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Toyota RAV4 Service Manual: Fog light assembly

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Components

Toyota RAV4. Fog light assembly


Removal

Hint:

  1. Disconnect cable from negative battery terminal

Caution:

Wait at least 90 seconds after disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) battery terminal to prevent airbag and seat belt pretensioner activation.

  1. Remove front fender liner lh (see page et-6)

  2. Remove front fender liner rh (see page et-4)

  3. Remove radiator support opening cover (see page et-4)

  4. Remove front bumper cover (see page et-5)

  5. Remove fog light assembly

Toyota RAV4. Disconnect cable from negative battery terminal


  1. Disconnect the connector.

  2. Remove the bolt and fog light.

Disassembly

Hint:

  1. Remove fog light bulb

Toyota RAV4. Remove fog light bulb


  1. Turn the bulb in the direction indicated by the arrow and pull to remove it.

Adjustment

  1. Vehicle preparation for fog light aim adjustment

  1. Prepare the vehicle:
  1. Preparation for fog light aiming (using screen)

  1. Prepare the vehicle according to the following conditions:

Hint:

A distance of 10 m (32.8 Ft.) Between the vehicle and the wall is necessary for proper aim adjustment. If unavailable, secure a distance of exactly 3 m (9.8 Ft.). In the illustrations below, view the part of the illustration applicable to the distance from the vehicle to the wall.

Notice:

Be careful not to damage the suspension.

  1. Prepare a piece of thick white paper that is approximately 2 m (6.6 Ft.) (Height) x 4 m (13.1 Ft.) (Width) to use as a screen.
  2. Draw a vertical line down the center of the screen (v line).
  3. Set the screen as shown in the illustration.

Hint:

Toyota RAV4. Preparation for fog light aiming (using screen)


Toyota RAV4. Preparation for fog light aiming (using screen)


  1. Draw base lines (h line, v lh and v rh lines) on the screen as shown in the illustration.

H line (fog light height): draw a horizontal line across the screen so that it passes through the center marks. The h line should be at the same height as the bulb center marks of the fog lights.

V lh line, v rh line (center mark position of lh and rh fog lights): draw 2 vertical lines so that they intersect the h line at each center mark.

  1. Inspect fog light aiming

  1. Choose a fog light to inspect first. Cover or disconnect the connector of the other fog light to prevent light from that fog light from affecting the fog light aiming inspection.
  2. Start the engine.

Notice:

Engine rpm must be 1,500 or more.

  1. Turn on the fog lights and make sure that the cutoff line is within the specified area shown in the illustration.

Toyota RAV4. Inspect fog light aiming


  1. Adjust fog light aiming

Toyota RAV4. Adjust fog light aiming


  1. Adjust the fog light aim into the specified range by turning the aiming screw with a screwdriver.

Notice:

If the screw is tightened too much, loosen it and then retighten it so that the final turn of the screw is in the clockwise direction.

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Other materials:

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Taillight relay circuit
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