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Questions tagged [4runner]

An SUV manufactured by Toyota since 1984.

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1998 4Runner 2.7 Misfire with DTC P0171, P0300, P0301 , P0304

While driving on the highway, suddenly the CEL started flashing and the truck started msifiring, I got off the highway and retrieved a P0171, P0300, P0301 , P0304. I shut it off and waited for a few ...
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Acceptable rotor runout

I've been replacing the brakes myself on my cars since I had my first car in high school ('89). Since the, I had a few cars that had terrible brake wobble after some amount of miles, some cars seemed ...
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1995 Toyota 4Runner: White smoke, battery constantly drains

I own a 1995 Toyota 4Runner (I was told the engine was rebuilt, so I'm not sure if mileage matters). I got this from my grandpa around 2 years ago, which had been sitting at his house parked for over ...
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White smoke (lots) from 95 4Runner tailpipe

I have a SEVERE oil leak on my 95 4Runner (v6 3VZE). I put a quart in every day or two. Yesterday I felt she needed extra love so I put in two quarts. Now she's billowing huge plumes of white gray ...
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No voltage to 2010 Toyota 4Runner trailer electric brakes

When I step on the brakes in my 2010 Toyota 4Runner, I do not get any DC voltage to the "electric brakes" pin of the 7-pin trailer socket (factory installed). (I measure this by touching the probes on ...
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This part fell from my car when driving - any idea what it is?

A Part fell off of my 2006 Toyota 4Runner. Any idea what it is? It's about 12" x 6". Thanks in advance for any help!
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2003 Toyota 4Runner blinking a/c light - hot air

Blinking A/C light on my 2003 Toyota 4Runner. Must have a slight leak, I would add refrigerant from a can and be good all summer. This year although I replaced the A/C relay the a/c light on the dial ...
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Odd Auto Transmission Issue - 2002 4Runner 4WD

I have a 2002 4Runner (the V6) that sits for a few weeks at a time between uses (I live in coastal FL). If I haven't started it in a while when I put it into Drive the gears don't seem to engage ...
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clutch,transfercase,manual,gears? Help 1994 toyota 4 runner [duplicate]

My 1994 4 runner will go into gear, but will not move. It does not jerk or stop running when i let clutch out while in gear? Is it the clutch, trance-fer case or something else? And if it is trance ...
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1994 toyota 4runner manual broken transfer case

My 1994 4runner (manual) starts and goes into gear, but will not move. If the transfer case is broken, can I take out drive 4 wheel drive and drive it in 2 wheel drive?
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Where is the “No. 1 vehicle speed sensor” on a 2001 Toyota 4runner?

I can find diagrams for No. 2 vehicle speed sensor, but I need to look at my No. 1 VSS. Looking in the field service manual, I can't see it either. Where is my No. 1 VSS?
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2001 Toyota 4runner - Which wheel is causing “P0500 - Vehicle Speed Sensor A”?

My 4runner is getting "P0500 - Vehicle Speed Sensor A". What does the "A" mean? Which wheel is that?
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2001 Toyota 4runner @ 147k miles - Speedometer dead and various dashboard lights on

My 2001 Toyota 4runner has, on random occurrences, has had the traction alarm go off for no reason while driving. Just recently it went off and then Dashboard lights started coming on. I currently ...
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how do I clean 4 qts of 10W30 out of the cooling system,

By mistake, I put 4 qts of 10W30 engine oil in my radiator. How can I clean it out? I've seen suggestions for using dish washing detergent. Is that safe? I am thinking of using DAWN because it ...
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Toyota 4runner Automatic - Stalls when shifting from 2nd to 1st in hot weather

My 2001 Toyota 4runner stalls when I slow down to a stop or slow speeds if its hot out. I never have a problem when the weather is normal for San Diego around ~60-75 F, but on hot days around 85 F it ...
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Very Strange Starting?/Electrical Issue

I have a very unusual issue with my 1993 Toyota 4runner SR5 4CYL 4WD 5 Speed. I have had the car for a very long time, and recently I have had a very strange issue when starting the car and I can't ...
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What do I do after adding extra oil/gas mixture into the car, which now won't start?

The car, (Toyota 4Runner), won't start after we put some old oil/fuel in. We had read that it's fine to do with unneeded oil. We topped off the tank with regular gas to dilute it, but still not ...
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2005 V-8 4 runner 72,000 SE

I've stored my 4Runner and not in extreme weather but it has a slow start how long does a heavy duty battery last without replacing it. Had the problem last winter drove a hundred miles or so stopped ...
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V6 Toyota 4Runner - Broken Crankshaft Pulley

I am new to working on cars and this is the first timing belt change I have attempted. I was trying to remove the crankshaft bolt using a breaker bar and my pulley broke. Now I am unable to remove the ...
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Transmission Problem?

I have a 1996 Toyota 4Runner. When I drive my car at normal speed of 45 mph all of a sudden the RPM revs up high and then I cannot accelerate past 20 mph. What could be the problem? Someone told ...
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Toyota 4Runner - automatic (Old model ) misfires and delay in changing gears. What is the problem?

My Toyota 4 Runner (old model) misfires and seems lazy especially while climbing hills. There is also a delay in changing from gears 2 - 3 and 4. Can someone please help to advise? Thanks in advance.
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Power Steering Pump Leak…Wrong Fluid Used

I recently had to have the engine replaced in my '05 Toyota 4Runner. I got it back about 4 weeks ago and about a week ago I discovered a leak at my Power steering pump. When the engine is running the ...
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Can i use ATF for power steering?

Can i use ATF dexron3/mercon in power steering reservoir in my '04 toyota 4runner. owners manual calls for dexron 2 or 3. i don't know what mercon is.
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My 94 Toyota 4runner doesn't seem to gain speed even while I'm flooring the gas pedal…whats the issue and how can I fix it? [closed]

94 toy 4runner 6 cylinder. Just replaced sparkplug wires and distributor cap..
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1993 toyota 4Runner - White Smoke from under hood and neon yellow liquid leaking from somewhere

Hello and thank you for taking the time to read my post. I have a 1993 Toyota 4runner with about 170k miles on it. I recently got the brake fluid drained and replaced, a new battery, and the ...
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2002 4Runner - Smell of fuel by drivers side

I smell fuel off the drivers side wheel well of my 2002 4runner. My check engine light is on and I changed my gas cap. The lights went out and back on. I think it's the connection. It has a cover ...
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98 Toyota 4Runner headlights turning on without truck on

My headlights are turning on randomly after I turn the engine off and the keys are out of the ignition. Any thoughts?
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Can a “handy” person remove and replace the rear spoiler on a 2004 Toyota 4runner

I have to have the rear spoiler (above the rear hatch back window) replaced. Apparently two of the three tabs are broken. The dealer wants $$$ to do this. Can a handy person remove and replace that ...
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2001 Toyota 4Runner - ECU Drive Cycle Reset

After changing sensors that were bad on a Toyota 4Runner an emmissions technician stated that the vehicle needed to be driven "for awhile" before the "drive cycle" would reset the ECU to the new ...
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Whistling noise from Toyota 4Runner when idling or gassing

Our 2000 4runner just started making a noise a few days ago. It’s not very noticeable unless you roll down the window. It is high pitched, and when it happens it’s intermittent, never a longer tone ...
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Can I drive my 4WD 4Runner in front wheel only?

I recently had the misfortune of having my 1997 4Runner's rear diff lock up because of a leak and then no gear oil. Unfortunately to add to that the frame and major members are very rusted/rotted. ...