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Forum: 4.4 General   08-22-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By RTexasF
The mechanic is a certified idiot. Either go...

The mechanic is a certified idiot. Either go somewhere else or report this to the honchos at that dealership and demand their top tech look at the car.
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   08-19-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By DL175
You need to take the front of the air cleaner...

You need to take the front of the air cleaner housing cover off first by unlatching the two latches on the side.

Remove the two 10 mm bolt that holds the air cleaner on the valve cover area.
...
Forum: 4.4 Interior   08-19-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 855
Posted By carav4
Problem solved

Here is what I came up wit to fill the gap. I bought some vinyl fabric from a local fabric store, two sided velco and self stick velco. I folded and finished the edges of the vinyl, made straps by...
Forum: 4.3 Exterior   08-14-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 412
Posted By vanib
New Pilkington heated windshield

Installation done by Glass Menders on St-Laurent Boulevard, Ottawa.
Came on time, friendly and professional.
I watched the whole installation which took a little less than one hour and they let me...
Forum: 4.2 D.I.Y. and Modifications   06-23-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By JuneBug
I'm so glad to see our members helping each other...

I'm so glad to see our members helping each other out this way.
Forum: 4.2 D.I.Y. and Modifications   06-22-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By cheesedoodle
Cheesedoodle, see attached photo on where the...

Cheesedoodle, see attached photo on where the wire is..
Forum: 4.2 General   04-17-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,823
Posted By capt_econ
How to program Transponder Key if you have one working key for 2004 RAV4

Last Friday I bought a used 2004 RAV4L with the keyless entry option. Problem was the car only had 1 transponder key and no remote key fobs.

I was able to fix the situation for $25. Ordered 3...
Forum: 4.2 General   02-26-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 912
Posted By AJ RAPTOR
new to me 2004 rav4

Well I been gone for a bit ..... since like 2009 or 2010 I think if I remember right lol. I been busy busy building a new 2 story addition onto the shop and putting in a car hoist and getting other...
Forum: 4.3 Exterior   02-19-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,769
Posted By leroybrown.25
This is my 2011 with BFG 32" Mud Terrains. Like...

This is my 2011 with BFG 32" Mud Terrains.
Like it or hate it..... whatever.
Forum: Site News & Feedback   02-17-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 918
Posted By JuneBug
OK, here's the reason: In March of 2011,...

OK, here's the reason: In March of 2011, RAV4World switched over from phpBB forum software to vBulletin. Any links that were posted before then will be in the old phpBB format and will not work....
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   01-12-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By JuneBug
I posted this a while back: Why not remove...

I posted this a while back:

Why not remove the ECM and send it to Check Engine, Etc. in Brooklyn? They will fix it for around $250. You would need to do this BEFORE the ECM damages your...
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   10-10-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,318
Posted By jabawaki
Talking Alternator replacement Report 2002

Hello,

2002 RAV4 4 cyl, AC, automatic

Issue:
My red battery indicator was coming on and off. Sort of blinking, sometimes staying on. The recommendation in the owners manual was to drive to...
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   09-23-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,437
Posted By fatherer
If wires don't help then it's a coils. Had it...

If wires don't help then it's a coils. Had it happen on my wife's van. I replaced both wires and plugs, it was still misfiring, I replaced coil pack, problem went away.
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   09-23-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,437
Posted By earthrealm
change plugs first and see if the codes return

change plugs first and see if the codes return
Forum: 4.4 General   07-25-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,650
Posted By crazysnowbdr
As a mechanical engineer I can tell you the...

As a mechanical engineer I can tell you the cooling of the fuel pump is all internal heat syncing that is achieved by the passage of fuel running through the pump and not around the external case of...
Forum: 4.2 General   06-27-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,916
Posted By 03rav4inPA
Just a heads up, I have a factory 16x7 rim that...

Just a heads up, I have a factory 16x7 rim that came with 215-70-16's and still has that size to this day. You should be fine
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   03-29-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 838
Posted By vanib
Kick the wheels as hard as you when it is jacked...

Kick the wheels as hard as you when it is jacked up.

You can also loosen the bolts (but leave them on) and drive the car a few feet slowly until you hear the bang :) . Next time to prevent this...
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   03-21-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 742
Posted By automotivefever
Valve cover

So after a visit to the shop and getting a quote for $115.00 bucks to fix the valve cover gasket and new plugs. It was time for a little self maintenance.

Parts were only $27.00 and took about...
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   03-06-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,485
Posted By earthrealm
lol..2 yrs later update..cleaning the throttle...

lol..2 yrs later update..cleaning the throttle body did the trick. thanks
Forum: 4.2 D.I.Y. and Modifications   02-27-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,799
Posted By Lid`en
Talking Painted my alloys

My orginal alloys were starting to look real bad and was in need of som atention :) So I refurbished and painted them. I`m going to use them on my winter tires.

Before:...
Forum: 4.2 D.I.Y. and Modifications   11-16-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,643
Posted By cheese510
LED's in front footwell mod.

Hey all,

Last weekend i added LED's under my dash shining down towards the floor. Im pretty happy with the results, so i thought id share a picture. The lights come on when the doors open, and...
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   09-18-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 778
Posted By JuneBug
Why not remove the ECM and send it to Check...

Why not remove the ECM and send it to Check Engine, Etc. in Brooklyn? They will fix it for around $250. You would need to do this BEFORE the ECM damages your transmission.

Check Engine, Etc....
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   09-18-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 778
Posted By NikNok
Had the same problem ...

Had the same problem
http://www.rav4world.com/forums/88-4-2-faults-fixes/84075-transmission-ecu.html

update: I took it in & Performance Toyota dealer in St. Catharines (I called 3 Toyota Dealers...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   05-27-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 17,220
Posted By JuneBug
How To: Replace the rear shock absorbers on the 4.3

Andy over at Toyota Owners Club (http://www.toyotaownersclub.com) (user name shcm) has written up an excellent tutorial on replacing the rear shock absorbers on the 4.3. Although the version sold in...
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   01-20-2009, 02:22 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 62,099
Posted By emiskaye
How to do Power Lock Actuator Replacement

How to Replace Power Lock Actuator in Toyota RAV4

This is a 2003 RAV4 driver’s door actuator replacement. I am providing a description of my experience, in hopes of helping others. Was surprised I...
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