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  1. Newly installed amplifier created white noise in tweeter speakers

    4.4 Interior
    Hi, I just got done installing 4 new door speakers as well as 2 dash tweaters in my 2013 rav. I went with the many suggestions on here to use the Alpine power pack amplifier and got the KTA-450 4 channel amp. Everything works great and sounds AMAZING, (cant keep turn up half volume its so...
  2. Ticking noise which increases in speed with revving of engine

    4.3 Mechanical
    Hey Forum-goers, I had a guy come look to purchase my 2008 V6 Rav4 today and we discovered a new ticking noise. It seems to be coming from the back side of the engine, either the area of the exhaust manifold and such. It's definitely a centralized sound closer to the back right side of the...
  3. Diagnosing front end clunk turning into clank

    4.3 Mechanical
    Began noticing that a front end clunk that would happen at slow speeds over rough roads or bumps. I can't relate it to steering it all; it doesn't seem to get worse if I am turning. No extra play or shimmy in the steering either. After some more travel on dirt roads and some big bumps, I managed...
  4. Whirring when accelerating from a stop

    4.2 Faults & Fixes
    Hi all. I have a 2003 Rav, automatic, awd, with about 140k on it. For the past several months, my lovely Sheila has made a high pitched whirring noise when coming off a stop. It seems like the noise is connected to the rpm because when the transmission shifts up, the noise stops. The noise used...
  5. Most efficient / impactful sound reduction method?

    4.5 General
    I’d like to get the 65 mph cabin noise in my RAV4 down to about what I hear at 35-45 mph, if it’s at all possible. I’m wondering what the most efficient / simple / cost effective / impactful way to do this might be. In other words, the most effective per dollar. Touring tires? Underbody...
  6. RAV4 hybrid 2016 interesting sound driving me nuts

    4.4 General
    Hi Im from EU Slovenia and i have a problem with my rav4 that you can hear in link below... This sound is heard when i just start the car and motor starts when motor stops sound stops. But when driving it can be heard when motor running or just gliding on electric.. It sounds like there is...
  7. Weird manual transmission noise

    4.1 Faults & Fixes
    Hello everyone, This is my first post! I recently bought a 2000 RAV4 manual 4wd that needs a bit of work. I tried searching but I couldn't find much besides the 5th gear problem. Was wondering if anybody might have some experience with this. History: The PO mentioned that they were getting...
  8. 2018 RAV4 Limited Sound Dampening Worth It?

    4.4 Interior
    I know this is a new car, but I can't help but notice the road and engine noise. And yes, I test drove the vehicle before I bought it. However, I didn't realize that it was rather loud at first since I drove a 1998 Corolla, so anything was quieter than that. I have a limited budget right now...