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Toyota 4Runner: Problem Symptoms Table

PROBLEM SYMPTOMS TABLE

HINT:

Use the table below to help determine the cause of problem symptoms. If multiple suspected areas are listed, the potential causes of the symptoms are listed in order of probability in the "Suspected Area" column of the table. Check each symptom by checking the suspected areas in the order they are listed. Replace parts as necessary.

Steering System

Symptom

Suspected Area

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Hard steering

Tires (Improperly inflated)


Power steering fluid level (Low)


Drive belt (Loose)


Front wheel alignment (Incorrect)


Steering system joints (Worn)

-

Suspension arm ball joints (Worn)


Steering column (Binding)

-

Power steering vane pump


Power steering gear


Poor return

Tires (Improperly inflated)


Front wheel alignment (Incorrect)


Steering column (Binding)

-

Power steering gear


Excessive play

Steering system joints (Worn)

-

Suspension arm ball joints (Worn)


Intermediate shaft, sliding yoke (Worn)

-

Front wheel bearing (Worn)


Power steering gear


Abnormal noise

Power steering fluid level (Low)


Steering system joints (Worn)

-

Power steering vane pump


Power steering gear


Precaution
PRECAUTION 1. HANDLING PRECAUTIONS FOR STEERING SYSTEM (a) Care must be taken when replacing parts. Incorrect replacement may affect the performance of the steering system and result in driving ha ...

Adjustment
ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURE 1. STEERING OFF CENTER ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURE HINT: This is the adjustment procedure for when the steering is off center. (a) Check if the steering wheel is off center. ...

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