Toyota RAV4 2000-05

CV-Joints

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Overhaul



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the inboard and outboard joint boot clamps.
  4.  
  5. Disassemble the inboard joint tulip, as follows:
    WARNING
    Do not use punch marks.



    Matchmark the tri-pot, inboard joint tulip or center halfshaft to the halfshaft
     



    Inboard joint tulip from the halfshaft
     

  6.  
  7. Remove the tri-pot joint, as follows:
    WARNING
    Do not use punch marks.


    WARNING
    Do not tap the roller.



    Snapring
     
    Matchmark the tri-pot joint to the halfshaft
     



    Tri-pot joint, using a brass bar and hammer
     

  8.  
  9. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE
    Do not disassemble the outboard joint.



    Inboard and outboard joint boots
     



    No. 2 dust deflector from the center halfshaft, using a screwdriver and hammer
     

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To assemble:

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Fig. Rear halfshaft measurement locating points

  1. Install a new No. 2 dust deflector, using tools 09309-36010, 09316-20011 and a press.
  2.  
  3. Temporarily install new outboard/inboard joint boots using new clamps, as follows:
    1. Warp tape around the halfshaft splines.
    2.  
    3. Install the new outboard joint boot onto the halfshaft.
    4.  
    5. Install the new inboard joint boot onto the halfshaft.
    6.  

  4.  
  5. Install the tri-pot joint, as follows:
    WARNING
    Be careful not to tap the roller.



    Tri-pot joint, face the beveled side toward the outboard joint and align the matchmarks
     
    Tri-pot joint onto the halfshaft, using a brass bar and hammer
     



    New snapring
     

  6.  
  7. Install the outboard joint boot packed with grease from the boot kit.
  8.  
  9. Install the inboard joint tulip, as follows:

    Pack the inboard joint boot with grease from the boot kit
     
    Inboard joint tulip, by aligning the matchmarks
     
    Inboard joint boot packed with grease from the kit
     

  10.  
  11. Install the boot clamps to both boots, as follows:

    Both boots to the shaft grooves
     
    Halfshaft length should be 23.392-23.795 in. (594.4-604.4mm) for the right side or 21.590-21.984 (548.4-558.4mm) for the left side
     
    New boot clamps boot
     
    Bend the band and lock it using a screwdriver
     

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