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2006 Toyota 4Runner Problems

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Most Common 2006 Toyota 4Runner Problems

At higher mileages, (125,000-150,000) the automatic transmission may not shift correctly. This can be caused by the throttle position sensor being out of adjustment or a shift solenoid needing to b...
If the car will not start, the most likely problem is worn or corroded solenoid contacts in the starter. Usually, these parts can be replaced without purchasing a new starter.
At higher mileages (125,000 -150,000) the power steering pump may begin to leak on the 6 cylinder vehicles and could require replacement.
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0 Known 2006 Toyota 4Runner Brakes Problems

1 Known 2006 Toyota 4Runner Drive Train Problem

At higher mileages, (125,000-150,000) the automatic transmission may not shift correctly. This can be caused by the throttle position sensor being out of adjustment or a shift solenoid needing to b...

1 Known 2006 Toyota 4Runner Electrical & Lights Problem

If the car will not start, the most likely problem is worn or corroded solenoid contacts in the starter. Usually, these parts can be replaced without purchasing a new starter.

0 Known 2006 Toyota 4Runner Engine Problems

1 Known 2006 Toyota 4Runner Exhaust & Emissions Problem

Drivers may hear a loud noise, much like a vacuum cleaner, coming from their engine on cold starts. This affects the 2005-2009 Toyota 4Runner V8 models. The noise is from the secondary air pump, ...

1 Known 2006 Toyota 4Runner Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

The Toyota 4Runner may develop a condition with the HVAC ducting system causing noisy and faulty operation of the blend doors. The blend doors are actuated by the selector button, and change the di...

0 Known 2006 Toyota 4Runner Maintenance Problems

1 Known 2006 Toyota 4Runner Miscellaneous Problem

By 100,000 miles the ignition key tends to wear out and should be replaced or it may not work as well in the door locks or ignition lock cylinder.

1 Known 2006 Toyota 4Runner Suspension & Steering Problem

At higher mileages (125,000 -150,000) the power steering pump may begin to leak on the 6 cylinder vehicles and could require replacement.

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Known 2006 Toyota 4Runner Problems & Complaints

At higher mileages, (125,000-150,000) the automatic transmission may not shift correctly. This can be caused by the throttle position sensor being out of adjustment or a shift solenoid needing to b...
The Toyota 4Runner may develop a condition with the HVAC ducting system causing noisy and faulty operation of the blend doors. The blend doors are actuated by the selector button, and change the di...
At higher mileages (125,000 -150,000) the power steering pump may begin to leak on the 6 cylinder vehicles and could require replacement.
By 100,000 miles the ignition key tends to wear out and should be replaced or it may not work as well in the door locks or ignition lock cylinder.
Drivers may hear a loud noise, much like a vacuum cleaner, coming from their engine on cold starts. This affects the 2005-2009 Toyota 4Runner V8 models. The noise is from the secondary air pump, ...
If the car will not start, the most likely problem is worn or corroded solenoid contacts in the starter. Usually, these parts can be replaced without purchasing a new starter.
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