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Toyota RAV4 Service Manual: For vehicles equipped with catalytic converter caution:

Toyota RAV4 Service Manual / Introduction / Repair instruction / Precaution / For vehicles equipped with catalytic converter caution:

If a large amount of unburned gasoline or gasoline vapors flow into the converter, it may cause overheating and create a fire hazard. To prevent this, observe the following precautions.

  1. Use only unleaded gasoline.
  2. Avoid idling the engine for more than 20 minutes.
  3. Avoid performing unnecessary spark jump tests.
  1. Perform a spark jump test only when absolutely necessary. Perform this test as rapidly as possible.
  2. While testing, never race the engine.
  1. Avoid a prolonged engine compression measurement. Engine compression measurements must be performed as rapidly as possible.
  2. Do not run the engine when the fuel tank is nearly empty. This may cause the engine to misfire and create an extra load on the converter.
When towing active torque control 4wd vehicles
Use one of the methods shown below to tow the vehicle. If the vehicle has trouble in the chassis and drivetrain, use method 1 (flat bed truck). Notice: Do not use any towing method ot ...

Inspection and adjustment of joint angle  during removal and installation of propeller shaft (4wd)
When performing operations which involve the removal and installation of the propeller shaft, always check the joint angle. Make adjustments if necessary (see page pr-4). ...

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Reassembly
Install piston Using a small screwdriver, install a new snap ring onto one end of the piston pin hole. Hint: Make sure that the end gap of the snap ring is not aligned with the pin hole cutout portion of the piston. Gradually heat the piston up to 80 to 90°c (176 to 194°f ...

For your information
Main owner’s manual Please note that this manual applies to all models and all equipment, including options. Therefore, you may find some explanations for equipment not installed on your vehicle. All specifications provided in this manual are current at the time of printing. However, be ...

Fuel pump shut off system
To minimize the risk of fuel leakage when the engine stalls or when an airbag inflates upon collision, the fuel pump shut off system stops the supply of fuel to the engine. Follow the procedure below to restart the engine after the system is activated. Vehicles without a smart key system Tu ...

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