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Toyota RAV4 Service Manual: Removal

Hint:

Standard heating temperature


Notice:

Do not heat the vehicle body and moulding excessively.

  1. Remove front fender moulding subassembly lh

  1. Put protective tape around the moulding.
  2. Remove the 4 screws and detach the 2 clips.
  3. Using a moulding remover, detach the 9 clips and remove the moulding.

Notice:

Toyota RAV4. Remove front fender moulding subassembly lh


  1. Remove no. 2 Rear wheel opening extension lh

Toyota RAV4. Remove no. 2 Rear wheel opening extension lh


  1. Put protective tape around the moulding.
  2. Remove the screw.
  3. Using a clip remover, detach the 2 clips and remove the extension.

Notice:

  1. Remove no. 1 Rear wheel opening extension lh

Toyota RAV4. Remove no. 1 Rear wheel opening extension lh


  1. Put protective tape around the extension.
  2. Using a drill bit of less than ö 4 mm (0.16 In.), Drill out the 3 rivet flanges.

Hint:

Wind tape around the drill bit approximately 5 mm (0.20 In.) From the tip of the drill.

Notice:

  1. Continue drilling and push out the remaining rivet fragments using the drill.
  2. Using a vacuum cleaner, remove the rivet fragments and shavings from the drilled areas.
  3. Using a heat light, heat the extension and vehicle body.
  4. Cut the double-sided tape that holds the moulding to the vehicle body with a knife.

Notice:

  1. Using a moulding remover, detach the 5 clips and remove the extension.

Toyota RAV4. Remove no. 1 Rear wheel opening extension lh


  1. Remove rear quarter outside moulding lh

Toyota RAV4. Remove rear quarter outside moulding lh


  1. Put protective tape around the moulding.
  2. Using a drill bit of less than ö 4 mm (0.16 In.), Drill out the 3 rivet flanges.

Hint:

Wind tape around the drill bit approximately 5 mm (0.20 In.) From the tip of the drill.

Notice:

  1. Continue drilling and push out the remaining rivet fragments using the drill.
  2. Using a vacuum cleaner, remove the rivet fragments and shavings from the drilled areas.
  3. Using a heat light, heat the moulding and vehicle body.
  4. Using a moulding remover, detach the 5 clips and remove the moulding.

Notice:

Toyota RAV4. Remove rear quarter outside moulding lh


  1. Remove no. 2 Rocker panel moulding retainer lh

Toyota RAV4. Remove no. 2 Rocker panel moulding retainer lh


  1. Remove the 2 screws and retainer.
  1. Remove quarter opening retainer lh

Toyota RAV4. Remove quarter opening retainer lh


  1. Remove the 4 screws and retainer.
  1. Remove no. 1 Rocker panel moulding retainer lh

Toyota RAV4. Remove no. 1 Rocker panel moulding retainer lh


  1. Remove the 4 screws and 2 retainers.
Outside moulding
Components ...

Installation
Hint: Use the same procedures for the rh side and lh side. The procedures listed below are for the lh side. When installing the moulding, heat the vehicle body and moulding using a heat ligh ...

Other materials:

Check for intermittent problems
Hint: Inspect the vehicle's ecm using check mode. Intermittent problems are easier to detect with the intelligent tester when the ecm is in check mode. In check mode, the ecm uses 1 trip detection logic, which is more sensitive to malfunctions than normal mode (default), which uses 2 trip detec ...

Installing child restraints
Follow the child restraint system manufacturer’s instructions. Firmly secure child restraints to the seats using the latch anchors or a seat belt. Attach the top tether strap when installing a child restraint. The lap/shoulder belt can be used if your child restraint system is not compati ...

Removal
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. Remove steering column cover lower Detach the 4 claws, release the ...

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