RAV4 PAB4-Toyota Toyota
1. Car operation
2. Maintenance
3. Engines
4. Cooling and conditioning systems
5. Fuel system and system of production of the fulfilled gases
6. Ignition system
7. The monitoring system and decrease in toxicity of the fulfilled gases
8. Coupling
9. Transmission
10. Driveshaft and shaft of a drive of driving wheels
11. Brake system
12. Suspension bracket
13. Steering and running gear
   General information
   Technical characteristics
   Removal and installation of a steering wheel with a safety cushion
   Removal and installation of a steering column
   Removal and installation of tips of steering drafts
   Replacement of covers of the steering mechanism
   Removal and installation of the steering mechanism
   Removal and installation of the pump of the amplifier of a steering
   Pumping of hydraulic system of the amplifier of a steering
   Replacement of bolts of fastening of a wheel
   Wheels and tires
14. Body
15. Electric equipment
Electric equipment schemes




Toyota RAV4>> Steering and running gear>> Removal and installation of a steering wheel with a safety cushion
       PREVENTION
Cars are equipped with the systems of safety (SRS) including safety cushions and natyazhitel of seat belts. Before work about sensors of blow, the dashboard and a steering column disconnect at first negative, and then positive the plug from the storage battery and wait for 2 minutes. It will exclude unauthorized disclosure of safety cushions and operation of natyazhitel of seat belts which can put injuries.

Removal of a steering wheel make as follows:
Switch off ignition, disconnect a "weight" wire from the storage battery and wait for 2 mines before carrying out further work.
Establish wheels for movement directly.
On models 1996 and 1997 of years release clamps on each side and remove the central slip from a steering wheel.

Fig. 13.1. Weakening of the screw of fastening of a safety cushion to a steering wheel


On models since 1998 weaken the screws, fixing a safety cushion to a steering wheel and located on each side from the back party of a steering wheel (fig. 13.1) .
Weaken each screw until the ledge on the screw does not leave a casing.

Fig. 13.2. A detachment of the electric socket of a safety cushion on models since 1998


Incline back a safety cushion (fig. 13.2) , disconnect the electric socket and remove a safety cushion.
Arrange a pillow in a safe place a bag up.

Fig. 13.3. Arrangement of electric sockets of a sound signal and switch cruise control


Disconnect the electric socket of a sound signal and, at existence, from the switch cruise control (fig. 13.3) .
Turn out a nut of fastening of a steering wheel.
With chalk, marker or paint put combination labels on a steering wheel and an end face of a steering shaft. Labels are necessary for repeated installation of a steering wheel in former situation.

Fig. 13.4. Stripper use for removal of a steering wheel


Stripper remove a steering wheel from a shaft (fig. 13.4) .

       PREVENTION
Do not knock on a shaft or a steering wheel at removal of a steering wheel. Also do not turn a steering shaft at the removed steering wheel, otherwise the spiral wire of a safety cushion will be расцентрирован and can be broken at installation of a steering wheel.


Fig. 13.5. An arrangement of clips (1) fastening of a spiral wire of a safety cushion on models since 2001


If it is necessary to remove a spiral wire of a safety cushion, disconnect the electric socket, then turn out 4 screws (on models till 2001) or release 3 clips (on models since 2001) and separate it from the combined switch (fig. 13.5) .
Installation of a steering wheel make as follows:
Be convinced that forward wheels are established for movement directly, then center a spiral wire of a safety cushion.

Fig. 13.6. Combination of labels (1) at a centering of a spiral wire of a safety cushion


Turn the plug of a spiral wire counter-clockwise against the stop, thus do not make big effort as the wire can be broken off. Turn the plug of a spiral wire clockwise on 2,5 turns and combine the labels shown on fig. 13.6 .
Establish a steering wheel, having combined the labels put before removal. Fix a steering wheel a nut, having tightened it the moment given in specifications.
Connect the electric socket of a sound signal and, at existence, the switch cruise control (see fig. 13.3 ).
Connect the electric socket of a safety cushion. Check that the electric socket of a safety cushion is correctly placed and wires are placed freely, then establish a safety cushion on a steering wheel and fix it screws.
Connect a "weight" wire to the storage battery.