1997 Toyota 4 RUNNER Suspension problems & defects.

Toyota 4 RUNNER Suspension problems : 11.

The Vehicle Has Spun Out On Three Occasions. Nlm

TOYOTA 4 RUNNER 1997 problem was reported in SOUTH RIVE, NJ. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

While Driving The Vehicle Grease Leaks On To The Brake Pad Causing Brake To Malfunction. Nlm

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):UNKNOWN. TOYOTA 4 RUNNER 1997 problem was reported in AUSTIN, TX. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.

While Driving At Highway Speeds In The Snow, Vehicle Lost Directional Stability And Spun Out Of Control, Causing A Roll Over. Vehicle Was Totalled. Consumer Has Just Received A Recall Notice For Rear Suspension.*ak. There Were 2 Injuries.*jb

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 2 person(s) were injured. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT3HNA7R5V0. TOYOTA 4 RUNNER 1997 problem was reported in SKOKIE, IL. Vehicle was purchased on 20000511. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.TOYOTA 4 RUNNER 1997 drive type:4WD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. TOYOTA 4 RUNNER 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Mar 02, 2002

Mfr’s# Ssc & Nhtsa# 02 V 021 000/rear Suspension: Consumer States Dealer (andy Dodge toyota; Saint Albans, Vt; Phone# 802/527-7512) Wants To Charge For Recall Repairs. Manufacturer Contacted Dealer And Dealer Refuses To Honor Recall Without Charge. Nlm In Order For Recall Repairs To Take Place, The Dealer Has To Take Apart The Sway Bars. This Particular Vehicles Sway Bars Are Rusted And Frozen And The Dealer Would Have To Cut Them Off. Since The Sway Bars Aren’t A Part Of The Recall, The Consumer Is Expected To Pay For Replacement Parts. *jg

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT3HM84R5V0. TOYOTA 4 RUNNER 1997 problem was reported in JOHNSON, VT. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19970701. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. TOYOTA 4 RUNNER 1997 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. TOYOTA 4 RUNNER 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: MAN .

Apr 01, 2002

The Vehicle Has A Vibration Underneath The Vehicle And A Clunking Noise. The Dealership Is Aware Of The Problem.*jb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2BB4VGD4534. TOYOTA 4 RUNNER 1997 problem was reported in LOS ANGELES, CA. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

June 01, 2002

Ongoing Problem With Vehicle Wandering Across The Road While Driving At Highway Speed. Dealer Contacted. Feel Free To Provide Any Further Infromation.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT3HM84R5V0. TOYOTA 4 RUNNER 1997 problem was reported in JOHNSON, VT. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Apr 02, 2000

Consumer Received A Recall Regarding The Suspension, However When He Arrived At The Dealership, He Was Informed The Parts Were Not Available.*jb

TOYOTA 4 RUNNER 1997 problem was reported in ESCONDIDO, CA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. DEALER’S NAME: TOYOTA OF ESCONDIDO . DEALER’S CITY: ESCONDIDO . DEALER’S STATE CODE: CA. DEALER’S ZIPCODE: 92026 .

Consumer Was Unable To Get The Recall Work Performed, The Dealer Stated Too Many People Dropped Their Vehicle’s Off On That Particular Day, Even Though Consumer Had A 9:30 Am Appointment. *ts *jb

TOYOTA 4 RUNNER 1997 problem was reported in TALLADEGA, AL. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FUEL TYPE: GAS. DEALER’S NAME: SUNNY KNIG TOYOTA . DEALER’S CITY: ANNISTON . DEALER’S STATE CODE: AL.

Nar 3-11-03. While Driving The Consumers 4runner Slipped Out Of Control And Caused An Accident. Damages Cost Approx $2000. Soon After A Recall Was Released By toyota About A Faulty Suspension. The Consumer Asked To Be Reimbursed For The Repair Made After The Accident Because It May Have Been The Faulty Suspension That Caused The Vehicle To Lose Directional Stability. *cb *jb

Vehicle was involved in a crash. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT3HN86R5W0. TOYOTA 4 RUNNER 1997 problem was reported in NORWICH, VT. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 25 mph. DEALER’S NAME: CLASSY CHASSIS BOB CARPENTER . DEALER’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 603-675-2559 . DEALER’S CITY: PLAINFIELD . DEALER’S STATE CODE: NH. DEALER’S ZIPCODE: 03781 .

Dec 17, 2001

Consumer Indicated That Dealership Told Him That This Vehicle Was Included In A Recall. When Vehicle Was Brought To The Dealership Floor Manager Won’t Honor The Recall On Certain 2-wheel Drive And 4-wheel Drive Sport Utility Vehicles, A Combination Of Heavy Loading , Simultaneous Loading To Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating And Gross Vehicle Weight Rating, And Severe Steering Maneuvers Could Cause The 2-wheel Drive To Lose Directional Stability. *ak The Consumer Contacted toyota 13 Times But They Failed To Fix The Problem. This Problem Also Caused Excess Tire Wear. *nm

TOYOTA 4 RUNNER 1997 problem was reported in PETALUMA, CA. Vehicle was purchased on 19980301. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 4 CYLINDERS. TOYOTA 4 RUNNER 1997 drive type:AWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. TOYOTA 4 RUNNER 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: MAN . DEALER’S NAME: HANSEL TOYOTA . DEALER’S CITY: PETALUMA . DEALER’S STATE CODE: CA. DEALER’S ZIPCODE: 94952 .

Aug 20, 2004

I Was Driving On An Interstate Loop At Approximately 30 Mph. At The Top Of The Loop, As I Straightened The Wheel The Vehicle Began To Rock Back And Forth As Though It Was Going To Flip Over. The Rocking Turned Into Fishtailing, And The Steering Wheel Was Forcefully Pulled To The Left. This Caused The Vehicle To Travel Across Two Lanes Of Traffic And Hit A Guardrail, Ending Up Facing Oncoming Freeway Traffic. The Airbags Were Deployed. I Was 4 Months Pregnant And Travelling With My 10 Month Old Son. I Was Able To Drive To Safety In The Median. This Accident Was A Total Mystery To Me Since I Was Not Travelling At An Excessive Speed. The Ground Was Slightly Wet From A Brief Sprinkle.

Vehicle was involved in a crash. Mileage was 102000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT3HN86RXV0. TOYOTA 4 RUNNER 1997 problem was reported in LOCKBOURNE, OH. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was purchased on 20011204. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 4 CYLINDERS. TOYOTA 4 RUNNER 1997 drive type:4WD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. TOYOTA 4 RUNNER 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 30 mph.

Oct 09, 2003

1997 Toyota 4 RUNNER problems and complaints, and up-to-date recall information. If you are researching a used Toyota 4 RUNNER, driving a 1997 Toyota 4 RUNNER, or if you are planning to purchase one, review owner-reported Suspension problems and defects.

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