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Forum: 4.3 Interior   Yesterday, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By Blogson
Is the door locked? Maybe this thread will help: ...

Is the door locked? Maybe this thread will help: http://www.rav4world.com/forums/96-4-3-general/81149-locking-unlocking-glove-compartment-keyless-system.html
Forum: Member Introductions   Yesterday, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 48
Posted By Blogson
Welcome to the forum!

Welcome to the forum!
Forum: 4.3 General   01-31-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By Blogson
It might have dropped into the plastic pan...

It might have dropped into the plastic pan underneath the front part of the engine bay - it may be necessary to unscrew and detach that in order to locate the item.
Forum: 4.1 General   01-28-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 342
Posted By Blogson
Agree with Dr. Dyno about jumping completely dead...

Agree with Dr. Dyno about jumping completely dead batteries. In addition, if the RAV was left outdoors in Minnesota winter and the battery was completely dead the electrolyte may well have frozen,...
Forum: 4.1 General   01-28-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 342
Posted By Blogson
Possibly either a bad battery, although they...

Possibly either a bad battery, although they don't usually die so completely so quickly and/or battery and cable terminals with corrosion, sometimes not readily visible, which can prevent the battery...
Forum: 4.4 General   01-25-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By Blogson
The rubber caps are for holes in the undersides...

The rubber caps are for holes in the undersides of the rocker panels - one behind the front wheel and the other in front of the rear wheel, on each side. The holes were for tie downs when the RAV was...
Forum: Member Introductions   01-20-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By Blogson
Welcome, Joey. Hope that you like your new RAV!

Welcome, Joey. Hope that you like your new RAV!
Forum: Member Introductions   01-18-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By Blogson
Welcome, and hope that your wife enjoys her new...

Welcome, and hope that your wife enjoys her new RAV! Obviously it will be a huge change from driving a Traverse!
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   01-12-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By Blogson
What? Are you telling us that it doesn't work...

What? Are you telling us that it doesn't work and that it hasn't solved the world's electrical shortage problem? Now, that is really a letdown!:surprise


Maybe the Little Yellow OBD Box will...
Forum: 4.3 General   01-10-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By Blogson
Does the engine temperature gauge register the...

Does the engine temperature gauge register the engine warmup reading as it did last year? If it does not or if the engine doesn't reach its normal temperature as in the past the problem most likely...
Forum: 4.3 Interior   01-08-2016, 11:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By Blogson
This Schumacher offering from Walmart is billed...

This Schumacher offering from Walmart is billed also as a float charger, so it may do the job. I have one of these but use it only for charging my motorcycle battery if the bike hasn't been ridden...
Forum: 4.3 Interior   01-08-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By Blogson
dave_d: This link is to one supplier's float...

dave_d: This link is to one supplier's float chargers. Even though the descriptions refer to use for SLA (sealed lead-acid) use they also are suitable for unsealed batteries. SLA Battery Chargers...
Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   01-05-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 747
Posted By Blogson
Are you referring to the red bar? If so, it's...

Are you referring to the red bar? If so, it's used especially in competition machines to reinforce the front suspension towers to help prevent movement in relation to each other in competition with...
Forum: 4.3 General   01-02-2016, 05:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By Blogson
Unless the RAV V6 is giving you problems I would...

Unless the RAV V6 is giving you problems I would stick with it. I've spoken with owners who have in the neighborhood of 250,000 miles on their V6s and have had zero problems. Otherwise I would have...
Forum: Member Introductions   12-30-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 85
Posted By Blogson
Welcome, Douglas! Enjoy your new RAV!:smile

Welcome, Douglas! Enjoy your new RAV!:smile
Forum: Member Introductions   12-29-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 76
Posted By Blogson
Welcome, Dave!

Welcome, Dave!
Forum: Off Topic   12-23-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By Blogson
Many thanks, Angel. It's about 50 degrees F here...

Many thanks, Angel. It's about 50 degrees F here and has been raining for about two weeks straight. Need the moisture but I would like to ride my motorcycle once in a while! Merry Christmas and...
Forum: 4.1 Faults & Fixes   12-22-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By Blogson
If the engine oil and filter have been changed...

If the engine oil and filter have been changed according to Toyota's maintenance schedule and replaced with oil which meets Toyota's spec., and if the engine has been operated so that it quite often...
Forum: Shopping and Test Drives   12-16-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By Blogson
Welcome! Sounds like you've done your homework. ...

Welcome! Sounds like you've done your homework. About the V6 engine, I have spoken with owners who have in the range of 250,000 miles on their V6s with no problems. Based upon the info you've...
Forum: 4.1 Faults & Fixes   12-11-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 554
Posted By Blogson
Those brake lines have quite a lot of corrosion -...

Those brake lines have quite a lot of corrosion - they appear almost as if someone had sprayed strong acid onto them. Is there that sort of rust anywhere else on the vehicle? It's obviously good...
Forum: 4.3 General   12-06-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By Blogson
People shouldn't have to endure incompetence...

People shouldn't have to endure incompetence regarding auto repairs or anything else. Suggest that you file a complaint with your provincial complaint authority:...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   12-06-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By Blogson
I'm with Dr.Dyno and raveneuer about the problem...

I'm with Dr.Dyno and raveneuer about the problem likely being that the clutch is not releasing completely.
Forum: 4.4 Interior   12-03-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By Blogson
Good that you and your wife are OK! I nearlyhad...

Good that you and your wife are OK! I nearlyhad a similar thing happen while driving my wife's car in the San Diego area - wheel came off an 18-wheeler on a freeway and rolled parallel to our lane...
Forum: 4.2 D.I.Y. and Modifications   11-16-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By Blogson
Is it certain that the fuel tank itself has...

Is it certain that the fuel tank itself has burst? Or is there a leak in the fuel filler tubing? Experiences from other users at this link. as well as in other threads: ...
Forum: 4.3 General   11-16-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,021
Posted By Blogson
Yeah, I agree with rav4system about the hole in...

Yeah, I agree with rav4system about the hole in the rear door. From the pic it appears that there isn't any sealing and that will cause obvious problems especially in your apparently rather rainy...
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