1998 Toyota 4Runner Repair & Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1998 Toyota 4Runner

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Annual Repair Cost
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The annual maintenance cost of a 1998 Toyota 4Runner is $494. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common 1998 Toyota 4Runner Problems

1998 Toyota 4Runner vehicles have 14 reported problems.The most commonly reported 1998 Toyota 4Runner problem is: Automatic Transmission May Not Shift Correctly at High Mileages
Automatic Transmission May Not Shift Correctly ...
At higher mileages, (125,000-150,000) the automatic transmission may not shift correctly. this can be caused by the t...
Car Won't Start Due to Worn/Corroded Solenoid C...
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.

1998 Toyota 4Runner Reviews

1998 Toyota 4Runner vehicles rate highest in Engine and needs improvement in Body
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Most Common 1998 Toyota 4Runner Questions

There are 73 related questions for 1998 Toyota 4Runner vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked questions.
transmission fluid is not circulating , what ca...
I got a repairer to change the drive and reverse mechanism i.e the leather parts. because it got burnt. after install...
My transmission will only shift easily when the...
Sometimes it needs a little "rev" to get into first. i never have a problem getting into other gears, just first. i...

1998 Toyota 4Runner Recalls

1998 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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