When to replace the Brake Discs on your TOYOTA RAV4
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake disc : 50000 km
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_) 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) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Discs for RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) and other TOYOTA models
Tools
Replacement: brake discs – Toyota RAV4 III. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Drive socket # 14
Drive socket # 17
Wheel impact socket #21
Brake caliper wind back tool
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Rubber mallet
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake discs – Toyota RAV4 III. Professionals recommend:
  • Replace the brake disks on the car Toyota RAV4 III in complete set for each axis. Regardless of the state of components. This will ensure even braking.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for both brake disks on the same axle.
  • When changing the brake discs, always replace the brake pads.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: brake discs – Toyota RAV4 III. Take the following steps:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the bonnet. Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  2. Step 2
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  3. Step 3
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #21.
  4. Step 4
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    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
  5. Step 5
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
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  6. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  7. Step 7
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  8. Step 8
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    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  9. Step 9
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use a drive socket #14. Use a ratchet wrench.
  10. Step 10
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake discs – Toyota RAV4 III. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    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.Make sure that the brake caliper is not hanging on the brake hose.Don't press the brake pedal after the brake caliper has been removed. As a result, the piston can fall out from the brake cylinder, and brake fluid leakage and depressurization of the system may occur. Check the brake caliper bracket, brake caliper guide pins and boots. Clean them. Replace, if necessary.
  11. Step 11
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    Remove the brake pads.
  12. Step 12
    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 13
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    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening. Use a drive socket #17. Use a tap wrench.
  13. Step 14
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    Remove the caliper bracket.
  14. Step 15
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    Remove the brake disc. Use a rubber mallet.
  15. Step 16
    Clean the drum brake self-adjuster mechanism. Use a wire brush.
    Step 17
    Move the parking brake shoes against the drum. Use a crowbar.
    Step 18
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    Clean the hub. Use a wire brush. Treat the contacting surface. Use copper grease.
  16. Step 19
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    Install the brake disc.
  17. Step 20
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    Replacement: brake discs – Toyota RAV4 III. AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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