Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 3.5 4WD (GSA33), TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 3.5 4WD, TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.0 4WD (ACA30_), TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.2 D 4WD (ALA30_), TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.2 D 4WD (ALA30_), TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.2 D (ALA35_), TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.2 D 4WD (ALA30_), TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.4 (ACA33), TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.4 4WD (ACR38) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Shock Absorber on TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.4 4WD (ACR38)
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Easy tricks to help you to replace Shock Absorber on TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.2 D 4WD (ALA30_)
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Shock Absorber removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.0 4WD (ACA30_)
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TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.2 D (ALA35_)
Main steps for Shock Absorber replacement on TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.2 D 4WD (ALA30_)
TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.2 D 4WD (ALA30_)
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Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Shock Absorber on TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.2 D 4WD (ALA30_)
TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.2 D 4WD (ALA30_)
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TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.4 (ACA33)
Tools
Replacement: suspension strut – Toyota RAV4 III. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #22
Drive socket # 14
Drive socket # 17
Drive socket # 19
Drive socket # 22
Wheel impact socket #21
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Universal pulley holder
Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Hydraulic transmission jack
Fender cover
Wheel chock
Replacement: suspension strut – Toyota RAV4 III. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Both shock struts of the front suspension should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right shock struts of the front suspension.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: suspension strut – Toyota RAV4 III. Take the following steps:
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