Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.4 4WD (ACA31, ACA33), 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_) 3.5 4WD (GSA33), TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.0 (ZSA35_), TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.0 4WD (ZSA30_), 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_) 2.0 (ZSA35), TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.0 4WD (ZSA30), TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 3.5 4WD (GSA33W), TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.4 (ACA36, ACA38), TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 3.5 (GSA38), TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.5 4WD (ASA33), TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.5 (ASA38), TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 3.5 4WD (GSA33), TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.2 D 4WD (ALA30), TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.5 (ASA38) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front wheel bearing / front hub bearing on TOYOTA RAV 4 3 (XA30) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: wheel bearing – Toyota RAV4 III. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Drive socket # 17
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 30
Wheel impact socket #21
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Flat chisel
Tap wrench
Hammer
Pin punch
Crow bar
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: wheel bearing – Toyota RAV4 III. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Do not re-use the bearing assembly of your Toyota RAV4 III car.
  • The wheel hub bearing replacement procedure is identical for both wheels on the same axle.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Toyota RAV4 III – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Wheel Bearing on Toyota RAV4 III 2005 - free PDF and video manuals
    Clean the wheel hub fastener. Use WD-40 spray.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.2 D 4WD (ALA30_) 2006 Wheel Bearing - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Unstake the fastener of the driveshaft. Use a pin punch. Use a hammer.
  3. Step 3
    Toyota RAV4 III 2.0 4WD (ACA30_) 2007 Wheel Bearing replacement: free workshop manuals
    Loosen the fastener of the driveshaft. Use a drive socket #30. Use a tap wrench.
  4. Step 4
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 5
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #21.
  5. Step 6
    How to remove TOYOTA RAV4 2.0 (ZSA35_) 2009 Wheel Bearing - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  6. Step 7
    How to replace Wheel Bearing on TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2010: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Toyota RAV4 III. Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  7. Step 8
    How hard is it to do yourself: Wheel Bearing replacement on Toyota RAV4 III 2.0 4WD (ZSA30) 2011 - download illustrated guide
    Remove the wheel.
  8. Step 9
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  9. Step 10
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  10. Step 11
    TOYOTA RAV4 2.2 D 4WD (ALA30_) Wheel Bearing replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening. Use a drive socket #17. Use a tap wrench.
  11. Step 12
    Replacing Wheel Bearing on Toyota RAV4 III 2006 2.2 D 4WD (ALA30_) by yourself
    Remove the caliper bracket.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Toyota RAV4 III. AUTODOC recommends:
    Tie the caliper to the suspension or to the body with a wire without disconnecting from the brake hose to prevent depressurization of the brake system.
  12. Step 13
    RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.0 (ZSA35_) 2007 Wheel Bearing DIY replacement workshop manual
    Clean the brake disc fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  13. Step 14
    How to change Wheel Bearing on TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2008 - tips and tricks
    Remove the brake disc.
  14. Step 15
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Toyota RAV4 III 2009 2.0 (ZSA35_) Wheel Bearing
    Clean the fasteners connecting the ball joint to the suspension control arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  15. Step 16
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the ball joint to the suspension control arm. Use a drive socket #17.
  16. Step 17
    Disconnect the spherical joint from the arm. Use a crowbar.
    Step 18
    How to change Wheel Bearing on Toyota RAV4 III 2005 - free PDF and video manuals
    Unscrew the fastener connecting the drive shaft to the wheel hub. Use a drive socket #30. Use a tap wrench.
  17. Step 19
    How to replace TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.2 D 4WD (ALA30_) 2006 Wheel Bearing - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Treat the splines of the driveshaft CV joint. Use WD-40 spray.
  18. Step 20
    Remove the drive shaft. Use a pin punch. Use a hammer.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Toyota RAV4 III. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Make sure that the drive shaft is not unloaded (when the car is jacked).
    Step 21
    Toyota RAV4 III 2.0 4WD (ACA30_) 2007 Wheel Bearing replacement: free workshop manuals
    Prop up the steering knuckle. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  19. Step 22
    Changing Wheel Bearing on TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.0 4WD (ZSA30_) 2008 by yourself
    Clean the fasteners of the wheel hub bearing. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  20. Step 23
    How to remove TOYOTA RAV4 2.0 (ZSA35_) 2009 Wheel Bearing - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Unscrew the hub bearing mounting. Use a drive socket #17. Use a tap wrench.
  21. Step 24
    How to replace Wheel Bearing on TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2010: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Remove the hub and the bearing together, since they are a sealed unit. Use a crowbar. Use a hammer.
  22. Step 25
    How hard is it to do yourself: Wheel Bearing replacement on Toyota RAV4 III 2.0 4WD (ZSA30) 2011 - download illustrated guide
    Clean the hub bearing mounting seat. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  23. Step 26
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    Install the new wheel hub with a bearing.
  24. Step 27
    Changing of Wheel Bearing on Toyota RAV4 III 2013 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Tighten the wheel hub bearing fasteners. Use a drive socket #17. Use a ratchet wrench.
  25. Step 28
    TOYOTA RAV4 2.2 D 4WD (ALA30_) Wheel Bearing replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Tighten the fastener of the wheel hub bearing. Use a drive socket #17. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 96 nm torque.
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