Toyota 4Runner Steering & Suspension Guides
Our guides on shocks, springs, tie-rods, and steering shafts will help you diagnose your steering and suspension issues step-by-step. Thinking about a lift kit upgrade? Browse our brand reviews and enthusiast modification guides. Since 2004, the 4Runner has had an independent front suspension while the Super Duties maintain a solid front axle with coil springs. Get up to date with our articles here.
How to Replace Ball Joints
Fix those busted ball joints before catastrophe strikes!
Rear Axle Upgrades
A worn out rear end is never good, so time for an upgrade.
How to Replace Locking Hubs
Replace worn locking hubs so you truly experience 4WD!
How to Replace Leaf Springs
Ditch those tired old leafs for a suspension upgrade!
Upgrade your ride today!
Suspension Diagnostic Guide
A noisy or ill-performing suspension can be a menace, solve it today.
How to Replace Power Steering Fluid
Keep your power steering happy with fresh fluid.
Lift Kit Reviews
Pick the right lift kit for your needs with this handy comparo.
How to Replace Shock Absorbers
Use a reciprocating hand saw/Sawzall to cut off the top lugs off your 4Runner’s rear shocks to remove them? Are you crazy? Maybe, but then again, maybe not.
Shock Absorber Reviews
There are lots of brands and types of replacement shock absorbers available for 4Runners, but which brands do 4Runner drivers recommend and why?
How to Replace Tie Rod Ends
How do I check to see if my tie rod ends have worn out, and what's involved to replace them?