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I thought that it was my struts in need of repair, but the description doesn't quite fit. So I used the diagnosis tool about noises, but nothing matched either. I'm fairly certain it's coming from front, but initially thought rear. Basically, creaking noises and definite clunking when on rough road or going over bumps. It's a 2001 Toyota RAV4 with about 150k miles but running strong...thoughts? How can I get a honest diagnosis? If struts, that's a pricey fix.

Do I need to take motor out to repair? If not how do i make repair?

This is the bracket that the motor mount bolts to

When the passenger side turn signal is activated all rear brake lights blink along with it.

The second day I drove it the check engine lite came on . North side Ford said it was due to emission problems. Gas Cap. Lite went out! Today lite back on with four wheel drive lite on. Car drives good, but no cruse control now as well. I checked gas cap, what's up with my car? Is it expensive to fix, bought as is! Judy

abs light, brake light, 4wd light and slip indicator light has come on. do you kmnow why?

Car starts but cannot drive died out

What is causing this 97 rav4 to loose power and not rev over 2000? How to check for the correct fuel pressure ? Thank you!

I just scanned my 2003 model Toyota rav 4 and it is showing that all O2 sensors are not working again?.what is the side effect of this on the car and what can I do and where can I purchase new ones?

Bought a new battery 3 months ago, and have driven car for 1500 miles. No problem lights appear. Can not find correct " Drive cycle " directions.

Outside view, looks slightly ajar, I lift the wheel and push hard, I don't get better results. Occasionally the door open idiot light comes on, and doesn't go out when the car is turned off, Any suggestions. Thank You

It happened today

how available is this part, and what is the cost

Transmission cost to repair

It may sound like the noise the rear wiper washer makes when it has not been used for awhile. It's not the normal high-pitched squeak when brakes need to be replaced. Sometimes the noise occurs while driving on uneven roads. It's sporadic, usually when the a/c is on; in all types of weather - sunny, rainy. Sometimes it appears after driving in rush-hour traffic for 30+ minutes, other times it appears in a few minutes when driving. Unfortunately I am unable to duplicate the noise for a mechanic to hear.

I've driven hwy, street & varied my starts & stops over 3 weeks but these monitors simply won't re-set. I 're-booted' by removing the battery cables so I realize I'm starting over but I had to try the 're-boot' as nothing else was working to re-set the monitors which my mechanic checked for me every other day. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.Thank you ;-D

Abs light on

Loud clunk going into reverse. Seems to slip in forward on occassion. Problem is intermittent so hard to diagnose.

after replacing headlamp i turned lights on and new light was not working right. i put that light in the good side to make sure it was good, it was so i put second good light in the one that went out. it would barely come on, i tested the voltage on the bad side and when i stuck point in hole 1 of three the other side headlight came on, i put new bulb back in and reattached it, i also put the good side back, turned on lights and both sides barley work, when i hit the brights the side that was good comes on bright and the one that had gone out does not power on at all. also i unplugged the big connector to the brakes to replaceheadlight, and put it back in now my brakes make an awful noise like abs is off could these two be releated, it was raining a little bit and there was heavy moisture in the air, i checked all fuses, and even put scan tool obd reader on car, no electrical problems showed up, the abs test did say master cylinder main control not working but i already figured that out. is there something i need to reset when unplugging that main connector and with my headlights could the fact i touched the bulbs numerous times and it weas raining have screwred the lights up or could i have blown a relay not a fuse.


Check engine/VSC/4WD lights were all on. on 2007 Toyota RAV4
gas cap replace and remove positive terminal for a few moments, ligts went off...temporarily.After driving for 3 miles, they came back on. Does anyone have an exact solution or can tell me exactly what the problem is. just a definitive answer. Would so greatly appreciate it.

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Wet weather seems to increase fequency. I must disconnect battery to reset. Toyota dealership says I need charcoal canister. codes p043f, p4201,p2419, come up when they tested.

My car stalled and would not restart because timing belt broke. Is my engine is damaged?

Manual transmission

Sometimes I can't move the gearshaft into 2nd, and it feels like a piece of rubber is blocking it. Sometimes it's other gears, although it still goes into gear. Sometimes it goes right in with a "chunk."

This problem just started. It acts as if the battery or alternator is the problem. A friend hooked up his OBD and no codes. He Also used voltage meter on battery and alternator and said both are good. What else would be the problem?

it just happened was working fine i had a transmission pan gasket repaired and 4x light and car went in and out or on and off fine . until it stopped and these two lughts came on

it happens every time i drive without Ac

CD stopped working. I have new unit. What do I do to replace the old one?

The car starts, and idles, will drive at idle speed. No fuel disruptions, bad timing, misses nothing. But will not move any faster when pressing on gas. All the way to

how about the Toyota tire pressure

Disconnected battery cables and clean with cable brush. Reconnected cables and started vehicle and idle dropped.