Vsc, fwd and check engine light on

Asked by Jan 05, 2018 at 01:51 PM about the 2007 Toyota RAV4

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

All three lights came on at the same time,  had the
o2 sensor replaced, light went off, but after awhile
they came back on it’s a 2007 rav4

3 Answers

Is it idling a little rough? Try running an engine cleaner in the oil. The VVT will clog if it is not regularly serviced causing build up. This causes exactly what your describing. I would also look at the mass airflow. The lights were cleared when the O2 sensor was installed. They turned back on because the problem wasn't fixed. Toyota will be little to no help diagnosing this. I speak from experience. Find a good indecent mechanic that works off more than just codes.

I have a 2006 Rav 4 that had the same problem which occurred sporadically for a couple years. A friend suggested to fill it up with gas and re-tighten the gas cap but just one click as per instructions. That made the lights go off but they kept coming back on. I bought an off brand gas cap and that worked a couple weeks until I couldn't get the cap off at the pump. I bought a "Toyota" gas cap and problem solved -no more lights.

10

Our 2007 6-cylinder RAV4 with 80k miles had the VSC, 4wd, & Check Engine lights all come on, and the engine was in a rough idle. After a few disconnecting the battery and reconnecting, the lights appeared. Another Forum said it may be due to a faulty spark plug coil. I replaced all six coils and plugs. The car now idles perfectly, and the lights don't come on. There's also a great YouTube video for the 6-cyllinder RAV4 from "2CarPros".

Your Answer:

RAV4

Looking for a Used RAV4 in your area?

CarGurus has 4,374 nationwide RAV4 listings starting at $2,400.

Postal Code:

Toyota RAV4 Experts

  • #1
    Robert Mitchell
    Reputation
    1,380
  • #2
    kathymay22
    Reputation
    1,330
  • #3
    Mandy Crowe Johnson
    Reputation
    1,230
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda CR-V
90 Great Deals out of 4,351 listings starting at $3,600
Used Toyota Highlander
28 Great Deals out of 1,281 listings starting at $2,687
Used Toyota Camry
49 Great Deals out of 2,145 listings starting at $900
Used Nissan Rogue
66 Great Deals out of 4,252 listings starting at $3,900
Used Toyota 4Runner
17 Great Deals out of 556 listings starting at $6,800
Used Toyota Corolla
88 Great Deals out of 4,324 listings starting at $1,800
Used Subaru Forester
29 Great Deals out of 928 listings starting at $1,825
Used Ford Escape
139 Great Deals out of 6,697 listings starting at $1,750
Used Toyota Tacoma
23 Great Deals out of 1,791 listings starting at $4,688
Used Honda Accord
29 Great Deals out of 1,727 listings starting at $2,925
Used Honda Pilot
12 Great Deals out of 836 listings starting at $3,990
Used Honda Civic
117 Great Deals out of 5,254 listings starting at $1,575
Used Hyundai Tucson
51 Great Deals out of 2,582 listings starting at $2,497

Used Cars for Sale

2018 Toyota RAV4 For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 2,456 listings starting at $26,977
2017 Toyota RAV4 For Sale
17 Great Deals out of 261 listings starting at $21,500
2016 Toyota RAV4 For Sale
15 Great Deals out of 289 listings starting at $17,888
2015 Toyota RAV4 For Sale
25 Great Deals out of 500 listings starting at $14,793

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.