Hey guys I have a 1997 RAV4. It’s a 5speed AWD with the 2.0. I love the car and it’s been surprisingly capable off road but recently it almost left me stranded as there is a coolant leak. I thought I had it traced to the thermostat housing but I was wrong. I replaced the housing and thermostat...
The OD/OFF light starts blinking continuously, like an indicator light, after driving some 5 - 10 km. The car sometimes appears to jack on engaging D or R gears. Acceleration looks ok. Any suggestions to solve the problem, please
I did some research in the forums on this topic.. I feel it might need its own thread.. here we go.
-The engine blew a head gasket at 62000 miles, the dealer fixed the engine under warranty.
-300 miles later, the engine would idle at 600 RPM and it would shudder.. felt as...
I never provided an update to what I wrote in 2018 about this very difficult issue we had with our '96 RAV4, so here it is.
We took the car to a very good mechanic, and he couldn't figure this...
We have a '96 RAV4 and the right rear wheel trailing arm bracket has broken. This looks very bad (see pics) because the bracket is part of the frame. Fortunately, it came apart in our driveway and not on the highway!
Does anyone have any ideas about welding on a new bracket, or...