'98 4 runner won't start

Asked by Feb 17, 2016 at 11:17 PM about the 1998 Toyota 4Runner 4 Dr SR5 4WD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I took the computer out of the truck to test
on another truck and when I put it back in
the truck had no power to the dashboard or
ignition. The truck was totally fine before I
took the computer out.  We're thinking it has
something to do with the alarm system.  
Help please!

1 Answer

5,705

you may have shorted something out when you installed it in the other truck - swapping these out from vehicle to vehicle is not a good idea - PCM are usually programmed to the vehicle it is installed in. I'd have a professional take a look

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 92 4 RUNNER 1 answer

    Hi was givin a 02 4 runner with the 3.0 engine and i think its missing somthing i have to rubber lines comming off the intake isther some type of valve assy or somthing thatsits on the passener sid...

    1992 Toyota 4Runner

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1997 Toyota Four Runner won't engage Park 1 answer

    Four Runner will start in Neutral and engage both reverse and drive. However, it won't go into park. Since it won't go into park I can't turn the ignition switch all the way off after turning the ...

    1997 Toyota 4Runner 4 Dr SR5 4WD SUV

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • is the tank vented on 94 4 runner 2 answers

    hard starting in the am but after first start it is fine all day then again in the am almost 2 min cranking

    1994 Toyota 4Runner 4 Dr SR5 V6 4WD SUV

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1997 Toyota sr5 4 runner. Took battery out to be charge put back in now car won't start 8 answers

    Had to take out battery to be charged put it back in and reconnected terminals horn blared so disconnected the horn . I have headlights but no dash lights and truck won't start...please help

    1997 Toyota 4Runner 4 Dr SR5 4WD SUV

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • toyota 4 runners 5 answers

    I have been wanting to purchase an early model to mid model 4 runner to play in the mountains with and take camping. But i have been told over and over to stay away from the 3.0 v6 motors. Does any on...

    1992 Toyota 4Runner 2 Dr SR5 V6 4WD SUV

    -

    Shopping & Pricing

Search Toyota 4Runner Questions

Toyota 4Runner Experts

#1 Kurt Burton
Kurt Burton
Reputation 1,180
#2 azurro
azurro
Reputation 680
#3 kbro
kbro
Reputation 610
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Tacoma
541 Great Deals out of 40,814 listings starting at $2,495
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
1,023 Great Deals out of 74,887 listings starting at $750
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
548 Great Deals out of 29,234 listings starting at $1,699
Used Toyota RAV4
740 Great Deals out of 71,773 listings starting at $1,895
Used Toyota Land Cruiser
19 Great Deals out of 1,120 listings starting at $3,700
Used Ford Explorer
944 Great Deals out of 72,519 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford F-150
2,191 Great Deals out of 206,316 listings starting at $1,499
Used Nissan Pathfinder
264 Great Deals out of 22,735 listings starting at $1,995
Used Jeep Wrangler
276 Great Deals out of 18,163 listings starting at $2,950

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Toyota 4Runner For Sale
8,772 listings starting at $31,723
2016 Toyota 4Runner For Sale
34 Great Deals out of 3,391 listings starting at $24,995
2015 Toyota 4Runner For Sale
29 Great Deals out of 1,346 listings starting at $22,900
2014 Toyota 4Runner For Sale
27 Great Deals out of 1,112 listings starting at $19,499
2013 Toyota 4Runner For Sale
21 Great Deals out of 820 listings starting at $17,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.