Car Problem Reports
Toyota 4Runner Front Brake Rotor Wear Can Cause Pulsations
Toyota 4Runner Problem
Average Mileage: 151,250 mi (30,000 mi - 200,000 mi)
Visitor, 1997 Toyota 4Runner, 158,000 mi
Brakes pulsate when applied.
Visitor, 1995 Toyota 4Runner, 200,000 mi
Bought Used 4Runner. Brakes pulsated very roughly when applied. Took to Midas for Inspection. $1850 estimate to replace front brake pads and rotors, rear shoes, cv joints and a few "cracked" belts. Took the truck to my mechanic; $650 in parts and labor. Midas lied about the rear shoes needing replacement as they were practically brand new. Belts showed no signs of wear or cracking. Find a good mechanic you can trust and give him or her your business!!!!
Visitor, 2002 Toyota 4Runner
new rotors & pads 1 1/2 years ago , problems back just like before
Visitor, 1992 Toyota 4Runner, 184,000 mi
Exactly how it says... when medium braking there is a shimmy in the front as the vehicle comes to a stop. I had the pads changed to ceramic and new rotors installed and viola - shimmy pulsation is gone.
Yes, that is a true statement. I still have not had them replaced just yet, but I know i have to get them done