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2001 Toyota RAV4

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2001 Toyota RAV4 Problems

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

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 th...

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

If the car will not start, the most likely problem is worn or corroded
solenoid contacts in the starter. Usually, these parts can be replaced
without purchasing a new starter.

Engine -- dvd_lny and 6 others

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???

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

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Toyota released a software update to fix a problem that caused the Check Engine Light to come on. Before the update, the computer would report a problem with the catalytic converter when there wasn't one.

2001 Toyota RAV4 Questions and Answers

Sandy64, 2001 Toyota RAV4, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Culver City, CA

I've been having problems with my drivers side automatic door lock. I've been told it's the door lock actuator / solenoid.

I've check it out on the internet and I do not s...

money21k, 2001 Toyota RAV4, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Aurora, CO

my sister's rav4 suddenly starting running is if it had dropped a cylinder (idoling extremely rough, obvious loss in power) all 4 spark plugs appear fine, fuel injectors are fine, anybody know...

ferfab, 2001 Toyota RAV4, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Phoenix, AZ

Hi, my engine when cold emits blue smoke for 5 minutes every-time i start then it's gone and back to normal, please kindly help me how i can solve this problem.
Thank you so much.

ferfab, 2001 Toyota RAV4, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Phoenix, AZ

Hi, I need to replace bad valve seal on my engine, is it possible to replace valve seal kit without taking off cylinder-head assembly to save me from to much harness removal and cost of head-gasket...

Visitor, 2001 Toyota RAV4, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Cheyenne, WY

does this car have front and rear fluid to change or just rear differential

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2001 Toyota RAV4 Reviews

Bought new a 2001 Rav4, as I head into my 10th year of owership I have 199,000 miles!
I just this month had to replace the original clutch...wow! I have had no major repair issues with my Rav, in the first few years there was a problem with the check engine light that kept coming on, but there was a recall I think that reset the sensor or something and that has no longer been an issue. I just drove my 85 year mom for a 2 hour drive for christmas...she remarked how comfortable the seating was...so go figure, I keep looking at the pretty new cars, but my Reliable Rav4 is just not going to let me move on to anything new...

i love my car!! it's always dependable. it's easy to get in and out of. it sits up just enough higher so you can see well all around you. all i've ever done to it is the normal things. i love it!!!

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