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  1. 04 Tranny shifting problems. Going to tackle myself

    RAV4 2nd Generation (2001-2005)
    Glad you got it fixed Heard lots of horror stories about these trannys. Seen some nasty ECM repairs too. This one company looked like they put glue/epoxy all over the board. I also changed my ATF (3 X) - used that Valvoline multi fluid, comes in a red bottle. Glad there is a drain plug in...
  2. any new Toyota relief on Rav4 transmission failures?

    RAV4 2nd Generation (2001-2005)
    I got a 2001 Rav 4 few months ago ---- Having the tranny problem too. So strange, sometimes everything is fine. I sometimes get the check engine light ( shift solenoid codes) Changed fluid and filter. I see there are lots of ECM/ECU problems. There was a recall /lawsuit back in 2014- but...
  3. 04 Tranny shifting problems. Going to tackle myself

    RAV4 2nd Generation (2001-2005)
    Did you ever get the tranny issue resolved? I just got a 2001 Rav 4 --Good shape / needs little work. My trans is no acting up--Notice LOTS of problems with them. Seems to have ECM/Computer issues. TOYOTA had a recall on them( part of a lawsuit)- Don't know if that recall is still valid...
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