Brake light still on. After driving few feet with light on car stopped. Emergency brakes never engaged originally. Driver rear tire would not rotate. Thank you. Boris volovetz phone 614-855-7825.

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car image   Brake Light On problem of the 2007 Toyota Camry 25
Failure Date: 05/08/2015

The contact owns a 2007 Toyota Camry. While driving approximately 25 mph and attempting to make a left turn, the steering wheel seized and the vehicle failed to stop. As a result, the contact crashed into a street light and the air bags failed to deploy. The contact also stated that the brake warning light illuminated. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. A police report was not filed and there were no injuries. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 138,000.

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