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...
Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2004 Toyota RAV4
2004 Toyota RAV4
2004 Toyota RAV4 Problems
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.
The idle air control motors tend to become carboned up at around 100,000 miles and will cause a start and stall and/or stalling at stop sign problems. Many times these valves can be cleaned, however, the sure bet is to replace the idle air control motor and clean the throttle body.
2004 Toyota RAV4 Questions and Answers
Is it really necessary to have the 30,000 mile blue special done to my car. I have regular oil changes done and have not had a problem. My local Toyota retailer says I need to have this done and it...
While my car was in for its 60,000 mile service, they found a leak in the water pump and recommended replacing it.
Is there a way to fix a leaky sunroof? The water is somehow going thru to the frame and into the front floorboard on both sides. The local Toyota dealership wants to replace the entire sunroof, at ...
I hit a curb now front end shakes and pulls what can be wrong
2004 Toyota RAV4 Reviews
100466 miles the head bolt THREADS pulled out of the engine block, causing head gasket failure & loss of coolant. Dealership says $8000 for new engine is the most reasonable way to fix this!
Online search shows it is a chronic problem on the 4 cylinder engines for Toyota.
great mileage on highway. great run around town. very uncomfortable seats...hard. also road noise is loud.