1998 Toyota RAV4 Overview


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1998 Toyota RAV4 Overview

The 1998 Toyota Rav4 was similar to previous models with a few exceptions. First, did you know that there were two model years in which the Rav4 was offered as a soft-top? No, seriously! 1999 and 1998 Rav4's could get their beaches on with their tops off. Not the prettiest models in the world, but cute.

Other than that, minor changes to the grille and front fascia gave the car/truck/SUV a slightly more updated look. The Rav4 was still available as a 2- or 4-door with all wheel drive.

The Rav4 continued its reputation as more of a cute car than a powerful one, with its 4-cylinder engine. The accompanying mileage can make other SUV drivers very jealous: at 22/25 city/highway, the Rav4 can get you from here to there for much less money.


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    Sometimes Can't Get Gear Into Reverse

    RAV 4 1998, aprx. 117K miles Sometimes, after starting her up, I can't get reverse into gear. Always goes in eventually, and for some reason some pumping on the brake seems to help. What's going on? ...

    915 views with 5 answers (last answer about a week ago)
    Patricia Mitchell

    Shift Solenoid Location 98 Toyota Rav 4

    Code PO773 came up. This is the engine compartment with the battery on the passenger side in the back. Does anyone know where the shift solenoid is located?

    7 views with no answers yet

    How To Fix The Drivers Seat?

    The drivers seat does not lock into position after moving back & forth along its tracks. It also wobbles while driving instead of being steady.

    57 views with 4 answers (last answer 6 months ago)

    Is There A Adjustment On A 98 Rav4 5 Speed Manual Transmission

    I cannot get into 2nd, 4th, or reverse ...is there a adjustment on a 98 rav4 5 speed manual transmission

    412 views with 2 answers (last answer 7 months ago)

    98 Rav4 Humming From Behind Dash

    I have a 98 rav 4 that has buzzing behind dash and stops when I start the car, unplug the "dome" fuse or unplug the instrument cluster. Has anyone had this same problem??? I can not afford a mechan...

    26 views with 1 answer (last answer 8 months ago)