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  1. 2020 RAV4 Hybrid - Upgrade to heavy duty brakes?

    4.5 Mechanical
    2020 RAV4 Limited Hybrid (AWD) GTWR: 1,750 lb Unbraked TWR: 1,000 lb I have a trailer that does not have brakes and has a GVWR of 1,400 lb. I'd like to load it to near full capacity. What I gather from the owner's manual is that the only real limitation here is braking power. I have several...
  2. Trailer brakes with RAV4 Hybrid - how does it work?

    4.5 Exterior
    I'm entirely new to towing, and from what I've seen of trailer brakes, there are usually some sort of manual controls on the dash somewhere. How does trailer braking work with the new (2019-2020) RAV4 Hybrids? Is it configured on the touch display? The owner's manual makes no mention of how to...
  3. Brake Squeal on new 2019 Rav4 XLE Hybrid (Canada)

    4.5 Rav4 Electric Hybrid
    Hello! My family recently purchased a new 2019 Rav 4 XLE Hybrid. I use this SUV to commute many times throughout the week. I have noticed that when I apply the brakes there is a squeal. I googled this, and found that Brakes can squeal in wet or snowy conditions. I live in city that gets...
  4. Upgrading brakes on a 2007 rav4 from 4 cylinder to 6 cylinder 3rd row option.

    4.5 Mechanical
    Hello, (Back story). I recently obtained a built miata from a friend. The brake/suspension upgrades on it cost more than id typically be able to invest- but it handles like a dream. When my front suspension went out on the rav and I was tired of "boating" down the motorway I replaced it...