You're right that I used to live in upstate NY. As I wrote in my profile, I lived in Albany NY area and moved to Sarasota FL...4 months ago. As long as you don't live right off the ocean the salt is not and issue. At least I don't think it is.
I love Toyota Camry's and Honda's. They are well made and tend to not give
you gried as they age. This si why I'm helping with sorting this out rather than saying to not waste her time. We'll see tomorrow what happens 'cause a local Toyota dealer service will look at the car. She'll call me from the repair place as a sanity check. God knows where I will get the sanity from, though!