Toyota RAV4: Do-it-yourself maintenance - Maintenanceand care - Toyota RAV4 Owner's ManualToyota RAV4: Do-it-yourself maintenance

Emission inspection and maintenance (I/M) programs
Some states have vehicle emission inspection programs which include OBD (On Board Diagnostics) checks. The OBD system monitors the operation of the emission control system. ■ If the malfuncti ...

Do-it-yourself service precautions
If you perform maintenance yourself, be sure to follow the correct procedures as given in these sections. CAUTION The engine compartment contains many mechanisms and fluids that may move sudde ...

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Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
Warning lights and gauges can signal that something is wrong before it becomes serious enough to cause an expensive repair or replacement. Paying attention to the warning lights and gauges could p ...

Engine
Display messages Possible causes/consequences and Solutions Check Coolant Level See Operator's Manual The coolant level is too low. Add coolant, observing the war ...

Important safety notes
WARNING When leaving the vehicle, always remove the SmartKey from the ignition lock. Always take the SmartKey with you and lock the vehicle. Do not leave children unsupervised in the vehicle ...