the 06 rav 4 has an intelligent charging system. While idling and at cruising speed(in a low current situation) the alternator lowers its charging voltage to lessen the parasitic drag on the alternator thus giving you better fuel mileage. AND upon decelerating, the alternator goes into high voltage supply. This will aid in vehicle drag to slow it down and gas mileage will not be effected.. incredible..
Hey guys, yesterday I was on my way out, turned the ignition and the Rav4 wouldn't start, switched off all the dome lights, disconnected my amp/sub, turned it 2 more times and then it started.
I immediately went to advanced auto and got it tested, my battery is supposed to be around 582 CCA and...
Recently purchased a 2011 RAV4 4 cyl with 76K miles and in excellent condition except for hail damage so common here in Colorado. Doesn't affect the operation of the vehicle at all, and for my purposes, the car is great. Discovered shortly after buying the car that it has the electro-magnetic...
I noticed my Rav4 wanders (almost to a scary point) when passing full power from about 50 mph as if one of the suspension bushings are loose or broken. Has anyone experienced this and know of a solution? I checked underneath and checked all the suspension bushings with a prybar and they are fine.
I had enough of that buzzer. It is now dead. Here is how
Pull bezel off of cluster. Pull straight off
Tilt the steering wheel down and telescope it out
Unscrew the two screws holding the cluster in
Pull the cluster straight out and lay it down on steering coloumn
Undo connector from...