1993 Toyota 4Runner

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1993 Toyota 4Runner Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

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Rating

Comments

Engine

Significant Problems Common problems on this vehicle are failures of the Cylinder Head Gaskets and the Oxygen Sensor Wire Harness, and occasional problems are failures of the Exhaust Valves and the Engine Main Relay. Failures of the Cylinder Head Gaskets and the Exhaust Valves apply to V6 engines only. Failure of the Engine Main Relay will prevent the vehicle from starting.The cost to repair the Cylinder Head Gaskets is estimated at $240.00 for parts and $520.00 for labor.The cost to repair the Oxygen Sensor Wire Harness is estimated at $15.00 for parts and $45.00 for labor.The cost to repair the Exhaust Valves is estimated at $300.00 for parts and $1,000.00 for labor.The cost to repair the Engine Main Relay is estimated at $13.00 for parts and $26.00 for labor.All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Moderate Problems Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Speed Sensor and the Axle Bushings (cold climates only).The cost to repair the Speed Sensor is estimated at $176.59 for parts and $32.50 for labor.The cost to repair the Axle Bushings is estimated at $20.00 for parts and $279.50 for labor.All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Steering & Suspension

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Brakes

Significant Problems Common problems on this vehicle are failures of the Antilock Brake (ABS) Speed Sensor and the ABS Relay.The cost to repair the ABS Speed Sensor is estimated at $118.00 for parts and $32.50 for labor.The cost to repair the ABS Relay is estimated at $38.28 for parts and $26.00 for labor.All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Moderate Problems This vehicle was originally charged with R-12 refrigerant which is no longer being manufactured. The refrigerant is still available, but it is very expensive ($25.00-$50.00 per pound, 2-5 pounds per vehicle). Conversion to the new R-134A refrigerant is possible, at an average cost of about $200.00-$300.00 parts and labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Starting & Charging

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Accessories

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Overall

3 out of 5 3 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

When considering this vehicle for purchase, be sure to check the following:

  • Exhaust Valves
  • ABS Speed Sensor
Reliability History
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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
Click year for details: 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995
Engine Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems
Transmission & Driveline Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Brakes Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Accessories Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5
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