Car Problem Reports

Toyota RAV4 Software update to correct false catalytic converter failure

 
Toyota RAV4 Problem
7 Reports
Me Too
Edit

Model Years Affected: 2001, 2002, 2003

Average Mileage: 113,020 mi (100 mi - 178,000 mi)

Verified

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.

  • Visitor, , 172,000 mi

    Had the catalytic converter replace, 5 months later check engine light again for catalytic converter failure and replaced it again.

    Flag This
  • Visitor, , 178,000 mi

    Had my 2001 Toyota RAV catalytic converter replaced by a Toyota Dealership. Six years late at 178,000 miles I was told the cat converter had to be replaced. exactly 2 years later and at 192,890 miles, check engine light comes on and being told cat converter again.

    Flag This
  • Lbgrenis, , 100,000 mi
     Rookie

    If not updated light will come on about every 500 miles after being cleared

    Flag This
Ask a Question