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Toyota RAV4 Owners Manual: Maintenance data (fuel, oil level, etc.)

Toyota RAV4 Owners Manual / Vehicle specifications / Specifications / Maintenance data (fuel, oil level, etc.)

Dimensions and weights

Toyota RAV4. Dimensions and weights


*: Unladen vehicle

Vehicle identification

Vehicle identification number

The vehicle identification number (vin) is the legal identifier for your vehicle. This is the primary identification number for your toyota. It is used in registering the ownership of your vehicle.

This number is stamped on the top left of the instrument panel.


On some models, this number is stamped under the right-hand front seat.


This number is also on the certification label.


Engine number

The engine number is stamped on the engine block as shown. 

Engine

Toyota RAV4. Engine


Fuel

Toyota RAV4. Fuel


Lubrication system

Toyota RAV4. Lubrication system


*: The engine oil capacity is a reference quantity to be used when changing the engine oil. Warm up and turn off the engine, wait more than 5 minutes, and check the oil level on the dipstick.

Engine oil selection

“Toyota genuine motor oil” is used in your toyota vehicle. Use toyota approved “toyota genuine motor oil” or equivalent to satisfy the following grade and viscosity.

Oil grade: ilsac gf-5 multigrade engine oil

Recommended viscosity: sae 0w-20

Sae 0w-20 is the best choice for good fuel economy and good starting in cold weather.

If sae 0w-20 is not available, sae 5w-20 oil may be used.

However, it must be replaced with sae 0w-20 at the next oil change.


Oil viscosity (0w-20 is explained here as an example):

How to read oil container label: the international lubricant specification advisory committee (ilsac) certification mark is added to some oil containers to help you select the oil you should use.


Cooling system

Toyota RAV4. Cooling system


Ignition system

Toyota RAV4. Ignition system


Notice

Iridium-tipped spark plugs

Use only iridium-tipped spark plugs. Do not adjust the spark plug gap.

Electrical system

Toyota RAV4. Electrical system


Rear differential (awd models)

Toyota RAV4. Rear differential (awd models)


Your toyota vehicle is filled with “toyota genuine differential gear oil” at the factory.

Use toyota approved “toyota genuine differential gear oil” or an equivalent of matching quality to satisfy the above specification. Please contact your toyota dealer for further details.

Automatic transaxle

Toyota RAV4. Automatic transaxle


*: The fluid capacity is the quantity of reference.

If replacement is necessary, contact your toyota dealer.

Notice

Automatic transmission fluid type

Using transmission fluid other than “toyota genuine atf ws” may cause deterioration in shift quality, locking up of your transmission accompanied by vibration, and ultimately damage the transmission of your vehicle.

Transfer (awd models)

Toyota RAV4. Transfer (awd models)


Your toyota vehicle is filled with “toyota genuine differential gear oil” at the factory.

Use toyota approved “toyota genuine differential gear oil” or an equivalent of matching quality to satisfy the above specification. Please contact your toyota dealer for further details.

Brakes

Toyota RAV4. Brakes


*1: Minimum pedal clearance when depressed with a force of 110 lbf (490 n, 50 kgf) while the engine is operating.

*2: Parking brake lever travel when pulled up with a force of 45 lbf (200 n, 20 kgf)

Steering

Toyota RAV4. Steering


Tires and wheels

17-Inch tires

Toyota RAV4. 17-Inch tires


18-Inch tires

Toyota RAV4. 18-Inch tires


Compact spare tire (if equipped)

Toyota RAV4. Compact spare tire (if equipped)


Light bulbs

Toyota RAV4. Light bulbs


  1. Hb3 halogen bulbs
  2. H16 halogen bulbs
  3. Wedge base bulbs (amber)
  4. Wedge base bulbs (clear)
  5. Double end bulbs

*: If equipped

Specifications
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Fuel information
You must only use unleaded gasoline in your vehicle. Select octane rating 87 (research octane number 91) or higher. Use of unleaded gasoline with an octane rating lower than 87 may result in en ...

Other materials:

Shift solenoid "d" control circuit
Description Shifting from 1st to o/d is performed in combination with the on and off operation of the shift solenoid valves sl1 and sl2, which are controlled by the ecm. If an open or short circuit occurs in any of the shift solenoid valves, the ecm controls the remaining normal shift sol ...

Dtc check / clear
Check dtc (when using intelligent tester) Connect the intelligent tester (with can vim) to the dlc3. Turn the ignition switch on. Turn the tester on. Read the dtcs by following the prompts on the tester screen. Hint: Refer to the intelligent tester operator's manual for furth ...

Rear differential carrier assembly
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