Toyota RAV4: Replacing a flat tire - If you have a flat tire (vehicles with standard tires) - Essential information - When trouble arises - Toyota RAV4 Owner's ManualToyota RAV4: Replacing a flat tire

Chock the tires.

Chock the tires.

2 Remove the wheel ornament using the wheel nut wrench as

2 Remove the wheel ornament using the wheel nut wrench as shown below.

16-inch wheel

To protect the wheel ornament,

To protect the wheel ornament, place a rag between the wrench and the wheel ornament, as shown in the illustration.

17-inch and 18-inch wheels

Slightly loosen the wheel nuts

Slightly loosen the wheel nuts (one turn).

Turn the tire jack portion “A” by

Turn the tire jack portion “A” by hand until the notch of the jack is in contact with the jack point.

Type A: Assemble the jack handle

Type A: Assemble the jack handle extension.

Type B: Assemble the jack handle

Type B: Assemble the jack handle extension.

6 Raise the vehicle until the tire is slightly raised off the ground.

Type A

Type B

Type B

Type C

Type C

Remove all the wheel nuts and

Remove all the wheel nuts and the tire. When resting the tire on the ground, place the tire so that the wheel design faces up to avoid scratching the wheel surface.

    Taking out the spare tire (vehicles without the spare tire cover)
    Using the wheel nut wrench, loosen the hold-down nuts by turning them counterclockwise until they can be loosened by hand. Follow the order shown in the illustration. 2 Remove all the wheel nu ...

    Installing the tire
    Remove any dirt or foreign matter from the wheel contact surface. If foreign matter is on the wheel contact surface, the wheel nuts may loosen while the vehicle is in motion, and the tire may ...

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