Toyota RAV4 Questions

Get answers to questions about your Toyota RAV4 at RepairPal. Find solutions, diagnose problems and get back on the road.

Refine by vehicle
Choose your vehicle
No car image 94a1663db56199c5353592009e34aaa51078a2469bed068bb8d6f0ba43accf97
Get a Repair Estimate
Guaranteed by certified locations nationwide. Learn more
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 1,700 quality certified locations nationwide. Learn more

my interior lights will dim a little when I hold the up button on my 2002 toyota rav4

How much will this part cost to install?

Vehicle has only 78000 miles and there was no indication anything was wrong. Car was driving great. Oil had just been added 3 days earlier.

The EGR value has been replaced. The engine code was clear out, but a couple of days later, my engine light came back on with the same code. What do I need to do to correct this problem so that my engine light will not come back on with this code? Do I need to replace my EGR value again or is there somethin else I need to look at to correct this problem? Please help!

I bought new 2011 RAV4 6 months back and current milege is 5000 miles. When I switch on headlights, then dashboard lights are going off and I can't see anything in the dashboard. If I turn off headlights, I can see dashbard but not the road. What could be the issue ?

Do I need to go to Toyota Repair center ? or any lights gone ?

want to recharge the air

Missing a bolt on the driving shaft carrier bearing causing it to punch through the floor of the car is defined as a defective? This is my problem right now, and no one is taking the blame. At the moment, I don't know what to do but to search for the same case on the web to look for answer. Please help! And Thank you

Car hass 88K on it

I need to replace the right hand drain tube on my sunroof but can't find where it comes out at. I have traced it all the way down to just above do I get to the piece that drains out near wheel? Pictures? Help?

Recently replaced radiator, water pump, therostat and radiator cap. Loosing approx half a litre of water after driving for approx an hour. Temp guage fluctuates after half an hour of driving. Tested, does not have cracked head or leaking gasket. Any ideas what is causign this

Do I change whole headlight or just the shield

I have 100,000 miles on my car and i would like to know what needs maintaining. Thank you.

The controls light up normally and the fan works but no hot or cold air...Thanks!

how much does a main seal cost, not the original toyota part but the generic brand. 1996 toyt tav4 4 wheel drive with anti-lock brakes

75,000 miles, great shape otherwise. no unusual noises. any ideas as to what it could be and the cost involved in repair? could a recent recall repair to the airbags have caused this? it was working fine until this repair.

Auto is a 1999 Toyota Rav4 with 47,600 miles

Is there another cabin filter near the engine?

when driving on the highway, i hear this noise like lake a muffler going bad, but there is no hole in my muffler. I tried tightening the valv on the hose but it continues to leak if the car idle for atleast 2 minutes

worked fine, but the next morning when i started idling was very low and engine cut off, but if i keep my foot on the exeleration pedal for a 10 seconds then it starts to idle fine


When I start my 1997 rav4 up after it's been off for an hour or overnight and it makes a ticking/knocking noise. But it goes away after a few seconds and it drives very smooth, and engine sound great. Even when sitting or at stop lights it sounds good, just the first few seconds of starting it up sounds bad.

It started 4 months ago. Bought a new battery and still have issues. Now my wipers front and back don't work.

diagnostic tests and says it's the catalyic converter. How do I know he is being honest?

When turning on the heater there was a very loud noise all the time. Finally the heater stopped working all together. the AC light turns on when you switch the heater on but no air is blowing. Would this be a fuse problem? Also, where is the heater/air conditioner fan located?

P to R is rough and feels like i have to force it. then N to D is ok. the car drives fine. the car has 80,000 mi on it.

2700 mi on my 2011 RAV4 I've had for 6 wks & wheel wells somewhat packed w/ ice from wkend hwy slush, even after being in attached garage for 24+ hrs. Pulled onto interstate & steering wheel began shimmeying like out-of-align. By 75-80 mph, engine began 2 lag, "4WD Off" lt came on, performance got worse & CEL came on. Pulled off road, idled poorly but had to keep warm waiting 45 min 4 tow truck. Toyota Dealer sd "no DTC" & "no problems" when they test drove it 3X/day for 4 days. How is this possible?

would like to change my fuel filter myself

What are the steps?

opened my cargo door today (8 above zero) to put groceries in and now the door wont shut. latch will not latch.

My 2002 Rav4 D4D struggles to start after it has been sat over night, it starts eventually after 4 or five tries. Once it starts and warms up the problem disappears until it cools again. Whilst driving it struggles to pick up speed anything above 35/40 mph. Had the EGR valve removed and cleaned twice recently. OBD11 metere brings up fault P0627- fuel pump control circuit / open. Cleared code in case it was an old stored uncleared code but no change comes back with same. Also changed glow plugs recently.