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Discussion in '3rd Gen 4Runners (1996-2002)' started by Skinn3r10, Jan 24, 2018.

  1. Jan 24, 2018 at 5:29 PM
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    Skinn3r10

    Skinn3r10 [OP] New Member

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    I’ve seen many topics on the rear sag and factory spring recall, apparently mine was already fixed years ago but sags again. Best fix? 1” spacer? My question does it affect the ride a lot? I also see people suggest fixing the shocks as well to ride better with the spacers.

    Also rear window switch does not work on the dash under the clock, but IT DOES work with the key in the back door itself. Recommendations?

    Thanks guys I’ll post pics soon!
     
  2. Feb 4, 2018 at 7:11 PM
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    Toyotayoda

    Toyotayoda New Member

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    Tacoma whip, 99 console box, tru trac., steering wheel, PWMS and HVAC control out of a 99.
    For the sag you need new springs, either OEM or otherwise. Have you checked that the switch is plugged in? or perhaps it has something to do with the rear wiper motor, the window won't work if the wiper isn't in the "park" position.
     
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  3. Feb 5, 2018 at 7:54 AM
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    Skinn3r10

    Skinn3r10 [OP] New Member

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    Thanks for the kickback! Looks like most of 3rd gens has a spring recall (certain years) but mine doesn’t fall under it. Also a lot of owners are using the airlift kit and fixing the sag with no lift and adding a smoother ride. Gonna give it a try.

    The switch is plugged in, when I attempted to roll the window up from the button I hear a click on the rear gate. As if it’s attempting to roll it up but can’t (cause it’s already up) but no noise when attempting to roll down. Works from the key but not the switch. The wiper issue thought that was only for first gens? I checked it and it working fine and clicked into correct spot as well
     
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  4. Mar 23, 2018 at 10:13 AM
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    Dorad01

    Dorad01 New Member

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    i read in the new member forum/thread area that the '99 SR5 springs will fit our 01's and they are a touch taller :yes:
     

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