TSB List for the 1997 Toyota 4Runner

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1997 4Runner are official communications between Toyota & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
  • PARKING BRAKE
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • VISIBILITY
  • VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)
  • AIR BAGS
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
  • BACK OVER PREVENTION
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

    • TSB #T-TT-0132-11

      Date Announced:
      FEB 05, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131928

      A key part to maintain the proper function and safe operation of the vehicle's braking system is to perform a visual inspection when installing brake pads, calipers, and discs. Read More »

    PARKING BRAKE

    • TSB #T-SB-0141-13

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10061620

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0141-13

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131984

      A new Special Service Tool (SST 09709-00002) has been introduced to aid in the inspection procedure for certain vehicles equipped with a floor pedal-type parking brake system. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #T-TT-0010-10 Rev

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10132812

      Tech Tip: Low battery voltage can contribute to a MIL "ON" condition for P0335 (Crankshaft ... Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #T-SB-0134-14

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109492

      TSB: The purpose of this bulletin is to provide precautions to follow when installing an automatic transmission/transaxle assembly to avoid MIL "ON" shifting issues and/or transmission damage. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0071-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10132084

      The purpose of this service bulletin is to provide precautions to follow when installing an automatic transmission/transaxle assembly to avoid MIL ?ON,? shifting issues, and/or transmission damage. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #T-SB-0014-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109404

      TSB: The purpose of this service bulletin is to provide information regarding the installation of the correct torque converter bolts during automatic transmission/transaxle assembly replacement. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0134-14

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109492

      TSB: The purpose of this bulletin is to provide precautions to follow when installing an automatic transmission/transaxle assembly to avoid MIL "ON" shifting issues and/or transmission damage. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0071-11

      Date Announced:
      JUN 13, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10061578

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

    • TSB #T-SB-0014-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109404

      TSB: The purpose of this service bulletin is to provide information regarding the installation of the correct torque converter bolts during automatic transmission/transaxle assembly replacement. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSB018217

      Date Announced:
      JAN 06, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152205

      TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes SB No. T-SB-0101-11. Applicability has been updated to include 2016 ? 2017 model year vehicles. Service Bulletin No. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0101-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111197

      TSB: When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0101-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111390

      TSB: When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Read More »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #T-SB-0185-13

      Date Announced:
      DEC 19, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131988

      The following procedures are recommended during routine maintenance or in the event of a customer concern for wiper performance. Read More »

    VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #T-TT-0213-13

      Date Announced:
      JAN 14, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131961

      Toyota vehicles are equipped with Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS), including various airbags and in some models, seat belt pre-tensioners, to help reduce the risk of injury in a collision. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #T-SB-0304-17

      Date Announced:
      OCT 27, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123420

      TSB: Vehicle replacement certification labels (the vinyl label installed on the driver door or door post) and VIN plates (the metal plate riveted to dashboard) may be available from Toyota, provided the request meets one of the criteria ... Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION

    • TSB #T-TT-0010-10 Rev

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10132812

      Tech Tip: Low battery voltage can contribute to a MIL "ON" condition for P0335 (Crankshaft ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #T-SB-0304-17 Obs

      Date Announced:
      APR 07, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174891

      TSB: OBSOLETE NOTICE April 07, 2020: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0032-20. Replacement Certification Labels and VIN Plates Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0032-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174890

      TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin Nos. PG021-88, PG015-89, PG0015-90, PG002-91, PG002-93, PG005-97, PG007-01, PG007-07, PG006-01, PG004-97, T-SB-0144-08, and T-SB-0304-17. Read More »

    • TSB #PG004-97-Obsolet

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145748

      Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17. Read More »

    • TSB #PG006-01-Obsolet

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145749

      Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0304-17_Rev

      Date Announced:
      JUL 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143953

      TSB: REVISION NOTICE July 31, 2018 Rev2: ? The Supersession Notice has been updated. January 11, 2018 Rev1: ? The Supersession Notice has been updated. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0304-17_Rev

      Date Announced:
      JAN 11, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131713

      TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin Nos. PG021-88, PG015-89, PG0015-90, PG002-91, PG002-93, PG005-97, PG007-01, PG007-07, and T-SB-0144-08. Service Bulletin Nos. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0144-08_Obs

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133649

      TSB: OBSOLETE NOTICE November 21, 2017: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17. Read More »

    • TSB #Safety Recall an

      Date Announced:
      JUL 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145776

      Update on Technician Certification Requirements. Read More »

    • TSB #T-TT-0132-11

      Date Announced:
      FEB 05, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131928

      A key part to maintain the proper function and safe operation of the vehicle's braking system is to perform a visual inspection when installing brake pads, calipers, and discs. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0141-13

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131984

      A new Special Service Tool (SST 09709-00002) has been introduced to aid in the inspection procedure for certain vehicles equipped with a floor pedal-type parking brake system. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0054-13

      Date Announced:
      APR 23, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10132287

      California (CA), Federal (FED), and 50 State Certified emission control underhood labels (emission labels) may be obtained through your dealership?s Parts Department utilizing standard replacement parts ordering procedures. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #T-SB-0101-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111197

      TSB: When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

    • TSB #PG004-97-Obsolet

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145748

      Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17. Read More »

    • TSB #PG006-01-Obsolet

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145749

      Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17. Read More »

    • TSB #T-PG006-00 Obsol

      Date Announced:
      APR 23, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10132295

      This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0054-13. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

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