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Toyota RAV4 Owners Manual: Do-it-yourself service precautions

If you perform maintenance by yourself, be sure to follow the correct procedure as given in these sections.

Toyota RAV4. Do-it-yourself service precautions


Toyota RAV4. Do-it-yourself service precautions


Toyota RAV4. Do-it-yourself service precautions


Caution

The engine compartment contains many mechanisms and fluids that may move suddenly, become hot, or become electrically energized. To avoid death or serious injury, observe the following precautions.

When working on the engine compartment

Caution

When working near the electric cooling fans or radiator grille

Vehicles without a smart key system

Be sure the engine switch is off. With the engine switch in the “on” position, the electric cooling fans may automatically start to run if the air conditioning is on and/or the coolant temperature is high.

Vehicles with a smart key system

Be sure the engine switch is off. With the engine switch in ignition on mode, the electric cooling fans may automatically start to run if the air conditioning is on and/or the coolant temperature is high

Safety glasses

Wear safety glasses to prevent flying or falling material, fluid spray, etc.

From getting in your eyes.

Notice

If you remove the air cleaner filter

Driving with the air cleaner filter removed may cause excessive engine wear due to dirt in the air.

Do-it-yourself maintenance
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Hood
Release the lock from the inside of the vehicle to open the hood Pull the hood lock release lever. The hood will pop up slightly. Push the auxiliary catch lever to the left and lift t ...

Other materials:

The rear cross traffic alert function detection areas
The areas that vehicles can be detected in are outlined below. To give the driver a more consistent time to react, the buzzer can alert for faster vehicles from farther away. Example: The rear cross traffic alert function is operational when The bsm main switch is set to on. The shift ...

On-vehicle inspection
Hint: When pressing the switch for 0.3 Seconds or less, the roof glass moves but auto operation does not operate. Check auto operation Turn the ignition switch on. When the roof glass is fully closed, press the slide open switch for 0.3 Seconds or more. Check that the roof glass au ...

Evaporator temperatur sensor
Removal Remove air conditioning unit Remove the air conditioning radiator (see page ac- 185). Remove evaporator temperature sensor (see page ac-193) Inspection Inspect evaporator temperature sensor Measure the resistance of the sensor. Standard resistance No ...

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