Hi! I'm on a long search for a 1st Gen Rav AWD. Every car I've looked at in Northern CA that's listed as AWD or 4WD has turned out to be 2WD, unless I'm missing something.
There are a couple 15+ year old threads about this, with good info about checking VIN & chasis codes (along with just...
Hi forum members,
This morning I took my 2009 rav4 limited, awd, 4 cylinder due to a vibration issue.
I feel vibration in the gas pedal at 40 miles per hour and 60 miles per hour. the service tech put the car in a lift and showed me that the rear differential is leaking all over the place...
I'm new here, but have frequently used this forum to learn and therefore try to hold my own at mechanic shops.
I have a 2012 Toyota Rav4 AWD. Bought it used around 120k miles, I've since added on about 30k miles in a short amount of time (drive a lot of long distance for work). I was told...
Hello, I ordered on ebay the OEM differential supports, front and rear for a 1994 rav4.
Part numbers: 52380 - 42071 (front) & 52380 - 42082 (back)
In the attachment you can see how the rubber is cracked.
I contacted the seller and here you can see the discussion:
I received today the...
I'm new here; i was impressed with the knowledge I came across googling so i signed up in hopes you guys can help.
2011 rav4 2.5 AWD is smooth as can be (brand new tires eliminated all other irregularities, alignment good), but under hard acceleration or with my foot on the gas at 60...
I am hoping on getting some guidance on what do with the Rear diff in my Rav 4 2009 (all wheel drive)
Vehicle was left sitting outside for three days without being driven, and it rained.
Next drive revealed a subtle rapid vibration at 50km/h (30mp/h) - 60km/h (35mp/h)...
2010 Rav4, 4WD, 2.5 4cylinder, 140k miles. All season driving in Cleveland, OH., USA.
I noticed oil from the rear diff on the garage floor and just finished replacing the breather, pinion, oil and wheel seals myself. All gears/bearings were solid.
The wife had mentioned wanting to look at a...
2007 Rav4 2.2 Diesel rear differential , Removing the viscose coupler.
Issue with viscose coupler housing clashing with differential mount bracket.
Solution: create slight recess to allow lobes on coupler housing to pass the Differential support brackets.