When i come to a moderate stop and then let off the brake their is a noticeable clunk. U joints are tight, tranny tailpiece is tight. Anyone ever had or heard of the problem?
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1997 Toyota 4Runner
Question: clunk underneath
Answer #1hemicuda February 15, 2011, 14:28Master
I just bought my collage kid one of these and there's a recall on the rear suspension:
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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.
But I would have a shop double check those u-joints especially the rear one
Replyscotty48, February 16, 2011, 07:13Rookie
thanks for input will have them checked again.
Answer #2mastertech6371 February 15, 2011, 14:38Master
could be the trans mount that is broken and the trans is coming down after tension is off the power train.
Replyscotty48, February 16, 2011, 07:20Rookie
Thanks for responding, had vehicle on a lift once while it was running in gear wiih the brake on and hitting the throttle in drive and reverse and everything seemed tight. Might have to check again.
Answer #3Visitor, February 15, 2011, 19:29
Engine or trans mount...
Replyscotty48, February 16, 2011, 07:30Rookie
Will check engine mounts. I dont feel it while rolling down the road . getting on and off the gas. Normally you should feel a broken one that way, but will have them checked out.