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#2497 of 2607 2006 4Runner VSC light comes on
Nov 12, 2009 (7:57 am)
Have a 2006 4Runner. Cranked veh and Check Engine light came on along with the VSC lights (VSC Off light, VSC Track light, and Veh icon light). Lights remain on while driving...2 days now. Veh runs fine. Have switched from 2wd to 4wd and back. No problems. I also checked all fluid levels due to Check Engine light coming on...all is well. Does anyone have any suggestions or opinions ? Thanks
#2498 of 2607 Re: 2006 4Runner VSC light comes on [hulk3]
Nov 13, 2009 (6:56 am)
I had this happen on my 2006. Since all the VSC lights were on I assumed it was some kind of fault, so I took it to the dealer. They told me it was because I hadn't put the gas cap on tight enough and charged me $50. I've always known that not tightening the gas cap would turn on the check engine light, but found it suspect it would also turn on ALL the VSC lights, but they were insistent that it would. I'm still not sure that was the problem, but it's never happened again since.
#2499 of 2607 Re: Oil Changes and Tires [chuck1919]
Nov 13, 2009 (7:36 am)
5k mile oil changes with highway use is more than sufficient. I would recommend the BFGoodrich radial Long Trail if 2WD or the Rugged Trail if 4WD if used off road at all.
#2500 of 2607 Power door locks unlock but won't lock
Nov 23, 2009 (11:39 am)
For all of the 4 Runner owners that are having problems with the power locks that will unlock but not lock electronically. I found one person that actually sounded like he knew the fix, so I checked with a couple service techs and then bought the part and installed it myself and everything is working great. I do not know that it is the same part for all years but the 99 4runner part # is 8273035260. Toyota list is $259.95, I bought mine on line from Toyota of Richardson in Richardson, TX for $203 including S&H. I took about 45 minutes to an hour to install. The part is the tan colored fuse block at driver's left knee. Take panel off and 2 bolts hold fuse block in. There are 14 or 15 wiring harnesses plugged into the block. I numbered each one with a sharpie as I took them loose and numbered the new block accordingly. If I can do it, you can too.
#2501 of 2607 Re: Power door locks unlock but won't lock [ramhemi03]
Nov 23, 2009 (12:44 pm)
Don't forget to disconnect the battery while you are working on the fuse block.
#2502 of 2607 water on fuse block 4Runner
Dec 26, 2009 (3:34 pm)
re: 01 4Runner. It developed a windshield leak that allowed water on fuse block. A day of steady rain made car alarm go off. I turned it off then started it up (just in case)no problem. A few hours later the battery was dead, had to jump start. FYI, I replaced battery and alternator within a week so they are good. I garaged the vehicle to dry block and removed the negative battery connection. I noticed that (with battery connected and doors closed) the door ajar light is faintly lit. Is this normal or an indication or other problems (that I can't think of). I made appointment for reseating windshield and will not let another drop of rain hit it until then. Thanks in advance.
#2503 of 2607 Poor Gas Milage
Dec 27, 2009 (8:14 am)
I have a 04 4runner sport V6 with 80k..and for the past few months I've noticed the milage chage from 18/22..to 15/18..All maint has been up to date..and 4 new Mich cross train tires on it.What would make this happen?.what should the actual mpg be?
#2504 of 2607 2008 4Runner wiring diagrams
Dec 27, 2009 (8:48 am)
Where can I find wiring diagrams for my 2008 Toyota 4Runner.
I am looking for shop manual caliber
#2505 of 2607 Re: Poor Gas Milage [ck1inc]
Dec 27, 2009 (3:15 pm)
The tires COULD be the cause. Do a search and find out how much the Cross Terrains weigh. Then do the same for your old tires. BTW-the CTs are an excellent tire. Very,very quiet and long lasting, smooth riding.
#2506 of 2607 Re: Poor Gas Milage [ck1inc]
Dec 27, 2009 (6:13 pm)
The Michelins are not the cause for an mpg loss. Welcome to winter gas formulations. You should have been seeing this every winter anyway.