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CarComplaints.com Notes: Although it has a stellar record in terms of vehicle problems, initially the 4th generation (2003 - 2009) 4Runner didn't earn our top "Seal of Awesome" rating because it received poor crash test ratings for rear impacts. However it's proven to have one of the lowest driver death rates out of all vehicles (not just SUVs), so we've bumped it back up to our top award.

4.3

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
27,000 miles

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2005 Toyota 4Runner suspension problems

suspension problem

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2005 Toyota 4Runner Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 152006

4Runner 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 27,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

- the contact owns a 2005 Toyota 4runner. While driving at 30 mph the vehicle began to wobble from left to right. The contact stated he was unable to control the vehicle when driving more than 30 mph due to the wobbling of the vehicle. The dealer stated that it appeared that the stabilizer bar was cut in half by a hacksaw. The dealer replaced the stabilizer bar, and there have not been any other occurrences. The vehicle current mileage was 27,000.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

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