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I had this happen in my 2002 Subaru Impreza and in a 1992 Pontiac Grand Am. Both times it was diagnosed as a blown head gasket. This is not something to let slide.
In my Grand Am I ownly learned of the problem when I was flagged down by someone on the highway saing my car was on fire. It turened out sparkes were flying out the tailpiupe. When I looked underneath the car I saw the pipe up where it meets with the catalytic converter was glowing red.
Eventually the blown head gasket was diagnosed. I was told it would be two grand to fix it. I sold it for parts.
As for the Subaru, it overheated one month after I had the timing belt, water pump and thermostat replaced because the water pump had a leak and caused the car to overheat. My mechanic pressure tested the engine and said there were no external leaks. They said the coolant was being used up somewhere in the engine. They surmised it was probably due to a blown head gasket.
Having known what happened to my Grand Am I traded the Subaru in for my Rav 4 while it still had value. I knew it would have only been a matter of time until it died.
So if your Rav 4 is still under warranty get it into the Toyota dealer as soon as you can before it becomes terminal.