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Toyota RAV4 Service Manual: On-vehicle inspection

  1. Inspect refrigerant pressure with manifold gauge set

  1. This method uses a manifold gauge set to locate problem areas. Read the manifold gauge pressure when these conditions are established. Test conditions:

Toyota RAV4. On-vehicle inspection


 Toyota RAV4. On-vehicle inspection


  1. Normally functioning refrigeration system

Gauge reading v

  1. The a/c system periodically changes between normal and improper function due to moisture in the refrigerant system.

Toyota RAV4. On-vehicle inspection


  1. The a/c system does not function effectively due to insufficient cooling.

Toyota RAV4. On-vehicle inspection


  1. The a/c system does not function effectively due to poor circulation of the refrigerant.

Toyota RAV4. Refrigerant


  1. The a/c system does not function intermittently because the refrigerant does not circulate.

Toyota RAV4. On-vehicle inspection


  1. The a/c system does not function effectively due to overcharged refrigerant or insufficient cooling of the condenser.

Toyota RAV4. On-vehicle inspection


  1. The a/c system does not function due to air in the refrigeration system.

Caution:

The low-pressure piping may be very hot and cause serious burns.

Toyota RAV4. On-vehicle inspection


  1. The a/c system does not function effectively due to an expansion valve malfunction.

Toyota RAV4. On-vehicle inspection


Toyota RAV4. On-vehicle inspection


  1. The a/c system does not function due to a defective compressor.

Toyota RAV4. On-vehicle inspection


Refrigerant
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Replacement
discharge refrigerant from refrigeration system Start up the engine. Turn the a/c switch on. Operate the cooler compressor with an engine speed of approximately 1,000 rpm for 5 to 6 min ...

Other materials:

Precaution
Handling precaution for cruise control system Turn the cruise control main switch off when not using the cruise control system. Be careful as the vehicle speed increases when driving downhill with the cruise control system on. The resume/accel operation changes according to the cr ...

Installation
Install air conditioner unit assembly Install the a/c unit with the bolt and nut. Torque: 9.8 N*m (100 kgf*cm, 7 ft.*Lbf) Install instrument panel reinforcement Install the instrument panel reinforcement with the 6 bolts. Torque: 20 n*m (204 kgf*cm, 15 ft.*Lbf) ...

Problem symptoms table (2006/01- )
Hint: Use the table below to help determine the cause of the problem symptom. The potential causes of the symptoms are listed in order of probability in the "suspected area" column of the table. Check each symptom by checking the suspected areas in the order they are listed. Replace p ...

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