1998 Toyota RAV4 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Toyota RAV4
1998 Toyota RAV4 Problems
The Evaporative system may have problems with the vapor canister releasing charcoal pellets that plug the vent valve. Typically a Code P0441, P0442 and P0446 will be set. The key code is the P0446 which is a vent valve electrical failure. The proper repair is to replace the entire canister with all the valves as a unit. This is located on top of the fuel tank and is expensive. Our Technicians tell us that for awhile Toyota was covering these problems, but this may have changed. It would not hurt to call the dealer if this problem occurs to see if Toyota is still helping with these repairs.starter. Usually, these parts can be replaced without purchasing a new starter.
my rav 4 will start but only runs for about 20-30 sec then dies but then try to start it again and it starts for about 20-30 sec and dies again???
1998 Toyota RAV4 Questions
Fuel gauge will go to full but only comes down to just below 3/4 tank even when empty. Low tank light does go on at the right time. I replaced the fuel pump assembly which includes the float with a salvage yard one. It also went to full but also stopped around the same 3/4 point. I put in a salva...
I don't hear any rattle sound when I starts the engine, it only makes this horrible sound when driving up a hill or overtaking another cars. is that timing belt or something else?
1998 Toyota RAV4 Recalls
1998 Toyota RAV4 Reviews
I have had my 1998 Rav4 for 11 years...it now has almost 193,000 miles on it. It has a leak in the rack and pinion steering that I am getting fixed. I change the oil every 3K miles....very few problems. This has been the best mv I have ever owned.
I have had my 1998 Rav for 13 years and have never had a problem, until now at 140,000 miles, I need to have new brake pads put in. Air conditioning works better than my new Ford Edge.
i have a 1998 toyota rav 4. If i could marry this car i would . it is the all time best vehicle ever. im just now having to replace my clutch but no major problems. had it for 8 years . right now im at 340,000miles. wooooo! get sum, love my car.