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2008 Toyota 4Runner Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Toyota 4Runner

2008 Toyota 4Runner Problems

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.

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2008 Toyota 4Runner Questions

Toyota tells me I have to replace the whole system at a cost of over $500!

The light comes on after a few days of getting gas, have changed the cap. I unhook pos terminal of battery to reset and works until a few days AFTER getting gas. ?

the alternator stopped charging the battery.

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2008 Toyota 4Runner Recalls

The accelerator pedal can become trapped under an unsecured or incompatible floor mat. This can cause the accelerator pedal to stick in the wide open position, increasing the risk of a crash. At this time, the remedy plan is still under development, but will most likely involve modification or replacement of the accelerator pedal and Toyota all-weather floor mats. No schedule of owner notification is available at this time. The Toyota recall number is 90L; the Lexus number is 90LG.

These vehicle were sold without the required load carrying captivity modification label. Dealers will mail the corrected label to vehicle owners. Owners have the option of requesting that the dealer install the label. This recall is expected to begin on May 27, 2010.

Southeast Toyota is recalling 2005–2011 models for failing to comply with federal safety standards on tire selection and rims. Affected models were sold without the proper load-carrying capacity modification labels, which may cause the driver to overload the vehicle, increasing the chance of a crash. Dealers will mail the correct labels to the customer or install the label free of charge.

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2008 Toyota 4Runner Reviews

the V8 4.7 is a turd because of the piston engine knock at cold start. Toyota apparently does not have a fix for it.

I Love my 4Runner! Actually getting 26mpg on the highway on a V-6!

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