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2010 Toyota RAV4 Problems and Repair Histories

130 TrueDelta members own a 2010 Toyota RAV4. 36 of these members (27.7%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 53 repairs to 2010 Toyota RAV4s--an average of 0.4 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2010 Toyota RAV4 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2010 Toyota RAV4 problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2010 Toyota RAV4 problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2010 Toyota RAV4 repairs by problem area

26% of the 2010 Toyota RAV4 repairs were to the engine, 4% to the transmission, 9% to the brakes, 6% to the suspension, 21% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 26% to the body and trim, and 8% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 53 repairs.

2010 Toyota RAV4 repair cost distribution

Of the 2010 Toyota RAV4 repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 83% cost between $100 and $499, and 17% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 6 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten 2010 Toyota RAV4 problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2010 Toyota RAV4 4dr SUV

269-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

Toyota RAV4 in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2010 4340    
4960 0 Awful creaking noises in interior. Seems to be multiple sources & sounds like Morse code tapping. Dropped off car & asked if they needed me to point out noise..they said no. Went back & tech said didn't hear anything. Issue not addressed. 
9300 0 Car making awful rattling noise from centre console & creaking from driver & passenger B pillars. Insisted I went for test drive with tech & he was able to hear noises. Shims installed in console, but did not fix noise. B pillars not fixed. 
14880 0 Console & B pillar rattles still exist & have become worse with time. Rattles can now be heard with radio turned up. Dealer confirmed noise exists & claimed rattles were fixed. Found rattles persist on drive home. Issues not fixed again. 
22280 0 Rav went in again for chronic rattles. Left the car with the dealer for 3 days to diagnose. Rattles have all appear to be fixed. 
31000 0 Rattles have returned since last visit. Tech attempted to fix rattles, however, they still persist. 
35920 260 Front Rotors excessively rusted and replaced under warranty. Brake pads replaced due to normal wear. 
49600 0 Vehicle was sluggish and did not feel as responsive as normal. Dealer indicated computer problem with MAF sensor. Computer reset appears to have fixed issue. 
52700  

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2010 Toyota RAV4 4dr SUV

179-horsepower 2.5L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota RAV4 in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2009 0    
0 Codes P0441 and P2420. Evap. emission pressure switching valve is stuck off - charcoal canister replacement. Replaced charcoal canister. Part#: 77740-0R010 
33000  
Toyota RAV4 in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2010 1240    
1240 0 Upon delivery and pick-up of new vehicle I noticed a 3 inch long vertical black streak on rear bumper. Was underneath the clearcoat so bumper had to be repainted. 
15500 0 radio/CD would spontaneously turn off and eject CD when some of the pre-set radio station buttons were pressed. 
22940 0 Check engine and vehicle skid dash lights lit up. Took to dealership. They say that the series of OBD codes according to a TSB indicate moisture in the charcoal canister. Several parts were replaced and added. 
29760  
Toyota RAV4 in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 0    
3000 0 right rear cargo carrier cap came off. dealer ordered incorrect replacement and sent correct replacement afterward, no charge. Replaced cap on personally instead of dealership 
 
Toyota RAV4 in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 0    
6300 0 Door ajar light remained on with all doors closed. Detector switch in the tailgate was missing (disappeared?), reinstalled under warranty. 
 

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2010 Toyota RAV4 4dr SUV

179-horsepower 2.5L I4 4-speed automatic AWD

Toyota RAV4 in Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2010    
0 replaced gas tank and hoses as per TSB. Check engine lights came on, as well as the 4wd light ans the cruise control didnt work through this process. 
0 Service engine light came on as well as 4wd light. We had no cruise control either. Took to the dealer and they had to replace the gas tank and all of the lines connecting to the tank. There was a TSB on the issue. 
 
Toyota RAV4 in Maryland, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 0    
6000 0 Water leaks into the rear trunk. It's fixed after replace the rear door sealing rubber. 
14000  
Toyota RAV4 in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2010 0    
2000 0 Check engine light illuminated, along with other warning lights. My wife took the Rav4 to the dealer. They said the gas cap was not tight enough, so they tightened it. The warning lights are now out. The problem hasn't recurred. 
 
Toyota RAV4 in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2010 11160    
12400 0 Glove box opening/closing pushbutton not working- mechanism replaced 
 

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