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1997 Toyota RAV4 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Toyota RAV4

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1997 Toyota RAV4 is between $362 and $442 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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1997 Toyota RAV4
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$402
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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.
At higher mileages, (125,000-150,000) the automatic transmission may not shift correctly. This can be caused by the throttle position sensor being out of adjustment or a shift solenoid needing to b...
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, howeve...
Won't pass emission test
Outside view, looks slightly ajar, I lift the wheel and push hard, I don't get better results. O...
I've driven hwy, street & varied my starts & stops over 3 weeks but these monitors simply won't r...
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Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
November 18, 2011
1997 Toyota RAV4
at 94,000 miles my '97 Rav 4L is blowing fuses when I try to replace the fuse for the tail lights and dashboard light. Does anyone else have this ploblem? Any suggestions as to where in Oakland to ...