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Forum: 4.4 General   Today, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Blogson
Go by what the Owner's Manual states, to keep the...

Go by what the Owner's Manual states, to keep the warranty in effect. 4.4 RAVs use synthetic oil. I don't have a 4.4 owner's manual and the Toyota web site to access manuals for me doesn't work, but...
Forum: 4.3 General   Today, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 78
Posted By Blogson
Seems to be a way for the dealer to extract more...

Seems to be a way for the dealer to extract more money from customers. In 50+ years of driving I've never had that service done, have never had a dealer even recommend it and have had no related...
Forum: 4.4 General   Yesterday, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By Blogson
This post might help: #5 (permalink...

This post might help:


#5 (permalink (http://www.rav4world.com/forums/123-4-4-general/163746-technology-package.html#post1587658)) Old Today, 11:13 AM
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Forum: 4.3 General   Yesterday, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By Blogson
I don't have a backup camera, but figure that...

I don't have a backup camera, but figure that they must be better than trying to use the distortion-inducing mirrors outside mirrors for parallel parking which are OEM on cars these days . . . I've...
Forum: Off Topic   Yesterday, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 130
Posted By Blogson
There is no way that I would spend $9000 for a...

There is no way that I would spend $9000 for a bicycle, even it is gold or platinum plated, which costs more than my 900cc motorcycle! There must be less expensive mountain bike choices which will...
Forum: Member Introductions   08-25-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 57
Posted By Blogson
Welcome to the forums! Enjoy your RAV and it...

Welcome to the forums! Enjoy your RAV and it should conquer Canadian winters easily!
Forum: Member Introductions   08-25-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 140
Posted By Blogson
Please let us know how you like the Diesel after...

Please let us know how you like the Diesel after you have used it for a time. No Diesel RAVs available here, but Diesel fuel is expensive, compared to gasoline. But a friend has a new Diesel VW...
Forum: 4.3 General   08-25-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By Blogson
So far none of that on my RAV. Maybe caused by...

So far none of that on my RAV. Maybe caused by rainwater, snow melt, etc. accumulating and not evaporating under the fuel filler door?
Forum: RAV Lounge   08-25-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By Blogson
Am not a tech and don't know what instrument you...

Am not a tech and don't know what instrument you wish to use, but there is a lot of info at:
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Forum: Member Introductions   08-24-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 140
Posted By Blogson
Welcome! Hope that you enjoy your RAV4 Diesel...

Welcome! Hope that you enjoy your RAV4 Diesel when it arrives!
Forum: 4.3 Exterior   08-23-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By Blogson
When I had my '05 Honda CR-V I removed the OEM...

When I had my '05 Honda CR-V I removed the OEM front licence plate frame since I used a frame with a message on it. The Honda frame encloses the plate so that it wouldn't be damaged by minor impacts...
Forum: 4.4 General   08-23-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By Blogson
The 5K Toyota Care service is already paid for. ...

The 5K Toyota Care service is already paid for. Why should owners do all of that themselves when they've already paid for it as it's included when they bought their vehicles? Of course, in the end...
Forum: 4.4 General   08-23-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By Blogson
I had to drive nearly 100 miles for my Toyota...

I had to drive nearly 100 miles for my Toyota Care services. The service doesn't include balancing the wheels and as JuneBug says you can tell the dealer to not wash your RAV. But it's a good idea...
Forum: 4.4 General   08-22-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By Blogson
I used to inflate the tires on my wife's 2010...

I used to inflate the tires on my wife's 2010 CR-V to 32 psi, but when we had the vehicle into the selling Honda dealership for its annual service the techs inflated the tires to 35 psi. The manager...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   08-22-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 838
Posted By Blogson
I hope that took place after my RAV rolled off...

I hope that took place after my RAV rolled off the assembly line . . .:wink
Forum: 4.3 Exterior   08-21-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,159
Posted By Blogson
It's generally easier to load a vehicle if parked...

It's generally easier to load a vehicle if parked by the curb and the sidewalk if the door opens from the curb side since then having to load it one doesn't have to walk around the opened door to do...
Forum: 4.4 General   08-21-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 913
Posted By Blogson
3+ years of using our local automatic carwash for...

3+ years of using our local automatic carwash for my RAV and no problems so far - no swirl marks in the clear coat or other problems. Obviously automatic carwashes differ . . .
Forum: Member Introductions   08-21-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Posted By Blogson
Good to have you on board. Great choice - V6 -...

Good to have you on board. Great choice - V6 - enjoy!
Forum: Off Topic   08-21-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By Blogson
I've been driving vehicles which probably...

I've been driving vehicles which probably wouldn't and won't pass the small overlap crash test for more than 50 years. The only exceptions were in my OTR truck driving days. I'm not about to begin...
Forum: 4.3 Exterior   08-20-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,159
Posted By Blogson
I miss the open-able rear door window as well. ...

I miss the open-able rear door window as well. Had it on my '05 CR-V, which had a rear door which opened door-style as well. I would like the door opening on my 4.3 more if it opened from the...
Forum: Member Introductions   08-20-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 205
Posted By Blogson
Welcome! Hope that you continue to enjoy your...

Welcome! Hope that you continue to enjoy your RAV. About the DRLs, here's a thread: http://www.rav4world.com/forums/97-4-3-exterior/82403-simple-way-turn-off-drl.html
Forum: 4.3 Interior   08-20-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By Blogson
There was a Toyota recall about this issue but...

There was a Toyota recall about this issue but since your profile lists your RAV as a 2011 the problem was supposed to have been sorted out before the 2011s went into production. With my 2011 the...
Forum: 4.4 Interior   08-20-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By Blogson
There is a very thorough and illustrate...

There is a very thorough and illustrate explanation in yout Owner's Manual.
Forum: 4.3 Interior   08-20-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By Blogson
Yep! When the alleged unintended Toyota...

Yep! When the alleged unintended Toyota acceleration issue came up and vehicles were tested to see what had caused the problem, one finding was that there occasionally was a problem involving the...
Forum: 4.4 Exterior   08-18-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 806
Posted By Blogson
Have had zero problems with my 4.3 in automatic...

Have had zero problems with my 4.3 in automatic car washes. I remove the antenna and fold the mirrors inward before going in, but that's it. Our automatic car wash uses very soft "brushes" and...
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