RX300 1999

Exhaust System

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Catalytic Converter



Removal & Installation

At this time the manufacturer does not provide removal and installation procedures for this component. The following procedure is a guideline and may differ from the vehicle you are servicing.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
    NOTE
    If working near and/or around the SRS system and components, be sure to disable the SRS system.

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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    NOTE
    When disconnecting the cable be sure that the ignition switch and headlight switches are off.


    NOTE
    When disconnecting the cable, certain systems will have to be initialized after reconnecting the cable. These systems are adaptive front lighting system, power window control system, power back door system, SRS system, audio system, sliding roof system and certain DTC codes. Be sure to write down any important information before disconnecting the cable. The Toyota scan tool, or equivalent, must be used. Follow the directions on the appropriate scan tool to complete initialization procedure.

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  5. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
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  7. Remove the necessary components in order to gain access to the converter assembly.
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  9. As required, disconnect the oxygen sensor electrical wire.
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  11. Properly support the exhaust system.
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  13. Remove the converter retaining bolts.
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  15. Remove the converter from its mounting.
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  17. Discard the gaskets.

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    Fig. Catalytic converter and related components (bank one)-RX300



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    Fig. Catalytic converter and related components (bank two)-RX300



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    Fig. Catalytic converter and related components (center)-RX300

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To install:


NOTE
Be sure to use new fasteners, as required.

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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  3. Be sure to use new gaskets.
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