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  1. 4.1 Faults & Fixes
    So over the last couple of weeks my temp gauge has been going hot to medium without am effect with over heating.... Just the temperature gauge on a jumping castle... I changed the temp gauge sensor.... Still doing it.... Flushed the system and changed the thermostat (it was open....) Now the...
  2. 4.5 Mechanical
    Hello since buying my 2019 rav4 limited and experiencing my first winter with it last year my car would never hit or stay at optimal temperature. A few weeks ago I had to have my rav4 towed to the dealership because my water pump and thermostat failed. After they fixed it there didn’t seem to be...
  3. 4.3 Mechanical
    I changed the crankshaft in my 2009 Diesel Rav4 d-cat , and then i noticed that the mechanic put Green coolant instead of The red one that was there before , does this Cause any problems? Should i change the coolant to the red one immediately?
  4. 4.2 Faults & Fixes
    Hi everyone, I am new to this forum, so I would appreciate any help and advice on the predicament that I am facing. I have a 2003 Rav4 with 140k miles on it. For the past 10 years, I never had a problem. Recently however, I was driving uphill and noticed the temperature gauge slightly going...
  5. 4.1 Faults & Fixes
    When I was at the dealer, inquired about the coolant. Trying to get this Rav4 '98 to run after sitting for 3 years. They stated to use "red" Toyota brand ($20/gallon). He did share that the newer Toyota's use the pre-mixed 50/50, and NAPA sells a compatible version for that. Any other options?
  6. 4.3 Mechanical
    Hello all, So my coolant was low in my 2010 rav4 and I usually use the Pink toyota coolant but i didn't have any today so I used green high quality ethylene glycol polar 50/50 antifreeze coolant and deionized water. Will adding the polar coolant to my pink coolant mess up anything? should I...
  7. 4.3 Mechanical
    Check battery light came on today while I was driving back to work. Was still on when I drove home, about a 30 mile commute. About a mile from home, the power steering light comes on and steering wheel gets hard to turn. Once home, I cut the engine and turn the ignition to see if it will...
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