answersLogoWhite

0


Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
Answered 2011-09-12 13:59:38

Keep in mind the first generation Camry (SV11) has a temperature guage which is very quick to respond to changes, plus Camrys use an electronicly controlled radiator fan (ie, not one connected to the engine directly) triggered by a separate thermoswitch. This offen results in the temp guage going three quarters of the way up or more before the cooling fan triggers bringing the temp down to normal in as little as 15 seconds (20 seconds typical). The 1983+ SV11's uses the Toyota SE21 single overhead cam 4 cylinder EFI 2lt engine. If the temp guage is dropping to cold when driving down hill with the engine idling, or when fast motorway/freeway/highway driving with the engine at low rpm, or it takes more than 10 minutes normal driving to reach middle (normal) temperature from a cold start, the problem is a faulty thermostat. You should have the thermostat replaced, a cheap operation as the Camry SV11's thermostat houseing is very easily accessable (unlike a lot of later Toyota engines!) and new thermostats and rubber gaskets very inexpensive. At the same time consider having the cooling system reversed flushed, inspected for problems and the coolant replaced as a neglected thermostat usually means a neglected cooling system. Glycol based antifreeze/antiboil/anticorrosion additive (a vital part of coolant system maintenance regardless of climate) stops working after about a year and the coolant water+additive should be replaced annually (some modern glycol formulas claim 3 or more years but annual replacement of water+additive is still recommended to prevent acidity buildup and corrosion).If oddities persist the water pump may be to blame. Look for any water coming from a tiny hole in the water pump housing next to the pully as this indicates the water pump's water seal has failed and the bearings are likely also worn and near failure.

001
๐Ÿ™
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
๐Ÿ˜‚
0
User Avatar

Your Answer

Loading...

Still have questions?

Related Questions

Why is your 1997 Toyota Camry losing power?

There are a few reasons why a 1997 Toyota Camry may be losing power. A few of the reasons could be a bad battery, ignition coil, or the fuel pump.


Why is smoke coming out of my tailpipe 1992 Toyota Camry?

because its broken.


What is the roaring noise 1999 Toyota Camry XLE?

What is the roaring noise from a 1999 Toyota Camry XLE at speeds over 35 ? Sounds like it is coming from the rear.


Would a 1998 Toyota Camry motor fit in a 1999 Toyota Camry?

Will a 1998 Toyota Camry motor fit in a 1999 Toyota Camry


What are the main problems with 2010 Toyota Camry hybrid?

smoke coming from the a/c why is this?


The floor in your 2002 Toyota Camry LE is wet?

Check the hose coming out of the conditioner. It's a common failture for your camry.


When was Toyota Camry created?

Toyota Camry was created in 1982.


Where is the starter on a 1995 Toyota Camry?

Where is the starter on Toyota Camry 1995


What was the most popular car of 1992?

Toyota Camry Toyota Camry


Where is the thermostat on a 99 Toyota Camry?

where is the thermostat on a 1996 Toyota Camry


Will a 1995 Toyota Camry motor fit in a 1998 Toyota Camry?

No, it will not.


Is the wires for the radio the same in the 98 Toyota Camry that they are for the 88 Toyota Camry?

no


Will a 1994 Toyota Camry engine work in a 1999 Toyota Camry?

No, it will not work.


Can you put a 1997 Toyota Camry engine in a 1995 Toyota Camry?

No, you can't.


Is Toyota Camry US better than Toyota Camry japan?

japan


Would a 2001 Toyota Camry engine fit a 2003 Toyota Camry?

No, it will not.


Will a 2.2 out of a 96toyota Camry fit in 97?

Can a put an engine out of a 1996 toyota camry into a 1997 toyota camry?


Will a 2.2 engine out of a 1996 Toyota Camry fit in a 1997 Toyota Camry?

Will a 2.2 engine out of a 1996 Toyota Camry fit in a 1997 Toyota Camry? Yes it will fit you just have to change from distributor to coil packs it will fit because i have a 96 Toyota camry with a 2.2L engine from a 99 model.


Why is there a smell of antifreeze and white smoke coming through the vents of your 1997 Toyota Camry?

heater core


Will a 1991 Toyota Camry transmission fit in a 1992 Toyota Camry?

Will a1992 toyota camru transmission fif in a 1994 toyota


Where is the taillight controller on 1989 Toyota?

Whooops I for got CAMRY... 1989 Toyota Camry!


98 Toyota Camry Starter replacement?

98 Toyota Camry Starter Installation


What is the weight of a 2000 Toyota Camry?

The 2000 Toyota Camry is about 5,000 pounds, if not that, more!


How do you replace 92 Toyota Camry power steering pump?

94 toyota camry


What is the difference between a 2000 model Toyota Camry and a 2001 Toyota Camry?

There is no difference.