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Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   Today, 04:06 PM
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One help in diagnosing the problem would be to...

One help in diagnosing the problem would be to determine whether it actually is RPM - determined , is a transmission problem, or is determined by road speed. For example, does the noise occur at...
Forum: 4.2 General   10-20-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By Blogson
And there's at least one more Aberdeen, in...

And there's at least one more Aberdeen, in Maryland, but the thought was about areas which are most likely to be high road salt use areas. Maybe more is used in the Aberdeens in Washington and...
Forum: 4.2 General   10-20-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By Blogson
Aberdeen, Scotland? South Dakota? If you live...

Aberdeen, Scotland? South Dakota? If you live in either area what the pics show very likely is winter road salt rust and damage, rather than from brake cleaning as DL175 suggests. The fact that...
Forum: 4.3 General   10-20-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 315
Posted By Blogson
So-called dealership "service advisors" often are...

So-called dealership "service advisors" often are on commission pay - the more services which they can persuade customers to buy, the more they are paid. Why the "injector cleaning" was done when...
Forum: Private Party Classifieds   10-19-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By Blogson
Good luck, but you might want to consider that...

Good luck, but you might want to consider that the 06-08 V6s had a disproportionate share of coolant pump problems and there have been quite a few complaints about transmission whine.
Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   10-17-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 476
Posted By Blogson
Mensajero, is there any part of your RAV apart...

Mensajero, is there any part of your RAV apart from the body which is OEM? Bring on those rally brakes! :smile
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   10-17-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By Blogson
Yeah, not many miles but relatively hard miles...

Yeah, not many miles but relatively hard miles since nearly all of them have been accumulated on short trips (average maybe 2.5 miles per trip) in this cool climate area. That should be a recipe for...
Forum: 4.1 General   10-17-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By Blogson
A lot of people would be very interested in your...

A lot of people would be very interested in your 2-door RAV, and especially if it is in great condition. If you wish to have a newer or new RAV you will get much more cash by selling your existing...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   10-17-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 346
Posted By Blogson
A battery voltage reading of 12.7V after it...

A battery voltage reading of 12.7V after it having sat all night should be OK. Of course that doesn't indicate the battery's performance under load, but since it passed the Autozone load test and...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   10-17-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 346
Posted By Blogson
From your description of voltage checks after the...

From your description of voltage checks after the new alternator was installed the alternator is working as it should. I would, as JuneBug does, suspect the battery. The battery voltage reading is...
Forum: Toyota   10-15-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By Blogson
Perhaps Toyota corporate has become...

Perhaps Toyota corporate has become super-sensitive to possible legal actions and to the U.S. government levying huge penalties against it for potential safety-related defects, whether actual or...
Forum: Member Introductions   10-15-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 323
Posted By Blogson
Welcome! Enjoy your V6 RAV, even if you're not...

Welcome! Enjoy your V6 RAV, even if you're not pleased about how it came to be yours.
Forum: 4.1 Faults & Fixes   10-13-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By Blogson
If the car's battery had an internal short and/or...

If the car's battery had an internal short and/or was severely discharged as the description appears to indicate it is possible that there wouldn't have been sufficient voltage to activate the panel...
Forum: 4.1 Faults & Fixes   10-13-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By Blogson
The cause probably is a bad battery - maybe has...

The cause probably is a bad battery - maybe has developed an internal short. Suggest that you thoroughly clean the battery and cable terminals with a wire brush (there are special wire brushes for...
Forum: Off Topic   10-13-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By Blogson
Keep safe! I thought you PR folks were in the...

Keep safe! I thought you PR folks were in the clear for this hurricane season . . .
Forum: 4.3 General   10-13-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By Blogson
Good luck, and enjoy your new ride!

Good luck, and enjoy your new ride!
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   10-13-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By Blogson
Your post sent me out to check the situation on...

Your post sent me out to check the situation on my '11 V6, since nearly all of its use is for short trip, small town driving, and only rarely for longer distances. It has about 10k miles on it....
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   10-13-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By Blogson
I would wonder whether any benefit would justify...

I would wonder whether any benefit would justify the expense and work involved. If the RAV's V6 engine had less displacement and power and a narrower power band than it has then it might be worth it...
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   10-12-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By Blogson
Maybe I'm dense, but all I can see is what...

Maybe I'm dense, but all I can see is what appears to be a broken bracket. And I don't understand about where you found the battery, or why it was "dead." What actually happened?
Forum: 4.3 General   10-12-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By Blogson
So far after RAV4World web designers fixed a few...

So far after RAV4World web designers fixed a few glitches when they switched us over to the present format I haven't had any technical problems with Search. Which browser are you using - could there...
Forum: 4.3 General   10-12-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By Blogson
Suggest that if possible you have a look at...

Suggest that if possible you have a look at Consumer Reports magazine, which tests and evaluates child car seats.
Forum: Member Introductions   10-12-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By Blogson
Good to hear that you're OK! What sort of left...

Good to hear that you're OK! What sort of left side impact crash was it - head on, or a T-bone type?
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   10-11-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By Blogson
Ouch!!! You may have blown the ECU when you...

Ouch!!! You may have blown the ECU when you reversed the polarity!
Forum: 4.4 Exterior   10-11-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 496
Posted By Blogson
We've typically had about 50k-60k miles out of...

We've typically had about 50k-60k miles out of OEM Bridgestone Duelers, but I haven't put enough miles onto my current RAV to determine whether these Bridgestones will do the same.


But I was...
Forum: 4.3 General   10-11-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 876
Posted By Blogson
Welcome! If you can get the vehicle's VIN you...

Welcome! If you can get the vehicle's VIN you can register with the Toyota Owners site and all of the maintenance which has been done by Toyota dealers should appear as well as info about recalls...
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