2004 Toyota 4Runner Overview


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Safe Safe Safe by shldofh4d4v8
 — This is the best truck I have ever owened! It does ride like a truck, so if you want a truck that rides like a car buy a Highlander, they are built to ride like a car a Toyota Camry in fact. My son w... Read More
Far Cry From The All Wheel Drive Minivans That Dominate The Suv Class by Doug
 — An absolute tank in deep snow. With off road capabilities has a surprisingly smooth ride on the road. Could have more storage space, though I'd trade the space to get the advantages of the independen... Read More
Sweet Car by Eric4184
 — It rocks!! Acceleration is amazing braking is good handling is great. Little scraps here and there not to bad. Interior is awesome nice leather seats and awesome radio. Would like it black but you tak... Read More

2004 Toyota 4Runner Overview

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2004 Toyota 4Runner

The 2004 Toyota 4Runner is nearly identical to the 2003 model, which was a complete redesign from 2002.

The base engine is a 4.0-liter V6 rated at 245 horsepower and 283 lb/ft torque, with a 4.7-liter V8 rated at 235 horsepower and 325 lb/ft of torque available as an upgrade. The V6 gets 18/21 (4x2) or 17/20 (4x4) city/highway fuel efficiency, while the tow-intended V8 gets 16/19. Reviewers for both 2003 and 2004 have noted that the V8 is only necessary for heavy towing jobs; the V6 is so well designed that it should be able to handle 99% of what is put before it.

The 2004 4Runner-like the 2003-is larger than any of the earlier generations of 4Runners, with an extra 4.5 inches of length and a wheelbase that is 3 inches wider. Somehow, Toyota manages to make the 4Runner as easy to corner as the earlier, smaller models.


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Toyota 4Runner Questions


Driver Side Power Window

Took off panel and it had power tried the window and it went down and up then started to slow down and stopped moving on the way back up I put grease on two areas that had some previously they were ...

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Power Windows Will Not Roll Up Or Down

Power windows will not roll up or down and / or are stuck partially open the first one to go was front passenger side then both rear passenger and know drivers side stooped working?

92 views with 4 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

I Detect A "shimmying" Or Slight Vibration In My Steering Wheel At Times. ...

My SUV is in excellent condition and well maintained. It has 38,800 miles on it. I have just noticed what I can only describe as a slight "trembling or shimmying" when holding the steering wheel dur...

227 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 months ago)

Can A Front End Collision On A Toyota 4 Runner Cause The Sunroof To Come Of...

I had a collision head on going about 45 miles an hour 11/25/12. Front end was repaired (bumper, headlight, radiator supports, etc). Since it was winter, car in shop for two weeks, I only opened the...

150 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 years ago)

I Have A 2004 4runner. The Rear Window Won't Roll All The Way Down Because ...

I'm hoping I can pop the inside cover off and access the sliding part to clean it. or is there a better way??

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