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  1. 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...
  2. 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?
  3. 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...
  4. 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...