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1997 Toyota 4Runner Repair & Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Toyota 4Runner

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$494
Annual Repair Cost
on average
The annual maintenance cost of a 1997 Toyota 4Runner is $494. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common 1997 Toyota 4Runner Problems

1997 Toyota 4Runner vehicles have 27 reported problems.The most commonly reported 1997 Toyota 4Runner problem is: Automatic Transmission May Not Shift Correctly at High Mileages
At higher mileages, (125,000-150,000) the automatic transmission may not shift correctly. this can be caused by the t...
If the car will not start, the most likely problem is worn or corroded solenoid contacts in the starter. usually, the...

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Above Average

The Toyota 4Runner Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 10th out of 26 for midsize SUVs. The average annual repair cost is $494 which means it has poor ownership costs. Repairs are less severe than average, and the frequency of these issues is average, so major repairs are not common for the 4Runner.

1997 Toyota 4Runner Reviews

1997 Toyota 4Runner vehicles rate highest in Suspension and needs improvement in Brakes
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Body
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical
Engine
Exhaust
Heating
Suspension

Most Common 1997 Toyota 4Runner Questions

There are 96 related questions for 1997 Toyota 4Runner vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked questions.
Early 3rd gen abs sucks. i disabled mine by pulling the fuse under the hood (which the fuse block must be unbolted an...
Fast idle, then idle speed goes up and down? any suggestions?

1997 Toyota 4Runner Recalls

1997 Toyota 4Runner vehicles have 1 known recalls. The most common recall is: Toyota Recalls 1996-1998 4Runners Due to Poor Steering Response with Heavy Load.
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