I have a camry 07 I just change the strut for second time in 3 years and this time only works for a week what might be the problem I hope I can get and answer thanks

luiszavala123
10

Asked by luiszavala123 Mar 21, 2013 at 05:52 PM about the 2007 Toyota Camry LE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

7 Answers

Wayne Chomas
615

What do you mean by it only works for a week? Did it start leaking? A good quality replacement strut should have a warranty. Don't buy the cheap no-name junk off ebay.

judge_roy
Not Active

how did you know this needed replacement? foot on the bumper, bounce once up, but not down?

judge_roy
Not Active

this car in taxi service?

luiszavala123
10

no is not, my car used to make sound like broken strut so I replace it, and the sound and weird movement stop for two years, and then begging again, so I went to AutoZone because I had life warranty and they say is too weird, that it broke, also is too soon to happen, but anyway I replace again and everything was ok until the third day, the weird noise came back and I'm worried, so if anyone knows I'll be so grateful, thanks you!!

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
judge_roy
Not Active

sounds like resonations and chafing....lube the hell out of all the moving parts with Tri-flow with teflon, (the choice of most bicyclists for their chains) whatever is chafing will stop makin' noise at the very least!

Seth Bruns
755

i dont mean to sound disrespectful to judge_roy but I would recommend finding the actual problem as suspension components all rely on each other to make a car comfortable, and most importantly safer, if the problem isnt found you could likely damage or put additional wear on parts that werent made the take a high load. Also keep in mind that when you replace struts you need to replace the Upper Mount, Upper Spring Seat, Boot, Lower Spring Seat too...

judge_roy
Not Active

so change it a third time, Seth?~ not sure why "respect" enters into the picture....oh well...yes this needs to be studied, perhaps the original failure could be analyzed....but we haven't got this luxury and probably was simply discarded....you're not the first to start aimin' weapons at ole judge_roy...yawn.~

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Camry 2012 major hesitation problems since inception 13 answers

    I have a 2012 camry le that i bought new Dec 2012 and immediately began having hesitation problems of up to 4 seconds - almost hit a couple of times - getting run around - been into dealership seve...

    2012 Toyota Camry LE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • My 95 Camry starts first time every time then stalls after 10-20 seconds? 3 answers

    My 95 Camry starts first time every time then stalls after 10-20 seconds? Cold. Last year it ran fine but rarely would stall @ running speed. I had to set for 2-3min before it would start then it...

    1995 Toyota Camry LE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Camry not driven in 10 years... 3 answers

    Hi everyone, I just bought a 1990 Camry V6 with 55k miles that has not been driven in 10 years. I would love to get some suggestions on what I should do as far as maintenance right now. Change all flu...

    1990 Toyota Camry LE V6 Wagon

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2000 Camry engine shuts off when it is running. 6 answers

    My 2000 Toyota Camry has wired problem. It has the problem for 10 years since I bought this car salvage title in 2002. Every time I disconnect battery to do maintenance and connect it back, and starts...

    2000 Toyota Camry LE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Camry
Looking for a Used Camry in your area?
CarGurus has 75,876 nationwide Camry listings starting at $1,300.
ZIP:

Search Toyota Camry Questions

Toyota Camry Experts

#1 Reelin68
Reelin68
Reputation 2,740
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 2,140
#3 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 1,700
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Nissan Maxima"
323 Great Deals out of 16,082 listings starting at $1,500
Used Subaru Legacy"
201 Great Deals out of 9,077 listings starting at $2,495
Used Pontiac G6"
194 Great Deals out of 6,532 listings starting at $1,800

Used Cars For Sale

2014 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
71 Great Deals out of 1,794 listings starting at $14,495
2013 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
24 Great Deals out of 1,071 listings starting at $12,990
2012 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
49 Great Deals out of 1,801 listings starting at $10,998
2011 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
43 Great Deals out of 1,310 listings starting at $8,268