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Toyota RAV4 Service Manual: Differential oil

On-vehicle inspection

  1. Check differential oil

Toyota RAV4. Differential oil


  1. Stop the vehicle on a level surface.
  2. Using a 10 mm socket hexagon wrench, remove the rear differential filler plug and gasket.

Toyota RAV4. Differential oil


  1. Check that the oil level is between 0 to 5 mm (0 to 0.20 In.) From the bottom lip of the differential filler plug hole.

Notice:

Hint:

If necessary, fill the differential carrier assembly with hypoid gear oil.

Recommended viscosity: sae 90

Standard oil grade: hypoid gear oil sx api gl-5

Standard differential oil capacity: 0.45 To 0.55 Liters (0.48 To 0.58 Us qts., 0.40 To 0.48 Imp. Qts.)

  1. Using a 10 mm socket hexagon wrench, install a new gasket and the rear differential filler plug.

    Torque: 39 n*m (398 kgf*cm, 29 ft.*Lbf)

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