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45 stars

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I Wish American Automakers Did Better At Creating A Vehicle That Is Longlasting & Reliable. by mrbryer
 — This is the car the Toyota built & modeled for the Lexus excluding the body. I am a die hard Toyota/Lexus owner. The '98 Camry is just unbelieveable for a car with over 100K miles. Just keep it servi... Read More
Clean Title by Painter_1
 — I liked the fact that it is a good solid built reliable & depenable automobile, Had great passing power, smooth ride, quite, never failed me, never failed to start, always good to go, would I recomen... Read More
The Epitome Of Reliability by Seth
 — Performance- The acceleration is painfully slow, braking is secure and slightly surprising in an emergency stop, handling is predictable and easy to control but rollie pollie. Cost- One of th... Read More

1998 Toyota Camry Overview

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1998 Toyota Camry

The Toyota Camry was little changed for the 1998 model year, since it has just gone through a total overhaul the year before. The most significant changes included the availability of side-impact airbags in all models and an improved anti-theft system.

The 1998 Toyota Camry came in three trim levels: the base CE, the midlevel LE and the higher-end XLE. All came standard with a four-cylinder, 2.2-liter, 133 horsepower engine and were available with a V6, 194 horsepower engine. Fuel economy is about 20 to 30 miles per gallon, depending on the engine.

The Toyota Camry was once again the top seller for 1998. Once again, major complaints about the 1998 Toyota Camry include a lack of power, especially with the four-cylinder engine, and a bland, conservative look. Drivers are enthusiastic, however, about the Camry's value, noting that a Camry has the same mechanisms as the Lexus ES without the high price tag.


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Where Can I Find The Sunroof Drain Tube?

The front and rear passenger side floor is soaking wet after the car is left out in the rain. I'm told the sunroof drain is plugged. I have tried to locate where it could be but I don't see anything.

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Will A Bad Brake Pedal Stop Light Switch Cause A Car Not To Start?

When I try to start my 1998 FWD Camry LE, all it will do it click. The battery, starter & fuses all check out OK. I have been told it could be the brake pedal stop light switch. Is the correct?

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1998 Camry, Was Running Fine Then Died, Unable To Start Now

while driving the car cut off without warning. when trying to start the starter clicks the whole time i'm turning the key and nothing happens (no sound other than the starter, no crank). tried to ju...

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