1999 Toyota 4Runner Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Toyota 4Runner
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1999 Toyota 4Runner Problems
At higher mileages, (125,000-150,000) the automatic transmission may not shift correctly. This can be caused by the throttle position sensor being out of adjustment or a shift solenoid needing to be replaced. Typically the transmission does not need to be completely overhauled.
If the car will not start, the most likely problem is worn or corroded solenoid contacts in the starter. Usually, these parts can be replaced without purchasing a new starter.
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.
1999 Toyota 4Runner Questions
Changed plugs, wires, coil packs , took all the injectors out & cleaned them by running fluid through them & working the sylanoid with a 9 volt battery , changed fuel filter. Code says miss fire on #4
Gauge rises to full when almost empty
and the whole rear end replaced on my 99 Toyota 4 runner 4 cyl. 2wd 5 speed manual
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.