Toyota RAV4 repairs by problem area
Chart based on 1133 repairs.
Toyota RAV4 electrical repair cost distribution
Chart based on 74 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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TSB for faulty head unit... display problems. Also, noise from aux port... aux filter installed.
Neutral safety switch faulty... would not start on occasion, then found on a forum that wiggling the shifter would allow start-up. Out of original warranty, but covered under extended.
Intermittant display on the stereo, Ordered new one.
US $20 Display on Radio would occasionally display unreadable characters. Connection to negative battery post corroded requiring replacement of battery cable. Radio Replaced Battery cable replaced
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Warranty replacement of defective radio
Replace defective radio
Radio display stopped functioning and sometimes radio would not turn off or the preset buttons would not work. Also volume control would stop working from time to time.
Radio Display issues: LCD "garbled". Radio/CDs still functioned. Toyota TSB for repair "if customer complains".
Replacement of JBL radio -- display problem -- the display showed all pixals instead of the letters.
This was covered in a TSB -- but it failed in the car and was replaced because of failure.
The tow package wiring harness was not working on one side -- no brake or turn signal light.
Toyota replaced the entire wiring haness -- and it ws covered under warranty.
US $250 Alternator and battery had to be replaced.
Replaced 6 CD (Non JBL) radio due to display problem
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