2012 Toyota CAMRY Steering Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2012 Toyota CAMRY Steering Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID955220
 Internal NHTSA #10488775
 Model Year2012
 File date27/10/12
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemThe car is very difficult to keep in a straight line, particularly at 70 mph and when driving in the passing lane on the open highway. I must correct my steering constantly, to keep the car from trying to go left. If you look away for just a moment, you will find yourself bearing left without even thinking about it. My dealer has been fully cooperating so far, but there have not been any correction of the problem. I have taken test drives with their service people, and even had the toyota factory service rep drive the car with me. He ordered the tow in to be adjusted and the tires rotated. Had that done a few days ago and now the car constantly needs pressure on the wheel, toward the right, to keep it going straight down the road. It is most noticeable while you are in the passing lane at 70 mph. Yesterday i made a trip to a city about 90 miles away. Coming home i was in the left lane most of the time. I ended up with a really bad cramp in my left arm from holding constant right pressure on the wheel for about an hour. You don't dare look anywhere but straight ahead as you must constantly keep the steering corrected to stay in your lane. I believe this is a real safety issues as your total attention must be given to keeping the car in a straight line. If you are distracted, for even a moment, or look to either side you end up quickly driving out of your lane. Not a good thing, particularly in heavy traffic at 70 mph! In the mean time, there appear to be many of us out there having this same drive-ability problem, and there is not yet any solution from toyota that can be applied. I encourage other with this same problem to keep pursuing toyota for a solution. This is the first year for their electric steering assist, and it really does need to have something done to alleviate this very unsafe driving condition.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure850
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateALBION, MI
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase20/06/21
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
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 Vehicle speed70
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 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 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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