When my van is in Drive or fully stopped, it starts trembling. The approximate failure mileage was 95,000. Then they also discovered the computer was fried. Now, April 2016, my car overheated and I was able to drive it back to sansone with the heat on high on to keep it from overheating. The last one was done on April 2005.
About two hours later they called me and stated that the motor stalled and the warranty was not going to pay since I had not taken the car to them for the last oil change. The service manager never returned my call. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing, but the technician was unable to duplicate the failure. Figured I needed to let the engine warm up, so I let it run for a few minutes before I put it back into R and backed out of the driveway. After waiting for 20 minutes, I started driving normally, but still with the problem appearing on uphill roads. While driving approximately 40 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The failure mileage was 87,178 and the current mileage was 88,515.
The only solution is to replace the whole engine. The contact applied pressure to the accelerator pedal numerous times before the vehicle gained power. I am stuck without a car and at a total loss. After placing me on hold for about 5 minutes, she told me that the car had exceeded the time for the warranty by about 3 months and therefore nothing could be done. Yesterday, driving on the highway going about 60mph the car just stalled.
I started looking on the web what it could be and still no luck. Once fan in engine turns off about 6 minutes car can start again. The driver was able to exit the vehicle and noticed flames coming from under the hood. They kept my car from approx. Nearly got rear ended as hazard flasher lights did not work at all. A police report was filed please see the scanned info- for further investigation.
I purchased this 'certified used' car in 2007 at sansone automall which can not be driven. The car initially just had a starting problem where it will start and stalls immediately. Clean the plate and were it sits. Nov 29, 2013 You have a bad crankshaft position sensor. There were additional repairs made to the throttle position sensor yet that did not remedy the failure. In conclusion, Toyota needs to work on this issue and they are losing loyal customers and we are spreading the word.
Step 1 - After a new battery has been installed, the engine could idle low or stall out altogether. There should be an adjustment screw on the throttle body that should allow you to open the butterfly valve slightly. The engine, the traction control, and the four wheel drive light illuminated after the failure occurred. Free Same Day Store Pickup. It is hard to know if it will be there when I need it or if I will have to wait for the engine to catch up. A case has been opened with Toyota but I am told they'll deny anything wrong even though I have 10 pages of complaints in hand of people who have experienced this same nightmare I did.
The last time I took it to the dealership they told me it the starter and I had it replaced, but it is still doing the same thing. I use brake clean and a toothbrush. If you cannot take this vehicle to a Toyota dealer, at least call them and ask them about recalls and what might be wrong with it. The dealer then advised that they were unable to diagnose the failure and advised they were unaware of how to correct the failure. The contact stated the vehicle was regularly maintained by service dealers. I had my mechanic check it and it was fine about 2 weeks later the car completely died because there is a defect with the 2004 Rav4 2.
She called me and I called for emergency roadside assistance. I was lucky enough to be able to drift to the shoulder. Damage on my rav 4 was car hood folding back and up and my front upper and lower section of my bumper and plastic grill area. I could have been seriously injured or killed. Checked plugs and they were completed saturated with fuel.