Toyota Hilux/4 Runner Diesel 1979-1997 Auto Repair Manual-LN, Diesel Eng 2 & 4 Wheel Drive (Max Ellery's Vehicle Repair Manuals)
Step by step instructions with plenty of photographs, plus detailed information on 4 cylinder L, 2L, 2L-T and 3L vehicles including turbo versions from 1979 to 1997, 2WD and 4WD. LN Series for 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s 120s and 130s body styles. Engines, all transmissions, axles, suspension, brakes, body, wiring schematics, problem solving, plus more. Tune-up, Maintenance, Repairs, Mechanical, Bodywork, Electrical diagrams, Specifications, Restoration. Worldwide specifications. Suitable for DIY, enthusiast or the mechanic.
By datgrays - March 4, 2012
This manual attempts to cover too many Hilux models together with nationality differences and model and engine variations. As a consequence, the descriptions can be misleading. As an example, how to remove the transmission does not totally cover the necessary operations since for a 4WD, you have to refer to remove the transfer case which ignores the actual gearbox. You will end up taking out first the transfer case and then the gearbox when in fact you may wish to remove them together. Some electrical diagrams are impossible to read because once again, different models are referred to on the same diagram resulting in a total confusion of lines. In addition, petrol, gas and diesel options are included on the same electrical diagram as well as automatic and manual options. There are omissions and also many repeats of information and diagrams about the same item in different parts of the text. There is no coverage at all of the front differential in a 4WD for instance. I... read more
Better than Haynes
By Autodidact Bookiniste "Scientific Explorer" - April 7, 2008
This book may not be perfect, but it is the only one on the market for the Diesel engine Toyota 4Runners. Max Ellery consistently puts out better repair manuals than John Haynes and Chilton.
Hilux/4 Runner Diesel 79-97
By Kristofer Wyatt - March 11, 2008
Good, very technical book with lots of parts of the vehicle. There are some parts that have been comleatly left out such as the front diff. Otherwise good all torque specs for components you could ever need and good trouble shooting flowcharts.
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