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Forum: 4.2 General   03-22-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 3
  Goodbye
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Posted By Noel
Goodbye

Well yesterday i sold the Rav4 that i have had for 4 years and today purchased a Hyundai Terracan. The only reason i sold her was i needed more room. If the new one is half as good as the Rav i will...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   03-17-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 865
Posted By Dr. Dyno
C'mon guys! It's not the battery. I don't care if...

C'mon guys! It's not the battery. I don't care if it's 11.5 or 12.5 or 13.5V. Everything's dead. He's got ZERO volts. WHERE it goes from 12-whatever to 0 IS the problem.
Sure sounds like a bunch or...
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   03-16-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By PapaHepcat
For the sake of posterity, I thought I'd post the...

For the sake of posterity, I thought I'd post the conclusion. I got a replacement alternator via Amazon and installed it over the weekend. Loosening the tensioner to get the belt off sucked. I ended...
Forum: 4.4 General   03-16-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,346
Posted By MTL_Sienna
Anyone else change your welcome screen?

Here's mine, what's yours?
Forum: 4.3 Interior   02-23-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 566
Posted By mgeoffriau
$60 shipped on eBay for the entire thing minus...

$60 shipped on eBay for the entire thing minus the lid. I really only need the outer box, but I figured it would be good to have some spare relays as well (especially that integrated board with the 4...
Forum: 4.4 Interior   02-05-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,307
Posted By vanib
Stack of Doritos chips ...

Stack of Doritos chips
https://sumofus-production-media.s3.amazonaws.com/a/img/doritos_real_product_shot.jpg
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   02-01-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,708
Posted By ct-mtn-biker
Ok everyone, I solved the mystery. I feel so...

Ok everyone, I solved the mystery. I feel so embarrassed for not seeing this earlier as things like this usually don't slip by me. So when I got my car new, I had factory carpet mats, I then layered...
Forum: 4.3 Interior   01-14-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,620
Posted By JuneBug
Installed a new dashcam/DVR!

For Christmas Santa brought me an Amazon gift card, so I decided to get the RAV4 a little something. I ordered this Auto-Vox B40/A118 dashcam (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00MP59X3S), or auto...
Forum: 4.4 Interior   01-12-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,547
Posted By WhatsARav4
Exclamation Every wire and its location for the 2015 Rav4

Hi All,

Here is all the wiring info I could find from others for the new Rav4. I hope this will help many of you here and hope it will stop so many duplicate threads being made for the same...
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   01-07-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By MNRAV4
if you haven't found the correct way to disable...

if you haven't found the correct way to disable DRL, see attached file, see P3 pin 2, it has to be disconnected from DRL relay pin 1

P3 is on the passenger side Junction Box below the glove box
...
Forum: 4.2 General   01-03-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By JuneBug
Also you're comparing a 2003 FWD with a 2004 4WD,...

Also you're comparing a 2003 FWD with a 2004 4WD, but it's probably the engine that makes the most difference.
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   01-03-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By MNRAV4
Maybe there is a difference between US & Canadian...

Maybe there is a difference between US & Canadian vehicles
I am going by memory, because I used the mod described on this forum to permanently turn off the DRL and give full control to the switch....
Forum: 4.2 General   01-03-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By MNRAV4
am I reading something wrong? looks to me like...

am I reading something wrong?
looks to me like the 2003 gets better mileage, although the yearly cost is only $16 more for the 2004.
but then perhaps there was a change in how they figured it, I...
Forum: 4.2 D.I.Y. and Modifications   01-03-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 713
Posted By elroy6468
So I'm guessing by the lack of responses no one...

So I'm guessing by the lack of responses no one has attempted this? lol. Well, I've already started it and have answered some of my own questions...It looks like the only way to remove it through the...
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   01-03-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By JuneBug
The red BRAKE light on the instrument panel...

The red BRAKE light on the instrument panel should come on when the parking brake is set. If it does so every time, the parking brake switch contact should be OK.
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   01-03-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By DL175
When the emergency brakes are not used before...

When the emergency brakes are not used before starting the car the DLR will come on. The opposite happens when the emergency brakes are used.

If it comes on sometimes it means something is not...
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   01-02-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By JuneBug
I don't know about your 2003, but with my 2008 in...

I don't know about your 2003, but with my 2008 in Park, with the parking brake on, I start the car and the daytime running lights are off. Release the brake and the DRL's come on and stay on.
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   12-29-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 939
Posted By Rickl
With regards to the weight of the RAV4, I found...

With regards to the weight of the RAV4, I found the 2003 RAV4 weighs 1229 kg, while a 2015 Honda Civic weighs 1300 Kg. So the RAV4 is a comparatively light vehicle. Perhaps more weight would produce...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   12-29-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 939
Posted By Rickl
My tests have proven that threshold braking (i.e....

My tests have proven that threshold braking (i.e. apply maximum foot pressure, just short of locking the wheels) will stop the vehicle in shorter distances than stomping on the pedal with full force....
Forum: 4.4 General   12-28-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By tomiswho
When I've heard a whining sound in my vehicle,...

When I've heard a whining sound in my vehicle, I've usually divorced her. ;-)
Forum: 4.3 Interior   12-28-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,231
Posted By WJBertrand
USB Charger Port Installed

I did a nice quick update to our Rav4 today. I added a USB charging port that I got off of ebay:

USB Aux Port Mount Fast Charger iPhone iPad Smartphone Toyota Lexus Scion New | eBay...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   12-25-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 815
Posted By avs
Looks like the toe-in readout for your rear right...

Looks like the toe-in readout for your rear right wheel is off. It should read in between 0.05 to .13 in., but you're getting -1/16" = -.0625". I bet you if you put in brand new tires the readout...
Forum: 4.4 General   12-20-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 898
Posted By Juggernaut14
Here's some unbiased info from tirerack: ...

Here's some unbiased info from tirerack:

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tiretech/techpage.jsp?techid=1

A good way to see if your pressure is affecting performance is called the chalk test. ...
Forum: 4.2 D.I.Y. and Modifications   12-05-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,953
Posted By IMweasel
Glad to be of help DL175! I'm happily surprised...

Glad to be of help DL175! I'm happily surprised to have helped out someone already. It's been years since i've done some serious car tinkering.
This powerlock problem seems to be a common problem,...
Forum: 4.2 D.I.Y. and Modifications   12-04-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,953
Posted By IMweasel
I actually did the same last night and almost...

I actually did the same last night and almost went the same path,electrical research/wiring modifications. Glad i didn't do it, as there was nothing wrong with it.

There a a few things to...
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