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  1. Help my engine has turned into a Bear.

    4.3 Mechanical
    2011 Rav4, 4 cyl gas So my engine, or exhaust has decided to make this annoying Grrrrzzz when the vehicle is in a high gear at low RPM usually going up a hill. It started off not so bad maybe once a week, now it is almost constant up every hill. It stops when the car either downshifts or the...
  2. 2010 RAV4 2.5L Death Rattle

    4.3 Mechanical
    So it looks like I have the death rattle on cold start. I know the TSB that was released and everything. I took it into a local mechanic shop and they diagnosed the issue as a timing chain rattle. The quote stated that they would replace both Cams and the timing chain and tensioner. The quote...
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