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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:

Installing child restraints using a seat belt (child restraint lock function belt)
Rear-facing „o infant seat/convertible seat Adjust the seatback to the 8th lock position from the fully reclined position. Fully reclined position 8Th lock position If your child restraint system interferes with a head restraint and cannot be installed properly, install the ...

Only rear door lh lock / unlock functions do not operate
Description The main body ecu receives lock / unlock switch signals and activates the door lock motor accordingly. Wiring diagram Inspection procedure Inspect rear door with motor lock assembly lh Apply the battery voltage to the door lock motor and check the operation of th ...

Back-up light circuit
Description The park / neutral position switch turns on when the shift lever is moved into the r position, causing the back-up lights to illuminate. Wiring diagram Inspection procedure Inspect fuse (gauge1) Remove the gauge1 fuse from the instrument panel junction block. Meas ...

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