1. Lewis

    2019-2020 Toyota RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid Squeak/groan noise from steering intermediate shaft area

    See Tech Tip T-TT-0582-19 CONDITION: Customer states that there is a squeak or groan noise from the steering column area when turning the steering wheel. RECOMMENDATIONS: Do not apply any lubricant or water to intermediate shaft or seal. This could damage the seal or lead to a repeat repair...
  2. MG

    2018-2019 Camry, Avalon, Corolla & RAV4 Toyota Remote Connect - App Operating Tips

    Vehicle control apps might not operate as expected at times due to preconditions (normal operating parameters) not being established, vehicle settings and/or network/cellular coverage concerns. Please review and identify the required details for operation before considering a potential need...
  3. Dread Pirate Roberts

    2019 Toyota Rav 4 and Rav 4 Hybrid Backup Camera System May Not Operate Recall K0N

    Recall Letter You can check the status of any Recall on your Toyota here. On August 6, 2019, Toyota filed a Noncompliance Information Report (NCIR) with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) informing the agency of our intent to conduct a voluntary Safety (Noncompliance)...
  4. MG

    2019 Toyota Rav4 Abnormal Buzz/Groan Noise 20 – 30 mph From Rear Differential

    Some 2019 model year RAV4 Adventure and Limited grade AWD vehicles may exhibit an abnormal buzz/groan noise from the rear differential assembly at 20 – 30 mph when accelerating from a stop and/or at 20 – 13 mph on deceleration after driving the vehicle for 15 – 20 minutes or more. This condition...
  5. Dread Pirate Roberts

    2019 Toyota Rav4 Water Leak at the Headliner

    If you run across a 2019 Toyota Rav4 with a water leak around the head liner or in the passenger side floorboard/kick panel, then you will want to check the grommets that hold the roof rack rails on. Here are some pics of the leak location and the connector corrosion. Also the TPMS light may be on.
  6. OishiiJPN

    Toyota Rav4 Hybrid Pedestrian Automatic Warning system noise

    Manufacturers must install an AVAS (Acoustic Vehicle Alerting Systems) system in four-wheeled electric and hybrid electric vehicles that are approved from July 1, 2019, and to all new quiet electric and hybrid vehicles registered from July 2021. The vehicle must make a continuous noise level of...
  7. Dread Pirate Roberts

    2019 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid Fuel Gauge Tank Concern Tech Tip T-TT-0581-19

    Some 2019 model year RAV4 HV customers may be experiencing some concern related to fuel gauge reading less than full. Please note, this communication refers to 2019 RAV4 HV customers only. The meter may display somewhere around 3/4 or 7/8 full at time of gas station pump auto stop. See Tech Tip...
  8. Dread Pirate Roberts

    Some 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrids may not accept a full tank of fuel

    Also see Tech Tip T-TT-0581-19 The 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid could have a fuel tank issue that prevents owners from completely filling it up, according to a report from Automotive News. Toyota has issued a statement to confirm it is “investigating a fuel tank shape issue on certain RAV4 Hybrid...
  9. MG

    2008-2019 Toyota Models with White Paint Peeling From Metal Body Panels

    This is TSB T-SB-0162-19. Please also see Toyota's Warranty Extension for this paint condition here. 2008 - 2015 4Runner 2008 - 2017 Avalon, Camry 2009 - 2019 Corolla 2009 - 2017 RAV4 Some 2008 – 2019 model year Toyota vehicles painted with either 070 Blizzard Pearl or 040 Super White may...
  10. MG

    2019 Toyota RAV4 AWD Warning Light ON DTC C13F800

    Some 2019 model year RAV4 vehicles may exhibit an AWD Warning Light/Message ON condition with Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) C13F800 (4WD/AWD Rear Disconnect System Performance) present. Follow the Repair Procedure in bulletin T-SB-0086-19 to address this condition. Note: This Service Bulletin...
  11. MG

    God does not like this one Toyota Rav4 in particulare

    Wondering if it ever happened. Going to bed late a night still pondering, "Do I believe all I see?" Well, this is one of those videos. At only 15 seconds long, you'll witness two of natures most unlikely events. The first being dashcam footage from Russia that doesn't end in complete disaster...
  12. MG

    2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Flutter Rattle Noise From HV Battery Cooling Fan

    Some 2019 model year RAV4 Hybrid vehicles may exhibit a flutter/rattle noise during vehicle operation from the HV battery cooling fan. A new HV battery intake duct has been developed. Follow the Repair Procedure in bulletin T-SB-0077-19 to address this condition. R & R Hybrid Battery Intake...
  13. MG

    2019 Toyota Rav 4 Hesitation On Acceleration From a Slow Roll or Rolling Stop

    Some 2019 model year RAV4 vehicles may exhibit a hesitation on acceleration from a slow roll or rolling stop under the following conditions. * 6 mph or below * Immediately following a 3 – 1 downshift * Less than 40% accelerator pedal application The Engine Control Module/ECM (SAE Term...
  14. MG

    2009-2018 Toyota Rav4 and iM Front Brake Grind/Groan Noise

    Some 2009 – 2018 model year RAV4 and 2017 – 2018 model year iM vehicles may exhibit a grind/groan noise from the front brake pads. An updated pad kit is now available as a service part. Follow the Repair Procedure in bulletin T-SB-0025-19 Revision 1 to address this condition. This repair is...
  15. Lewis

    2015 Toyota Rav4 with Inoperative Windows and Shift Lock

    If you have a 2015 Toyota Rav4 that keeps popping the ignition 2 (ig2) fuse and making the windows and shift lock inoperative, you may want to check for coins inside radio. This can cause this condition.
  16. MG

    2019 Toyota Rav4 Farting or Honking Noise when driving?

    Have any of you new 2019 Toyota Rav4 Owners experienced a Honking or Farting type noise when driving? Possibly just on the Adventure model... There are reports for quite a few of these with one TechTip (See Below) already released by Toyota with a TSB possibly on the way. Below is a video of the...
  17. MG

    2013-2018 Toyota Rav4 Power Back Door Squeak Noise

    Some 2013 – 2018 model year RAV4 and 2016 – 2018 model year RAV4 Hybrid vehicles may exhibit a condition in which the power back door makes a squeak noise when the door is opening or closing. Follow the Repair Procedure in bulletin T-SB-0004-19 to address this condition. R & R Power Back Door...
  18. BGroot

    2017 Toyota Rav4 Interior lights will not turn off when in Door Position

    If you have this concern we have seen the left front a-pillar harness to headliner was shorted. Dome fuse kept blowing. Drop the headliner at the driver sun visor corner inspect the wiring at the A pillar and on the top on the headliner.