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98 Toyota Rav4 - 5 speed manual..just heard someone say that 5th gear often needs replacing on Ravs...is this indeed a common problem, and if so is there any special maintenance or something to keep it from happening? I like to use Amsoil full synthetic tranny oil, but my Rav is already pretty used...as in about 130,000 miles

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  • bwcarter Apr 27, 2010

    Good advice...bonus was link to service bulletin..thanks.

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Hi,
I also use Amsoil synthetic in my manuals. I would still switch to it for your RAV4. The 5th gear issue can be fixed for relatively cheap and it's really not that difficult of a repair either. So i would just change the tranny fluid and run it til it needs to be fixed. 3rd and 5th gear usually go first because they are most used. repairing the 5th gear problem doesn't even require you to remove the tranny.
Thank you,
Lee

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