Remedy: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will install a protector over both rear seat cushion frames, free of charge. Conequence: Over time, the dripping water may cause corrosion and wear at the joint, potentially resulting in the separation of the wiper linkage. Some specific uses require more frequent differential and transfer case fluid changes. Went to the scrap yard, they gave me a mechanic contact. Mechanic did test drive and I rode along. Upon inspection was found to be tire which was uneven in wear.
Summary: Southeast toyota is recalling certain model year 2008 and 2010-2013 toyota tundra, 2010-2012 rav4, 2012 toyota sequoia, 2010-2011 toyota corolla, 2010-2011 toyota camry and camry hybrid, 2010-2013 toyota highlander and highlander hybrid, 2010-2013 toyota fj cruiser, 2011 toyota land cruiser, 2010-2013 toyota venza, 2010-2011 toyota 4runner, 2010-2013 toyota tacoma, 2011-2012 toyota sienna, 2012 toyota prius, 2013 scion fr-s, 2011 scion xd, 2011 scion xb, and 2012 scion tc vehicles. I asked him to use oil to free it up. Update: stayed this way until sold, dealer never found any problems. Had something to do with my 4wd 164806 km Transaxle Whine Noise; step 1 did not fix the whine so step 2 transmission replacement will need to be done 108065 km Front differential leak; the plug was replaced 87097 km rear seals 93548 km pinion seal 41935 km jan 2008 transmission was replaced,dec 2008 transmission was replaced again,june 2009 transmission was again replaced. Contacted local dealership, vehicle was looked at by the dealership and they noted it was the differential coupler.
In summary, proper maintenance of all wheel drive and four wheel drive fluids will ensure proper operation year-round and prevent future expense. Decided to trade for a new car. Connect the intelligent tester with can vim to the dlc3. The recall began on may 28, 2013. Upon inspection was found seals on rear differential leaking. The vehicle was taken to the dealer. Then it had trouble going into reverse.
The repair cost me nothing. The failure mileage 114,000 and the current mileage was 116,000. I made a small cut like an X with a blade on top of the can and stuck the tube of the pump into it in order to pump the oil out. Some small shinny metals in oil and on Drain Plug is considered normal but big chunks of metal could indicate a problem. Dealer had replaced transmission a month earlier but it had a bad seal which caused a leak.
He is going to replace the seal for 1. Had growling noise in rear in 2017. Check the old oil also and to see how it held up. The Fill Plug is located on the drivers side of the transfer case. Do this slowly, as it does take the oil some time to get everywhere it needs to get to. Probably wore out from checking fluid over the years. Easy job that only took maybe 1 hr from start to finish.
The contact heard a really loud grinding noise emerging from the rear of the vehicle. The repairs were made and the manufacturer was made aware of the failure. Dealership put me in 2012 Rav4 at low cost since they might have caused the recent problems. From doing extensive online research, this appears to be a widespread and common problem with the 4wd Rav4s. Engine, with filter » 4. Summary: Toyota is recalling certain model year 2012 and 2013 toyota tacoma and lexus rx350 vehicles and certain model year 2012 toyota rav4 vehicles.
Has been well maintained--all service checks and recalls completed. Engine mount was broken, needed rear differential replaced. The leak was discovered by the dealer during a recent visit to handle several outstanding recall issues. Service Bulletin Summary: Tsb: revision notice: introduction has been upda nhtsa item number - 10084301. I am on extended warranty, so I can afford to be patient. Had to replace the magnet solenoid in the rear differential. Ordered parts for Phase 1.
Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 tty 1-800-424-9153. The approximate failure mileage was 80,000. I'm from out of town and didn't know who to contact to fix a truck I was borrowing. Pull the vehicle up on the ramps. Using a pump of your choice, insert tube into Filler Hole and pump new oil in until oil starts to drain back out. The noise occurred without warning. Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date.
In the affected vehicles, the brake system contains a brake actuator that adjusts the fluid pressure of each wheel cylinder. In the event of a frontal collision, the rear seat belts for the outboard seats may be cut by the seat cushion frame. If you don't have a torque wrench use common sense being careful not to strip the threads. Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. Shortly thereafter, purchased part through Toyota dealership and had installed by regular repair shop due to safety concerns. A long time has elapsed since the engine was stopped. Removed rear differential assembly, replaced pinion and both side seals, reinstalled differential, topped fluid, ran up on lift and leak checked.
As far as torque specs go, I usually get everything relatively tight, and if I notice any dripping, I tighten it back down. Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and informed the contact that the vehicle was outside the nine year extended warranty. So when this developed is unknown. Emitting an awful noise and getting worse. I do have an appointment to have everything fixed with a trusted local mechanic shop however I am concerned that Toyota is using poor quality parts that could lead to increased accidents.