Toyota Land Cruiser Common Problems and Solutions
Shock absorber failure
If you are experiencing issues with the suspension, the shock absorbers are known to fail.
The shock absorbers are known to leak, which means they will need replaced. Have a look under the wheel arches and check for oil, wetness or any grease around the suspension springs and shock absorbers. These are symptoms or leaking shock absorbers and means they need replaced. We can help you find your replacement shock absorbers at very low prices. Watch the video below for an idea how to change the shock absorbers:
Automatic gearbox problems
The Landcruiser has known issues with the automatic gearbox. If you are finding that it is struggling when changing gears, you have an issue with the selectors. This can be a major issue when changing the gears manually.
You are best having a professional look at this, as these gearboxes are quite complex. You may have to have some selectors replaced.
Air conditioning problems
If you are finding that the air conditioning is not working on all settings, it is usually caused by a fractured pipe.
You will need to correctly identify exactly which pipe is fractured and fit a replacement pipe to sort the problem.
Bonnet strap failure
The bonnet straps have been known to fail on the Landcruiser. If you have found that the bonnet straps are not holding the weight of the bonnet when you have it open, you will need to replace the straps.
As mentioned above, you will need to replace the bonnet straps to resolve the issue.