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2006 Toyota 4Runner Problems and Repair Histories

106 TrueDelta members own a 2006 Toyota 4Runner. 34 of these members (32.1%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 63 repairs to 2006 Toyota 4Runners--an average of 0.6 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2006 Toyota 4Runner problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2006 Toyota 4Runner problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2006 Toyota 4Runner problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2006 Toyota 4Runner repairs by problem area

16% of the 2006 Toyota 4Runner repairs were to the engine, 10% to the transmission, 24% to the brakes, 16% to the suspension, 21% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 8% to the body and trim, and 6% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 63 repairs.

2006 Toyota 4Runner repair cost distribution

Of the 2006 Toyota 4Runner repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 18% cost less than $100, 47% between $100 and $499, 29% between $500 and $999, and 6% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 17 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten 2006 Toyota 4Runner problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2006 Toyota 4Runner

Engine not specified

Toyota in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2008 32000    
34000 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2008 4000    
10000 0 Replaced catalytic converters due to sulfur smell. 
25000  
Toyota 4Runner in Washington, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2008 28000    
29000 0 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. 
32000 0 Previously ordered interior trim part was installed by dealer. 
82000  
Toyota 4Runner in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2008 58000    
60000 60 Routine Disk Brake Pad replacement 
 

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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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2009 44000    
45000 550 Remove and replace front tie rod ends Front left window regulator replaced. 
 
Toyota 4Runner in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2009 45000    
47000 0 replaced shocks. All four were leaking fluid. 
 
Toyota 4Runner in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2008 13000    
14000 0 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. 
17000 0 Check engine and all brake lights came on. The problem was the carbon canister which was replaced. 
37000  
Toyota 4Runner in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2009 46000    
50000 600 Seized calipers on front rotors. 
 

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2006 Toyota 4Runner 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 4WD

Toyota in Peru
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 43400    
46500 0 Cold air from AC not blowing through driverīs side, only blowing through passenger side. 
 

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