2012 Toyota CAMRY Service Brakes Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2012 Toyota CAMRY Service Brakes Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1486335
 Internal NHTSA #11115282
 ManufacurerToyota Motor Corporation
 BrandTOYOTA
 ModelCAMRY
 Model Year2012
 File date30/07/18
 ComponentSERVICE BRAKES
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemOur 2012 camry se had approximately 66,000 miles when the brake problem occurred. I was the driving vehicle on the highway on 7/30/18 going 55 mph when i heard an whistling sound for 2-3 minutes. When i arrived at my destination 10 miles from my home i smelt a burning smell which seemed to come from the left rear wheel. When i touched the wheel it was very hot and would have burned my hand if i left it there. I drove home later and the same thing occurred. I threw some water on it and a cloud of steam arose. I called my mechanic who said it was most likely a stuck disc brake caliber and that he had seen the problem before on 2012 & 2013 camrys. The mechanic diagnosed the problem as a seized caliber piston which required the replacement of the left rear caliber, pads and rotor for over $500. 00. My concern is that i have never had a safety problem like this occur in any vehicle never mind a fairly new camry which passed a safety inspection at toyota as part of an oil change on 2/20/18 when the vehicle had 63,253 miles. In my opinion there is a defect in the design or in the quality of the brake system which could lead to a brake system fire or brake failure.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure66000
Number of Occurences
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateDRACUT, MA
VIN pattern 4T1BF1FK5CUXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?N
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons
No. of fatalities
 Date of purchase17/06/21
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
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 Vehicle speed55
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 Location of tire code
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 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
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  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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