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2004 Toyota 4Runner
Problems & Complaints
CarComplaints.com Notes: Although it has a stellar record in terms of vehicle problems, the reason the 2002 - 2009 4Runner didn't receive our top "Seal of Awesome" rating is because it received poor crash test ratings for rear occupant protection.
Worst 2004 4Runner Problems by Category
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- interior accessories problems23NHTSA complaints: 9
- wheels / hubs problems5NHTSA complaints: 6
- brakes problems3NHTSA complaints: 49
- body / paint problems2NHTSA complaints: 31
- AC / heater problems1
- drivetrain problems1NHTSA complaints: 10
- exhaust system problems1NHTSA complaints: 4
- seat belts / air bags problems1NHTSA complaints: 26
- engine problemsNHTSA: 33
- electrical problemsNHTSA: 11
- miscellaneous problemsNHTSA: 9
- exterior accessories problemsNHTSA: 8
- windows / windshield problemsNHTSA: 7
- suspension problemsNHTSA: 6
- transmission problemsNHTSA: 6
- steering problemsNHTSA: 5
- fuel system problemsNHTSA: 4
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