Re: 2007 Rav4 rear crankshaft seal, blows

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Old 16 Oct 2013, 06:18 pm   #1 (permalink)
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Default Re: 2007 Rav4 rear crankshaft seal, blows

On Wed, 16 Oct 2013 16:17:48 -0700, chevychase@cam.com wrote:

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>My 2007 rav4 with 70k miles:
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>Two weeks ago had a service done at the Toyota dealer, including oil
>change.
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>Today , while getting out at a store noticed an oil trail on the
>pavement. Checked the oil and its at "add".
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>Now the tranny is out, and its a failed crankcase seal.
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>What can cause a catastrophic failure of a seal?
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>I am retired and have babied this vehicle, now am faced with a $1500
>repair bill. and will it blow again.?
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>Want to replace it with a new equinox.

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Old 25 Oct 2013, 12:49 am   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: 2007 Rav4 rear crankshaft seal, blows -- no NO! not the seal, it was an oil pipe. - rav4.bmp (0/5)


It was not the crankshaft seal !!!,, Its an oil supply pipe with a
rubber hose that needs replacing.

Toyota has a silent campaign on it.





On Wed, 16 Oct 2013 16:18:59 -0700, obob@cam.cam wrote:

>On Wed, 16 Oct 2013 16:17:48 -0700, chevychase@cam.com wrote:
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>>
>>
>>My 2007 rav4 with 70k miles:
>>
>>Two weeks ago had a service done at the Toyota dealer, including oil
>>change.
>>
>>Today , while getting out at a store noticed an oil trail on the
>>pavement. Checked the oil and its at "add".
>>
>>Now the tranny is out, and its a failed crankcase seal.
>>
>>What can cause a catastrophic failure of a seal?
>>
>>I am retired and have babied this vehicle, now am faced with a $1500
>>repair bill. and will it blow again.?
>>
>>Want to replace it with a new equinox.

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Old 25 Oct 2013, 12:53 am   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: 2008 Rav4 oil leak -- no NO! not the seal, it was an oil pipe. - rav4.bmp (1/5)

On Thu, 24 Oct 2013 22:49:47 -0700, chevychase@cam.com wrote:


go to Toyota, its a repair bulletin, replace the pipe

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