Toyota PAB4-Toyota RAV4
1. Operation of the car
2. Maintenance
   General information on operational materials and adjusting data
   Volumes and frequency of maintenance
   Check of levels of operational liquids
   Survey of tires and check of pressure of air
   Replacement of engine oil and oil filter
   Check and replacement of rubber tapes of brushes of a screen wiper
   Check and adjustment of a free wheeling of a pedal of coupling
   Check, service and charging of the rechargeable battery
   Check, adjustment of a tension and replacement of a poliklinovy belt of the drive of hinged units
      Check of a tension of a belt
      Adjustment of a tension of a belt
      Replacement of a belt
      Replacement of the mechanism of a tension of a poliklinovy belt on cars since 2001
   Check and replacement of hoses in a motor compartment
   Shift of wheels
   Check of a condition of seat belts
   Check of a condition of brakes (each 24 000 km or 12 months)
   Replacement of the air filter
   Check of fuel system
   Check of level of oil in the mechanical transmission
   Check of level of oil in the transfer case of cars with the automatic transmission
   Check of a condition of a suspension bracket and steering
   Check of protective covers of power shafts
   Check of level of oil in reverse main gear on all-wheel drive cars
   Replacement of the filter of ventilation of salon on cars since 2001
   Replacement of brake fluid
   Replacement of the fuel filter on release cars till 2001
   Check and replacement of spark plugs
   Check and replacement of a cover and rotor of the distributor of ignition
   Replacement of cooling liquid and washing of the cooling system
   Check of system of regeneration of vapors of fuel
   Check of system of production of the fulfilled gases
   Replacement of oil and the filter in the automatic transmission
   Replacement of oil in the mechanical transmission
   Replacement of oil in the transfer case on all-wheel drive cars with the automatic transmission
   Replacement of oil in reverse main gear on all-wheel drive cars
   Check and replacement of the valve and hose of ventilation of a case (PCV)
   Check and adjustment of gaps in the drive of Valves
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
15. Electric equipment
Schemes of electric equipment


Toyota RAV4>> Maintenance>> Check, adjustment of a tension and replacement of a poliklinovy belt of the drive of hinged units>> Adjustment of a tension of a belt
Release cars till 2001

Fig. 2.14. An arrangement of bolts for adjustment of a tension of a poliklinovy belt on cars till 2001: And — models with the conditioner; In — models without conditioner; 1 – hinged bolt of fastening of the generator; 2 – adjusting bolt; 3 – the fixing bolt


For adjustment of a tension of a belt of the drive of the generator or the compressor of the conditioner weaken a hinged bolt of fastening of the generator and the fixing bolt (on models with the conditioner) or an adjusting bolt (on models without conditioner) an arm of the generator (fig. 2.14) .
On models with the conditioner rotate an adjusting bolt and measure a belt tension by one of above the listed methods. On models without conditioner mount take away the generator from an arm, adjust a tension of a belt and tighten the hinged and fixing bolts.
For adjustment of a tension of a belt of the drive of the pump of the amplifier of steering weaken the hinged and fixing bolts fixing the pump to an arm. Bringing or taking away the pump from an arm, adjust a tension of a belt and tighten the hinged and fixing bolts.
Release cars since 2001
The tension of a poliklinovy belt is automatically regulated by the tension mechanism loaded with a spring.