Have put so little money into it I hesitate to buy a new car -- besides, I don't like the styles now. As a result, the windshield wiper stops working. I was considering a 1999 Chevy Blazer and a 1997 Toyota Rav4. I've drove it through some tough tracks and it's pulled me through every time. However, I would have added a third row seat as there is enough room.
Complaint was set with half price painting job. Instead of letting consumers know about this issue as soon as they realized, they sent a technical service bulletin to dealerships and service areas, but failed to let their own customers know. And when it comes to the buzzing you hear, I think it must be the turbine of your car. By far the best dealership I ever worked with, the atmosphere was energized. I haven't had many maintenance issues with my car despite its age. I cannot said all Toyota cars are bad, maybe I got the bad one and the real problem is Toyota does not want to respond for that issue and I have to continue paying a high price for something that is cheap. I have put 325,000 miles on this car in 21 years and it's been great.
Power is limited at highway speeds - allow yourself plenty of time for overtaking. Toyota released a newly designed steering intermediate shaft that, when installed, solves the noise problem. Toyota of America was notified. The gas mileage is great. If the switch was already short circuited, then Toyota replaced the entire switch board for free.
They all look the same - mine still has that distinctive sporty look that I love. It has a great deal of space for moving things from place to place when the backseat is put down, which is extremely easy to do. If it goes unchecked long enough, the transmission will need to be replaced. It's my second one and it's wonderful. One day the whole sheet was gone in one day on the right fender. In 2016, Toyota issued a and had dealers replace the brake pads and resurface the rotors under warranty.
It's positive, enjoyable and fun. The guy at the store didn't think it would fit, but we proved him wrong! I think, maybe a weak battery could be the cause. We've used the car several times to move and I must say we've managed to haul a lot of stuff. Also on the paint started to appear a kind of dark spots. The vehicle swerved all over the highway. Very few problems and easy to work on. Does anyone know what can be happening? They were very helpful in my looking at this truck All questions answered They raised the truck on a rack so I could check out the underside.
It can definitely take a hit and keep going. It has lots of room including back and front seat leg room and seats are comfortable even for long rides. The engine restarted and resumed normal. Plenty of space to separate kids and dogs! If your headed to Whitten Bros. The kids thought it was pretty comfortable for up to 3 hour trips. With the seats folded down, there is lots of room for cargo, but it is easy to exceed the load limits of the car if you try to pack it full of stuff. Car was then taken to Toyota dealer and the transmission was rebuilt.
But there was one the o-ring on the distributor leaked and ran along the back of the motor out of sight, and dripped on the muffler where it burned off undetected. I personally believe it has something to do with the fuel system. Plus, getting in is easy as it's not too high off the ground. Check out free battery charging and engine diagnostic testing while you are in. I have to add at least two quarts --maybe more-- between 5000km oil changes.
They performed the service, and now 3 weeks later the vehicle spontaneously pops out of 5th gear, causing the vehicle to dramatically decrease unpredictably at highway speeds. It was a completely reliable vehicle. Yes Review Date: 2nd May, 2007 Faults: Two episodes of flooding when driving a very short distance less than 2 minutes , turning car off, then failing to restart starter would just spin. The battery is tiny, and if the seatbelt gets jammed in the door, the interior light will drain the battery overnight. According to internet research, this problem generally starts around 90,000 miles. Be sure to check back once in a while because we update the information on this page regularly. Do you think it could be the valve? The 2002 model has the most registered complaints.
I don't worry about it breaking down on her. If I could change anything about this newer one, it would be to have the rear door open like the old one as I am a shorter person and have to reach to close the current one. For me, these have been easy to live with and the positives far outweigh the negatives. The 4th gear also began showing symptoms of failure. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. Corroded Wiper Linkage Joint: The windshield wiper system is designed in such a way that allows water to get into it and rust out the wiper linkage joint, causing it to separate. It's a nice model, with extra exterior trim running boards, bumpers, roof rack.
I liked it so much I bought my 2-door '97 to replace it. It protects the people in it really good. The failure was not diagnosed or repaired. Refurbished alternators can be supplied by Toyota as well. My brother wants one too. The only disappointing aspect I can think of is that Toyota has started to discontinue making some of the parts. I lke it because its a Toyota.