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Forum: 4.3 General   03-26-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Blogson
There are lots of threads about this issue with...

There are lots of threads about this issue with suggestions about how to prevent damage. As far as I know there is no Toyota-supplied part(s) which would prevent rodents from getting into the HVAC...
Forum: 4.3 Exterior   03-22-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By Blogson
There are nearly as many opinions about trailer...

There are nearly as many opinions about trailer hitches as there are forum members. Here's (hopefully) a link to many discussions: Rav 4 World is the internet's largest Toyota Rav4 SUV and Rav4 EV...
Forum: 4.4 General   02-15-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,291
Posted By Blogson
Also the problem might be cured by using seat...

Also the problem might be cured by using seat covers. Occasionally I used to get mild shocks from my Base RAV's upgraded fabric seats, but after I installed some inexpensive but matching seat covers...
Forum: Member Introductions   02-05-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 171
Posted By Blogson
Welcome, Paul. You will enjoy that RAV V6 power!

Welcome, Paul. You will enjoy that RAV V6 power!
Forum: RAV Lounge   02-01-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,293
Posted By Blogson
We certainly notice the difference between the I4...

We certainly notice the difference between the I4 and the V6 engines in our driving over two-lane mountain roads with limited passing opportunities with my wife's CR-V I-4 and my RAV4 V6!!:smile
Forum: RAV Lounge   01-17-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,619
Posted By Blogson
I'll take the rear door-mounted RAV4 3.4 spare...

I'll take the rear door-mounted RAV4 3.4 spare wheel anytime over an under an under the rear floor-mounted spare - had that on a Chev pickup, absolutely filthy from thrown-up road grime, great fun to...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   01-04-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,719
Posted By Blogson
Here you go, for example - from a Dr. Dyno post...

Here you go, for example - from a Dr. Dyno post about the throttle-when-cold issue:


Old 05-09-2013, 07:15 AM
Dr. Dyno...
Forum: 4.3 Interior   01-04-2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 586
Posted By Blogson
Yes, in the right-hand column the Settings list...

Yes, in the right-hand column the Settings list alternatives, e.g., Manual/Auto with the options separated by the downstroke. That means that they can be changed to one or the other. I don't know...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   12-28-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 946
Posted By Blogson
I disagree with some of the posts which negate...

I disagree with some of the posts which negate the value of ABS. A properly designed ABS will prevent, not facilitate, wheel lockup. It also does what a driver with a non-ABS system cannot do -...
Forum: 4.4 General   12-27-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By Blogson
Welcome! Should be a warranty issue. ...

Welcome! Should be a warranty issue. Presumably the vehicle has been towed to a Toyota dealer. If that dealer's service department cannot resolve the issue it is possible to try another dealer's...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   12-26-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 946
Posted By Blogson
If you are having a lot of icy driving conditions...

If you are having a lot of icy driving conditions and since according to the AAA studded tires are legal in NM you might want to consider buying some. Also if that intersection is dangerous one...
Forum: 4.4 General   12-25-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,141
Posted By Blogson
Yeah, all that drivers need to do is to avoid...

Yeah, all that drivers need to do is to avoid crashing into a stationary barrier at 40 mph with the left front of their RAVs - the only event for which the test has any meaning. :wink
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   12-23-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 488
Posted By Blogson
Lived on a dairy farm in Minnesota - apart from...

Lived on a dairy farm in Minnesota - apart from ice fishing and other winter sporting activities, winter and blizzards were hassles! It was a problem to try to take a shower or a bath when the...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   12-22-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 488
Posted By Blogson
Welcome! There are several threads about this...

Welcome! There are several threads about this reported issue- here is a link to one, for example: http://www.rav4world.com/forums/99-4-3-mechanical/92073-2011-rav4-unintended-acceleration.html
...
Forum: Member Introductions   12-18-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By Blogson
Welcome! You're obviously Toyota people and...

Welcome! You're obviously Toyota people and hopefully are enjoying your RAVs.
Forum: Off Topic   11-27-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By Blogson
Many thanks, Mensajero and Happy Thanksgiving in...

Many thanks, Mensajero and Happy Thanksgiving in return! We also have just finished our dinner - ham, for us. Watching EUFA Europa League football (sorry, soccer), four matches on TV today, two...
Forum: 4.3 General   11-25-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 806
Posted By Blogson
About reversed battery polarity, I used to be a...

About reversed battery polarity, I used to be a battery RMA tester and checker for a battery manufacturer and I have seen batteries with much weaker than nominal voltages reverse polarity when a load...
Forum: 4.4 General   11-18-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,452
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, 12:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,270
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, 01:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,270
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   11-13-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,270
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, 06:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,270
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, 02:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,270
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   10-21-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
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, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By Blogson
Welcome! And hope that you have continued great...

Welcome! And hope that you have continued great Toyota results with your RAV!
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