Toyota RAV4 2000-05

Throttle Body

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Drain the engine coolant.
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  5. Remove the air cleaner duct from the throttle body.
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  7. Disconnect the cable(s) from the throttle body; label and disconnect and electrical connections and hoses.

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    Fig. Label and remove the hoses and electrical connections on the throttle body

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  9. Remove the bolts securing the throttle body, then remove it from the manifold. You may need to hit it lightly with a rubber mallet or the palm of your hand to break it free.
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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal. On 2000 models, tighten the throttle body bolts to 14 ft. lbs. (19 Nm); tighten them to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm) on 2001-2005 models.
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  3. Fill the engine with the proper amount and type of coolant.

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    Fig. Throttle body mounting bolts on 2001-2005 models



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    Fig. Throttle body mounting bolts and gasket positioning on 2000 models



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    Fig. Throttle body gasket positioning on 2001-2005 models

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