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2008 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 2008 4Runner Problems by Category
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- exterior accessories problems1NHTSA complaints: 1
- brakes problems1NHTSA complaints: 8
- electrical problems1
- exhaust system problems1NHTSA complaints: 1
- seat belts / air bags problems1NHTSA complaints: 1
- steering problems1NHTSA complaints: 3
- engine problemsNHTSA: 16
- transmission problemsNHTSA: 10
- drivetrain problemsNHTSA: 9
- wheels / hubs problemsNHTSA: 4
- interior accessories problemsNHTSA: 2
- suspension problemsNHTSA: 2
- body / paint problemsNHTSA: 1
- miscellaneous problemsNHTSA: 1
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