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Posts Tagged: RAV 4

Wiper fuse blows Rav 4

If you own an older Rav 4 and have had problems with the wiper fuse blows or rear defogger fuse, check the wiring cable to the rear hatch door. The harness can come loose from the plastic retaining clip and can rub on the door every time it opens or closes. Check for frayed wires inside the plastic covering. Repair if frayed and re-attach the cable to the plastic clip.   © 2012 Rick Muscoplat

Squealing noise Toyota

Fix a squealing noise on a Toyota If you drive a 2001-04 Camry, Highlander, Solara, or an ’04 RAV4 and you have a squealing noise or rattle coming from the engine compartment, this may solve your problem. Toyota says the squealing noise usually happens when the engine is cold and that the issue is the automatic belt tensioner used in these 2AZ-FE engines. They have redesigned the part to eliminate the squealing noise. The new part number is 16620-28011. If your vehicle is still under warranty or extended warranty, you may … Read More


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