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2007 Toyota 4Runner Question: Why would my 2007 4runner with 42K miles need struts and shocks?



Kay Jones, 4.0L V6, Comstock, TX, June 01, 2011, 19:08

My 4 runner is making a noise when going over bumps, sounds like an old car that needs greasing. I was told by Toyota dealer it needs struts and shocks and tires.
I am a woman and drive mostly highway miles, can't understand why it would have this problem, not even paid off.

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    June 01, 2011, 23:16

    Take it to an independent Toyota specialist, get a second opinion and an estimate.
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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, June 02, 2011, 02:10

    I love Toyota, drive one and work on mostly Toyotas but I see a lot of bad shocks on the 4Runner even at low mileage, get a second opinion but I would not be surprised if the shocks are in fact bad.

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