My brother in law changed the pitman arm and idler arm on my 1994 Toyota 4 runner. Was using a hammer to taker them off. Now my Toyota has a water leak do you think something came loose or thermstat

Asked by Aug 15, 2016 at 02:01 PM about the 1994 Toyota 4Runner 4 Dr SR5 V6 4WD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

He used a hammer to take parts off. Do you think something came loose? Or
is it thermostat? A screw did fall out from engine when he was hitting the
pitman arm loose.

2 Answers


something was probably loose already. Find out where the leak is and repair.


I wonder if your brother in law missed with the hammer and knocked a hole in the radiator. Never ever let your brother in law work on your vehicle, NEVER.

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