2011 Rav4 V6 AWD – Engine Oil Change

How-To for an engine oil change for the 2011 Rav4 V6. Do all work at your own risk. Tools needed: Stands or ramps 14mm wrench Oil filter removal tool Toyota oil filter Roughly 6 quarts of engine oil (Amsoil SSO 0w30) Drain pan Drive the car up on ramps or up on stands. I did…

2011 Rav4 V6 AWD – Transfer Case Fluid Change

How-To for the transfer case on the Rav4 – this should apply to all Rav4.3’s with AWD, so I believe 2006-2012. Again, a very simple process that definitely should be done (not a lifetime fluid) and shouldn’t require a trip to the dealer. Do all work at your own risk. Tools needed: Ramp or stands M10 hex…

2011 Toyota Rav4 Headlight Bulb How To

Really straightforward but thought I’d post a how-to, as I did this job this evening. No tools necessary, besides maybe a small flathead. Requires: 2 New bulbs (Philips 9006 Crystal Vision Ultra) Flathead Disconnect the battery to be safe, and do all work at your own risk. The bulbs I chose were the Philips 9006…

Rav4 – Xpel Ultimate Clear Bra

While this car is going to my daily driver, one thing that really bugged me about my old ’08 Mini was all the rock chips in the hood. Most of those rock chips had turned into dark red rust spots, and the quotes that I had gotten to fix them were exorbitant. Since then, I…