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Toyota RAV4 Service Manual: Rear coil spring

Components

Toyota RAV4. Rear coil spring


Removal

Hint:

  1. Remove rear wheel

  2. Remove skid control sensor wire (for 2wd) (see page bc-198)

  3. Remove rear speed sensor lh (for 4wd) (see page bc-205)

  4. Disconnect no. 2 Parking brake cable assembly (see page pb-8)

  5. Disconnect rear stabilizer link assembly lh (see page sp-50)

  6. Disconnect rear suspension no. 2 Arm subassembly lh

Toyota RAV4. Disconnect rear suspension no. 2 Arm subassembly lh


  1. Loosen the bolt from the suspension member side.

Notice:

Do not remove the bolt and nut. Only loosen them.

Toyota RAV4. Disconnect rear suspension no. 2 Arm subassembly lh


  1. Support the no. 2 Suspension arm lh with a jack.

Notice:

Place a wooden or rubber block between the jack and arm.

Toyota RAV4. Disconnect rear suspension no. 2 Arm subassembly lh


  1. Remove the bolt and nut from the axle carrier side.
  2. Slowly lower the jack, and disconnect the no. 2 Suspension arm from the axle carrier.
  1. Remove rear coil spring insulator upper lh

  1. Remove the insulator upper from the coil spring.
  1. Remove rear coil spring lh

  1. Remove the coil spring from the suspension no. 2 Arm
  1. Remove rear coil spring insulator lower lh

  1. Remove the insulator lower from the suspension no. 2 Arm.

Installation

Hint:

  1. Install rear coil spring insulator lower lh

  1. Install the insulator lower to the suspension no. 2 Arm.
  1. Remove rear coil spring lh

  1. Install the coil spring to the suspension no. 2 Arm.
  1. Install rear coil spring insulator upper lh

  1. Align the stopper part of the insulator upper with the coil spring tip, and install the insulator upper.
  1. Temporarily install rear suspension no. 2 Arm assembly lh

Toyota RAV4. Temporarily install rear suspension no. 2 Arm assembly lh


  1. Slowly raise the suspension no. 2 Arm with a jack, and connect the suspension no. 2 Arm to the axle carrier.
  2. Install the bolt and nut.

Notice:

Install the arm so that the coil spring's distinguishing mark is on the outer side of the vehicle.

  1. Install rear stabilizer link assembly lh (see page sp-50)

  2. Connect no. 2 Parking brake cable assembly (see page pb-9)

  3. Install skid control sensor wire (for 2wd) (see page bc-201)

  4. Install rear speed sensor lh (for 4wd) (see page bc-206)

  5. Install rear wheel torque: 103 n*m (1,050 kgf*cm, 76 ft.*Lbf)

  6. Stabilize suspension (see page sp-37)

  7. Tighten rear suspension no. 2 Arm assembly lh (see page sp-46)

  8. Check speed sensor signal

  1. Check the speed sensor signal (see page bc-44).
  1. Inspect and adjust rear wheel alignment

  1. Inspect and adjust the rear wheel alignment (see page sp-7).
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