In short to replace a seal it may be quite a bit of work, not impossible just a lot of work for a seal. Called Toyota dealership in the area and made appointment for following work day. Now Toyota is where the American minivan makers found themselves a few years ago: watching the other guys challenge and possibly surpass them in the genre they created. And it had to be changed. Like my daughter said it is more noticeable when the it is very humid or raining outside.
To bad Toyota didn't feel the same. The answer was not likely unless driving on slippery surfaces. When I spoke to the Toyota customer service representative on the phone I was basically informed Toyota are now designed to go the 60,000 miles the manufacturer warranty. I am curious about the rear differential and what noise that makes? The failure mileage was 500. After backing up into a space she put the car in drive and it took off, crashing into the car in front of her. The leaks seem to be on both sides of the differential.
This horrible noise coming from the rear of the vehicle has gotten progressively worse over the last few months, and the noise increases in pitch and volume as the vehicle picks up speed. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the rear differential coupling assembly needed to be replaced. To look at car, and approx. Install the rear differential carrier cover with the four bolts to the differential carrier. His response was that if I did not make the payments they would screw my credit ratings for the next seven years.
The noise is usually louder when it is humid or it is raining. My foot was on the brake pedal the whole time the incident occurred-if it hadn't been I would have crashed into the car in front of me. The vehicle was not repaired. I then turned off the engine by turning the key which did shut everything down. The failure mileage was 110,000. The sound goes away when accelerating above 40 mph. Replaced tire and after a short time was found not to be the problem.
If I had to single out a competitor with an exceptionally comfortable ride in this class, it would be the Ford Escape. Part plus labor to install. Have a 2009 Toyota Rav4. A: I don't think so. The failing bearing causes a vibration often times not heard or felt but which causes an oil seal to fail.
I wrote to Toyota and explained the problem and that had it been diagnosed properly when I took it to the second Toyota dealership, it would have been covered under the drivetrain warranty. Was driving in heavy snow and the car was constantly kicking out as my tires were slipping which were new tires. I've discovered Rav4S are basically tin cans on wheels. Put a coupling studs up, find a suitable old bearing. Aug 01, 2014 which system? I am curious about the rear differential and what noise that makes? Then, with the meter still connected, remove each fuse and relay one at a time to find the circuit with the excess current draw.
The backseat provides good legroom in real-life usage. I asked if failure of the coupling could be catastrophic, causing loss of control. Eventually the technician used listening ears and isolated the noise to the transfer case. The approximate failure mileage was 80,000. The Toyota has been in the driveway for two weeks plenty of calls which are all documented and some one will call you soon.
It started a month ago at 9,500 miles and is getting louder. Basically you have three choices: Disconnect the battery while the vehicle is parked, connect a trickle charger or battery maintainer while the vehicle is parked, or find the cause of the battery drain that is discharging the battery. Asked to have car towed to the dealer and did not want car anymore being my wife was afraid to drive it, being it was an unsafe vehicle. Fill it with passengers and cargo, then hook up the maximum trailer load after adding the optional Towing Prep Package , and you could definitely call the V-6 necessary. Shortly thereafter, purchased part through Toyota dealership and had installed by regular repair shop due to safety concerns.
The answer was not likely unless driving on slippery surfaces. The coupling internal parts will come out of the case. Sst 09950-40011 09951-04010, 09952-04010, 09953-04020, 09954-04010, 09955-04061, 09957-04010, 09958-04011 , 09950-60010 09951-00320, 09955-04071 Notice: Before using sst center bolt 09953-04020 , apply hypoid gear oil to its threads and tip. For the above differential both axle seals and the front pinion seal behing the magnetic coupler were replaced along with the updated vent. Aug 01, 2014 if i was u i would drain oil from diffs and top up again ,,, then find a area to drive on full lock either way for at least 10 mins either way ,,,, re drain oil and refilll and see if its ok ,,,,, if problem is still there remove driveshaft to rear and drive again to see if there is a problem in the rear ,,, ie if problem is still there its the front ,,, if gone its the rear Nov 24, 2013 The transfer case in your Jeep has what's called a viscous coupler inside of it. Thats when the fun started.