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2005 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 impacts.
Worst 2005 4Runner Problems by Category
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- interior accessories problems10NHTSA complaints: 5
- body / paint problems2NHTSA complaints: 18
- brakes problems2NHTSA complaints: 26
- exhaust system problems2NHTSA complaints: 3
- AC / heater problems1
- cooling system problems1
- engine problems1NHTSA complaints: 31
- transmission problems1NHTSA complaints: 2
- windows / windshield problems1NHTSA complaints: 2
- wheels / hubs problemsNHTSA: 17
- seat belts / air bags problemsNHTSA: 11
- suspension problemsNHTSA: 11
- drivetrain problemsNHTSA: 10
- exterior accessories problemsNHTSA: 5
- steering problemsNHTSA: 5
- miscellaneous problemsNHTSA: 4
- electrical problemsNHTSA: 2
- fuel system problemsNHTSA: 2
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