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 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)
      Disk brakes
      Back drum brakes
      Vacuum amplifier of brakes
      Parking brake
   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 of a condition of brakes (each 24 000 km or 12 months)>> Back drum brakes
For check of thickness of back brake shoes, without removing brake drums, remove rubber caps from the protection cover of a back brake and light

Fig. 2.20. An opening arrangement on the protection cover of the back brake closed by a rubber cap for survey of back brake shoes


small lamp through openings on brake shoes (fig. 2.20) . Visually determine thickness of brake shoes.
If it is visually difficult to determine thickness of brake shoes or there is a suspicion on an unsatisfactory condition of blocks, remove them for further survey.
Install the car on the firm horizontal platform.
Enclose under forward wheels an emphasis for prevention of swing of the car.
Weaken bolts of fastening of back wheels, lift a back part of the car and fix on supports. Remove back wheels.
Remove brake drums.
Measure by a caliper thickness of overlays of back brake shoes. If overlays of brake shoes are higher than heads of rivets on 1,6 mm, brake shoes are suitable for further operation, otherwise replace all four brake shoes in a set.
Replace brake shoes also in case overlays of blocks have cracks, are greased or polluted by brake fluid.
Check a condition of the returnable and holding springs of back brakes.
Turn off protective covers of working brake cylinders and check lack of leak of brake fluid. If under protective covers there is a brake fluid, replace working brake cylinders.
Check a condition of brake drums for lack of cracks, scratches, deep flutes and traces of an overheat. If defects cannot be eliminated, replace brake drums.
Install brake drums.
Establish wheels and lower the car.