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Running Board Lights

Discussion in '4th Gen 4Runners (2003-2009)' started by SuPaRnr, May 27, 2017.

  1. May 27, 2017 at 5:22 PM
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    SuPaRnr

    SuPaRnr [OP] 2007 Toyota 4Rnr V6 Limited

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    The right, front passenger side, running board light was not working so decided to take it apart...as you can see by the pics it was a bit rotten plus the little connectors in the bulb housing part had deteriorated as well so the bulb doesn't receive any juice. The running board itself is in great shape (aluminum I think). Hate to start pulling apart the other three but they are probably just as rotten.
    If anyone has a parts manual I would greatly appreciate numbers of all the parts shown and if you have encountered this problem, perhaps prices, and/or advice (careful..). Thanks.
    07 4Rnr Limited V6.

    DSC_0009_1.jpg DSC_0010_1.jpg DSC_0012_1.jpg DSC_0013.jpg DSC_0014.jpg DSC_0015.jpg DSC_0011_1.jpg
     
  2. May 27, 2017 at 5:43 PM
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    that looks brutal..... i bet it'd be cheaper to pick up someone elses used running boards than to buy the new parts from toyota
     
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  3. May 27, 2017 at 5:46 PM
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    Mine were the same! Decided to just take them off and leave them off. Much happier now!
     
  4. May 27, 2017 at 7:06 PM
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    SuPaRnr

    SuPaRnr [OP] 2007 Toyota 4Rnr V6 Limited

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    That is an option that may quickly become reality. Was fairly easy to remove it and the cost of parts will probably be insane. I wonder what the newer models are like.
    Anyways this will show others what can happen and what to watch out for.
     
  5. May 27, 2017 at 7:24 PM
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    By the look of your profile pic, you also live in an area where they may use salt for the roads. Same story here. My biggest fear is everything else on the truck doing the same as the running boards did.
     
  6. May 28, 2017 at 5:33 AM
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    SuPaRnr

    SuPaRnr [OP] 2007 Toyota 4Rnr V6 Limited

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    Yeah, lots of salt, (read tons!) and rustproofing every year only slows down the rusting process. (or as you can see by the pics, didn't do anything).
    But, she's 10 years old and in my climate :canada:you gotta expect it. Only a minor inconvenience anyways. Truck still runs like a top :thumbsup:
     
  7. May 28, 2017 at 10:13 AM
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    My 2005 didn't come with running board lights so I added some LED's.IMG_1142.jpg IMG_1132.jpg
     
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  8. May 28, 2017 at 12:34 PM
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    SuPaRnr

    SuPaRnr [OP] 2007 Toyota 4Rnr V6 Limited

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    Hey, nice job! What you did there gives me ideas. Thanks for the pictures.
     
  9. Mar 5, 2018 at 2:34 PM
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    I like this and was thinking of this for my 2005. Are the lights specific for running board and how easy was it to wire.
     

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