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bhp02

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  1. anyone with rav4 the tranny sounds bit noisy starting driving from stop in the morning.. maybe this is normal...bit more tranny sounds than my Camry and Corolla...is this normal AWD sound?? nothing too loud...more of a noticeable awareness ..
  2. i just got delivery of the 2017 rav4 le awd,,, Fish, how to do you keep so many cars ?? doesn't your insurance go throught the roof ??
  3. I'm thinking about getting a rav4..the new ones the base model anything I should worry about like cat converter or wheel bearing problems with the corollas?
  4. I think I would get it inspected..instead of DIY... unless your proficient in suspension.. ask me why??? I miss diagnosed a sound..which led to catastrophic failure of ball joint on highway while towing a boat on a caravan
  5. what an ...I was stopped at red light for about 4 seconds..no one behind...then I see a Ford escape comming don't stop and Rams my rear.. my car valued under 3k..insurance will try to weasel out.. I spent 2 to 3 k in past year..new brakes and tires past month!!! really bothers me.. stupidity of drivers...clear..day..at 6pm plentiful of daylight..no rain.. very little traffic.. and I get rammed
  6. update..I got a conditional pass for spending 300 bucks enough until 2020...so that's the max.. in a miracle situation if this car don't burn lots of $$
  7. consumes 1 quart every 5k Miles...well actually I put in half quart 2.5 k after oil change
  8. p0240 code...anyone have similar problem??
  9. I'm you to get the codes read when the light pops up again
  10. my Corolla check eng light on..so I disconnected the battery and went for emissions at dealership..I got a fail because there's no data.. dumb of me not to realize the level of sophistication in 2003 they not charge me for anything.. what the most expensive thing that can go wrong on this old Corolla money pit??
  11. wow..you have a 90s corolla? ?? any rust? ?
  12. I live in the great white north...Canada...how long you guys keep your rides until it makes no sense financially due to costs of repair? ?
  13. so I replaced everything from catalytic converter to tail pipe...not including the manifold..coat 700 CDN...at the cheapo place ....labor was 75 and parts 600
  14. I'm going back to the cheapo place..and let them patch ...car will be 15 yrs next apri
  15. it's leaking in 2 places.. including the manifold...entire system replace is 1800 CDN...dealer advised to goto muffler shop and patch....not worth to spend to replace entire system on old car..
  16. honest dealership...last time in...the outer layer of the exhaust..I forgot which...I did check....they just cut it off and charged me nothing...saying no need for repair..
  17. low voltage...it may or may not charge.. according to the service guy...
  18. good to hear from you fish...I know you will always give advise even on your deathbed.. with your last gasp of consciousness.. I went to dealer today..they told me the USB design for Apple devices not for charging... need to plug into socket right beside the USB port..
  19. the Motorola g Android used to get charged..now today it stopped although data transfer is still good... charging through cigarette socket still works!! any circuit or fuse for this ?? thanks
  20. what happened to him..?? such a great person??
  21. I hope everything OK... really unusual for him not to post...
  22. Is it normal for it to drop like a cup...??
  23. Took it to dealership.. They changed bulb and said I probably touched it with my fingers..and to come back if it blows again.. Thanks fish...your posts are always informative and educational
  24. I have 260000 km...never checked the pcv valve...no burning issues either..