Lexus RX400h, Hybrid 3 2006
Removal & Installation
Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
Drain the engine coolant.
Remove or disconnect the following:
Negative battery cable
Engine side covers
Right-hand front wheel
Engine splash shield
Right-hand front fender apron seal
Wiper arm and blade assembly
Top cowl ventilator louver assembly
Wiper motor and link assembly
Battery and battery tray
Air intake assembly
Brake master cylinder reservoir
Reservoir support bracket
Air cleaner support bracket
Engine moving control rod
Right-hand engine mount
Timing belt cover No.1 and 2
Timing belt guide
Timing belt idler sub-assembly No.1
Camshaft timing pulley
Timing belt cover No.3
Timing belt idler sub-assembly No.2
Installation is the reverse order of removal. Tighten the water pump with a new gasket to 71 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
Refill the coolant to the correct level.
Start the engine and check for leaks.
If necessary, perform the initialization procedure, as outlined in the Chassis Electrical System.