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About Toyota 4Runner

Enjoying a high level of name recognition, the Toyota 4Runner has been produced by a renowned Japanese automotive manufacturer Toyota Motor Corporation since 1984 as a compact or mid-size Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV). Known as the Toyota Hilus Surf in Japan, it has always been Toyota's smaller and more affordable complement to the legendary Land Cruiser. It ranked third in a 2016 study of top 10 longest-lasting vehicles in the United States conducted by Seizing the right opportunity of the SUV-craze in the 1990s, Toyota 4Runner has been manufactured through five generations till now. 
The fourth-generation Toyota 4Runner was produced from August 2002 to August 28, 2009, as a mid-size SUV. Built based on the Land Cruiser Prado 120 series, it came with trim levels including SR5, Sport Edition and Limited. Its power sources were 4.0 L V6 rated at 245 horsepower and 282 lb-ft of torque, 4.7 L V8 producing 235 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque, 4.7 L V8 VVT-i generating 260 hp and 306 pound-feet of torque and 3.0 L I4 engines and power was sent through a 5-speed automatic transmission. Then the fifth-generation started at the 2009 Texas State Fair with three trim levels: base SR5, top-of-the-line Limited and Trail Edition as well as TRD Off-Road and TRD Off-Road Premium, which were called Trail and Trail Premium before 2016. Now, the 4Runner is powered by a 2.7 L I4 and a 4.0 L V6 engine coupled with a 4-speed and a 5-speed automatic transmission.

Toyota 4Runner Common Problems & Maintenance Tips

Having earned a reputation as a durable off-road vehicle, the Toyota 4Runner is also useful for carrying people and cargo thanks to its available third-row seat and expansive cargo space. If you have one 4Runner as a dependable, comfortable and rugged for recreational off-road use, then you had better be prepared for these common problems: 
First, engine failure could be regarded as the most serious issue that Toyota 4Runner drivers have ever encountered. In case your vehicle breaks down prematurely, the earlier you diagnose and solve this issue, the longer the car could last. Normally, once the engine starts to make metallic sounds, misfire, stall or even hesitate while driving. The more serious situation is the vehicle suffers from starting issues. Thus, if your vehicle consumes more oil than before and the Check Engine Light comes on, you are suggested highly to inspect the spark plug, oil filter, speedometer cable, drive belt, air filter and oxygen sensor. 
Second, suspension and transmission failures on the Toyota 4Runner are also troublesome problems. Drivers once complained the suspension failure caused clunking noises, uneven tire wear, excessive vibration and unintentionally steering and even poor handling, all these could be the culprit of a fatal car accident. For your safety, please make sure the vehicle's ball joint, tie rod end, wheel bearing and strut housing are working properly all the time. As for transmission failure, you need to pay more attention to the working conditions of bellhousing, transfer case seal and transmission pan. 
As a qualified Toyota vehicle owner, you also should be aware of the fact that routine maintenance is super critical for a healthy Toyota vehicle. At first, you should know what parts need routine maintenance for saving efforts. Seat belt is responsible for protecting occupants in sudden movement; wheel seal is used for stopping accumulation of dirt, dust on the wheels so wheels could move smoothly; brake disc, brake proportioning valve and brake pad set are essential parts of the braking system; fog light bulb, wiper blade and headlight is useful in providing excellent visibility. All these auto parts should be maintained on a regular basis. 
If you treasure your Toyota 4Runner enough, then you must want to have durable, reliable and high-quality OEM Toyota 4Runner parts and accessories for replacements. Price may be your only concern but could eliminate this concern as it covers a wide range of lowest-priced genuine Toyota 4Runner parts backed by the manufacturer's warranty. Original Toyota 4Runner accessories come with a hassle-free return policy and quickest delivery service possible. Order online now with complete confidence and get your 4Runner running again!