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  1. Electronic Limited Slip Diff

    4.3 Mechanical
    Hi everyone! I'm maybe considering to buy a RAV 4.3, but I have a simple question regarding it's AWD system that I'm not able to find an answer for, even using the search function here on the forum. Does the RAV 4.3 have Electronic Limited Slip Differentials? (also known as BLDS, Brake Lock...
  2. Do I HAVE to drive in 4x4 periodically?

    4.3 General
    I have an almost 10 year old (90,000 miles) 2010 Limited RAV4 with 4x4. I've never really used the 4x4 mode before. My pickup truck friends told me I should be running it in 4x4 at least once a month (never heard of this but makes sense). Should I even bother at this point after 10 years...
  3. Rear axle differential seals leaking

    4.3 Mechanical
    Hello Everyone! I have a question, wondering if anyone can give me some information. I have a 2007 Rav4 and I had taken my car recently to the dealer to have the multiple laundry list of recalls fixed. I received a call in from them telling me about the status of the vehicle and when it would...
  4. 2007 Rear diff whine (2.2 L diesel)

    4.3 Mechanical
    Sadly my baby developed a nasty whining sound. I put vehicle on stands and ran it in 3rd gear. Using mechanics stethoscope noise was not on wheel bearings. Noise from differential aluminium housing is very loud. Any guidance would be appreciated. Basic procedure, any drawings and settings etc...