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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Toyota RAV4 ECU Reflash
2003 Toyota, RAV4: generate mechanical key, key code location, transponder
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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
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
Replacing SCV Valves Toyota D4D
This is a video to show you how simple it is to replace damaged SCV valves
on a Toyota D4D engine.
Damaged valves can cause loss of power from the engine, which was my case.
In the Northern Europe, the diesel in the wintertime is often dry, so it
wont oil the fuelpump as much as requested. Thats usually the main reason
for trouble with the valves.
First, remove the expansion tank, and then screw loose the valves. Unpluck
the cables, tap them out with out with a screwdriver, oil the o-rings on
the new ones, and put them gently in, then knock them carefully at the top
with a hammer to get them in the last bit.
( Yes, this is a video me and my dad made. It's not very professionally
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Ecu flashing [Introduction to chiptuning].
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process, security features, security requirements, tech support. Thanks
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Fixing A Transmission That Slips And Clunks
Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 46 years, shows how you can fix your
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shown in this video is not intended to encourage emissions test cheating.
I enjoy the process of testing theory because you always learn something
new, regardless of the outcome.
Using a spark plug defouler kit, I install a "buffer" in between the
downstream oxygen sensor and the catalytic converter. Quite often,
frustrated car owners get the P0420 code for reasons other than a bad cat.
I have heard of people getting the code just because they removed the
converter and reinstalled it. It can also happen if you run your vehicle
out of gas etc... etc...
It is also common for car owners to get the P0420 code, replace the
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miles or so. This can be a very frustrating, time consuming and of
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Toyota Ignition Key Programming
Toyota Ignition Key Programming
Video describes "How to program a Toyota Ignition Key" to your vehicle's
anti-theft computer. If your vehicle has an ignition key with a plastic
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