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Forum: Toyota   Today, 01:26 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Blogson
The crash reportedly resulted in injury. While...

The crash reportedly resulted in injury. While the crash occurred in India, this is from the U.S. NHTSA info site about air bags:

"Any air bag that fails to deploy in an injury-producing crash...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   Yesterday, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By Blogson
Thanks for the info and the links, Pico. I had...

Thanks for the info and the links, Pico. I had thought about using a battery charger even though output voltages, etc. vary because the voltage put out by the RAV's charging system itself varies...
Forum: Site News & Feedback   Yesterday, 03:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By Blogson
Since Toyota in its infinite wisdom dropped the...

Since Toyota in its infinite wisdom dropped the V6 for the 4.4 model, for me buying a 4.4 won't happen, and in any event my current RAV may well be my last vehicle, yet I believe that the RAV4World...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   Yesterday, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By Blogson
I'd also considered supplying supplemental 12v...

I'd also considered supplying supplemental 12v current at the battery cable terminals when I will need to replace the battery on my RAV.. Would using a battery charger set to 12v work? And if so,...
Forum: 4.4 Interior   Yesterday, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By Blogson
If the dash cover didn't fit and the openings...

If the dash cover didn't fit and the openings didn't line up it clearly was the wrong item and you should not have had to pay the return shipping cost. Apparently the manufacturer had the wrong...
Forum: 4.4 Interior   Yesterday, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By Blogson
If having a seat cushion doesn't work, I remember...

If having a seat cushion doesn't work, I remember that in another thread a member - if I recall, RTexasF - suggested that the seat could be customized by going to a good upholstering shop.
Forum: Toyota   11-22-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 248
Posted By Blogson
For most "Western" minds an astonishing...

For most "Western" minds an astonishing circumstance and dealer response, for Indian minds it's par for the course.:surprise
Forum: Member Introductions   11-22-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 70
Posted By Blogson
Welcome, and hope that you enjoy your RAV!

Welcome, and hope that you enjoy your RAV!
Forum: R4W Announcements   11-21-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 106
Posted By Blogson
LOL - maybe Toyota plans to crank out miniature...

LOL - maybe Toyota plans to crank out miniature copies for giveaways to kids, or to would-be kids . . . .:smile
Forum: 4.3 General   11-21-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 456
Posted By Blogson
How many miles after the empty light comes on -...

How many miles after the empty light comes on - before one runs out of gasoline? Not a good idea around here - gas stations can be 40 miles apart, much farther than that in eastern Oregon.
Forum: Site News & Feedback   11-21-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By Blogson
Still seems to be an active forum with quite a...

Still seems to be an active forum with quite a lot of input and sharing of innovations, expertise, and experiences. As has been mentioned the 4.3 participation may be declining as vehicles are traded...
Forum: 4.4 General   11-18-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
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: 4.4 General   11-18-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,523
Posted By Blogson
A neighbor had a 2014 RAV for a few months and...

A neighbor had a 2014 RAV for a few months and was dissatisfied enough to take the depreciation hit and trade it for a new V6 Highlander.
Forum: 4.1 Faults & Fixes   11-18-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By Blogson
Hi Ken, Having lived in rural Minnesota I'd...

Hi Ken,

Having lived in rural Minnesota I'd had a lot of experience driving in open country under winter conditions and also having to walk some distance at times in winter with a lot of wind,...
Forum: 4.3 General   11-18-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By Blogson
After repairing your wiring the next step...

After repairing your wiring the next step probably should be to prevent mice, etc. from chewing those or other wires again. Some time ago as I recall JuneBug in a post noted that the insulation used...
Forum: 4.4 General   11-18-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,158
Posted By Blogson
If you like the Honda, go for it. The only major...

If you like the Honda, go for it. The only major problems I've had with coupes with their two relatively large doors have been in some parking lots and in garages with limited clearances - getting...
Forum: 4.1 Faults & Fixes   11-17-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By Blogson
Has the temperature gauge been OK since the...

Has the temperature gauge been OK since the service station added anti-freeze? Has the coolant level been checked since that was done? Did she see any steam coming from the engine compartment? How...
Forum: 4.4 General   11-17-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,158
Posted By Blogson
The Accord EX-L V6 coupe, manual gearbox - great...

The Accord EX-L V6 coupe, manual gearbox - great stuff! If it only would come with 4WD or at least RWD. The last Honda I had was a 2005 CR-V with manual gearbox - shifter was slick with short...
Forum: 4.4 General   11-16-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,158
Posted By Blogson
Hmm . . .on checking the Honda web site you're...

Hmm . . .on checking the Honda web site you're absolute correct! I thought that I had read somewhere that the manual had been dropped.
Forum: 4.3 General   11-16-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 751
Posted By Blogson
Congrats on figuring out where the problem is and...

Congrats on figuring out where the problem is and in devising a workaround - that took lots of detective work and ingenuity!
Forum: 4.4 Exterior   11-16-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 957
Posted By Blogson
That would work but one would have to make...

That would work but one would have to make certain that the pigtail socket mounting point is completely waterproof. Also the available bumper reflector replacements for the 4.3 are strips of LEDs...
Forum: 4.4 Exterior   11-16-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 957
Posted By Blogson
Seems odd - there were and are lots rear bumper...

Seems odd - there were and are lots rear bumper reflector replacement leds available for the 4.3 RAV but it doesn't appear that there are any for the 4.4s.
Forum: 4.3 Interior   11-16-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,105
Posted By Blogson
Congratulations! Rattles, squeaks, etc. can be...

Congratulations! Rattles, squeaks, etc. can be very annoying - they are for me as well. Annoying rattle from the rear of my '11 RAV turned out to be the tools - finally wrapped the tool pack in a...
Forum: 4.4 General   11-16-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,158
Posted By Blogson
Good choice even though Honda unfortunately...

Good choice even though Honda unfortunately scrapped the manual gearbox option some time ago. But the paddle wheel shifters should help . . .
Forum: Off Topic   11-16-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By Blogson
That pickup isn't going to pass its next MOT . ....

That pickup isn't going to pass its next MOT . . . .:surprise
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