Toyota issued a recall on the lower ball joint due to the possibility of premature wear from improper finishing in production. The ball joints will be replaced under the recall. This recall applies to 2001-2002 models only. Please contact you local Toyota dealer to see if your vehicle is included.
Toyota Recall For Lower Ball Joint Issue on Toyota 4Runner
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1999 Toyota 4Runner 200,000 mi, Visitor
For the past year, year and a half we have replaced ball joint after ball joint. We have had the front end aligned as well. About a year ago the ball joint broke, snapped everything in the from end and put me in a ditch. We had to replace ball joint again yesterday!