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2006 Toyota 4Runner repairs by problem area

Engine (18%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (13%)

Brakes and Traction Control (22%)

Suspension and Steering (18%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (18%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (5%)

Other (8%)

Chart based on 102 repairs.

2006 Toyota 4Runner repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (13%)

$500 - $999 (29%)

$100 - $499 (48%)

< $100 (10%)

Chart based on 31 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2006 Toyota 4Runner

Engine not specified

Toyota in Virginia, United States
Feb 2008 - Mar 2010
Mar 2008

34000 mi

US $30
Driver's side front strut was ruptured and replaced under warranty. 

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2006 Toyota 4Runner 4dr SUV

260-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed automatic AWD w/low range

Toyota 4Runner in Alaska, United States
Feb 2008 - Jun 2013
Mar 2009

10000 mi
Replaced catalytic converters due to sulfur smell. 
Toyota 4Runner in Washington, United States
Aug 2008 - Dec 2015
Nov 2008

29000 mi
Broken tab on right front driver's seat mount cover, therefore the plastic cover would not stay on. Dealer ordered a new part under warranty. Dealer will install when we return to WA from current trip. 
Dec 2008

32000 mi
Previously ordered interior trim part was installed by dealer. 
Toyota 4Runner in California, United States
May 2008 - Mar 2015
Jun 2008

60000 mi

US $60
Routine Disk Brake Pad replacement 
Feb 2015

198300 mi

US $1500
EGR air pump and valve failure 

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2006 Toyota 4Runner 4dr SUV

236-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

Toyota 4Runner in Colorado, United States
Sep 2009 - Jun 2011
Oct 2009

45000 mi

US $550
Remove and replace front tie rod ends Front left window regulator replaced. 
Toyota 4Runner in California, United States
Mar 2009 - Mar 2010
Apr 2009

47000 mi
replaced shocks. All four were leaking fluid. 
Toyota 4Runner in Texas, United States
May 2008 - Mar 2012
Aug 2008

14000 mi
ABS, VSC and other brake related warning lights came on. Also had trouble getting out of 4WD with center differential locked. Dealer found no problem and reset computer. 
Oct 2008

17000 mi
Check engine and all brake lights came on. The problem was the carbon canister which was replaced. 
Toyota 4Runner in Massachusetts, United States
Oct 2009 - Mar 2010
Dec 2009

50000 mi

US $600
Seized calipers on front rotors. 

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2006 Toyota 4Runner 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 4WD

Toyota in Peru
Mar 2008 - Mar 2010
Apr 2008

46500 mi
Cold air from AC not blowing through driverīs side, only blowing through passenger side. 

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2006 Toyota 4Runner Repair Histories

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