Question about 1997 Toyota RAV4
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Posted on Dec 15, 2009
Hi first you will a spark plug spanner make sure you have the correct replacements ready before fitting them check the plug gap is correct you check these with a set of feeler gauges now your ready so as not to mix up your ht leads do them one at a time
Posted on Nov 17, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: rav4 gear problem
You need a new 5th gear- luckily this is easy to replace- I did it myself following online directions for 5th gear replacement. The 5th gear is not in the box with the other gears- its off to the side so you can access it very easily by removing the left front wheel. Just don't let the idler assembly come apart, lots of tiny parts and springs...
The 5th gear can ware out prematurely if you rest your hand on the shifter- do not rest your hand on the shifter in the future.
Posted on Feb 18, 2009
Go to the dealer and get the recommended plugs. The litttle boxes are actually coil packs; carefully disconnect electrical connector, remove bolt(s), twist coil pack left and right and pull it off the plug. Unscrew plug with proper socket then remove. You may need a piece of vacuum hose to install the new ones. Put hose snugly over the plug and carefully start to thread it in. Also put on a little anti sieze compound on the plug's threading before installation. Ask for any other help.
Posted on Jun 12, 2009
pop the spark plug wires out of the engine, get a pretty long extension and the right size socket, and untwist them out, replace, (make sure if the new plugs need to be gapped, you do so properly, this will save you on mpg and spark plug life) and put it back together making sure you put the wires back in the same order you took them out! Good luck and please rate me!
Posted on Mar 12, 2010
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