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2008 Toyota RAV4 CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Toyota REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    Get Full Access Automotix DIY provides automotive consumers and do it yourselfers; the most comprehensive repair information about 2008 Toyota RAV4 car and truck repair procedures including Toyota engine diagrams, wiring diagrams, repair work estimating measures, technical service bulletins, auto body work guidance, starter & alternator replacement procedures, serpentine belt replacement procedures, radiator & hose replacement procedures, tune-up & drivability specifications, quick lube illustrations, preventive maintenance guide, engine light reset instructions, parts removal and install procedures, fuel filter replacement directions, component location diagrams, air filter locations & replacement instructions, a/c system specifications, and general auto service procedures. You don't have to be a car mechanic or technician to know how to fix your Toyota RAV4 automobile. Try the Automotix DIY solution today!
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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Toyota RAV4 AUTOMOBILES

    DRIVESHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 2008 Toyota RAV4 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 2008 Toyota RAV4 AUTOMOBILES

    Description
    Vehicle: 2008 Toyota RAV4 Sport 2.4 L4 GAS

    A tire pressure sensor and transmitter assembly is installed in each tire and wheel assembly. The sensor measures the tire pressure. The measured tire pressure and transmitter identification are transmitted as radio waves to the TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitor System) warning antenna and receiver on the body. From the receiver the signal is sent to the TPMS ECU (Electronic Control Uni...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Toyota RAV4 AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 2008 Toyota RAV4 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 2008 Toyota RAV4 AUTOMOBILES

    Cabin Air Filter Service -> Toyota -> 2006-09 RAV4
    Vehicle: 2008 Toyota RAV4 Limited 2.4 L4 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 2008 Toyota RAV4 AUTOMOBILES

    Toyota -> Low Coolant Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 2008 Toyota RAV4 Sport 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 2008 Toyota RAV4 AUTOMOBILES

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 2008 Toyota RAV4 Sport 2.4 L4 GAS

    Inlet

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
    • Reposition hose clamp at heater core.
    • Remove hose from heater core.
    • Reposition hose clamp at water outlet.
    • Remove hose from water outlet.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to install.

    Outlet

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
    • Reposition hose clamp a...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Toyota RAV4 AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 2008 Toyota RAV4 Sport 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 2008 Toyota RAV4 AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 2008 Toyota RAV4 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Instrument Panel Diagram for 2008 Toyota RAV4 Limited 2.4 L4 GASInstrument Panel Diagram for 2008 Toyota RAV4 Limited 2.4 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Control Switch
  • Stop Light Switch
  • Data Link Connector 3
  • Combination Meter Assembly
  • Engine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Toyota RAV4  3.5 V6 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Toyota RAV4 3.5 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Integration Relay
  • Horn Fuse
  • High Pitched Horn
  • Low Pitched Horn
  • Engine Room Number 1 Relay Block
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2008 Toyota RAV4 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2008 Toyota RAV4 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2008 Toyota RAV4 Sport 3.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Toyota RAV4 Sport 3.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Switch
  • Ignition Relay
  • A/F Relay
  • 2008 Toyota RAV4 Limited 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Toyota RAV4 Limited 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Deicer Relay
  • Front Wiper Deicer
  • Front Wiper Deicer Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2008 Toyota RAV4 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2008 Toyota RAV4 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Intermittent No Crank/No Start
    Vehicle: 2008 Toyota RAV4 Sport 3.5 V6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Erratic Operation
  • Auto Systems:
  • Starting, Charging, Battery
  • Document: Water Condensation Dripping from Headliner
    Vehicle: 2008 Toyota RAV4 Sport 3.5 V6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Leaks
  • Auto Systems:
  • Seats, Belts, Interior Trim, Carpets, Air Bags
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2008 Toyota RAV4 AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2008 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 2008 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 2008 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 2008 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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