. I am a very conservative driver I never try to accelerate too quickly , and this trusty Toyota hasn't ever had any engine problems. Aug 21, 2009 The Contact Owns A 2003 toyota Rav 4. The failure mileage was 55,000. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who diagnosed that the air filter needed to be replaced. I am a very conservative driver I never try to accelerate too quickly , and this trusty Toyota hasn't ever had any engine problems.
I still have some occasional hesitating or bumping in reverse. Toyota never contacted me to let me know about the warranty. Have the vehicle properly inspected before buying. Luckily, the dealership was close to where I was. Is there any help on Toyota's part to correct this issue that they know of without passing along the cost to the innocent customer? I finally called Toyota headquarters and filed a complaint with them. While driving 30 mph the engine warning light will illuminated on the instrument control panel, and the vehicle stalled.
The can get dirty causing hesitation on acceleration. The car is a rav 4 2003 with about 89,000 miles on it. The mechanic could not interpret the error code. Now I read that many owners of 2001-3 Rav4S have exact problem caused by a faulty emc that should have been replaced when Toyota originally admitted the problem in 2006. I took it into shop. How do you know if it's a decent engine? The car would rev when I pressed on the gas, but it would not move.
Tells me my car will be ready sometime tommorrow. The car is easy to drive, easy to park, and rides beautifully. This Defect Slowly Destroys The Transmission And Without Warning Your Car Stalls Like Your Running Out Of Gas. The mechanics says I have sludge. To be able to see the screen, the driver has to lean to the right and take his eyes off the road for an extended time. The contact was also advised that accelerator pedal, engine control module and throttle body were defective. A Mechanic Was In The Process Of Repairing The Ecm.
The Contact Stated That The Check engine Light Had Illuminated On The Instrument Panel And When Accelerating, The Vehicle Would Hesitate To Increase In Speed. Dec 01, 2008 The Contact Owns A 2003 toyota rav4. The check engine warning light would illuminate intermittently. Nor did I receive any type of notification from Toyota re: An extended warranty, or for that matter any type of time sensitive dates to capture any type of recovery from Toyota. She shuttles pre-school age children to various recreation facilities and my wife, who has terminal cancer, often accompanies her so she can spend as much quality time with her before the eventuality. Tells me my car will be ready sometime tommorrow.
Now I'm reading that this particular Rav4 problem can be extremely dangerous. The only problems I've had so far are as follows: 1 sunroof started leaking about two months after purchase - took it into Toyota and they gave me a brand new sunroof at no cost and have not had a problem again 2 my remote starter that Toyota installed for me has been giving me continuous problems, for some reason it stops and simply needs to be reset. When front wheels start slipping, more power is transferred to rear wheels and visa versa. I use synthetic oil in it when I get my regular oil change. Sad that the elderly are being taken advantage of because of their lack of technical knowledge. Engine Mechanical problem 2003 Toyota Rav4 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive 120, 00 miles So my head gasket cracked on my Rav4.
The manufacturer was contacted about the failure. The car will then restart, but continue to hesitate and cut out the issue has occurred 3 times over the past month. Read our for more info. Told them to take it to krause Toyota. If you are in a car that will not move into first gear, and then the car unexpectedly jerks into acceleration, is that not a safety concern?? The Car Has 86,000 Miles It Was Towed To The Shop Where The Mechanic Says The engine Is Blown And It Will Cost About 8,000 Dollars To Replace. Used engines usually work well as long as you use the same vehicle.
The contact stated that while traveling approximately 60 mph, the vehicle lost acceleration power. They said it needs a remanufacture transmission and they need to change the ecm. You want one out of a wrecked car with few miles, one owner, and no damage to engine from wreck. The vehicle was not repaired. The dealer could not isolate the problem and simply recommended replacing the spark plugs. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who diagnosed that the air filter needed to be replaced. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.
Check engine light goes on and off. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the computer and the power transmission needed to be replaced. The check engine warning light would illuminate intermittently. I did not get my car fixed because I could not afford it and I think Toyota should pay the full 6K to fix it. Controls are conveniently located and easy to use. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.
Symptoms include loss of power, jerking and hesitating when shifting, and launching on third gear. The mechanics says I have sludge. The Contact Stated The Accelerator Pedal Became Stuck Intermittently While Driving. Disconnect the battery, let it sit for about ten minutes, or you can go to advanced auto parts, have them scan the car, and clear the code. Regular oil changes will help the engine last longer. She said there was nothing she could do for me as I am not under warranty. I got an oil change around two months ago.