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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:

Reassembly
Install evaporator temperature sensor Notice: If reusing the evaporator, do not insert the sensor to a location where the sensor was previously inserted. Insert the sensor within range c shown in the illustration. Install the evaporator temperature sensor as shown in the illustrati ...

Steering column assembly
Components Removal Caution: Some of these service operations affect the srs airbag system. Read the precautionary notices concerning the srs airbag system before servicing the steering column (see page rs-1). Place front wheels facing straight ahead Disconnect cab ...

Cooling system
On-vehicle inspection Check cooling system for leaks Remove the radiator reservoir cap. Caution: To avoid the danger of being burned, do not remove the radiator reservoir cap while the engine and radiator are still hot. Thermal expansion will cause hot engine coolant and steam to b ...

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