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Toyota RAV4 Service Manual: Cooling fan system

Parts location

Toyota RAV4. Parts location


System diagram

Toyota RAV4. System diagram


On-vehicle inspection

Hint:

It is normal for the cooling fan to sometimes rotate when the ignition switch is turned from acc to on.

  1. Check cooling fan operation at low temperatures (below 94°c (201°f))

Toyota RAV4. Check cooling fan operation at low temperatures (below 94°c (201°f))


  1. Turn the ignition switch on with the a/c switch off.
  2. Check that the cooling fan stops.

    If it does not, check the cooling fan relays and engine coolant temperature sensor, and then check for disconnection of the connector or a wire break between the cooling fan relay and engine coolant temperature sensor.

  3. Disconnect the engine coolant temperature sensor connector.

Toyota RAV4. Check cooling fan operation at low temperatures (below 94°c (201°f))


  1. Check that the cooling fan rotates.

    If it does not, check the fuses, cooling fan relays, ecm and cooling fan, and then check for an open circuit between the cooling fan relay and engine coolant temperature sensor.

  2. Reconnect the engine coolant temperature sensor connector.

Toyota RAV4. Check cooling fan operation at low temperatures (below 94°c (201°f))


  1. Check cooling fan operation at high temperatures (above 96°c (205°f))

  1. Start the engine, and then raise the coolant temperature to above 96°c (205°f).

Hint:

Coolant temperature is the value detected by the engine coolant temperature sensor on the cylinder head.

  1. Check that the a/c switch is off.
  2. Check that the cooling fan rotates.

    If it does not, check the engine coolant temperature sensor, cooling fan, harness or connector.

Toyota RAV4. Check cooling fan operation at high temperatures (above 96°c (205°f))


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 ...

Coolant
Replacement Remove no. 1 Engine under cover Drain engine coolant Loosen the radiator drain cock plug. Hint: Collect the coolant in a container and dispose of it according to the regul ...

Other materials:

Downhill assist control indicator light remains on
Description When the downhill assist control switch is pushed on, the downhill assist control function is available and the downhill assist control indicator light illuminates. Hint: Even if the downhill assist control switch is pressed, the downhill assist control indicator light will blink ...

Terminals of ecu
Check transponder key amplifier Disconnect the e5 amplifier connector. Measure the resistance of the wire harness side connector. If the result is not as specified, there may be a malfunction in the wire harness. Reconnect the e5 amplifier connector. Measure the resist ...

Ambient temperature sensor circuit
Description The ambient temperature sensor is installed in the front part of the condenser to detect the ambient temperature and control the air conditioner. The sensor is connected to the combination meter and detects fluctuations in the ambient temperature. This data is used for contr ...

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