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Optical disc drives of all types, like your CD drive, are notoriously undependable and have very short service lives. Repairing it would undoubtedly be FAR more expensive than simply replacing it with something newer and better.

2003 Toyota RAV4 | Answered on Sep 17, 2016

Make sure you did not leave any wires off at the starter motor solenoid, the systems get there power from that terminal.

2003 Toyota RAV4 | Answered on Jul 01, 2016

Broad opinion is the chain is good for 200,000 or the life of the engine. The big problem is the life of a chain is so variable depending on maintenance and driving conditions.

A car with fewer cold starts and longer journeys driven mostly at a constant speed that has had regular oil changes using quality oil will have a considerably longer timing chain life than a car that has lots of cold starts, short runs and minimal maintenance.

Mostly a worn chain will rattle at idle for a while before it breaks and causes damage. When servicing a chain driven engine it is often possible to get a look at the chain through the oil filler. If not it is worthwhile to occasionally remove the valve cover and expose the chain and check it for wear where it passes over the sprockets.

With a worn chain it will be possible to detect some slackness where it passes over a sprocket even though the chain seems tight between the sprockets. This condition indicates the ideal time to change the chain, tensioner and guides for the purpose of preventative maintenance, though typically a chain will last a lot longer but then when the chain must eventually be replaced the sprockets are likely to need replacing in addition to avoid a prematurely worn (replacement) chain.

2003 Toyota RAV4 | Answered on May 11, 2016

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2003 Toyota RAV4 | Answered on Apr 20, 2016

if electric windows on rear motor may have gone

2003 Toyota RAV4 | Answered on Mar 31, 2016

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2003 Toyota RAV4 | Answered on Dec 19, 2015

Middle fuse in the fuseholder attached to the positive terminal of the battery. It is probably a blue fuse and the cap is marked ALT 100A

Usually blows because someone attached the cables the wrong way round trying to jump start (which is easy to do on the side of a country road in the dark when it's raining) or else put in a new battery and got the terminals the wrong way around (which is pretty hard to do).

Let us know if you find it. If you put a new one in and it blows again, you may have an alternator problem so don't try it again before sorting that out (may even need an alternator).

2003 Toyota RAV4 | Answered on Jul 02, 2015

go or call you local auto parts store and see if they will use the trilingual code reader, this device talks to the cars computer and it diagnoses the problem and gives you a code, than you look up the code or the auto parts store can look it up for you and you buy the part, ask the service or counter person to help you install it or ask for the installation guide to be printed out.

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2003 Toyota RAV4 | Answered on Apr 16, 2015

ok now before you start disconnect the negative battery cable then relieve the fuel pressure by opening the gas cap, then remove the valve cover, then the throttle body, remove the two clamps then disconnect the wire harness from the intake manifold, then the four injectors connectors from the injectors,then remove the engine wire protector from the right side of the intake manifold,remove the EGR valve and the EGR valve pipe,remove the top fitting on the fuel filter and remove the fuel line from the fuel filter,move the brake booster vacuum hose from the intake manifold disconnect the fuel line from the fuel rail,remove the fuel rail bolts, then remove the fuel injectors from the fuel rail,and when replacing the injectors always put new seals because the get hard and may not seal properly

2003 Toyota RAV4 | Answered on Mar 08, 2015

There is a shallow pan under your vehicle, the deeper one would be your oil pan, you will need the new gasket and probably a filter to replace once you get the pan off,replace filter,gasket,refill,once refilled you will need to: w/parking brake on and foot on brake you will have take it slowly but not too slow thru all your gears from p to 2 if you have all the low gears, but then take it back thru the gears again.check for leaks, then check the fluid level,add as needed.

2003 Toyota RAV4 | Answered on Feb 21, 2015

well i think you have to replace the whole tensioner

2003 Toyota RAV4 | Answered on Feb 05, 2015

you might of press it to hard when that happens just touch the switch the opposite way,sometime the switch get stuck

2003 Toyota RAV4 | Answered on Feb 02, 2015

there are 2 relays for lock and unlock on fuse box under dashboard
you have to check the unlock relay if works or not , you must also check its wiring it must have 2 lines power when it works it gives a click sound and its output is positive , this positives goes to driver door actuator to unlock it , if this line has no continuity it will not work
check and fix or tell me what you found , thanks

2003 Toyota RAV4 | Answered on Feb 02, 2015

what country>?
read the operators guide about that?
which lights be more specific, lots there are.
is battery fully charged to 12.6vdc, rested>?
does your car have DRL lamps> daylight running lamps?
the lamp self test is 100% normal on all cars but is not 3 minutes.
tell more get more.

2003 Toyota RAV4 | Answered on Jan 27, 2015

make sure you havent lost the chip out of the key,then if you happy that the key is ok you get a standalone pump like the a old external fuel pump i use ,i then connect this pump into the feed to the injector common tail pump with the inlet to this pump connected to the feed to the common rail pump ,start the pump up then try to start the vehicle ,it nearly always works for me providing everything else is ok .for some reason they can get a airlock and you just cannot shift it but my trick with the pump works ,i use this pump to drain vehicles that have had the wrong fuel put into them ,---check its not got petrol instead of diesel ?? could be that simple

2003 Toyota RAV4 | Answered on Dec 29, 2014

Japan, the dealership might help, Google images, the manual. you can always search Google images for the diagrams of the individual parts of the engine. That's a tough one.

2003 Toyota RAV4 | Answered on Dec 23, 2014

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