Device and repair of Toyota RAV4 SUVs (Toyota RAV) - Removal and installation of a cowl-//

Toyota PAB4-Toyota RAV4
1. Operation of the car
2. Maintenance
3. Engines
4. Cooling systems and conditioning
5. Fuel system and system of production of the fulfilled gases
6. System of ignition
7. The control system and decrease in toxicity of the fulfilled gases
8. Coupling
9. Transmission
10. Driveshaft and shaft of the drive of driving wheels
11. Brake system
12. Suspension bracket
13. Steering and running gear
14. Body
   General information
   Care of a body
   Care of an upholstery and rugs
   Repair of insignificant damages of a body
   Repair of considerable damages of a body
   Service of hinges and locks
   Recommendations about replacement of a windshield and motionless glasses
   Removal and installation of a cowl
   Lock and cable of opening of the lock of a cowl
   Removal and installation of bumpers
   Removal and installation of forward wings
   Removal and installation of facing of the Radiator
   Removal and installation of the deflector of a ventilating grate
   Removal and installation of an upholstery of doors
   Doors
   Removal and installation of glasses of doors
   Removal and installation of window regulators
   Removal and installation of an external rear-view mirror
   Removal and installation of an internal rear-view mirror
   Door of the luggage compartment
   Removal and installation of the central console
   Removal and installation of elements of finishing of the dashboard
   Removal and installation of casings of a steering column
   Removal and installation of the dashboard
   Removal and installation of seats
   Adjustment of the lifting and movable panel of a roof
15. Electric equipment
Schemes of electric equipment


Toyota RAV4>> Body>> Removal and installation of a cowl
You carry out removal of a cowl as follows:
Open a cowl and enclose pure rags under its corners to protect a paint and varnish covering of the car at removal of a cowl.
Disconnect a hose and electric sockets from a washer nozzle.
Tie a thin long cord to a hose and the electric socket.
Extend an electrical wiring and a hose from a cowl, untie from them a cord, leave it in a cowl. Further the cord will be required for installation in a cowl of an electrical wiring and a hose.

Fig. 14.1. Arrangement of bolts of fastening of the hinge of a cowl


Marker note position of hinges on a cowl (fig. 14.1) .
Ask the assistant to support a cowl in open situation, turn out bolts of fastening of the left and right hinges of a cowl and, being careful, remove a cowl.
You make installation of a cowl in the sequence, the return to removal, taking into account the following:
With two assistants establish a cowl and twirl by hand bolts of fastening of hinges of a cowl.
Level cowl hinges according to earlier made tags and tighten bolts of fastening of a cowl.
You make adjustment of a cowl as follows:
Close a cowl and check its provision of rather adjacent surfaces. For adjustment weaken bolts of fastening of loops of a cowl and, moving a cowl, adjust its situation.
After adjustment tighten bolts of fastening of loops of a cowl.

       NOTE
It must be kept in mind that the bolts established at the plant do not allow to carry out adjustment therefore for performance of adjustment replace these bolts standard with flat lock washers.

Marker note position of hinges on a cowl to have an idea on what distance to move a cowl.
After adjustment close a cowl and check its provision of rather adjacent surfaces.
For adjustment of a forward part of a cowl on height, and also for adjustment of gaps between a forward part of a cowl and wings it is possible to change position of the lock of a cowl.

Fig. 14.2. Arrangement of bolts of fastening of the lock of a cowl


Marker note the provision of bolts of fastening of the lock of a cowl (fig. 14.2) . Weaken bolts and, moving the lock, install it in situation at which gaps between a forward part of a cowl and wings will be identical and uniform on all length.
After adjustment tighten bolts of fastening of the lock of a cowl.       
You carry out adjustment of height of installation of a forward part of a cowl, rolling or turning out the rubber emphasis located on each side on the forward cross panel on models till 2001 and in a forward part of a cowl on models since 2001 and also adjustment of position of the lock of a cowl. For increase in height of installation of a cowl rotate a rubber emphasis clockwise, and for reduction — counterclockwise.