2003 Toyota 4Runner Overview

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2003 Toyota 4Runner Overview

After the success of the 2002 model, it would have been easy for Toyota to sit back and enjoy few changes for the next model year. Instead, the 2003 Toyota 4Runner is completely redesigned, inside and out.

Toyota replaced the 3.4-liter V6 with 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.

The 4Runner manages to maintain the comfort of a car while getting near the strength of a full-size SUV and true off-road vehicle. Reviewers love the strong ride and seem to only complain about the mileage.

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    Oxygen Sensor Keeps Going Bad

    My 2003 Toyota 4 runner oxygen sensor ( code 136) bank 2 keeps going bad , this is the 4th one I put in . I would be so bad but when the sensor goes bad it shuts off the trac control on the car .

    22 views with 5 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)

    2003 4runner Changed Fuel Pump Now Will Not Start

    Changed the fuel pump on the 03 4Runner v8. But it will not start it does crank. Can not hear the fuel pump kicking on. Checked all fuses. Changed spark plugs. I'm out of ideas and almost out of m...

    21 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)

    03 4unner

    i tryed to pull starter and when i did the shaft on it came out and is still stuck in tranny can get out would u know and tricks or tips

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

    Steering Column And Ignition Locked

    The steering wheel column on my 2003 4Runner is locked. Neither the ignition key nor the steering wheel will turn. The car is parked on a slope with the front wheels angled into the curb, so the w...

    88 views with 5 answers (last answer about a year ago)

    Belt And Alternator

    I have a 03 toyota 4runner sr5. The vehicle starting making a screaching noise when it started up and never stopped whistling. The belt snapped in half. I replaced it. It still makes a screaching n...

    35 views with 2 answers (last answer about a year ago)