Toyota 4Runner Problems

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Most Common Toyota 4Runner Problems

At higher mileages, (125,000-150,000) the automatic transmission may not shift correctly.
If the car will not start, the most likely problem is worn or corroded solenoid contacts in the starter.
The evaporative emission (EVAP) system may illuminate the vehicle's Check Engine Light due to intermittent failure of the charcoal canister purge control solenoid valve or canister failure.
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Years to Avoid
Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Toyota 4Runner years 1996, 1997, and 1994 are the most likely to experience problems.
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