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I need to change the head gasket on a toyota rav 4 4 cyl engine, any special advise?

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  • moniepoo77 Apr 04, 2009

    Mine is a 2004 toyota rav4 with 86,000 miles on it. Took it to the dealership and was told that the threads on the head gasket fell apart and i needed to have my engine rebuilt at a whopping $6,000 price tag. An independent mechanic told me this seems to be a recurring problem but toyota doesn't think so. Would not help with cost so i lost a car that i bought brand new and performed maintenance on it as advised. A total loss for me and i can not believe this was supposed to be a car that should last to at least 150,000 miles.

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Go to an auto zone because they can give you a print out and also ask them to let you look at the head gasket and the will give you an idea of you are dealing with

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