User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 09-02-2021, 03:51 PM #1
amir_gh's Avatar
amir_gh amir_gh is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2019
Location: Maryland
Posts: 125
amir_gh is on a distinguished road
amir_gh amir_gh is offline
Member
amir_gh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2019
Location: Maryland
Posts: 125
amir_gh is on a distinguished road
My shocks are leaking. Need some advice

Hi everyone,

My front shocks are leaking. I have a 2016 limited with Xreas. Should I replace all four with bilstein 5100? do I need the springs too? Can I get a link to purchase a set? A mechanic told me I can just replace a leaking one with 48510-80499 from Toyota! I have heard that if one leaks, all four has to be replaced. Need clarification on this


Thank you
amir_gh is offline   Reply With QuoteReply With Quote
Old 09-02-2021, 04:03 PM #2
spartacus's Avatar
spartacus spartacus is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: denver
Posts: 2,296
spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold
spartacus spartacus is offline
Senior Member
spartacus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: denver
Posts: 2,296
spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold
Quote:
Originally Posted by amir_gh View Post
Hi everyone,

My front shocks are leaking. I have a 2016 limited with Xreas. Should I replace all four with bilstein 5100? do I need the springs too? Can I get a link to purchase a set? A mechanic told me I can just replace a leaking one with 48510-80499 from Toyota! I have heard that if one leaks, all four has to be replaced. Need clarification on this


Thank you
Good mechanic just replace the one that is leaking with oem if you like the ride. If you want to upgrade or lift then it's a matzo ball. you can get a set of 5100 pretty cheap from a bunch of vendors on line.

Bilstein 5100 Complete Set | 5th Gen 4Runner | FJ.

edit if you have the rear sag then get new rear springs. if you have the nose dive when braking get new fronts.

Last edited by spartacus; 09-02-2021 at 04:05 PM.
spartacus is offline   Reply With QuoteReply With Quote
Old 09-02-2021, 06:13 PM #3
Forgetful Forgetful is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Az
Posts: 85
Forgetful is on a distinguished road
Forgetful Forgetful is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Az
Posts: 85
Forgetful is on a distinguished road
I have take offs with 3k miles if you're interested and in az
Forgetful is offline   Reply With QuoteReply With Quote
Old 09-02-2021, 06:59 PM #4
mo_mo mo_mo is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: Earth
Posts: 562
mo_mo has a spectacular aura about mo_mo has a spectacular aura about
mo_mo mo_mo is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: Earth
Posts: 562
mo_mo has a spectacular aura about mo_mo has a spectacular aura about
Quote:
Originally Posted by amir_gh View Post
Hi everyone,

My front shocks are leaking. I have a 2016 limited with Xreas. Should I replace all four with bilstein 5100? do I need the springs too? Can I get a link to purchase a set? A mechanic told me I can just replace a leaking one with 48510-80499 from Toyota! I have heard that if one leaks, all four has to be replaced. Need clarification on this


Thank you
My limited understanding of x-reas is that shocks must be replaced with their diagonally connected pair.

As such I would recommend removing all four and replace them with whatever you like.
__________________
2014 T4R TE Nav KDSS Super White
Demello Hybrid Bolt On Sliders | Toyo Open Country AT III LT285/70R17 C | Ironman 4x4 Foam Cell Pro Stage 2 | Durobumps | Rago Molle Panels | Leather steering wheel cover | RCI Full Skids (Aluminum) | Drawer less drawer system and sleeping platform. | TRD CAI | RAV4 Sideview Mirrors: 87961-42D20 & 87931-42D50 | Blackvue DR650S-2CH | Cobra 75 WX ST with 4í Firestik + Magnet Roof Top Mount | MXT275 Midland GMRS radio | 3M Crystalline: Front CR70, A-B CR50, B-Aft CR40 | RRW Leather Seat Covers w/Besond Seat Heaters| 3DMax Floor Mats and Rear Husky Liner | former LT265/70R17 C Duratracs
mo_mo is offline   Reply With QuoteReply With Quote
Old 09-02-2021, 07:15 PM #5
t6pilot t6pilot is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2018
Posts: 52
t6pilot is on a distinguished road
t6pilot t6pilot is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2018
Posts: 52
t6pilot is on a distinguished road
Just ordered a set from dobinsonís $399 delivered
t6pilot is offline   Reply With QuoteReply With Quote
Old 09-02-2021, 07:16 PM #6
Harrisnc Harrisnc is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2018
Location: Charlotte, NC
Posts: 120
Harrisnc will become famous soon enough
Harrisnc Harrisnc is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2018
Location: Charlotte, NC
Posts: 120
Harrisnc will become famous soon enough
Iím looking at trading my 17 Offroad for a 22 limited. The first thing Iím going to do is change the shocks, wheels and tires. I wish xreas was an option like kdss that you donít have to get.
__________________
2017 TRD Offroad. Barcelona Red, 265 BFG KO2, Eibach Pro-truck 1.6/1, Shrockworks sliders
Harrisnc is offline   Reply With QuoteReply With Quote
Old 09-03-2021, 10:41 AM #7
orcking orcking is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 112
orcking is on a distinguished road
orcking orcking is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 112
orcking is on a distinguished road
I thought once one shock goes in the system, all system has to be replaced? no?


Quote:
Originally Posted by spartacus View Post
Good mechanic just replace the one that is leaking with oem if you like the ride. If you want to upgrade or lift then it's a matzo ball. you can get a set of 5100 pretty cheap from a bunch of vendors on line.

Bilstein 5100 Complete Set | 5th Gen 4Runner | FJ.

edit if you have the rear sag then get new rear springs. if you have the nose dive when braking get new fronts.
orcking is offline   Reply With QuoteReply With Quote
Old 09-03-2021, 11:00 AM #8
spartacus's Avatar
spartacus spartacus is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: denver
Posts: 2,296
spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold
spartacus spartacus is offline
Senior Member
spartacus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: denver
Posts: 2,296
spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold
Quote:
Originally Posted by orcking View Post
I thought once one shock goes in the system, all system has to be replaced? no?
If it was due to milage or age depending on use only then I would assume that. If you hit a pot hole or bump hard with one tire and caused a leak in that one then shock just replace that one. For better piece of mind you can replace them in pairs e.g front two or rear two. I have blown one shock before and have replaced just that shock without any issues.
spartacus is offline   Reply With QuoteReply With Quote
Old 09-03-2021, 11:12 AM #9
mo_mo mo_mo is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: Earth
Posts: 562
mo_mo has a spectacular aura about mo_mo has a spectacular aura about
mo_mo mo_mo is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: Earth
Posts: 562
mo_mo has a spectacular aura about mo_mo has a spectacular aura about
Quote:
Originally Posted by orcking View Post
I thought once one shock goes in the system, all system has to be replaced? no?
A quick video showing how they are linked together (front left to rear right is separate from front right to rear left).
How the X-REAS Suspension System Works Off Road & On Road | Toyota - YouTube

or the care care nuts more detailed overview "you have to replace one diagonal" if one piece of that diagonal is bad, which is front corner, rear opposite corner, center shock, and the lines to/from those pieces:
Should you buy a Toyota 4runner? Is the suspension good? - YouTube
__________________
2014 T4R TE Nav KDSS Super White
Demello Hybrid Bolt On Sliders | Toyo Open Country AT III LT285/70R17 C | Ironman 4x4 Foam Cell Pro Stage 2 | Durobumps | Rago Molle Panels | Leather steering wheel cover | RCI Full Skids (Aluminum) | Drawer less drawer system and sleeping platform. | TRD CAI | RAV4 Sideview Mirrors: 87961-42D20 & 87931-42D50 | Blackvue DR650S-2CH | Cobra 75 WX ST with 4í Firestik + Magnet Roof Top Mount | MXT275 Midland GMRS radio | 3M Crystalline: Front CR70, A-B CR50, B-Aft CR40 | RRW Leather Seat Covers w/Besond Seat Heaters| 3DMax Floor Mats and Rear Husky Liner | former LT265/70R17 C Duratracs
mo_mo is offline   Reply With QuoteReply With Quote
Old 09-03-2021, 11:12 AM #10
spartacus's Avatar
spartacus spartacus is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: denver
Posts: 2,296
spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold
spartacus spartacus is offline
Senior Member
spartacus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: denver
Posts: 2,296
spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold spartacus is a splendid one to behold
Quote:
Originally Posted by spartacus View Post
If it was due to milage or age depending on use only then I would assume that. If you hit a pot hole or bump hard with one tire and caused a leak in that one then shock just replace that one. For better piece of mind you can replace them in pairs e.g front two or rear two. I have blown one shock before and have replaced just that shock without any issues.
edit: in your case a pair, will be diagnal pairs front left and rear right , front right and rear left
spartacus is offline   Reply With QuoteReply With Quote
Old 09-03-2021, 04:17 PM #11
badattitude's Avatar
badattitude badattitude is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Madison, WI
Posts: 632
badattitude will become famous soon enough badattitude will become famous soon enough
badattitude badattitude is offline
Member
badattitude's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Madison, WI
Posts: 632
badattitude will become famous soon enough badattitude will become famous soon enough
You can replace a single XREAS shock one time. The P.O. of my limited has a single XREAS shock replacement early in the service record. The idea is the XREAS system can be opened one time, if done properly. If you replace one shock fine or replace all four. Either way, you get one shot at opening the XREAS hydraulics. AFter that the "valves" on the frame need to replaced as well. That is when people see the $4000 estimate for replacement. The question is..do just one now and hope for no more leaks...

I'm looking at Dobinson twin tubes as a replacement for my XREAS. I think they will be durable. Until XREAS leaks however, I like it, and hope to get many more miles before a leak, Im at 80,000 miles now.
__________________
2015 4runner Limited - URD Y-pipe
2008 V6 Sport Edition
1999 4runner
TRD Air Filter. Airaid MIT. O ring mod. TRD Exhaust. Front Discos. TrueTrac
badattitude is offline   Reply With QuoteReply With Quote
Reply

Tags
48510-80499 , leaking , replace , shocks , toyota

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Advice on 4runner v8 Head Gasket leaking Whytey Maintenance/Detailing 10 12-10-2019 09:56 PM
Rear main seal leaking, advice? oceanstate88 3rd gen T4Rs 19 02-01-2018 11:16 PM
Who else has two leaking TRDP rear shocks? Dog Runner 5th gen T4Rs 23 04-25-2017 01:13 AM
Are my shocks leaking? KCcarguy 5th gen T4Rs 3 02-09-2013 12:55 AM
Shocks leaking on 2004 SE model wcarrington 4th Gen T4Rs 5 08-11-2008 11:49 AM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:54 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2021 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Feedback Buttons provided by Advanced Post Thanks / Like (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2021 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2021 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
***This site is an unofficial Toyota site, and is not officially endorsed, supported, authorized by or affiliated with Toyota. All company, product, or service names references in this web site are used for identification purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners. The Toyota name, marks, designs and logos, as well as Toyota model names, are registered trademarks of Toyota Motor Corporation***Ad Management plugin by RedTyger
 
Copyright © 2020