1997 Toyota 4Runner Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Toyota 4Runner
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1997 Toyota 4Runner ProblemsBrake master cylinder may need replacing at 125,000 miles
At 125,000-150,000 miles, the Master Cylinder may need replacing. It is critical to adjust the brake pedal to Master Cylinder pushrod clearance or the brakes will drag and over heat.
1997 Toyota 4Runner QuestionsNew battery, 2days, new starter 1 week. Still won't start. (1 answer)
Truck loses power. Dies. Used to jump it. Bang on starter. It would start. Replaced starter. Still had to jump it. Replaced battery. All in past week. Ran maybe 2hrs. Lost power. Won't jump now. Nothing. Had to tow it home. I'm guessing new alternator. And belts. Also has some weird wiri...
1997 Toyota 4Runner RecallsToyota Recalls 1996-1998 4Runners Due to Poor Steering Response with Heavy Load
Toyota has recalled 1996-1998 4Runner trucks because when they are loaded down fully, steering response and handling may be compromised, which can cause a loss of vehicle control. Dealers will replace the rear suspension parts.