Toyota RAV4 manuals

Toyota RAV4 Owners Manual: Wheels

If a wheel is bent, cracked or heavily corroded, it should be replaced. Otherwise, the tire may separate from the wheel or cause a loss of handling control.

Wheel selection

When replacing wheels, care should be taken to ensure that they are equivalent to those removed in load capacity, diameter, rim width and inset*.

Replacement wheels are available at your toyota dealer.

*: Conventionally referred to as “offset”.

Toyota does not recommend using the following:

Aluminum wheel precautions

When replacing wheels (vehicles with the tire pressure warning system)

The wheels of your vehicle are equipped with tire pressure warning valves and transmitters that allow the tire pressure warning system to provide advance warning in the event of a loss in tire inflation pressure.

Whenever wheels are replaced, tire pressure warning valves and transmitters must be installed.

Caution

When replacing wheels

When installing the wheel nuts

Use of defective wheels prohibited

Do not use cracked or deformed wheels.

Doing so could cause the tire to leak air during driving, possibly causing an accident.

Notice

Replacing tire pressure warning valves and transmitters (vehicles with the tire pressure warning system)

Tire inflation pressure
Tire inflation pressure The recommended cold tire inflation pressure and tire size are displayed on the tire and loading information label. Inspection and adjustment procedure Tire valve ...

Air conditioning filter
The air conditioning filter must be changed regularly to maintain air conditioning efficiency. Removal method Vehicles without a smart key system: turn the engine switch to the “lock” posi ...

Other materials:

Replacement
discharge refrigerant from refrigeration system Start up the engine. Turn the a/c switch on. Operate the cooler compressor with an engine speed of approximately 1,000 rpm for 5 to 6 minutes to circulate the refrigerant and collect the compressor oil remaining in each component int ...

Front airbag sensor
Components On-vehicle inspection Check front airbag sensor (vehicle not involved in collision and airbag not deployed) Perform a diagnostic system check (see page rs- 49). Check front airbag sensor (vehicle involved in collision and airbag has not deployed) Perfo ...

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 fan and generator v belt Remove the belt (see page em-6). ...

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