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This video shows you how to fix minor oil leaks in your 2008 Toyota 4Runner and how to tell if the fluid leaking from your 4Runner is oil, how to check your oil level and how to fix the oil leak. Low oil levels can wreck your engine, so it is important to be proactive about oil leaks, however small. Oil leaks in the 2008 4Runners with the 4.0 liter engine are often due to a bad seal in the drain plug - the metal washer in your drain plug can only be tightened a few times before it loses its ability to seal and should be replaced periodically to prevent leaking. Replacing the metal washer should only be done when you change the oil in your 4Runner, fortunately the video above shows how to fix the minor leak in the interim.
Make sure that your engine is cold and that your 4Runner is parked on a level surface when you check the oil level as both of these things can cause the oil level to read low. Check our What is Leaking? video to see what type of fluid is leaking from your 4Runner if you need help figuring out what type of oil is leaking from your 4Runner.
DRLs are on more than your headlights. They burn out faster and should be replaced regularly2008 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L V6
Sure you can take it in for a $19 lube, but are you OK with a stripped oil pan and cheap parts in return?2008 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L V6
Carmakers are hiding interior fuse boxes all over the place these days - see how to check your interior fuses here!2008 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L V6
Flushing the coolant in your car is not that hard and will extend the life of your engine tremendously - learn how here!2008 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L V6
Don't be caught in the fog with burnt out fog light bulbs2008 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L V6
If you have an electrical component that doesn't work, try replacing the fuse first2008 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L V6