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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:

Diagnosis system
Check dlc3 Check the dlc3: the power steering ecu uses can (iso11898-1) and iso9141-2 for communication protocol. The terminal arrangement of the dlc3 complies with sae j1962 and matches the iso9141-2 format. Notice: *: Before measuring the resistance, leave the vehicle ...

Transponder chip malfunction
Description This dtc is output when: 1) during key code registration, a key malfunction occurs; 2) the key code was unable to be registered properly. Inspection procedure Reregister key Clear the dtc (see page ei-18). Reregister the key code with the transponder key ecu (s ...

Downhill assist control operation switch (test mode dtc)
Description The downhill assist control switch is connected to the skid control ecu in the abs and traction actuator. Dtc c1379/74 can be detected when the downhill assist control switch sends the downhill assist control switch signal or test mode ends. Dtc c1379/74 is output only in t ...

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