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  1. 4.3 Mechanical
    My battery light came on, and then soon after I lost power steering. I tested and charged the battery and found out the battery was perfect. I came to the conclusion that this problem was related to the alternator, because I lost power steering, which is electrical and powered by the alternator...
  2. 4.3 Mechanical
    Hey guys, I’ve got an issue (possibly two) that I’d like some advice on. Starting around December, our RAV4 (V6, FWD, 89k miles) started randomly losing power steering while driving. All of the lights would turn on in the dash and the speedometer would drop to zero. This started after getting...
  3. 4.1 Faults & Fixes
    Hi all, Just finished replacing my power steering pump on my '98 Rav4 so I thought I'd do a quick summary of what it took to do the job (relatively) painlessly 1. Put the front end up on jack stands 2. Remove both front wheels 3. Remove RH and LH engine covers 4. Disconnect the stabilizer bar...
  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...
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