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  1. 4.5 General
    Hello! I bought a 2021 XLE a 14 days ago. I have had a weird situation twice. The first time, when I parked, I forgot to place the vehicle in PARK and I pushed the button to turn off. It obviously did not and the place had a slight inclination so, the suv started moving backwards. Thankfully I...
  2. 4.1 Accessories
    I am looking for a snowboard rack to fit onto my square OEM racks for a 96 Rav4. Any suggestions?
  3. 4.1 Faults & Fixes
    I have a 96 2dr RAV4 and the security alarm will go off when I enter the car regardless if it was locked or not. The only way to stop the alarm is by starting the car. Any suggestions? at this point I may just disable the alarm. can anybody help with that process?
  4. 4.2 D.I.Y. and Modifications
    Hey everyone, first post here but im really enjoying the content. So questions, im looking into building a rally rav4. Just like the old castrol liveried one from the 90s. Id like to keep it manual and use the same running gear. Is a 3sgte swap on a rav4.2 with a manual and awd possible? Is it...
  5. 4.1 Accessories
    Hi there, I have a 2001 RAV4 nudge bar, found in my storage that I’m cleaning out. RAV4 was sold years ago. 1. Does this one need brackets or just bolts? I feel like the brackets we part of the car & only bolts were required to attach, which are $12 at Toyota. 2. There is a fracture on mount...
  6. 4.1 Faults & Fixes
    HI friends, New to the forum and the Rav4. I am hoping to get some thoughts from you experienced pros. ;) Now that I have buttered you up let's dive in. I was handed a 1996 Rav4 that had a supposed "dropped Valve"... that's what I was told. Here is what I know and so on... Stock Rav4 throwing...
  7. 4.4 Mechanical
    Hi techies, My 2013 Rav4 xle has been parked idle for more than a month and the battery had been completely drained. When I parked my car everything was good and it was armed( compustar remote starter and alarm installed by bestbuy). Today when I tried to start, I observed that the battery was...
  8. 4.3 Mechanical
    Hi guys, Just want to say how helpful this site has been in maintaining my wife's 2007 RAV over the years. Still runs like a top. Thanks so much for your efforts in helping us all. I've been aware of the clogged diff vent issue for years. Every oil change, I turn the car around, back it up on...
  9. 4.3 General
    i want to buy LEDs for all my turn signals and headlights should i buy them canbus or can regular ones be enough and not cause any error ? Thank you (i have toyota RAV4 2009)
  10. 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications
    Hello everyone, me and my girlfriend were finally able to acquire a manual 98 Rav4 Convertible. It has been her dream car and we were lucky to finally be able to have one in our possession. Like many others here, we can not find the moulding meant to hold the pieces in place. Rather than just...
  11. 4.5 General
    Whats up everyone! Hopefully this is in the right section, didn't see a "build thread" section. Anyways I picked up a 2020 RAV4 LE AWD that I'll be using as a daily driver/ road trip warrior. Also have a 2012 Tundra, but it has a drinking problem lol. Here is Sonic the day I picked it up next to...
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  13. RAV4 News, Reviews & Videos
    2021 Toyota Venza vs. Toyota RAV4 Hybrid: What’s The Difference? Comparing Toyota's newest, most similar hybrid crossover SUVs. Nick Yekikian | May 19, 2020 The all-new Toyota Venza joining the RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid in the middle of Toyota's SUV lineup presents buyers with quite the...
  14. 4.3 Exterior
    So my gf has a 2nd gen rav4 with a 3rd gen bumper. 3rd gens have only fog lights on the bumpers while 2nd gens have both fog lights and turn signals on the bumper. Im looking for a solution on how to get front turn signals on her car and thought maybe we could turn her parking lights into turn...
  15. 4.2 Faults & Fixes
    Hi all, Having a bit of an issue plaguing my otherwise stalwart RAV4. My model is the 2004 D4D 2.0L Diesel Manual AWD. Runs sweet but doesn't start if the engine is up to temperature. The Battery is new, starter motor new, injectors are fine with only very slight discrepancy on one...
  16. 4.2 Faults & Fixes
    Hey guys! Happy to be here as a new owner of a 2005 rav4 L. I bought the car just 3 days ago. No lights on and drove perfectly fine when I test drove. It's got ~140k miles, but is in great shape overall. My birthday was the 9th and I took it on a 200-mile-round-trip drive that day with no...
  17. 4.2 Accessories
    Hi Everyone, Been looking for good floor mats for my 2005 Rav4. Cant find good fitting ones, Husky unfortunately no longer has custom fit ones. Wondering, would the 2006-2012 ones fit in 2005? For example...
  18. 4.4 Mechanical
    So my gf had her uncle do her oil change because he wanted to do it for her since he was willing to. But it ended I guess that last time she took it in the dealership they over tightened it he says. And when trying to take the oil filter off with the right oil filter wrench he ended up snapping...
  19. 4.1 Accessories
    Has anyone installed a reverse camera? Where did you mount your screen?
  20. 4.3 Interior
    Hey yall, New Rav4 owner here and new into anything car related. Was wondering if anyone here could help me out. For starters I have a 2006 Rav4. My 12v outlet is wrecked and doesn't work. So being adventerous I took the panel off the dash and disconnected it. I now need to replace it. I...
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