Toyota FJ Cruiser Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Toyota FJ Cruiser

Toyota FJ Cruiser Problems

The left foot rest pedal may become loose or fall off completely. Replacement of the pedal may be required if this occurs.

A fan belt type noise me develop from the front of the engine. This is commonly caused by belt idler or pulley issues. Our technicians tell us proper diagnoses of the noise concern should be completed before repairs are attempted.

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Toyota FJ Cruiser Questions

shop says it needs a engine overhaul full of sludge did flushes

Dealer changed vvt controller.Light came back on the next day.Car performs great.No indication of engine problems.Dealer wants to tear top of motor down to detetmine cause at a thousand dollars?Please advise.Thanks

no dip ,stick

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Toyota FJ Cruiser Recalls

Certain FJ models were equipped with auxiliary driving lights mounted to the front bumper. If these lights are used in conjunction with the high beam headlights, the total illumination exceeds federal safety standards. The resulting glare to oncoming traffic could reduce visibility, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the original 55 watt auxiliary driving light bulbs with 35 watt bulbs to correct this concern.

Vehicles have a tire size/weight rating label to inform owners of the carrying capacity of their vehicle. These models are being recalled because the incorrect vehicle weight rating is shown on the information label. This could result in vehicle and tire overloading, increasing the risk of tire failure. Owners will be provided an updated vehicle weight label to correct this concern.

The driver and passenger front seat belt retractors are located in the rear doors. If the rear doors are repeatedly closed with excessive force the door panel may crack. If cracks occur around to lower seat belt retractor anchor the retractor could come loose, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash. Toyota is currently developing a remedy for this problem.

 

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Toyota FJ Cruiser Reviews

Just got the FJ Cruiser June 12, 2010 and it's hard for me to stay out of it as I get such a peaceful feeling in it. It is so much more than I ever expected. Just love the inside. We got the iceberg white - so happy with the one tone. My husband got it for me and it is so easy for me to handle - do not seem to have any trouble with blind spots - don't rely on back-up camera much as I always tu...

I love my baby. Got her in 2011 with 26,000 miles on her. She was and is still like new. I have no problem taking her to the dealer for regular maintenance. Handles like a sports car. Smooth ride like a touring sedan. Just sweet.

This is my third FJ. The first one a 1965 FJ40, the second a 1978 FJ40, that one was a keeper but I didn't . I know what a DA!.And now the third is a 2007 FJ Cruiser .Out on the trails the 78 was like an Elk and it would go any where that was wide enough for it to fit! The FJ Cruiser is no Elk nor a Mule or even a Jeep Rubacon in the trails but it's still dam close to the next best thing. But y...

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