1999 Toyota 4Runner Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Toyota 4Runner

1999 Toyota 4Runner Problems

EVAP System Fault Due to Failed Charcoal Canister

The evaporative emission (EVAP) system may illuminate the vehicle's Check Engine Light due to intermittent failure of the charcoal canister purge control solenoid valve or canister failure. Upon failure of the charcoal canister, debris may circulate around the EVAP system causing other emission control problems.

Ignition Coil May Fail After 100,000 Miles

On higher mileage vehicles, an engine misfire may develop and/or the Check Engine Light may illuminate due to a failed ignition coil. It is not uncommon to replace all the coils when the first one fails in order to prevent return trips to the repair shop.

Toyota Recall For Lower Ball Joint Issue

Toyota issued a recall on the lower ball joint due to the possibility of premature wear from improper finishing in production. The ball joints will be replaced under the recall. This recall applies to 2001-2002 models only. Please contact you local Toyota dealer to see if your vehicle is included.

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1999 Toyota 4Runner Questions

Why has my vehicle stop accelerating over 5mph? (1 answer)

My starter went about 3 years ago and ever since I had it fixed.it hasn't ran the same. You have to let it warm up before it will pick up any speed and then all of a sudden it just stopped accelerating. I have changed the fuel filter and was told my o2 sensor is broke. Can you help?

wont move when put into drive (2 answers)

it automatic transmission 3.4 4wd limited i shift to drive after changing oil and filter and it wont go but i put reverse right away it moves can it be the solenoid and which one is it and where to locate it

truck dont move when put into drive but it go into reverse (1 answer)

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1999 Toyota 4Runner Reviews

280,000 miles, never a major repair and still going. great SUV
love my toy,,,
Overall it's a good running car I've taken a lot of trips in it. The only problem that I have is my dash lights are out and I can't figure out how to get the dash out so I can fix them.

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