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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Toyota RAV4 AUTOMOBILES

Toyota -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> 2001-06 RAV4 -> Fuel System Pressure Relief -> Models Less Union Bolt Fuel Line Connection -> Models w/Union Bolt Fuel Line Connection -> Removal & Installation
Vehicle: 2006 Toyota RAV4 2.4 L4 GAS

Fuel System Pressure Relief

Models w/Union Bolt Fuel Line Connection
  • Obtain the vehicle owners radio theft protection code prior to disconnecting the battery ground cable, if equipped.
  • Disconnect the battery ground cable.
  • Remove the fuel fill cap to release fuel tank pressure.
  • Place a shop towel over the union bolt at top of fuel filter. Slowly loosen the union bolt allowing fuel pressure to bleed down.
  • Whenever the union bolt is loosened to relieve fuel system pressure, always replace the bolt gasket.
Models Less Union Bolt Fuel Line Connection
  • Obtain the vehicle owners radio theft protec...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Toyota RAV4 AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Toyota RAV4 Limited 3.5 V6 GAS

  • Place vehicle in neutral.
  • Release parking brake.
  • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
  • Remove two bolts and two adjusting washers and disconnect driveline with center bearing shaft.Do not exert excessive force on universal joint when removing driveline assembly.
  • Place reference mark on driveline and differential flange. Paint is recommended for match marks. Never damage rear driveline shaft differential flange.
  • Remove bolts, nuts, and washers f...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Toyota RAV4 AUTOMOBILES

Component Replacement -> Installation -> Removal -> TPMS ECU -> TPMS Pressure Warning Valve & Transmitter -> TPMS Receiver
Vehicle: 2006 Toyota RAV4 2.4 L4 GAS

TPMS Pressure Warning Valve & Transmitter

If installing a replacement tire pressure warning valve and transmitter, note the identification number for use during registration. Refer to the Registration under the "Relearn Procedures."

Removal
  • Loosen the wheel lug nuts.
  • Raise and support vehicle with jack stands.
  • Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
  • Remove the tire valve stem cap, then the valve stem core and allow the tire to deflate, Fig. .
  • Remove the nut retaining the tire pressure warning valve and transmitter to the wheel assembly, then drop the transmitter inside the tire.
  • Using a...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Toyota RAV4 AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Toyota RAV4 Sport 3.5 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect both battery cables. After removing battery ground cable wait 90 seconds to prevent air bag and seat belt pretensioner activation.
  • Remove battery hold-down bracket nuts and remove battery.
  • Remove engine electrical wiring harness clamps.
  • Remove bolts securing battery bracket.
  • Remove bolts securing battery bracket reinforcement.
  • Disconnect S-terminal connector f...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Toyota RAV4 AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Toyota -> 2006-09 RAV4
Vehicle: 2006 Toyota RAV4 Limited 3.5 V6 GAS

The cabin air filter should be replaced every 36 months or 30,000 miles. The filter should be replaced more often if air flow is less than normal.

  • Open the glove compartment, then slide off damper rod, Fig. .
  • Push inward on each side of glove compartment to disconnect claws, Fig. .
  • Remove the cabin air filter cover, Fig. .
  • Remove th...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Toyota RAV4 AUTOMOBILES

Toyota -> Low Coolant Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2006 Toyota RAV4 2.4 L4 GAS

This lamp will be illuminated when the coolant level in the radiator drops below a pre-determined point. To reset the lamp, bring the c...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Toyota RAV4 AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Toyota RAV4 Limited 3.5 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect cable from negative battery terminal.
  • Remove radiator support opening cover.
  • Remove battery clamp.
  • Remove battery.
  • Remove engine cover assembly.
  • Drain engine coolant into a suitable container.
  • Remove radiator grille subassembly.
  • Disconnect hood lock switch connector.
  • Disconnect water bypass hose from radiator reservoir.
  • Disconnect water bypass hose from radiator.
  • Disconnect water bypass pipe from radiator hose.
  • Remove water bypass pipe.
  • Disconnect fan motor connectors from fan motors.
  • De...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Toyota RAV4 AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Toyota RAV4 Limited 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Rotate or lift the belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from dr...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2006 Toyota RAV4 AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2006 Toyota RAV4 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Engine Compartment And Instrument Panel Diagram for 2006 Toyota RAV4 Limited 3.5 V6 GASEngine Compartment And Instrument Panel Diagram for 2006 Toyota RAV4 Limited 3.5 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Condenser
  • Ambient Temperature Sensor
  • A/C Compressor
  • Electronic Control Module
  • Blower Unit
  • Engine Compartment And Air Bag Sensors Diagram for 2006 Toyota RAV4 Sport 3.5 V6 GASEngine Compartment And Air Bag Sensors Diagram for 2006 Toyota RAV4 Sport 3.5 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Electronic Control Module
  • Air Bag Sensor
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2006 Toyota RAV4 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2006 Toyota RAV4 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2006 Toyota RAV4 Sport 3.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Toyota RAV4 Sport 3.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Security Indicator
  • Transponder Key Coil
  • 2006 Toyota RAV4  3.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Toyota RAV4 3.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Drivers Buckle Switch
  • Airbag Sensor Assembly
  • Airbag Squib
  • Left Front Airbag Sensor
  • Left Pretensioner
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2006 Toyota RAV4 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2006 Toyota RAV4 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Intermittent No Crank/No Start
    Vehicle: 2006 Toyota RAV4 Sport 3.5 V6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Erratic Operation
  • Auto Systems:
  • Starting, Charging, Battery
  • Document: BRAKE BOOSTER RATTLE/BUZZ NOISE
    Vehicle: 2006 Toyota RAV4 Sport 3.5 V6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Noise
  • Auto Systems:
  • Brakes, Power Brakes, Traction Control
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2006 Toyota RAV4 AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2006 Toyota RAV4 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 2006 Toyota RAV4 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 2006 Toyota RAV4 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 2006 Toyota RAV4 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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