Toyota RAV4 manuals

Toyota RAV4 Service Manual: Removal

  1. Disconnect cable from negative battery terminal

Caution:

Wait at least 90 seconds after disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) battery terminal to prevent airbag and seat belt pretensioner activation.

  1. Remove front fender liner lh

  1. Remove front fender liner lh
  2. Remove the screw, nut and bolt.
  3. W/ splash shield: remove the front fender splash shield lh.
  4. Partially remove the fender liner.

Toyota RAV4. Remove front fender liner lh


Hint:

It is not necessary to fully remove the fender liner.

Partially remove it so that the bumper cover can be removed later.

  1. Remove front fender liner rh

Hint:

Use the same procedures described for the lh side.

  1. Remove radiator support opening cover

Toyota RAV4. Remove radiator support opening cover


  1. Remove the 2 clips
  2. Partially remove the radiator support opening cover.

Hint:

it is not necessary to fully remove the radiator support opening cover. Partially remove it so that the bumper cover can be removed later.

  1. Remove radiator grille protector

Toyota RAV4. Remove radiator grille protector


  1. Remove the 2 radiator grille protectors.
  1. Remove front bumper cover

Toyota RAV4. Remove front bumper cover


  1. Remove the 8 screws.
  2. Apply protective tape under the front fender and headlight.
  3. Using a screwdriver, detach the 4 claws.

Hint:

Tape the screwdriver tip before use.

  1. W/ fog light: disconnect the 2 fog light connectors.

Toyota RAV4. Remove front bumper cover


  1. Using a clip remover, remove the hood cushion center.

Toyota RAV4. Remove front bumper cover


  1. Using a clip remover, remove the 4 clips and remove the front bumper cover.

Toyota RAV4. Remove front bumper cover


  1. Remove no. 2 Front bumper energy absorber

Toyota RAV4. Remove no. 2 Front bumper energy absorber


  1. Remove the absorber.
  1. Remove front bumper retainer

  1. Remove the bolt and retainer.

Toyota RAV4. Remove front bumper retainer


  1. Remove front bumper reinforcement subassembly

Toyota RAV4. Remove front bumper reinforcement subassembly


  1. Detach 5 clamps and remove the wire harness.
  2. Remove the 8 bolts and reinforcement.

Toyota RAV4. Remove front bumper reinforcement subassembly


  1. Remove front bumper side retainer lh

  1. Remove the bolt.
  2. Using a screwdriver, detach the clip and remove the bumper side retainer.

Hint:

Tape the screwdriver tip before use.

Toyota RAV4. Remove front bumper side retainer lh


  1. Remove front bumper side retainer lh

Hint:

Use the same procedures described for the lh side.

Components
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Disassembly
Remove radiator grille sub-assembly Remove the 4 bolts and 4 nuts. Detach the 6 claws and remove the radiator grille. Remove no. 1 Radiator grille lower Detach the 1 ...

Other materials:

Front axle hub
Components (2005/11-2006/01) Components (2006/01- ) On-vehicle inspection Check front axle hub bearing Remove the front wheel. Disconnect the front disc brake cylinder (see page br-40). Remove the front disc. Inspect the axle hub backlash. Using a dial indicator ...

Precaution
Caution: Replace the faulty parts of the seat belt systems (outer belt, inner belt, bolts, nuts, adjustable shoulder anchor, tether anchor hardware and other related parts). When inspecting a vehicle that was in a collision, be sure to check all of the seat belt systems regardless of whethe ...

Installation
Install water pump assembly Remove any old seal packing material from the contact surface. Apply a continuous line of seal packing as shown in the illustration. Seal packing: toyota genuine seal parking black, three bond 1207b or equivalent Standard seal diameter: 2.2 To 2. ...

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