I have already spent quite a bit of money attempting to fix this problem but it seems to be getting worse, any ideas are appreciated. The procedure to read the error codes using a simple jumper wire can be found here: Follow the link above. Switch that coil pack with the coil pack on cylinder two. Let me know if you have other questions. The loose fuel cap is almost certainly to do with emissions control.
However, I would find it hard to believe that the mechanic did not check fluid level. Look near the air filter and you should see a hose that's not attached to anything. Thanks to all for the helpful info and what a great site. My wife phoned me this morning to say that vsc and4wd warning lights on and loss of power. Regardless, has the light come back on or have there been any other issues? The car had under 80,000 miles on it so it was covered by a warranty State law? Fords have always been 1 on the pass. In the old days, even number cylinders were mostly on the pass. Two weeks after my service I had similar warnings lights.
The light can be on for a variety of reasons. That will give me a much better idea of where the problem starts. Most auto part stores will do this for free. Made sure the spindle was free and refitted valve. As far as the other issue, a live data scanner needs used.
However, that does not mean you are going to lose brakes. I really don't think that is what's going on here. The catalytic converter had to be replaced. Mitchell data is showing that the Rav4 1 is on the right bank, regardless of transverse engine or not. Did wonder though why Vehicle stability control and 4 wheel drive warning lts would come on with an egr fault but strange things happen.
It takes failure, fault detection and mitigation very seriously. Towed car home this evening and checked rav4 forum for help. Mr T phoned today to arrange for car to be booked in for engine strip down and will replace necessary parts, pistons etc. Engine would start and idle but when pressing the accelerator the engine would rev unevenly, similar sound to that of hitting the rev limiter on a petrol engine except this was happening at approx 3000 revs and would not go above that. I wish I had the code he erased. Pls check the gas or fuel cap gor if closed , if yes , pls open it and close it again but carfully to hear only one clik as mentioned on the top of this cap, then check engine and vsc and 4wd lights will be turned off when you'll turn on your vehicule.
Also, used to be that you could look to see which cylinder head was further forward, indicating where 1 is. Or reset check engine light, airbag light, inspection key or insp errors when maint reqd, for Toyota cars. Hi all, have been reading recent posts re 5 year engine warranty. Obviously petrol evaporates far more readily than diesel. Read lots of posts and checked the egr valve and found that the spindle was stuck in the open position.
We would suggest that you take your vehicle to an AutoZone,a PepBoys, or any other comparable auto retail store, and have them connect a scan tool to your car, and obtain the codes. Had already cleaned the egr valve about a month ago after reading posts but decided to check again anyway Cleaned the valve which had only a light covering of soot this time compared to being totally clogged the first time it was cleaned. It helps the driver control the vehicle. Let me know if you have other questions. I am still not sure how it is related to the other issues.
I had my alternator, serpentine belt, water pump, engine coil P0355, and gas cap replaced but all three lights are still on. Read lots of posts and checked the egr valve and found that the spindle was stuck in the open position. You therefore have to tell the driver, hence the additional warnings. Hi, Courtney; This symptom rings a bell, but I just can't remember I'm old. Hope this helps anybody with similar problem. You mentioned he feels it is an ignition switch related issue. Engine would start and idle but when pressing the accelerator the engine would rev unevenly, similar sound to that of hitting the rev limiter on a petrol engine except this was happening at approx 3000 revs and would not go above that.