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1999 camry i have a 99 camry with a check engine lite on codes returned p1135 / p0401 / p1133 / i just replaced the egr valve cleaned out the down pipe to exaust and as well as the throtal body and all vacume tubes in the throtal body replaced the map sensor and o2 sensor all seems good the car runs great i reset the codes and after 18 miles the lite came back on with the same codes. so what the heck is going on here boss if any body on the world can help me shoot me an e-mail at viszeal@hotmail.com

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  • Anonymous Jul 14, 2008

    I'm also getting 2 of the same codes (P0401 and P1133) on my 99 Camry.

  • akintayo2001 Jul 26, 2008

    Hi,I have a problem with my toyota camry 1999model.it's showing Check engine on it and i tried to clear the display but to no avail.

    can anybody tell me what exactly is the problem and how i can as well clear this display

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I came across a couple of toyota service bulletins addressing these issues (as I am also suffering from rough idling and persistent check engine light(that sometimes blinks)):

Title:
DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1133
Models:
’97 – ’99 Camry: 1MZ–FE CA Spec.
Technical Service
BULLETIN
February 25, 2000
TSB Revision Notice:
The information updated in this TSB is red and underlined.
Under certain driving conditions, some 1MZ–FE equipped 1997 – 1999 Camry California
Emission specification vehicles can exhibit a M.I.L. “ON” DTC P1133. An improved
Air/Fuel Ratio Sensor has been developed to correct this condition.
1997 – 1999 Camry (1MZ–FE) with California Emission Specification.
MODEL YEAR ENGINE STARTING VIN
1999 Camry 1MZ–FE
4T1BF2#K * XU088001
4T1BF2#K * XU933227
PREVIOUS PART NUMBER CURRENT PART NUMBER PART NAME
89467–41020 89467–41021 Sensor, Air/Fuel
Should a M.I.L. “ON” condition with DTC P1133 be encountered, perform diagnostic
procedures as described in the Repair Manual.
If the problem source cannot be identified after checking all affected areas according
to the Repair Manual, the cause may be an Air/Fuel Ratio Sensor malfunction. In this
case, replace the Air/Fuel Ratio Sensor with the current part number listed above.
If the Exhaust Manifold threads are damaged by removal of the sensor, they can be
repaired by the proper use of a M18 x 1.5 tap.
OP CODE DESCRIPTION TIME OPN T1 T2
895131 R & R Air/Fuel Ratio Sensor 0.3 89467–41020 99 99
Applicable Warranty*:
This repair is covered under the Toyota Basic Warranty. This warranty is in effect for
36 months or 36,000 miles, whichever occurs first, from the vehicle’s in–service date.
Coverage is extended to 36 months or 50,000 miles, whichever occurs first, in the
states of California and Massachusetts due to state emissions warranty legislation.
NOTE:
Please enter the DTC in the condition/Cause/Remedy section when applying for
warranty reimbursement.
* Warranty application is limited to correction of a problem based upon a customer’s specific complaint.
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Title:
SINGLE CYLINDER MISFIRES
Models:
’99 Avalon, Camry, Sienna & Solara (CA Spec.)
Technical Service
BULLETIN
January 14, 2000
NOTE:
The information contained in this TSB updates EG013–99 dated December 17, 1999.
Some 1999 California Emission Specification Avalon, Camry (1MZ–FE), Sienna & Solara
(1MZ–FE) vehicles may exhibit a rough idle, and or a M.I.L. “ON“ condition, in which a
single cylinder misfire code, or codes are present. Changes have been made in the fuel
injector production process to correct this condition.
1999 CA Emission Spec. TMMK produced Avalon, Camry (1MZ–FE), Sienna &
TMMC produced Solara (1MZ–FE) vehicles built between the VIN numbers listed
below.
MODEL STARTING VIN ENDING VIN
Avalon 4T1BF1#B*XU298504 4T1BF1#B*XU319557
Camry 4T1BF2#K*XU076403 4T1BF2#K*XU081214
Camry (cont.) 4T1BF2#K*XU930024 4T1BF2#K*XU931330
Sienna 4T3ZF1#C*XU090887 4T3ZF1#C*XU122589
Solara (U.S.) 2T1CF2#P*XC111083 2T1CF2#P*XC757508
Solara (Canada) 2T1CF2#P*XC744113 2T1CF2#P*XC162681
APPLICABLE PARTS QUANTITY PART NAME
23209–0A010 6 Fuel Injector
OP CODE VWC DESCRIPTION TIME OPN T1 T2
895221 N R & R Fuel Injector Assembly – All 1.8 23209–0A010 02 56
Applicable Warranty*:
This repair is covered under the Toyota Federal Warranty. This warranty is in effect for
36 months or 36,000 miles, whichever occurs first, from the vehicle’s in–service date.
Coverage is extended to 36 months or 50,000 miles, whichever occurs first, in the
states of California, Massachusetts, and Vermont due to state emission warranty
legislation.
* Warranty application is limited to correction of a problem based upon a customer’s specific complaint.
NOTE:
Be sure to enter the DTC No. in the Condition/Cause/Remedy section, if a DTC Code
appeared.
ENGINE
Introduction
Applicable
Vehicles
Parts
Information
Warranty
Information
SINGLE CYLINDER MISFIRE – EG001-00 January 14, 2000
Page 2 of 2
1. Remove all six fuel injectors for
verification of production information.
Affected injectors will be labeled with
a vendor part number of
“23250–0A010“ and have a
production date code number of “828“
or lower (see illustration for number
locations).
2. After determining that one or more of
the injectors are affected, replace all
six injectors with the above applicable
part number.
3. Clear the DTC, if present, and verify
that the vehicle now operates as
designed.

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I have a 1999 Toyota Camry V6 with 34,000 miles and I am finding that all information about this being such a good car is not true. After reading some of the problems listed just on this
posting I am considering getting rid of this car. When I first bought this car it evidentially was out of alignment and I ended up buying new tires, the original tires were worn to the metal.
And it happened again and had to buy new tires again.

Several months ago, I took my car in for regular oil check and etc. They found some kind of fluid had been leaking and that oil change cost me $2,000..00. A month later the car would not start, called the Toyota people and I had to get the car to them. They said it needed a new battery. So $154.00 later by about two weeks, went to start the car and it would not start,. then it started. One night this week coming out of a restaurant from having dinner went to start the car and it made the most awful noise and rattling, I could not turn the car off. Thank goodness for two wonderful gentlemen who stopped and could not figure what was going on either. Could not get the battery cable ? off and the car started smoking,,,,,, Had to have the car towed to my house and then to the Toyota garage next day. And the final diagnosis from the serviceman was that he started the car 50 times and it always started..........I mentioned several people said it was probably the ignation or the starter motor? He said they could not do anything unless the car wouldn't start? Needless to say, I said my Goodbye to that
dealership and now I still have a car that I cannot trust to take me anywhere. I honestly have to say that this Toyota is a Lemon.

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