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Forum: 4.3 Interior   01-14-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 825
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, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 821
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, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
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, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
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, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
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, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
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, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
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, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
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, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
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   01-03-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
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, 06:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 759
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, 12:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 759
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, 11:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
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, 07:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
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, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 616
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, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
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, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,483
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, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,483
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...
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   09-07-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By weazel7
For the record- the "AZ" series engines ALL came...

For the record- the "AZ" series engines ALL came with timing chains, NOT timing belts.
Forum: 4.2 General   09-01-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By dogfish246
How to remove a Door Panel (RAV4)

Hey guys,

This is my first post on the forum so I wanted to make it a post to help others out. Here is how to remove a door panel on a 2001-2005 Toyota RAV4 and fix the common door lock problem....
Forum: 4.3 Interior   08-31-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By MR2
Aftermarket Stereo, Replace Cig Adapt with USB

Thought I would share this. I installed a new Kenwood stereo in my 11 Limited the other day and got rid of the cigarette lighter power socket. I replaced it with a prewired USB and 1/8 stereo plug...
Forum: 4.4 General   08-22-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
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, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 669
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, 01:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,840
Posted By carav4
Problem solved

Here is what I came up with 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, 11:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,384
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...
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