hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
90,000 miles

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problem #1

May 052002


  • 90,000 miles
I have a 2002 Toyota 4 runner with rust out of the rear differential housing. I took the vehicle in for repairs only to discover that metal was quite rusted at the rear housing and instead of a simple part replacement, the whole assembly has to be replaced, a costly repair. I found other owners with similar stories online. Is this a defective part? I had temporary repair with grinding, welding and epoxy which for the time being has corrected the leak but eventually it will reappear.

- Gander, 00, USA