2.5

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
60,500 miles

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problem #2

Mar 282007

RAV4 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 121,000 miles
ECU or engine computer unit. This computer is bad. When shifting.the automatic transmission in the computer does not know what gear to shift in. This is scary when in traffic. It would start in lets say 2nd gear then bang back to 1st gear. What a jolt for you and the driver behind you.

- Perkiomenville, PA, USA

problem #1

Nov 012004

RAV4 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Car smokes early in the morning, I took car in before warranty expired but was told by dealer that there was nothing wrong with the car. At the beginning car would only smoke early in the mornings and not all the time. Later as the car began to smoke more regularly the dealer refused to repair due to expiration of warranty. The car is now smoking drastically, I was told by the dealer that the smoking is a common situation (defect) with Rav4's of 2002. I was also informed that other cars had been brought it and had been fixed because they were under warranty.

- La Mesa, CA, USA