Toyota FJ Cruiser Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Toyota FJ Cruiser

Toyota FJ Cruiser Problems

Fan belt type noise from the front engine area

A fan belt type noise me develop from the front of the engine. This is commonly caused by belt idler or pulley issues. Our technicians tell us proper diagnoses of the noise concern should be completed before repairs are attempted.

Bad installation of winch rope by Toyota

My Toyota´s Land Cruiser (2012) air conditioning stopped working because of a bad installation of the winch rope (and I had never used the winch rope). I had the same problem with my Toyota Land Cruiser 2008 (Toyota fixed it no charge), and at that time I thought it was a random problem, but it wasn't because the same is happening again.
I wanted to know if someone has the same problem.
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The Left Foot Rest Pedal May Fall Off

The left foot rest pedal may become loose or fall off completely. Replacement of the pedal may be required if this occurs.

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Toyota FJ Cruiser Questions

what should be the cost to replace all the transmission lines on my fj? (1 answer)

my vehicle is making a noise in the rear end area.....unknown at this time what (1 answer)

is causing noise.. toyota mechanic says differential or bearings...

What is the cost of replace a timming chain on 2007 fj cruiser. (2 answers)

I took my FJ to the dealer with a Cam senser problem on bank one and after $900 diagnostic and finding the problem they recommende to have the timming chain replace at a cost of 3678 on top of the 900. Killer.Thinking of taking it somewhere else.

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Toyota FJ Cruiser Recalls

Steering Shaft Weld Fails Causing Loss Of Steering Control

The weld on the intermediate steering shaft may fail, resulting in the loss of steering control. Dealers will replace the intermediate steering shaft free of charge to resolve the concern.

Loose Accessory Installation

Vehicles with accessories (running boards, etc.) installed by SET are being recalled due to incorrect installation. Fasteners used to attach these accessories were installed with incorrect torque, and may detach resulting in unsafe driving conditions.

Seat Heater

Southeast Toyota is recalling certain vehicles because the seat heater element may become damaged as a result of compression of the seat cushion. The damaged element could short causing burning of the seat cushion, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will disconnect seat heaters with copper strand elements and refund the purchase price of the seat heater accessory to correct this concern.

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Toyota FJ Cruiser Reviews

Saw my first FJ in 2006 and immediately ran to the nearest Toyota dealer to order the new 2007 VooDoo Blue FJ 4X4 5-speed automatic (a real tough-girl's car)with many extras...have over 100,000 miles now and still navigating the mud and the Chicago expressways with equal ease. Maneuvers better than any two wheel drive American made passenger vehicle I have ever owned. Will never part with it ...
I love my baby. Got her in 2011 with 26,000 miles on her. She was and is still like new. I have no problem taking her to the dealer for regular maintenance. Handles like a sports car. Smooth ride like a touring sedan. Just sweet.
This is my third FJ. The first one a 1965 FJ40, the second a 1978 FJ40, that one was a keeper but I didn't . I know what a DA!.And now the third is a 2007 FJ Cruiser .Out on the trails the 78 was like an Elk and it would go any where that was wide enough for it to fit! The FJ Cruiser is no Elk nor a Mule or even a Jeep Rubacon in the trails but it's still dam close to the next best thing. But y...

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