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Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   08-25-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By cutthroat22
Sounds like ECU problem but tough to tell...

Sounds like ECU problem but tough to tell specifically since you have had so many other problems.

I recommend this place Chkengine in Brooklyn, NY (http://rav4ecm.net/default.files/Page489.htm) as...
Forum: 4.2 General   08-18-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By cutthroat22
Other than the ECU concerns with the 2001-2003...

Other than the ECU concerns with the 2001-2003 they are rocksteady beasts. I have really put mine to the tests and always come back satisfied. I wouldn't hesitate to buy another one but I would...
Forum: 4.3 General   08-16-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,580
Posted By cutthroat22
Hah I love my 4 cyl 4.2 but these words are...

Hah I love my 4 cyl 4.2 but these words are truth. When I leave my home area I have to turn right onto a street that goes uphill where everybody is going 80km/h. I have to turn A/C off otherwise it...
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   08-09-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By cutthroat22
Don't recall re: lights blinking. But really a...

Don't recall re: lights blinking. But really a day off the lot I think a dealer should help you.
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   08-09-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By cutthroat22
When my battery is low the headlights etc work...

When my battery is low the headlights etc work fine but I just get that clicking sound as well and zero cranking.

However I do not have a security system.

Might want to contact previous owner...
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   08-08-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By cutthroat22
I will say thanks in advance because I will do...

I will say thanks in advance because I will do this just because I haven't yet and have high mileage. This forum really rocks for getting good information for our Ravs.
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   08-06-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By cutthroat22
My rough idle was solved by changing the...

My rough idle was solved by changing the sparkplugs on my 2003. Thought there was going to more to it but changing them fixed the problem and it was an easy job.
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   08-05-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 31,444
Posted By cutthroat22
I'm in BC as well and sent mine to Home...

I'm in BC as well and sent mine to Home (http://rav4ecm.net/) and have been driving it for a few years with no problems. I am confident in these guys as they have repaired many others from this...
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   08-04-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 327
Posted By cutthroat22
Yes I used them and had fast service and ECU has...

Yes I used them and had fast service and ECU has been working great. Mine was 3 years ago and have done 80,000 km (50,000 km) since with no further problems.
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   08-03-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 327
Posted By cutthroat22
Personally I would go the route of sending the...

Personally I would go the route of sending the damaged ECU in to a reputable place for repair. That might mean sending to USA but at least you would know the ECU is now fixed and not the cause of...
Forum: 4.1 Faults & Fixes   07-30-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,693
Posted By cutthroat22
Get yourself a dashcam!

Get yourself a dashcam!
Forum: Off Topic   07-29-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,599
Posted By cutthroat22
Do you have all the latest windows updates...

Do you have all the latest windows updates installed?
Forum: 4.4 Interior   07-26-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By cutthroat22
With 2 booster seats in the back of our 4.2 it is...

With 2 booster seats in the back of our 4.2 it is an extremely tight squeeze for even a skinny butt, like almost impossible, and I'm guessing yours is roughly the same.

I will be driving 3 kids to...
Forum: 4.3 General   07-25-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By cutthroat22
I always thought it was impossible to get rid of...

I always thought it was impossible to get rid of tobacco smell but I guess it is not. Smoked in my Rav4 from 2005 - 2013 when I quit. Was always so embarrassed at the smell but low and behold there...
Forum: Recall   07-22-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 363,236
Posted By cutthroat22
Send it out and get it repaired. Don't give...

Send it out and get it repaired. Don't give Toyota any money to fix their mistake. It is not difficult to replace. Try and access it and see if you think you can take it out and put it back in.
...
Forum: Off Topic   07-21-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By cutthroat22
Congratulations to you and your wife!

Congratulations to you and your wife!
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   07-21-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 959
Posted By cutthroat22
Glad it's all sorted out.

Glad it's all sorted out.
Forum: 4.4 General   07-20-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By cutthroat22
Not sure what phone you have but on my old phone...

Not sure what phone you have but on my old phone the GPS was wonky and had similar results.

Newer phone I have not had any problems at all and use default Google Maps Navigation with great...
Forum: RAV Lounge   07-20-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,669
Posted By cutthroat22
Try turning off A/C if it is on during the steep...

Try turning off A/C if it is on during the steep grades. My AC on 4.2 4 cyl robs a lot of power, especially at low RPMs.

But I am also surprised that you would experience challenges climbing with...
Forum: 4.3 General   07-19-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,273
Posted By cutthroat22
Go talk to the dealer and see what/if he will do...

Go talk to the dealer and see what/if he will do anything for you.
Forum: 4.3 General   07-17-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 614
Posted By cutthroat22
Another vote for the not strapping it to the roof...

Another vote for the not strapping it to the roof and driving across the US. I did a favor for family once with a double mattress on my Rav on a windy day and will NEVER do it again.
Forum: Off Topic   07-13-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By cutthroat22
https://www.fasttech.com/category/1601/led-flashli...

https://www.fasttech.com/category/1601/led-flashlights

I have bought a number of flashlights and headlamps from here and all have exceeded my expectations for the price.
Forum: 4.4 Interior   07-13-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By cutthroat22
Not sure if it's a problem or not (I don't have a...

Not sure if it's a problem or not (I don't have a 4.4) but I am a fan of manually turning off O/D before attempting to pass on all 4cyl vehicles.
Forum: 4.2 General   07-11-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By cutthroat22
Op what PSI are your tires? 29 ish seems to be...

Op what PSI are your tires? 29 ish seems to be golden for me. I think it's even the recommended PSI on the door. Occasionally for a long road trip on highways I will up it to 33-35.

Whenever I...
Forum: 4.2 D.I.Y. and Modifications   07-10-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By cutthroat22
I can't recall what brand of pads I bought last...

I can't recall what brand of pads I bought last time but I also had to file down the tabs to make them fit in the front.
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