really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

The NHTSA is the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints can be spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem. See the Back button — blue bar at the very top of the page — to explore more.

Get notified about new defects, investigations, recalls & lawsuits for the 2002 Toyota 4Runner:

Unsubscribe any time. We don't sell/share your email.

problem #1

Nov 302009


  • miles
The contact owns a 2002 Toyota 4runner. The contact stated while driving 35 mph, the vehicle began to lose power abnormally accompanied by the illumination of the check engine warning light. The contact later discovered that the aluminum radiator and the bolt that connected the coolant and transmission fluid transfer was faulty causing the two fluids to combine abnormally. The contact stated spoke with several mechanics that advised him of that the two fluids were combining. The vehicle was not repaired. The current and failure mileage was unavailable.

- Cornwall, VT, USA