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2004 Toyota RAV4 Problems

Find the most common issues based on 2004 Toyota RAV4 owner complaints.

Most Common 2004 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...
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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0 Known 2004 Toyota RAV4 Brakes Problems

1 Known 2004 Toyota RAV4 Drive Train Problem

On vehicles with a manual transmission, worn shift bushings can cause the transmission to pop out of gear, especially when coasting down in 1st or 2nd gear. Replacing all the shift linkage bushin...

2 Known 2004 Toyota RAV4 Electrical & Lights Problems

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.
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...

2 Known 2004 Toyota RAV4 Engine Problems

Drivers of the Toyota RAV4 may notice excessive oil consumption between oil changes, even to the extent of the engine oil warning light displayed on the multi-function display. This issue is known...
The head gasket may fail due to a defect in manufacturing of the cylinder block. On this vehicle, the head bolts are known to pull the threads out of the engine block, allowing the head to slightl...

2 Known 2004 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...

0 Known 2004 Toyota RAV4 Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 2004 Toyota RAV4 Maintenance Problems

1 Known 2004 Toyota RAV4 Miscellaneous Problem

0 Known 2004 Toyota RAV4 Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2004 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...
Drivers of the Toyota RAV4 may notice excessive oil consumption between oil changes, even to the extent of the engine oil warning light displayed on the multi-function display. This issue is known...
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...
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...
On vehicles with a manual transmission, worn shift bushings can cause the transmission to pop out of gear, especially when coasting down in 1st or 2nd gear. Replacing all the shift linkage bushin...
The head gasket may fail due to a defect in manufacturing of the cylinder block. On this vehicle, the head bolts are known to pull the threads out of the engine block, allowing the head to slightl...
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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