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Toyota RAV4 Service Manual: Solar sensor (for automatic air conditioning system)

Toyota RAV4 Service Manual / Air conditioning / Solar sensor (for automatic air conditioning system)


Toyota RAV4. Solar sensor (for automatic air conditioning system)


  1. Disconnect cable from negative battery terminal


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

  1. Remove solar sensor

Toyota RAV4. Remove solar sensor

  1. Using a screwdriver, pull out the solar sensor, then disconnect the connector.


Tape the screwdriver tip before use.


  1. Inspect solar sensor

Toyota RAV4. Inspect solar sensor

  1. Using an ohmmeter, connect the positive lead to terminal 2 and the negative lead to terminal 1, then measure the resistance between the terminals.

Standard resistance


The connection procedure for using a digital tester such as a toyota electrical tester is shown above. When using an analog tester, connect the positive (+) lead to terminal 1 and the negative (-) lead to terminal 2 of the a/c solar sensor.


If the result is not as specified, replace the solar sensor.


  1. Install solar sensor

  1. Connect the connector, and then push in the solar sensor.
  1. Connect cable to negative battery terminal

  2. Check srs warning light

  1. Check the srs warning light (see page rs-37).
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