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Forum: 4.3 Interior   Today, 01:12 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Blogson
My USB adapters simply plug into what would be...

My USB adapters simply plug into what would be the lighter socket.
Forum: Toyota   Today, 01:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By Blogson
Toyota may be selling well in some markets but it...

Toyota may be selling well in some markets but it apparently isn't doing as well where I am. The king of the RAV segment continues to be the 4.3 and still a good number of 4.2s, based upon personal...
Forum: Off Topic   Today, 12:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 58
Posted By Blogson
Who will win? My vote would be for the...

Who will win? My vote would be for the advertisers! But since I'm more of a soccer and rugby person I'm not really concerned about the Super Bowl. My wife will video record it so she can watch the...
Forum: 4.3 Interior   Yesterday, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 172
Posted By Blogson
A tricky bit can involve making certain that the...

A tricky bit can involve making certain that the voltage and amperage output of the USB charging adapter is the same or very near that of the device which one is going to charge. That can be...
Forum: 4.4 Mechanical   Yesterday, 05:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,206
Posted By Blogson
Thanks for checking in and keeping us updated. I...

Thanks for checking in and keeping us updated. I can think of only one valid reason for a dealer's representative to be rude, and that would be if they were extremely provoked, and that by someone...
Forum: 4.4 General   Yesterday, 12:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By Blogson
Ditto - my RAV has put on about the same miles in...

Ditto - my RAV has put on about the same miles in the same amount of time - no battery problem so far (Touch wood, as the Celtic tradition has it!).
Forum: 4.4 Interior   02-04-2016, 11:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By Blogson
The Toyotas involved in the recall, from the...

The Toyotas involved in the recall, from the NHTSA list:

Toyota:
2003-2007 Corolla
2003-2007 Corolla Matrix
2004-2005 Rav4
2002-2007 Sequoia
...
Forum: RAV Lounge   02-04-2016, 11:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By Blogson
The Toyotas involved in the recall, from the...

The Toyotas involved in the recall, from the NHTSA list:

Toyota:
2003-2007 Corolla
2003-2007 Corolla Matrix
2004-2005 Rav4
2002-2007 Sequoia
...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   02-04-2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 538
Posted By Blogson
Unintended engine acceleration happened to me in...

Unintended engine acceleration happened to me in our garage. Started the engine, put my foot onto the brake to shift from Park into Drive, and the engine revs increased dramatically. Took my foot...
Forum: Member Introductions   02-04-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 83
Posted By Blogson
Welcome! Hopefully you will enjoy your 2012 RAV....

Welcome! Hopefully you will enjoy your 2012 RAV. Presumably by "the book" you mean the owner's manual. It can be confusing regarding organization and some topics. If you can't find an answer or...
Forum: 4.4 General   02-03-2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By Blogson
The battery should checked via a load test as...

The battery should checked via a load test as mentioned above - many auto parts stores will do it for no cost.
Forum: 4.4 Mechanical   02-03-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,206
Posted By Blogson
Congratulations! I was skeptical about the...

Congratulations! I was skeptical about the problem since your situation was the first incident reported on this forum that I can recall since the current generation RAV came out in 2013. But it is...
Forum: Member Introductions   02-03-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 51
Posted By Blogson
Welcome, and hope that you enjoy driving your new...

Welcome, and hope that you enjoy driving your new RAV!
Forum: Toyota   02-03-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 99
Posted By Blogson
Great timing, just after Consumer Reports (March...

Great timing, just after Consumer Reports (March '16) gave the Mazda-built (basically a rebadged Mazda2) Scion iA a pretty good review! The review largely credited Mazda for the car's good engine, ...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   02-02-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By Blogson
Hi Mark, If a dealer is going to give you a...

Hi Mark,

If a dealer is going to give you a problem, as I understand it the VSA is with Toyota corporate, not with the dealer. The dealer does the repair and replacement and Toyota reimburses the...
Forum: 4.4 Electric RAV4 Hybrid & EV   02-02-2016, 01:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By Blogson
I wish that Toyota would produce a diesel RAV for...

I wish that Toyota would produce a diesel RAV for this part of the world - my sister gets 48 mpg with her diesel VW Golf driving at 75 mph (But of course we don't know what her mileage will be...
Forum: Off Topic   02-02-2016, 01:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By Blogson
The link in Post #1 works for me - no problem. ...

The link in Post #1 works for me - no problem. About the Mazda possible fuel leak in the event of a crash, one wonders if a "bullet - proof" (figuratively speaking) car can ever be produced.
Forum: 4.3 General   02-02-2016, 01:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By Blogson
Your around nine years from a Toyota OEM battery...

Your around nine years from a Toyota OEM battery is amazing, given what has been reported on this forum! Good that the portable battery booster did its job when you needed it. I don't have one but...
Forum: 4.1 Faults & Fixes   02-01-2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 404
Posted By Blogson
Possibly, but if one has been using Toyota spec....

Possibly, but if one has been using Toyota spec. coolant it has anti-rust and anti-corrosion inhibitors which are supposed to prevent freeze plug failure. Coolant leaks which are comparatively...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   02-01-2016, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By Blogson
Here is the link to the relevant brochure from...

Here is the link to the relevant brochure from the Toyota VSA Platinum site. Go to page 3 - look in fuel system category - says charcoal canister is covered: ...
Forum: 4.3 General   02-01-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By Blogson
Enjoy your BMW! :smile The last one I drove...

Enjoy your BMW! :smile

The last one I drove had a manual gearbox and belonged to a friend who let me put it through its paces. It was built, drove, and shifted with the precision and finesse of...
Forum: 4.4 Mechanical   02-01-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,206
Posted By Blogson
+ 1 for RTexasF's comment, and what the Toyota...

+ 1 for RTexasF's comment, and what the Toyota rep finds obviously will be of great interest to darlingm91 as well as members of this forum.


However, ordinarily forum members expect that people...
Forum: 4.3 General   01-31-2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By Blogson
Best wishes, Victor, in working out what to do...

Best wishes, Victor, in working out what to do about the VSA you purchased. Let us know what you decide to do.
Forum: 4.3 General   01-31-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By Blogson
Welcome! An apparent OUCH for what you were...

Welcome! An apparent OUCH for what you were charged! Extended VSA prices from the official Toyota site:


Warranty Pricing

7 Years or 100,000 Miles


$1105
Forum: 4.3 General   01-31-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 204
Posted By Blogson
Too simple a job for a detailed tutorial. Just...

Too simple a job for a detailed tutorial. Just crawl under the middle of the engine bay of the RAV (much easier if the front is on jack stands) and the screws which secure the plastic pan are...
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