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Forum: RAV Lounge   01-17-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,069
Posted By Blogson
I'll take the rear door-mounted RAV4 3.4 spare...

I'll take the rear door-mounted RAV4 3.4 spare wheel anytime over an under an under the rear floor-mounted spare - had that on a Chev pickup, absolutely filthy from thrown-up road grime, great fun to...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   01-04-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 978
Posted By Blogson
Here you go, for example - from a Dr. Dyno post...

Here you go, for example - from a Dr. Dyno post about the throttle-when-cold issue:


Old 05-09-2013, 07:15 AM
Dr. Dyno...
Forum: 4.3 Interior   01-04-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 428
Posted By Blogson
Yes, in the right-hand column the Settings list...

Yes, in the right-hand column the Settings list alternatives, e.g., Manual/Auto with the options separated by the downstroke. That means that they can be changed to one or the other. I don't know...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   12-28-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 745
Posted By Blogson
I disagree with some of the posts which negate...

I disagree with some of the posts which negate the value of ABS. A properly designed ABS will prevent, not facilitate, wheel lockup. It also does what a driver with a non-ABS system cannot do -...
Forum: 4.4 General   12-27-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By Blogson
Welcome! Should be a warranty issue. ...

Welcome! Should be a warranty issue. Presumably the vehicle has been towed to a Toyota dealer. If that dealer's service department cannot resolve the issue it is possible to try another dealer's...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   12-26-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 745
Posted By Blogson
If you are having a lot of icy driving conditions...

If you are having a lot of icy driving conditions and since according to the AAA studded tires are legal in NM you might want to consider buying some. Also if that intersection is dangerous one...
Forum: 4.4 General   12-25-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,497
Posted By Blogson
Yeah, all that drivers need to do is to avoid...

Yeah, all that drivers need to do is to avoid crashing into a stationary barrier at 40 mph with the left front of their RAVs - the only event for which the test has any meaning. :wink
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   12-23-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By Blogson
Lived on a dairy farm in Minnesota - apart from...

Lived on a dairy farm in Minnesota - apart from ice fishing and other winter sporting activities, winter and blizzards were hassles! It was a problem to try to take a shower or a bath when the...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   12-22-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By Blogson
Welcome! There are several threads about this...

Welcome! There are several threads about this reported issue- here is a link to one, for example: http://www.rav4world.com/forums/99-4-3-mechanical/92073-2011-rav4-unintended-acceleration.html
...
Forum: Member Introductions   12-19-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By Blogson
Welcome! You're obviously Toyota people and...

Welcome! You're obviously Toyota people and hopefully are enjoying your RAVs.
Forum: Off Topic   11-27-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By Blogson
Many thanks, Mensajero and Happy Thanksgiving in...

Many thanks, Mensajero and Happy Thanksgiving in return! We also have just finished our dinner - ham, for us. Watching EUFA Europa League football (sorry, soccer), four matches on TV today, two...
Forum: 4.3 General   11-25-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 623
Posted By Blogson
About reversed battery polarity, I used to be a...

About reversed battery polarity, I used to be a battery RMA tester and checker for a battery manufacturer and I have seen batteries with much weaker than nominal voltages reverse polarity when a load...
Forum: 4.4 General   11-18-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,157
Posted By Blogson
If GTBaker's suggestion doesn't solve the problem...

If GTBaker's suggestion doesn't solve the problem your RAV is still under warranty, so if I were you I would contact them. Normally the electrics should work fine even under very cold conditions. ...
Forum: 4.1 General   11-15-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,022
Posted By Blogson
Good to hear that you got the muck cleaned off...

Good to hear that you got the muck cleaned off your windshield and now hopefully can see clearly, even at night and in the rain. If those small pits make it difficult to see the only permanent...
Forum: 4.1 General   11-14-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,022
Posted By Blogson
As veterans of SoCal driving and how conditions...

As veterans of SoCal driving and how conditions in that environment can damage windshields (sand, abrasive dust, road debris, etc.) sometimes blown by high winds our windshields had that sort of...
Forum: 4.1 General   11-14-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,022
Posted By Blogson
If you decide to use that combination I suggest...

If you decide to use that combination I suggest that it be tried first maybe on a small part of a rear side window to make certain that it won't scratch the glass before using it on the windshield. ...
Forum: 4.1 General   11-13-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,022
Posted By Blogson
If it's just surface grime and oil then you can...

If it's just surface grime and oil then you can try Soft Scrub. I used that to remove the surface material which is on the glass when the car leaves the assembly plant - the stuff was sort of like a...
Forum: 4.1 General   11-12-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,022
Posted By Blogson
I agree with JuneBug about replacement - with a...

I agree with JuneBug about replacement - with a RAV of that vintage and coming from SoCal with its dust and with wipers working that abrasive material across the glass when there wasn't much rain...
Forum: 4.3 Interior   10-22-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By Blogson
The cargo cover also came/comes in tan - OEM with...

The cargo cover also came/comes in tan - OEM with my '11 Base with the Upgrade Value Package.
Forum: 4.4 General   10-06-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By Blogson
Welcome! And hope that you have continued great...

Welcome! And hope that you have continued great Toyota results with your RAV!
Forum: Member Introductions   10-02-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By Blogson
Welcome! Hope that you enjoy your useful RAV!

Welcome! Hope that you enjoy your useful RAV!
Forum: 4.3 General   10-01-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 976
Posted By Blogson
This all is becoming rather complicated. Should...

This all is becoming rather complicated. Should be a simple transaction - since you want to have the RAV inspected have that done, and if OK then buy the car. It's essentially in almost new...
Forum: 4.3 Exterior   09-30-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,692
Posted By Blogson
The November 2014 issue of Consumer Reports lists...

The November 2014 issue of Consumer Reports lists the Michelin Latitude Tour and the Michelin LTX M/S2 as the best all-season SUV tires, and the Michelin Latitude X-Ice X2 as the best winter tire,...
Forum: 4.3 General   09-29-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By Blogson
As Veliksan has stated the factory-installed...

As Veliksan has stated the factory-installed Bluetooth is covered under the VSA. The complete terms of the VSA (not legally a warranty) which you purchased will be in the printed documents which...
Forum: 4.1 Faults & Fixes   09-26-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By Blogson
A trick which I've used to determine whether the...

A trick which I've used to determine whether the noise is from a belt is to squirt some water onto the belts and into the pulley grooves with the engine switched off, then run the engine (be careful...
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