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Toyota 4Runner Front Brake Rotor Wear Can Cause Pulsations

 
Toyota 4Runner Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997

Average Mileage: 168,571 mi (136,000 mi - 200,000 mi)

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Front brake rotors can wear causing a pulsation felt in the brake pedal. Our technicians tell us this condition is best corrected by replacement of the front rotors and brake pads.

  • Visitor, , 158,000 mi

    Brakes pulsate when applied.

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  • Visitor, , 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!!!!

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  • Visitor, , 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.

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  • que1, , 150,000 mi
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    Yes, that is a true statement. I still have not had them replaced just yet, but I know i have to get them done

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