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Forum: 4.4 General   11-18-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
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: 4.1 General   11-15-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 564
Posted By Blogson
Good to hear that you got the muck cleaned off...

Good to hear that you got the muck cleaned off your windshield and now hopefully can see clearly, even at night and in the rain. If those small pits make it difficult to see the only permanent...
Forum: 4.1 General   11-14-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 564
Posted By Blogson
As veterans of SoCal driving and how conditions...

As veterans of SoCal driving and how conditions in that environment can damage windshields (sand, abrasive dust, road debris, etc.) sometimes blown by high winds our windshields had that sort of...
Forum: 4.1 General   11-14-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 564
Posted By Blogson
If you decide to use that combination I suggest...

If you decide to use that combination I suggest that it be tried first maybe on a small part of a rear side window to make certain that it won't scratch the glass before using it on the windshield. ...
Forum: 4.1 General   11-13-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 564
Posted By Blogson
If it's just surface grime and oil then you can...

If it's just surface grime and oil then you can try Soft Scrub. I used that to remove the surface material which is on the glass when the car leaves the assembly plant - the stuff was sort of like a...
Forum: 4.1 General   11-12-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 564
Posted By Blogson
I agree with JuneBug about replacement - with a...

I agree with JuneBug about replacement - with a RAV of that vintage and coming from SoCal with its dust and with wipers working that abrasive material across the glass when there wasn't much rain...
Forum: 4.3 Interior   10-22-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By Blogson
The cargo cover also came/comes in tan - OEM with...

The cargo cover also came/comes in tan - OEM with my '11 Base with the Upgrade Value Package.
Forum: 4.4 General   10-06-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By Blogson
Welcome! And hope that you have continued great...

Welcome! And hope that you have continued great Toyota results with your RAV!
Forum: Member Introductions   10-02-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By Blogson
Welcome! Hope that you enjoy your useful RAV!

Welcome! Hope that you enjoy your useful RAV!
Forum: 4.3 General   10-01-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 845
Posted By Blogson
This all is becoming rather complicated. Should...

This all is becoming rather complicated. Should be a simple transaction - since you want to have the RAV inspected have that done, and if OK then buy the car. It's essentially in almost new...
Forum: 4.3 Exterior   09-30-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,080
Posted By Blogson
The November 2014 issue of Consumer Reports lists...

The November 2014 issue of Consumer Reports lists the Michelin Latitude Tour and the Michelin LTX M/S2 as the best all-season SUV tires, and the Michelin Latitude X-Ice X2 as the best winter tire,...
Forum: 4.3 General   09-29-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By Blogson
As Veliksan has stated the factory-installed...

As Veliksan has stated the factory-installed Bluetooth is covered under the VSA. The complete terms of the VSA (not legally a warranty) which you purchased will be in the printed documents which...
Forum: 4.1 Faults & Fixes   09-26-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By Blogson
A trick which I've used to determine whether the...

A trick which I've used to determine whether the noise is from a belt is to squirt some water onto the belts and into the pulley grooves with the engine switched off, then run the engine (be careful...
Forum: 4.2 D.I.Y. and Modifications   09-23-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,714
Posted By Blogson
Thanks for the interesting suggestions links but...

Thanks for the interesting suggestions links but I have doubts that they will work consistently.No "humane" mouse traps, etc. solutions for me, either! At one of my workplaces with mice problems the...
Forum: 4.2 D.I.Y. and Modifications   09-23-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,714
Posted By Blogson
Good tips for eliminating odors, tbeck 3579 -...

Good tips for eliminating odors, tbeck 3579 - mouse and in general rodent odors can be difficult to eliminate. Thanks for the practical suggestions. Yep, autumn brings in the mice - we used to be...
Forum: 4.2 D.I.Y. and Modifications   09-22-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,714
Posted By Blogson
Whoa! That's a lot of mouse debris - no wonder...

Whoa! That's a lot of mouse debris - no wonder the original blower motor stopped working! Hopefully you will get some useful info about rodent prevention from some of the threads on this forum. At...
Forum: 4.2 D.I.Y. and Modifications   09-22-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,714
Posted By Blogson
It's great that you got the blower sorted out -...

It's great that you got the blower sorted out - congratulations!! The mouse bits are very annoying! There are threads on this forum about mice in the RAV vent systems. Keeping them out isn't...
Forum: 4.4 Exterior   09-22-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By Blogson
The forum search function sometimes doesn't help...

The forum search function sometimes doesn't help much or at all - that can be frustrating! Have you had a look at Consumer Reports magazine? Some parts are available online. Their comparison tire...
Forum: 4.2 D.I.Y. and Modifications   09-21-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,714
Posted By Blogson
It would appear logically that connecting the...

It would appear logically that connecting the motor/blower so that the air flow is towards the heater or windshield would be the correct method. Reversing the connections usually will result in the...
Forum: 4.3 General   09-20-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,116
Posted By Blogson
Whatever South Koreans may think of the U.S.,...

Whatever South Koreans may think of the U.S., Korean nameplate vehicles (Hyundai-Kia) have improved astronomically since the first samples arrived in the U.S. and earn some big bucks for Korean...
Forum: 4.3 General   09-14-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,116
Posted By Blogson
The lack of used V6 RAVs on area dealer lots (my...

The lack of used V6 RAVs on area dealer lots (my post #4) and contrasting that with the availability of I4s including 5 4.4s apparently indicates either that if V6s are available they are snapped up...
Forum: 4.3 Exterior   09-10-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,980
Posted By Blogson
The Panasonic batteries we've had in our CR-Vs...

The Panasonic batteries we've had in our CR-Vs were sealed and had "Maintenance Free" stamped on them. Also we only replaced one - 13 years old and that one had removable cell caps for adding...
Forum: 4.3 General   09-08-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,677
Posted By Blogson
Is it a V6? Don't see the emblem . . .>:D

Is it a V6? Don't see the emblem . . .>:D
Forum: 4.3 General   08-30-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,348
Posted By Blogson
That's not true. I've disassembled A/T's which...

That's not true. I've disassembled A/T's which have clutches and bands (but not a RAV A/T). And this is part of an article from CarParts.com about A/T's:


"The clutch pack is used, in this...
Forum: 4.3 General   08-27-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By Blogson
What RTexasF wrote occurred to me as well. If...

What RTexasF wrote occurred to me as well. If the A/C is first switched on and allowed to run for, for example, five minutes without switching it off and on again, does the A/C begin to produce...
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