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Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   Yesterday, 02:31 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By Blogson
That Toyota Extended VSA has certainly been...

That Toyota Extended VSA has certainly been useful with your RAV!
Forum: 4.4 Electric RAV4 Hybrid & EV   07-22-2016, 10:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 321
Posted By Blogson
Also being at a time in my life that I don't like...

Also being at a time in my life that I don't like being low to the ground I know what you mean, which is why I bought a RAV (3.5 generation is even a little higher than the 4.s). My sister, also in...
Forum: 4.4 Electric RAV4 Hybrid & EV   07-22-2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 321
Posted By Blogson
Don't know where you're located, but TDI owners...

Don't know where you're located, but TDI owners here whom I know are not about to part with their diesels. Even after whatever VW mods will be made the owners say that the TDI mileage will be better...
Forum: Member Introductions   07-22-2016, 09:39 PM
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Posted By Blogson
Welcome! We also have other forum members in the...

Welcome! We also have other forum members in the Philippines.
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   07-22-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 311
Posted By Blogson
Agree with Dr. Dyno. The clutches in an auto...

Agree with Dr. Dyno. The clutches in an auto trans are sealed in the case which will prevent any smell from reaching the cabin,, while with a manual gearbox the clutch is partially exposed to the...
Forum: Member Introductions   07-22-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 90
Posted By Blogson
Welcome, Selina! Could you send a sample to the...

Welcome, Selina! Could you send a sample to the U.S. of what you are showing in your avatar?
:smile
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   07-21-2016, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By Blogson
Interesting. So far I haven't had any problem...

Interesting. So far I haven't had any problem accessing and using www.toyotaowners.com (http://www.toyotaowners.com)
Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   07-21-2016, 10:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 531
Posted By Blogson
I'm not certain what the compression test results...

I'm not certain what the compression test results should be for your 4.1 RAV, but this is one answer from a post on this forum:

"Spec is about 175 psi. Pass if any one cylinder is more than 15...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   07-21-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By Blogson
You can go to www.toyotaowners.com...

You can go to www.toyotaowners.com (http://www.toyotaowners.com) and register.. Dealers are supposed to enter service and repair data into this database, and unless Toyota has changed what can be...
Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   07-21-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 531
Posted By Blogson
I don't know about the 4.1 RAVs but if you can...

I don't know about the 4.1 RAVs but if you can access the spark plug holes without disconnecting anything that is all that you need to do apart from pulling all of the spark plug leads from the spark...
Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   07-21-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 531
Posted By Blogson
Sounds good so far.:smile Keep us up to date!...

Sounds good so far.:smile Keep us up to date! With the mud-like material which was in your cooling system you may need to keep an eye on your coolant pump for leaks since that mud may have caused...
Forum: 4.3 General   07-21-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By Blogson
I've had the rear seatbelt recall notice but no...

I've had the rear seatbelt recall notice but no further notice about the fix, so far. It's not a concern since the back seat is used for hauling empty shopping bags, and my windscreen sunshade when...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   07-20-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 651
Posted By Blogson
Best of luck! Hopefully you have seen the...

Best of luck! Hopefully you have seen the backside of that problem . . .!
Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   07-20-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 531
Posted By Blogson
Hmmm - Angel, I seem to recall that some kids had...

Hmmm - Angel, I seem to recall that some kids had sabotaged your RAV in the past - is that correct? If so, is that a possibility for the coolant situation this time, especially if you hadn't locked...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   07-20-2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 651
Posted By Blogson
Ravenuer - Interesting experience you had with...

Ravenuer - Interesting experience you had with your Forester. For us what was even more ironic was that our next-door neighbor had an identical Forester, same year and model except that he had an...
Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   07-19-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 531
Posted By Blogson
The pic of the dipstick seems quite strange - the...

The pic of the dipstick seems quite strange - the oil on the dipstick and most of the dipstick looks clean and even new, while the crosshatch low oil section of the dipstick has what appears to be...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   07-19-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 651
Posted By Blogson
I really do feel for you, Rick! You've had a lot...

I really do feel for you, Rick! You've had a lot of frustration with your RAV while your gal's has been good. A few years ago my wife and I did tons of research and based upon that - all positive...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   07-19-2016, 04:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 651
Posted By Blogson
At this point you must be about ready to drive...

At this point you must be about ready to drive that RAV into the Gulf! Presumably it has been checked to see whether it is throwing any codes . . . ?
Forum: Member Introductions   07-18-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 64
Posted By Blogson
Welcome, and enjoy your 2013 RAV!

Welcome, and enjoy your 2013 RAV!
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   07-18-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 651
Posted By Blogson
Does the no-start problem take place only when...

Does the no-start problem take place only when the vehicle engine, etc., haven't been used yet on the day- i/e, when the RAV is still cold, understanding that "cold" is a relative situation in your...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   07-18-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 651
Posted By Blogson
This may appear irrelevant at first, but we had...

This may appear irrelevant at first, but we had the same problem with a microwave oven. At first it worked fine, then intermittently it wouldn't work when the door was closed, then it stopped working...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   07-17-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Blogson
Heat is death regarding batteries. Here in a...

Heat is death regarding batteries. Here in a mild climate area my OEM Johnson Controls battery is still doing its thing after 6 1/2 years, although by my test the CCAs have decreased to 490. The...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   07-14-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 699
Posted By Blogson
Suggestion for improving performance (c. 1500...

Suggestion for improving performance (c. 1500 HP) - now if one could only afford it and be able to shoehorn it into the 4.3's engine compartment :wink:...
Forum: 4.3 General   07-13-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By Blogson
Appropriate point about IIHS camera data. I was...

Appropriate point about IIHS camera data. I was suggesting that for others to post pics about lighting the pics wouldn't be meaningful unless the cameras used were all to the same standards -...
Forum: 4.4 Electric RAV4 Hybrid & EV   07-12-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,255
Posted By Blogson
The Costco price doesn't indicate what the dealer...

The Costco price doesn't indicate what the dealer actually has to pay, including factory incentives, for their vehicles. A better negotiating point is knowing that actual cost, which Consumer...
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