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Toyota Camry 89 seems to be running fine, but the check engine light is on and it gives a code 41. I need to get it smogged. What is the problem?

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Code 41 for a Toyota is a problem with the throttle position sensor. The sensor and circuit would need to be checked.

Posted on Jul 31, 2013

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SOURCE: 1998 toyota camry V6

P0420 indicates you have a catalyst efficiency issue; replacement of the Air-Fuel Sensor should take care of that;
The P0441, P0446 and (I assume P0440); you said 446 twice, indicates a faulty or loose fuel cap; it is not sealing properly.
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SOURCE: OBD code 0401 (1997 Toyota Camry 4 cyl)

There is a VSV (vacuum switching valve) , usually mounted on the back side of engine block, under the intake manifold, as well as the map sensor, that can also cause that code if one or the other is faulty. It takes some pretty detailed troubleshooting to confirm this in some cases, so if that's not in your line of work, you may have to have it properly diagnosed, or take a 50/50 shot at which one first.

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SOURCE: 2005 Toyota Camry check engine

go to autozone they will scan it no charge and do reset, give u possible causes and repairs, are u sure its not the oil change interval light,your owners manuel will tell u how to reset if thats the case

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SOURCE: TOYOTA camry 2000, 2.2 L check engine light on, P 0401code

hello, to fix this problem what you need to do is replace your egr valve its a pretty straight forward replacement ,to get a new one goto any auto parts store and tell them what you need thay all carry egr valvs in stock cost is about 30.00$

Posted on Mar 29, 2009

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SOURCE: 2003 Toyota Camry Se V6 has a check engine light

I had the same problem, then took my car to an expert repair shop who diagnosed the sensors and
found no problem with the car. They notified the DMV who was unaware of the problem, who then told the repair shop (John's Bascom Automotive) that they will adjust their computer system to allow a "two speed idle test". My bill was $95 and I still have to pay for a smog test after driving around for
a couple of days to clear the computer monitors, a fair amount and I gladly paid it.

John advised me that I'd get no satisfaction with Toyota or the DMV. I went to the dealership where I
bought the car and they said that the smog stations don't know what they're doing. They charge
about $100 and work around the P0500 code but it takes them about two hours to do this. I told
them that I should have been notified about the dyno none-compatability by Toyota and that Toyota
should have notified the DMV beforehand. I wonder how many speed sensors are being replaced by
unknowing smog shops around the state. I got Toyota's main customer support phone number and
will call them Monday. I'm going to get my pound of flesh ($95 worth) from the DMV next week also.

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Posted on Jun 26, 2009

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