If your Toyota RAV4 is stuck in snow or mud, you may need to disable the TRAC/VSC/Trailer Sway Control systems so that all wheels spin at the same rate. You can turn off this system with these steps.
The “Maintenance Required” oil light will illuminate every 5,000 miles to remind you that you need to change the oil in your Toyota RAV4. Once serviced, you can reset the light using these steps.
You can reset or initialize the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) on the Toyota RAV4. Doing so registers the current tire pressure as a normal measurement for the system. Here’s how it’s done.
Toyota RAV4 owners may wonder how to put their vehicles into all wheel drive (AWD). Some may also wonder what the “Lock” button on their dashboard does. Well, the “Lock” button is actually used to switch the RAV4 to all wheel drive. Here’s how it works. [Read more…]
The child safety lock feature found to Toyota vehicles such as the Corolla, Camry, and RAV prevents the rear doors from being opened from the inside. You can enable or disable this feature with these steps.
Sometimes the moon or sun roof on the Toyota RAV4 might get stuck where it does not close properly. You can reset or initialize the moon roof to fix the problem using these steps.
The cabin air or air conditioning filter must be changed regularly for the cleanest air and to maintain air conditioner efficiency. Replace the cabin air filter in the Toyota RAV4 with these steps.
A common problem with Toyota and Lexus vehicles is the owner may find the “VSC OFF” and “Check Engine” lights illuminated simultaneously. VSC stands for “Vehicle Stability Control“. It is likely that “Traction Control” will not work while this light is illuminated. On some vehicles, the “skidding vehicle” or “TRAC OFF” light may also be lit.