Toyota RAV4 manuals

Toyota RAV4 Service Manual: Reassembly (2006/01- )

  1. Install drive shaft bearing case subassembly (for rh)

Toyota RAV4. Install drive shaft bearing case subassembly (for rh)


  1. Install the bearing snap ring.
  2. Using sst and a press, press in the drive shaft bearing case to the inboard joint rh.

Sst 09527-10011, 09710-04081

Notice:

The bearing should be installed completely.

Toyota RAV4. Install drive shaft bearing case subassembly (for rh)


  1. Using a snap ring expander, install a new snap ring.
  1. Install front drive shaft dust cover (for rh)

Toyota RAV4. Install front drive shaft dust cover (for rh)


  1. Using sst and a press, press in a new drive shaft dust cover.

Sst 09726-40010, 09527-10011

Standard dust cover depth:: 1 mm (0.04 In.)

Notice:

Be careful not to damage the dust cover.

  1. Install front drive shaft dust cover rh

  1. Using sst and a press, press in a new drive shaft dust cover until the distance from the tip of the center drive shaft to the drive shaft dust cover reaches the specification, as shown in the illustration.

Toyota RAV4. Install front drive shaft dust cover rh


Sst 09527-10011

Standard distance


Notice:

Be careful not to damage the dust cover.

  1. Install front drive shaft dust cover lh

Toyota RAV4. Install front drive shaft dust cover lh


  1. Using sst and a press, press in a new drive shaft dust cover.

Sst 09527-10011

Notice:

  1. Install front drive shaft hole snap ring lh

  1. Install a new hole snap ring.
  1. Install front axle outboard joint boot

Toyota RAV4. Install front axle outboard joint boot


Hint:

Before installing the boots, wrap the spline of the drive shaft with vinyl tape to prevent the boots from being damaged.

  1. Install new parts to the outboard joint shaft in the following order.
  1. Outboard joint boot no. 2 Clamp
  2. Outboard joint boot
  3. Outboard joint boot clamp
  1. Pack the outboard joint shaft and boot with grease from the boot kit.

Standard grease capacity


  1. Install front axle outboard joint boot no. 2 Clamp

Toyota RAV4. Install front axle outboard joint boot no. 2 Clamp


Caution:

Wear protective gloves while performing the operation and be careful to avoid cutting your hands or other body parts.

  1. Install a new boot clamp to the outboard joint boot and temporarily bend the lever.

Notice:

Toyota RAV4. Install front axle outboard joint boot no. 2 Clamp


  1. With the joint on the working surface, use your body weight to press down on the joint with one hand.

    Then, roll the joint forward, as shown in the illustration, and press the lever in until a "click" sound is heard.

Notice:

Toyota RAV4. Install front axle outboard joint boot no. 2 Clamp


  1. Using a plastic-faced hammer, fix the buckle into place by tapping it. At the same time, use the plastic-faced hammer to adjust the lift of the lever so that the gaps between the buckle flange and lever end flange become even.

Notice:

Do not damage the boot.

  1. Install front axle outboard joint boot clamp

Toyota RAV4. Install front axle outboard joint boot clamp


Caution:

Wear protective gloves while performing the operation and be careful to avoid cutting your hands or other body parts.

  1. Install a new boot clamp to the outboard joint boot and temporarily bend the lever.

Notice:

When temporarily bending the lever, make sure not to deform the band and lever.

Toyota RAV4. Install front axle outboard joint boot clamp


  1. Using water pump pliers, temporarily lock the boot clamp by clamping it down until a "click" sound is heard.

Toyota RAV4. Install front axle outboard joint boot clamp


  1. Using a plastic-faced hammer, fix the buckle into place by tapping it. At the same time, use the plastic-faced hammer to adjust the lift of the lever so that the gaps between the buckle flange and lever end flange become even.

Notice:

Do not strike the drive shaft forcefully with the plastic-faced hammer.

  1. Install front drive shaft damper lh (for lh)

Toyota RAV4. Install front drive shaft damper lh (for lh)


  1. Install a new drive shaft damper clamp and the drive shaft damper to the drive shaft.

Hint:

Install the damper clamp to outboard joint side.

  1. Set the distance, as described below.

Standard distance: 161 to 165 mm (6.339 To 6.496 In.)

  1. Install front drive shaft damper clamp lh (for lh)

Toyota RAV4. Install front drive shaft damper clamp lh (for lh)


  1. Hold the front drive shaft lightly in a soft vise.
  2. Install the drive shaft damper clamp to the damper.

Notice:

Be sure to install the clamp in the correct position.

  1. One touch type: using a screwdriver, install the drive shaft damper clamp, as shown in the illustration.
  2. Claw engagement type: using needle-nose pliers, install the drive shaft damper clamp, as shown in the illustration.
  1. Install front drive inboard joint assembly lh

  1. Wrap the spline of the outboard joint shaft with vinyl tape to prevent the boots from being damaged.
  2. Install new parts to the outboard joint shaft in the following order.
  1. Inboard joint boot clamp
  2. Inboard joint boot no. 2 Clamp
  3. Inboard joint boot

Toyota RAV4. Install front drive inboard joint assembly lh


  1. Place the beveled side of the tripod axial spline toward the outboard joint.
  2. Align the matchmarks placed before removal.
  3. Using a brass bar and hammer, tap the tripod joint onto the drive shaft.

Notice:

  1. Pack the inboard joint shaft and boot with grease from the boot kit.

Standard grease capacity: 175 to 185 g (6.2 To 6.5 Oz.)

  1. Using a snap ring expander, install a new shaft snap ring.
  2. Align the matchmarks, and install the inboard joint to the outboard joint shaft.

Toyota RAV4. Install front drive inboard joint assembly lh


  1. Install front drive inboard joint assembly rh

Hint:

Use the same procedures described for the lh side.

  1. Install front axle inboard joint boot

  1. Install the inboard joint boot to the inboard joint.
  1. Install front axle inboard joint boot clamp

Toyota RAV4. Install front axle inboard joint boot clamp


  1. One touch type: using a screwdriver, install the inboard joint boot clamp, as shown in the illustration.

Notice:

Be careful not to damage the boot.

  1. Claw engagement type: using needle-nose pliers, install the inboard joint boot clamp, as shown in the illustration.

Notice:

Be careful not to damage the boot.

  1. Install front axle inboard joint boot no. 2 Clamp

Toyota RAV4. Install front axle inboard joint boot no. 2 Clamp


  1. One touch type: using a screwdriver, install the no. 2 Inboard joint boot clamp, as shown in the illustration.

Notice:

Be careful not to damage the boot.

  1. Claw engagement type: using needle-nose pliers, install the no. 2 Inboard joint boot clamp, as shown in the illustration.

Notice:

Be careful not to damage the boot.

  1. Inspect front drive shaft

Toyota RAV4. Inspect front drive shaft


  1. Check that there is no severe play in the radial direction of the outboard joint.
  2. Check that the inboard joint slides smoothly in the thrust direction.
  3. Check that there is no severe play in the radial direction of the inboard joint.

Toyota RAV4. Inspect front drive shaft


  1. Check the boots for damage.

Notice:

Keep the drive shaft assembly level during inspection.

Hint

For dimension (a), refer to the following values.

Standard reference value


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