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2001 Toyota RAV4 Repair Histories

55 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2001 Toyota RAV4. 18 of these members (32.7%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 29 repairs to 2001 Toyota RAV4s--an average of 0.5 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently 2001 Toyota RAV4 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of 2001 Toyota RAV4 repairs by problem area

Chart based on 29 repairs.

2001 Toyota RAV4 repair cost distribution

Chart based on 18 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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2001 Toyota RAV4

Engine not specified

Toyota RAV4 in California, United States
Sep 2009 - Jan 2010
132000 mi US $114 Check Engine Light indicated the passenger-side post-cat oxygen sensor was defective. I successfully replaced that sensor, and the code did not return. 

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2001 Toyota RAV4 4dr SUV

148-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual AWD

Toyota RAV4 in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2009 - May 2011
83080 mi C $400 Brake job 
Toyota RAV4 in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2009 - Jan 2012
83080 mi C $150 Hood latch rusted out and non-functional 
89900   Numerous rust areas on exhaust piping, resulting in failing welds and tailpipe/muffler dropping off 

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2001 Toyota RAV4 4dr SUV

148-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota RAV4 in California, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2011
98000 mi US $95 Car was losing power & bucking forward & seizing up while being driven and engine check light came on, went off and came back on again 
Toyota RAV4 in Nevada, United States
Jan 2012 - Jul 2012
165000 mi US $4000 ECM needs to be replaced for 1k+. My car was not covered by warranty. This is a widely reported known problem but Toyota refused to recall, instead waiting for a 2010 class action lawsuit to come. 
Toyota RAV4 in Illinois, United States
Mar 2010 - Jul 2011
112000 mi US $130 Clunky front noise. Sway bar had to be replaced  

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2001 Toyota RAV4 4dr SUV

148-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic AWD

Toyota RAV4 in California, United States
Dec 2011 - Apr 2012
246300 mi US $500 replace cracking radiator before it went out 
Toyota RAV4 in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2009 - Sep 2011
76880 mi C $1000 Replace Front right wheel bearing, replace ball joint, tie rod end. 
87080   Wheel bearing, front left. Repaired. 
88040   Replaced power door lock actuator in driver's side door. 
Toyota RAV4 in British Columbia, Canada
Sep 2009 - Jun 2010
87420 mi C $120 ECM failed-not shifting transmission properly, TSB for problem but vehicle not in warranty. ECM repaired, cleared and re-installed. car smokes at start up, valve seals replaced. Problem solved for cost of parts $50, not on warranty, self repaired. 
91140   Drive belt tensioner pulley bearing was worn out - replaced 
93000   seal on power steering pump worn out - leaking slightly - replaced 

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2001 Toyota RAV4 4-door

4-cylinder automatic AWD

Toyota RAV4 in Victoria, Australia
May 2011 - Sep 2014
74180 mi A $1 ECU computer for automatic transmission, known problem from Toyota, greatly reduced price with $300 labour charges done with one day in shop 

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