How to remove a Toyota RAV4 ECM and send to Circuit Board Medics for repair. If you are experiencing harsh shifts of the transmission, hesitation between shifts, or false diagnostic trouble codes of P0750, P0753, P0755, P0758, P0770 and/or P1760 with your 2001-2003 RAV4, then we can help with a fast (1 business day) turnaround. Toyota has even released a technical service bulletin on this problem which calls for the replacement of the ECM. No programming required! 800-547-2049
This is a repair service for your 2001, 2002, or 2003 Toyota RAV4 ECM (engine control module). The ECM is also commonly referred to as the computer or ECU (engine control unit).
HOW TO FIX RAV4 ECM ECU TRANSMISSION PROBLEM. **READ DESCRIPTION!**
I HAVE RECENTLY DISCOVERED BY TALKING TO SOMEBODY THAT SUCCESSFULLY
REPAIRED THEIR ECU THAT THE RESISTORS DO NOT NEED TO BE REPLACED! THE
PROBLEM IS A POOR CONNECTION BETWEEN THE RESISTORS AND THE CIRCUIT BOARD SO
ALL U NEED TO DO IS RE-SOLDER THEM!
ALSO, I WOULD RECOMMEND REPAIRING THE THREE GROUND POINTS ON THE CIRCUIT
BOARD WHERE THEY CONTACT THE ALUMINUM HOUSING. *IF YOU CANNOT FIGURE OUT
HOW TO DO THIS OR ARE UNSURE OF ANY STEP YOU SHOULD NOT ATTEMPT REPAIR AND
INSTEAD SEND YOUR ECU TO SOMEONE WHO KNOWS WHAT THEY ARE DOING* check
engine etc in ny is who i would recommend.
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2004 Toyota Sienna LE Immobilizer Key Programming - How To
How to program Toyota immobilizer keys. This method worked for my 2004
Toyota Sienna LE and will work for many other late model Toyotas with
immobilizer keys. Note that in this video I tried to program 2 keys. The
first key worked not problem but the second key couldn't be programmed due
to what I guess is my van having the maximum number of keys allowed
programmed into the ECU. I purchased a total of 3 keys off of eBay from
seller "yourkeysupplier" for $9 each. His communication is great and I had
no problems programming the keys until I hit the maximum limit on my van.
Be warned that unless you go to the dealer you will have no way of knowing
how many keys you can program into your ECU before hitting the limit.
Instructions I followed:
1. Using a master key (original key), insert (and remove) it from the
ignition 5 times. On the 5th time, leave it in the ignition, then:
2. Open and close the driver's door 6 times.
3. Remove the master key. The security light should now stay lit red.
4. Insert the newly cut key. The security light should be blinking red;
wait about 60 seconds until the light stops blinking and turns off.
5. Remove the new key. Insert the old master key and start the engine and
turn it off.
Your new key should have been programmed and ready for use.
Top 5 small off-road worthy Crossovers reviewed
( http://www.TFLcar.com ) Wikipedia says, "a crossover is a vehicle built
on a car platform and combining, in highly variable degrees, features of a
sport utility vehicle (SUV) with features from a passenger vehicle,
especially those of a station wagon or hatchback." We simply like to say
that the crossover is the new family truckster. Here are the Top 5 off-road
worthy crossovers that we've driven in 2011.
GM 4L60-E Transmission Re-Assembly (Rebuild) - Transmission Repair
On this video we go through the re assembly of a 4L60E Transmission. I
tried to make this video shorter for you so I skipped the bushing
installation and installing the bolts on the valve body. But you can go to
the teardown video for reference on where each bolt goes, since they're
different sizes. I will make a follow up video on bushing installation.
How to Reset the ECM
After watching the Smack resetting the ECM and getting a huge increase in
mpg, I started looking up how to reset the ECM.
There are a few different ways, but they all pretty much say the same
thing, just in different ways. The majority of the info I gleaned was from
high performance car sites where people add after market parts and need to
reset the ECM so their vehicles will adjust to the new equipment and
variables. Hopefully this will help us with our cells/systems.
BTW I am NOT a mechanic or an electrician - IOW this is for informational
Use at your own risk cause I am not liable for anything you do.
Steve aka AlmostHydrogen
Toyota RAV4 ECU Reflash
2003 Toyota, RAV4: generate mechanical key, key code location, transponder
key type identification, ECU identification, specifi ECU reflash procedure,
key transponder program, safety, tools, equipment. Thank God for this
opportunity. Your comments and request are welcome.
Prius Synergy Drive Full Tear down
In this Video we tear into a 2nd Gen Prius Transmission part by part and
do our best to explain what everything is.
We are by no means experts in this so please feel free to comment below on
things we may have missed.
And before you ask, All parts in this video already have homes in new
projects, so nothing is for sale, sorry.
2001 Toyota RAV4 Start Up and Review 2.0 L 4-Cylinder
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Start Up and Review of the 2001 Toyota RAV4
Powertrains: 2.0 L 4-Cylinder with 5-Speed Manual or 4-Speed Automatic FWD
Features: Cloth Seats, Manual Driver Seat Adjustments, Power Windows,
Mirrors, and Door Locks, AM/FM/CD Stereo System, Power Outlet(s), Cruise
Engine & Performance
BASE ENGINE SIZE 2.0 L
CAM TYPE Double overhead cam (DOHC)
CYLINDERS Inline 4
TORQUE 142 ft-lbs. @ 4000 rpm
horsepower 148 hp
@ 6000 rpm
TURNING CIRCLE 35.4 ft.
Weights and Capacities
MAXIMUM TOWING CAPACITY** 1500 lbs.
MAXIMUM PAYLOAD** 1235 lbs.
GROSS WEIGHT 3946 lbs. CURB WEIGHT 2711 lbs.
ANGLE OF APPROACH 27 degrees
ANGLE OF DEPARTURE 28 degrees
CARGO CAPACITY, ALL SEATS IN PLACE 29.2 cu.ft.
MAXIMUM CARGO CAPACITY 68.3 cu.ft.
ENGINE TYPE Gas
FUEL TYPE Regular unleaded
FUEL TANK CAPACITY 14.7 gal.
RANGE IN MILES (CTY/HWY) 308.7/382.2 mi.
EPA MILEAGE EST. (CTY/HWY) 21/26 mpg
Competitors: Ford Escape, Kia Sportage, Honda CR-V
What I have to say about the 2001 Toyota RAV4: For 2001 the RAV4 grows in
size and features new edgy styling. The RAV4 was the first SUV to pretty
much spark the car based SUV market, then it's main arch rival the Honda
CR-V came one year later after the RAV4 debuted and then it became a war
between the 2 Japanese brands. The Honda CR-V will offer more room, but the
RAV4 is more of a cute-ute then the CR-V. Many features are available on
the RAV4 and we do recommend the RAV4 over the CR-V for this year. All in
all very great car from Toyota, just needs a little more power under the
10 Min Automatic Transmission Fluid Flush + Replacement (Most Cars)
Ever wanted to do a complete Automatic Transmission Service with a Fluid
Flush and Fluid Change! Well now you can do it in 10 Minutes! This DIY is
super easy really fast and ridiculously cheap. The reason we didn't change
the filter is because the filter on this transmission is internal and you
would have to take apart the transmission to get to it. There is a a
filter for the shift solenoid that can be cleaned to improve shifting.
There is a small black round filter for the transmission, its under the air
box near the solenoid that could be changed if you want to be more
Catch us in our other 10 Minute Challenge videos!
Fixing A Transmission That Slips And Clunks
Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 46 years, shows how you can fix your
own automatic transmission. If it's slipping or clunking, check out this
video. And, If you like my car help, be sure to watch my live car talk
show every Saturday morning at 10 AM CST on YouTube. I answer your car
questions LIVE there. Just check it out at
eature=c4-overview . And remember, every TUESDAY I upload a new video, so
don't miss them.
Ecu flashing [Introduction to chiptuning].
Hello! First of all, sorry for my poor English. This is first my video (in
future there will be more vids - I will show you the proccess of vehicle
This video introduces you to vehicle chip tuning.
I am working with this for few years, so I have some experience. I have
bought the chiptuning hardware (it's not expensive).
What is more... I have bought Bluefin (http://www.superchips.co.uk) for my
car. It costs 300-450 pounds depending on vehicle make and engine type. And
I can say, that the same result can be achieved with less money. You just
need to buy chip tuning tool (cable) and have a litle knowledge.
For free chip tuning files please visit my mini website: