1996 Toyota 4Runner Overview


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1996 Toyota 4Runner Overview

Another generation, another step away from the truck-with-a-lid genesis the 4Runner had seen. The 1996 Toyota 4Runner somehow grew while becoming more car-esque, kind of like an SUV puberty.

Perhaps as a reaction to all the complaints about the back seat, the leg room for it was 3 inches longer, and the door was now 1.5 inches longer. The standard engine was a 2.7-liter I4, while the V6 was now 3.4 liters. (Definitely SUV puberty, as these numbers still seem a bit away from full-grown. Anyway....)

A new one-Touch, Hi-4 system was available as part of the Limited package, which allowed the driver to shift between driving a rear-wheel and all-wheel drive. Reviewers seem to love this option, along with the durability of the truck, though the SUV is still noted to have poor gas mileage, and some have cited high maintenance costs.


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Where is knock sensor bank 2 located or is there 2 knock sensors on this vehicle

Rear Window

So I have a 1996 4runner and when I went to put the key in the window went down by itself. I couldn't get it to go back up ...took off all the panels and noticed a noise coming from a blue box ...

1996 4runner Car Speedometer Not Working And Tachometer Resting At 0 When I...

So my odometer works, and my trip meter. Temp gauge seems to work, fuel gauge works fine, but my speedo needle doesn't move at all, and when I'm idling my tach needle sits on 0, but when I drive i...


Tips For Inspecting A Car Befor Buying.

hey i am looking into buying a 1996 Toyota 4runner that has 260k miles on it as a kind of project car and was wondering if any one had any tips for inspecting it. engine is in good condition. has had ...

1996 Toyota 4 Runner

I just replaced my radiator and I don't see any wet spots but I'm seeing steam and boiling antifreeze come back into the overflow, and my truck is running hot.Can someone please help me?