2000 Toyota 4Runner Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Toyota 4Runner

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2000 Toyota 4Runner Problems

Automatic Transmission May Not Shift Correctly at High Mileages

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.

Hesitation or Misfire Due to Failed Mass Air Flow Sensor

When a mass air flow sensor problem occurs, resulting in a loss of power or hesitation on acceleration, the Check Engine Light will illuminate, perhaps indicating random cylinder misfire. The mass air flow sensor may respond to cleaning, but replacement of the sensor is best.

Misfire and/or Check Engine Light Due to Failed Ignition Coil

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.

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2000 Toyota 4Runner Questions

I have heard of many recalls. My breaks are sticky/sensitive sometimes stuck. (1 answer)

Many time I need to accelerate hard to get the truck to start moving after a stop. Also on occasion the breaks lock up at slow speed stops.To me it sounds like break caliper issues. It's like they are not releasing pressure? Thanks for your input.

Why after replaceing the coil pack's, pulg wires, plugs. now it won't stay running. (3 answers)

The reason for replceing the parts. was it would run ruff when trying to speed up. but would idle just fine. thank you for your help...

Check eng light. Code P0171 system to lean bank 1. (1 answer)

Reset codes and engine light comes back on after about 12 miles with same code. In town and rural miles at different speeds. Engine runs fine with eng light on or off.

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2000 Toyota 4Runner Reviews

I purchased this 2000 4 runner used in 2003. It only had 50,000 miles on it. I have been completely satisfied with its performance and appearance. The only thing that could be considered not so good is the expense for repairs or maintenance, since after market parts are not recommended. But I have had not major problems with it. And it still looks really good

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