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.
Toyota 4Runner 1996-2002: How to Replace Lower Ball Joints
Getting a vague feeling just driving down the road? Is your steering inaccurate? Does your truck wander when hitting bumps? It may be a bad ball joint.
How to Replace Wheel Hub and Bearings
Don't let that howling wheel bearing go unchecked, it could spell disaster.
How to Replace Rear Axle Seals
Are you noticing oily residue on the inside of your wheels?
How to Replace Front Sway Bar Links
Does the front of your truck feel loose?
How to Replace Power Steering Fluid
Cure that power steering whine with a fluid flush.
How to Replace Shock Absorbers
Restore ride quality with a new set of shocks.
Suspension Performance Diagnostic Guide
Faulty suspension will reduce ride quality and vehicle safety.
How to Replace Leaf Springs
Does the rear of your truck sag?