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2001 Toyota RAV4 Problems

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Most Common 2001 Toyota RAV4 Problems

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 P044...
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...
One or more oxygen sensors may fail resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light.
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0 Known 2001 Toyota RAV4 Brakes Problems

2 Known 2001 Toyota RAV4 Drive Train Problems

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...
A code P0773 may occur at higher mileages which indicates that the 3-way lock-up solenoid could be defective and may need replacement.

1 Known 2001 Toyota RAV4 Electrical & Lights Problem

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.

1 Known 2001 Toyota RAV4 Engine Problem

3 Known 2001 Toyota RAV4 Exhaust & Emissions Problems

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 P044...
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...
One or more oxygen sensors may fail resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light.

0 Known 2001 Toyota RAV4 Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 2001 Toyota RAV4 Maintenance Problems

1 Known 2001 Toyota RAV4 Miscellaneous Problem

0 Known 2001 Toyota RAV4 Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2001 Toyota RAV4 Problems & Complaints

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...
One or more oxygen sensors may fail resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light.
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 P044...
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...
A code P0773 may occur at higher mileages which indicates that the 3-way lock-up solenoid could be defective and may need replacement.
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.
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