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Forum: 4.1 Faults & Fixes   Today, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Blogson
If the sound hasn't become any worse after 40,000...

If the sound hasn't become any worse after 40,000 miles it seems unlikely that the engine is about to self-destruct now and the vehicle most likely can be driven without that sort of concern. Can ...
Forum: 4.3 General   07-21-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 859
Posted By Blogson
Yes, the vehicle could have been serviced...

Yes, the vehicle could have been serviced regularly by an independent shop without the data being entered into the Toyota service record. However, if there are any recall repairs - should be shown...
Forum: 4.3 General   07-20-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 859
Posted By Blogson
Welcome! It appears that most of the problems...

Welcome! It appears that most of the problems with the V6 had to do with the coolant pump in earlier year models, but that part reportedly was revised for the 2010 model year. The V6 engine has been...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   07-17-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 367
Posted By Blogson
Are you certain that you aren't comparing...

Are you certain that you aren't comparing behavior while using the cruise control with behavior when the cruise control is not in use?
Forum: 4.4 Interior   07-15-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,883
Posted By Blogson
For her CR-V my wife got a piece of heavy card...

For her CR-V my wife got a piece of heavy card stock, cut it to the size of the opening between the sun visors and cut a slot and a small opening so that she could slide it over the mirror mount. ...
Forum: Member Introductions   07-12-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By Blogson
Welcome, and hopefully your new RAV meets your...

Welcome, and hopefully your new RAV meets your expectations.
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   07-10-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By Blogson
You might get some responses on this forum since...

You might get some responses on this forum since we have members in the U.K. and other countries where diesel RAVS are sold. When I lived in the U.K. Tesco bought its fuel on the spot market from...
Forum: Member Introductions   07-06-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By Blogson
Welcome! About the black trim, some members have...

Welcome! About the black trim, some members have had suggestions about how to take care of it - perhaps so a search (box and button at the bottom of the page) to find them.
Forum: 4.3 General   06-27-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,343
Posted By Blogson
Don't know about short trips being a problem - a...

Don't know about short trips being a problem - a large percentage of my driving is two miles or less and so far my '2011 OEM battery (Johnson Controls) shows no sign of dying.
Forum: 4.4 General   06-25-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By Blogson
There's the audible warning system made as part...

There's the audible warning system made as part of modern brake pads which should be adequate to notify owners that their pads need replacing. Much better than in the "old days" with drum-and-shoe...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   06-07-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 39,662
Posted By Blogson
[QUOTE=frozen;1524449]I have been hearing a loud...

[QUOTE=frozen;1524449]I have been hearing a loud squeak that lasts for awhile. I assumed it was a rubber belt of some sort but maybe it's the WP. @ 100,000 KM, (61,000 miles) that is definitely not...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   05-21-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,797
Posted By Blogson
Site comes up at least in the U.S. when clicking...

Site comes up at least in the U.S. when clicking on the link in the OP's post.
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   05-16-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,529
Posted By Blogson
2011 RAV4 V6 - 8500 miles, no transmission whine...

2011 RAV4 V6 - 8500 miles, no transmission whine so far.:smile
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   05-11-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,070
Posted By Blogson
About the noise in the rear - with my '11 I...

About the noise in the rear - with my '11 I tracked it down to the tool kit, which I wrapped in a towel and wedged it to make it more secure. Noise gone.. Some owners have noted that the spare...
Forum: 4.3 General   05-10-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By Blogson
Congrats on your new ride - will be good to hear...

Congrats on your new ride - will be good to hear of your experiences with your Highlander.
Forum: RAV Lounge   05-09-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By Blogson
Diesel emissions standards in the EU have been in...

Diesel emissions standards in the EU have been in constant revision and are now comparable to requirements in the US. Having lived in Europe it was apparent that diesel engines are not going to...
Forum: 4.4 Exterior   05-08-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,359
Posted By Blogson
Yeah, that's a serious crack, and also I'd have a...

Yeah, that's a serious crack, and also I'd have a reputable tire shop check it out. Likely the verdict will be that it must be replaced.
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   05-02-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,232
Posted By Blogson
Seems like you've had a number of annoying and...

Seems like you've had a number of annoying and expensive problems with your RAV for 13K miles of ownership - I'd think about changing brands, but you might miss the V6's power if you buy something...
Forum: 4.4 General   04-29-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,720
Posted By Blogson
And there has been a lot of complaining about the...

And there has been a lot of complaining about the RAV's safety, or the lack thereof, especially the 4.4, when the major problem is it's failure to get a good rating in the small overlap crash test,...
Forum: AutoGuide Forum Support / Help (RAV4World)   04-22-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,396
Posted By Blogson
Thanks, Jeff. It's still the same size -...

Thanks, Jeff. It's still the same size - minuscule, but at least it's legible, and it was legible previously as well.. While I'm typing in this box the quote also is the same size typeface. It's...
Forum: Member Introductions   04-07-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By Blogson
Welcome, and congrats on getting the RAV which...

Welcome, and congrats on getting the RAV which you wanted!
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   03-26-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By Blogson
If I am not mistaken I believe that 4.2 RAV4...

If I am not mistaken I believe that 4.2 RAV4 engines are non-interference engines, meaning that the engine will not need to be replaced because of a broken timing chain since the valves cannot...
Forum: 4.3 General   03-25-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By Blogson
Automatic door locking module - plugs into OBD...

Automatic door locking module - plugs into OBD port: Automatic Door Lock Closing CANBUS OBD system For TOYOTA New Vios Corolla RAV4 Car speed lock device Free shipping on Aliexpress.com...
Forum: 4.3 General   03-21-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 123,824
Posted By Blogson
Are you certain that this is going to do any good...

Are you certain that this is going to do any good for Jerry? Without wading through the entire citation this is from the document which was cited:

"The district court granted summary judgment to...
Forum: 4.2 General   03-10-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By Blogson
If the oil was on the threads is it possible that...

If the oil was on the threads is it possible that whoever installed the plugs used some engine oil as an anti-seize measure? I have done that but not with a RAV, and the oil works well to prevent...
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