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  1. 4.3 Mechanical
    Replacing the transmission on my daughters 2006 Rav 4 Limited (4 cylinder, 4 wheel drive). Does the engine have to come and/or does the subframe need to be removed? The manual mentions needing to take to the dealer to reset the transmission? Paid $1600 for the transmission and I feel I got it...
  2. 2015 Rav4 XLE AWD

    2015 Rav4 XLE AWD

    Am just now replacing tires brakes rotars & air filter & transmission service at 70k miles expensive repairs during pandemic unemployment Back hatch replaced after getting rear ended by a F-150 although no damage to lights bumper or frame. Front side panel & headlight fixture also replaced...
  3. 4.3 Mechanical
    Hi all. Last fall I purchased a 2011 Rav4 AWD 4 cylinder with about 120k miles. From the start I was having vibration issues. Was able to replace torque converter which solved my main problems related to grinding/vibration at around 35-45 mph, but I need help diagnosing another noise that is...
  4. 4.5 General
    Whats up everyone! Hopefully this is in the right section, didn't see a "build thread" section. Anyways I picked up a 2020 RAV4 LE AWD that I'll be using as a daily driver/ road trip warrior. Also have a 2012 Tundra, but it has a drinking problem lol. Here is Sonic the day I picked it up next to...
  5. Private Party Classifieds
    So... I love this little guy. A 1997 RAV4 AWD Manual 2.0 I refurbished the engine over the winter; new valves, Gaskets, seals, oil pump, water pump, timing belt, drive belts, hoses, starter, etc. New tires with the cool “hotwheels” Triblade look I had always wanted. The finish of the wheels is...
  6. Private Party Classifieds
    I don't care if it's a hardtop or convertible, or about condition as long as it's daily driveable. I'm trying to get the nicest example I can find. Located in Colorado in the Denver area but willing to go on a roadtrip for the right example.
  7. 2014 AWD LE with upgrades

    2014 AWD LE with upgrades

    Here's my 2014 LE AWD with the following upgrades: 1.5'' front lift (strut spacers) 1'' rear lift (subframe spacers) Northwoods Performance coil springs all around LP Aventure skidplate 1'' wheel spacers 17x8 TC105N copies BF Goodrich All Terrain KO2 in 225/65R17 Installed foglights with PIAA...
  8. 4.5 General
    When buying my RAV4, I spent a lot of time researching the AWD performance across the different RAV4 versions. Unfortunately there isn't a lot of good information online about this topic. While AWD is available for the gas, hybrid, and adventure/limited trims, each those have a pretty different...
  9. 4.3 General
    Good morning, Sadly my RAV's transmission has died. And repair it will cost me $6000 (at the dealer - I have not found a mechanic I can trust). So I've decided to either sell it as a whole for the best offer or start gutting it and sell the parts (which I think will be more profitable). Any...
  10. 2019 Rav4

    2019 Rav4

  11. 2019 Blueprint XSE

    2019 Blueprint XSE

  12. 4.5 Rav4 Electric Hybrid
    Hi, I'm an Outback owner considering purchasing an XSE hybrid AWD. I was hoping people might share their experience with 2018-2019 RAV4 AWD systems in snow/ice in mountains and passes. a) If there is compact ice and snow on a highway hill with this vehicle, would you need chains? b) Can you...
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