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2011 Toyota 4Runner repairs by problem area

Engine (0%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (4%)

Brakes and Traction Control (26%)

Suspension and Steering (22%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (19%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (15%)

Other (15%)

Chart based on 27 repairs.
See TSBs and recalls for the 2011 Toyota 4Runner.

2011 Toyota 4Runner repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (38%)

$500 - $999 (13%)

$100 - $499 (38%)

< $100 (13%)

Chart based on 8 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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2011 Toyota 4Runner

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Toyota 4Runner in Texas, United States
Sep 2012 - Dec 2012
Dec 2012

67000 mi

US $440
The AC was leaking into the front floor on drivers and passengers sides. 

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2011 Toyota 4Runner 4dr SUV

270-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Toyota 4Runner in Texas, United States
Apr 2015 - Mar 2016
Oct 2015

80300 mi

US $1200
Replace shocks and struts due to suspension groan. 
Mar 2016

91000 mi

US $900
Replaced suspension parts 

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2011 Toyota 4Runner 4dr SUV

270-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

Toyota 4Runner in Costa Rica
Feb 2011 - Dec 2016
Sep 2015

50840 mi

The back door did not lift or stay up, had two replace both compressors that help lift it and stay up 
Dec 2016

62000 mi

Coil wire behind steering wheel failed 
Toyota 4Runner in Tennessee, United States
Aug 2011 - Dec 2016
Dec 2015

38000 mi
Air bag malfunction. Replaced/repaired at no cost 
Toyota 4Runner in Arkansas, United States
Jun 2014 - Feb 2017
Feb 2017

140000 mi

US $350
replace front left wheel bearing 
Toyota 4Runner in Arizona, United States
Dec 2010 - Dec 2016
Jan 2015

41700 mi

US $120
Bottom window weatherstripping fell apart on driver and passenger windows. Rear window bottom weatherstripping rotted. Ordered parts online and replaced myself. 
Toyota 4Runner in Arizona, United States
Apr 2013 - Jan 2017
Jun 2014

47000 mi
Rear hatch strut lost pressure, would not lift door. 
Dec 2014

58000 mi

US $140
Battery died, dealer replaced left front shock leaking fluid, dealer replaced under warranty 
Nov 2016

89300 mi

US $750
turned rotors replaced front struts 
Toyota 4Runner in Alberta, Canada
Sep 2011 - Jan 2017
Nov 2011

1220 mi
Wiring harness under dash came loose 
Mar 2014

18600 mi
Lower drivers side 
Jun 2014

26040 mi
Loose bolt in sunroof 
Toyota 4Runner in California, United States
Sep 2013 - Jun 2014
Jun 2014

30000 mi
Since I purchased this vehicle I have been reporting a serious life threatening mechanical problem and have not to this day had it fixed by Toyota care specialist. When pressing the brake pedal firmly to stop the front wheels lock up + skid 

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2011 Toyota 4Runner 4dr SUV

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

Toyota 4Runner in Indiana, United States
Mar 2014 - Jul 2016
Jul 2016

103000 mi

US $650
First brake pad replacement since purchase, rotors turned but not replaced. one of the rear gate lifts failed, self replaced for $50 in 10 minutes. Remaining lift unable to hold gate up. 
Toyota 4Runner in California, United States
Feb 2012 - Dec 2016
Apr 2013

6500 mi
Right rear liftgate struts blown out. 
Toyota 4Runner in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2010 - Oct 2016
Aug 2011

19220 mi
rubber foot tread on running board fell off, very minor cosmetic issue 
Jan 2012

26040 mi

C $75
ABS engages in dry conditions under moderately strong braking 
Dec 2013

56420 mi

C $1300
Replaced Pads and rotors 
Apr 2016

91140 mi
Shifter became stiff to shift into gear, and multiple lights began flashing on dash. It would clear itself for a while and come back. Dealer wanted 700 to change a transmission position sensor. I declined and the problem has dissapeared 
Oct 2016

96720 mi

C $1200
Rotors corroded pads worn, replaced both. 
Toyota 4Runner in Pennsylvania, United States
Dec 2010 - Mar 2016
Jul 2012

20700 mi
The lumbar support on the drivers seat was giving and crunching- there was a TSB out for this issue. The dealer fixed this by ordering a new part under warranty and putting it in. 
Jan 2015

71000 mi

US $278
Changed front brake pads. 

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